The cheapest times to fly from SBN to HIJ are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • March 5th to July 8th (except the weeks of May 7th and June 25th)
  • September 10th to October 7th
  • November 26th 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 SBN to HIJ is mid May. Prices can be as high as $2015 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1190 for Monday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Hiroshima

Flying from South Bend, IN (SBN) to Hiroshima (HIJ) will usually cost between $1222 to $1667 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1247. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1753. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $506 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1340 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SBN to HIJ flight.

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

SBN to HIJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SBN to HIJ flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from South Bend. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $194 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1317. Return trip prices are from the HIJ to SBN 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 SBN to HIJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SBN to HIJ

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 SBN to HIJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Las Vegas, NV (SBN > LAS > HIJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1256
  • Average savings: $84 (6.23%)

See SBN to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SBN to HIJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, Delta, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hiroshima Airport to South Bend International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6616 miles or 10647 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SBN to HIJ flight is about 12 hour 53 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SBN to HIJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code HIJ
Destination airport name Hiroshima Airport
City Hiroshima
Country Japan
Latitude 34.4
Longitude 132.9


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