The cheapest times to fly from TYS to SHI are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • August 27th to October 21st

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 TYS to SHI is late September. Prices can be as high as $9461 for Thursday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $2501 for Wednesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Shimojishima

Flying from Knoxville, TN (TYS) to Shimojishima (SHI) will usually cost between $2501 to $3682 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 $2572. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $4041. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1469 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2716 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TYS to SHI flight.

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

TYS to SHI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TYS to SHI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Knoxville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SHI. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Shimojishima. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $552 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2736. Return trip prices are from the SHI to TYS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from TYS to SHI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking TYS to SHI

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 TYS to SHI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (TYS > HKG > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1434
  • Average savings: $1282 (47.2%)

See TYS to HKG flights

Hack #2: Tokyo (TYS > NRT > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1706
  • Average savings: $1010 (37.19%)

See TYS to NRT flights

Hack #3: Taipei (TYS > TPE > SHI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1833
  • Average savings: $883 (32.51%)

See TYS to TPE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from TYS to SHI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shimojishima Airport to McGhee Tyson Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7834 miles or 12608 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from TYS to SHI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TYS to SHI flight is about 15 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Knoxville, TN and Shimojishima?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTYS
Origination airport nameMcGhee Tyson Airport
CityKnoxville, TN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSHI
Destination airport nameShimojishima Airport


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