The cheapest times to fly from NRT to SBN are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • March 26th 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 SBN is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2406 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $785 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to South Bend

Flying from Tokyo (NRT) to South Bend, IN (SBN) will usually cost between $877 to $1672 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 $845. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1831. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $986 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1191 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NRT to SBN flight.

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

NRT to SBN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NRT to SBN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Tokyo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SBN, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into NRT. 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 $226 (16%) 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 $1114. Return trip prices are from the SBN 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 SBN 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 22 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 SBN while comparing.

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

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 11.21% less expensive than SBN
  • 1-layover flights available

See NRT to IND flights

Destination alternative #2: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 9.37% less expensive than SBN
  • 1-layover flights available

See NRT to MKE flights

Destination alternative #3: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 3.07% less expensive than SBN
  • Nonstop flights available

See NRT to ORD flights

Destination alternative #4: Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) in Kalamazoo, MI

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 1.76% less expensive than SBN
  • 1-layover flights available

See NRT to AZO flights


Flight Hacking NRT to SBN

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 NRT to SBN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seoul (NRT > ICN > SBN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1187
  • Average savings: $4 (0.29%)

See NRT to flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from NRT to SBN? 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 South Bend International Airport to Narita International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6322 miles or 10174 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NRT to SBN flight is about 12 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Tokyo and South Bend, IN?

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


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 SBN
Destination airport name South Bend International Airport
City South Bend, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41.7
Longitude -86.3


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