The cheapest times to fly from SAN to AKJ are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 2nd to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
  • August 27th 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 SAN to AKJ is late September. Prices can be as high as $1839 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $869 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Asahikawa

Flying from San Diego, CA (SAN) to Asahikawa (AKJ) will usually cost between $870 to $1539 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 $896. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1569. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $673 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1069 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAN to AKJ flight.

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

SAN to AKJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAN to AKJ flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Diego. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $251 (17%) 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 $1045. Return trip prices are from the AKJ to SAN 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 SAN to AKJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 16 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 SAN to AKJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: New Chitose Airport (CTS) in Sapporo

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from AKJ
  • Usually 3.55% less expensive than AKJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SAN to CTS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SAN to AKJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Asahikawa Airport to San Diego International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5160 miles or 8304 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SAN to AKJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAN to AKJ flight is about 10 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between San Diego, CA and Asahikawa?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSAN
Origination airport nameSan Diego International Airport
CitySan Diego, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeAKJ
Destination airport nameAsahikawa Airport


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