The cheapest times to fly from PHX to UKB are

  • January 8th to May 20th (except the weeks of March 12th, March 19th, April 16th, and April 30th)
  • August 27th to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 UKB is late September. Prices can be as high as $1779 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $727 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Kobe

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Kobe Honshu Island (UKB) will usually cost between $758 to $1277 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 $753. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1352. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $599 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $974 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to UKB flight.

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

PHX to UKB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to UKB flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than 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 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 $208 (14%) 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 $941. Return trip prices are from the UKB 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 UKB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 50 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 UKB while comparing.

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

  • 16 miles (26 km) away from UKB
  • Usually 8.37% less expensive than UKB
  • 2-layover flights available

See PHX to ITM flights

Destination alternative #2: Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka

  • 14 miles (23 km) away from UKB
  • Usually 4.73% less expensive than UKB
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHX to KIX flights


Flight Hacking PHX to UKB

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 UKB — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $927
  • Average savings: $47 (4.78%)

See PHX to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, Delta, Hawaiian, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6029 miles or 9703 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to UKB flight is about 11 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Kobe Honshu Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from PHX to UKB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeUKB
Destination airport nameKobe Airport
CityKobe Honshu Island


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