The cheapest times to fly from TPA to UKB are

  • January 15th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 5th and March 12th)
  • September 10th to October 7th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 5th)

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 TPA to UKB is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $2315 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1194 for Monday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Kobe

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Kobe Honshu Island (UKB) will usually cost between $1242 to $1773 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $1280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1850. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $570 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1484 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to UKB flight.

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

TPA to UKB Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to UKB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into TPA. 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 $331 (20%) 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 $1410. Return trip prices are from the UKB to TPA 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 TPA 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 14 hour 24 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 TPA to UKB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka

  • 14 miles (23 km) away from UKB
  • Usually 6.71% less expensive than UKB
  • 1-layover flights available

See TPA to KIX flights

Destination alternative #2: Osaka International Airport (ITM) in Osaka

  • 16 miles (26 km) away from UKB
  • Usually 4.08% less expensive than UKB
  • 2-layover flights available

See TPA to ITM flights


Flight Hacking TPA 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 TPA to UKB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Philadelphia, PA (TPA > PHL > UKB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1013
  • Average savings: $471 (31.75%)

See TPA to PHL flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (TPA > LAS > UKB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1090
  • Average savings: $394 (26.53%)

See TPA to LAS flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (TPA > ORD > UKB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1159
  • Average savings: $325 (21.87%)

See TPA to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Kobe Airport to Tampa International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7456 miles or 11999 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to UKB flight is about 14 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Kobe Honshu Island?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TPA
Origination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5

Return Airport

Destination code UKB
Destination airport name Kobe Airport
City Kobe Honshu Island
Country Japan
Latitude 34.6
Longitude 135.2


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