The cheapest times to fly from PHX to KIX are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 27th 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 PHX to KIX is late September. Prices can be as high as $1669 for Friday flights during late June, or as low as $722 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Osaka

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Osaka (KIX) will usually cost between $742 to $1241 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $728. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1256. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $529 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $928 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to KIX flight.

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

PHX to KIX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to KIX flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KIX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PHX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Osaka, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Phoenix. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $155 (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 $907. Return trip prices are from the KIX to PHX 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 PHX to KIX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 51 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 PHX to KIX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Osaka International Airport (ITM) in Osaka

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from KIX
  • Usually 3.83% less expensive than KIX
  • 2-layover flights available

See PHX to ITM flights


Flight Hacking PHX to KIX

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 PHX to KIX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (PHX > LAS > KIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $852
  • Average savings: $76 (8.14%)

See PHX to LAS flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (PHX > LAX > KIX)

  • Price for both tickets: $918
  • Average savings: $10 (1.08%)

See PHX to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX to KIX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean Air, Shanghai Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kansai International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6038 miles or 9717 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PHX to KIX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to KIX flight is about 11 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Osaka?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from PHX to KIX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePHX
Origination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKIX
Destination airport nameKansai International Airport


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.