The cheapest times to fly from NRT to BMI are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • August 27th to December 2nd

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 NRT to BMI is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2283 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $787 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Bloomington

Flying from Tokyo (NRT) to Bloomington/Normal, IL (BMI) will usually cost between $925 to $1597 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $882. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1841. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $960 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1134 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NRT to BMI flight.

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

NRT to BMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NRT to BMI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Tokyo. 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 $154 (11%) 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 $1109. Return trip prices are from the BMI to NRT 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 NRT to BMI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 20 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 NRT to BMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 6.79% less expensive than BMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See NRT to IND flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from NRT to BMI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, ANA, Delta, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Central Illinois Regional Airport to Narita International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6308 miles or 10152 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from NRT to BMI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NRT to BMI flight is about 12 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Tokyo and Bloomington/Normal, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from NRT to BMI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code NRT
Origination airport name Narita International Airport
City Tokyo
Country Japan
Latitude 35.8
Longitude 140.4

Return Airport

Destination code BMI
Destination airport name Central Illinois Regional Airport
City Bloomington/Normal, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -88.9


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