The cheapest times to fly from MLB to FUK are

  • January 15th to February 18th
  • March 5th to July 15th (except the weeks of April 16th and June 25th)
  • November 12th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MLB to FUK is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2934 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1195 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Fukuoka

Flying from Melbourne, FL (MLB) to Fukuoka (FUK) will usually cost between $1204 to $1747 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1211. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2008. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $796 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1409 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MLB to FUK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MLB to FUK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MLB to FUK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MLB to FUK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Melbourne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $201 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1381. Return trip prices are from the FUK to MLB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MLB to FUK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MLB to FUK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from FUK
  • Usually 22.18% less expensive than FUK
  • 2-layover flights available

See MLB to PUS flights


Flight Hacking MLB to FUK

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MLB to FUK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Philadelphia, PA (MLB > PHL > FUK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1104
  • Average savings: $306 (21.68%)

See MLB to PHL flights

Hack #2: Pittsburgh, PA (MLB > PIT > FUK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1131
  • Average savings: $278 (19.73%)

See MLB to PIT flights

Hack #3: Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA (MLB > ABE > FUK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1150
  • Average savings: $259 (18.38%)

See MLB to ABE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MLB to FUK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, American, ANA, Asiana, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fukuoka Airport to Melbourne International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7712 miles or 12411 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MLB to FUK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MLB to FUK flight is about 14 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Melbourne, FL and Fukuoka?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from MLB to FUK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MLB
Origination airport name Melbourne International Airport
City Melbourne, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.1
Longitude -80.6

Return Airport

Destination code FUK
Destination airport name Fukuoka Airport
City Fukuoka
Country Japan
Latitude 33.6
Longitude 130.5


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