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For those interested in indoor activities and those who wish to get in touch with nature, there is no better option than to fly to Misawa, Japan. Located on the northernmost prefecture on the island of Honshu, the city is home to the Misawa Airbase and boasts colorful autumns, snowy winters and springs full of cherry blossoms in bloom.


Of the many reasons to fly to Misawa, travelers will not want to skip out on its abundance of natural beauty. Whether it's a day at the Hachinohe Children's Land & Botanical gardens or a hike through Towada-Hachimantai National Park to see Lake Towada, naturalists will not be disappointed. For those who prefer indoor activities, the Misawa Aviation and Space Museum is both informative and educational. The city is also home to the Planetarium and Children's Science Museum. In addition, the area serves as prime camping and skiing retreats as well as regular local festivals.

Hints and tips

The Misawa Airport (MSJ) shares facilities with the Misawa Air Base, and the adjacent waterways served as a proving ground for pilots during World War II. The city is home to the Aoimori Railway Line and is reachable via Japan National Route 338. Misawa is a four-season climate with summer highs averaging 75 degrees Fahrenheit and winter lows in the mid-20s.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Misawa?
For all the latest flight information to Misawa, visit our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Find out if there are any travel advice reports and if you’ll be required to quarantine after you arrive.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find the answers to your questions on our convenient Customer Service Portal. While many airlines make allowances for changes or cancellations due to COVID-19, it’s best to check the terms and conditions of your chosen carrier prior to booking.
What is the best airport to fly to in Misawa?
Be on the lookout for an amazing airfare to Misawa Airport (MSJ). It’s the main airport servicing this city and is located around 8 miles southwest of the downtown area. Once you’ve touched down, it won’t be long before you’re exploring the very best of Misawa.
How much is a flight to Misawa?
This past week, prices fluctuated between and for a return flight to Misawa. Fares one-way departing from () sank to .
How to book the cheapest flight to Misawa?
With Orbitz, you’ll find some of the most impressive flight deals around from a wide range of airlines. But if you want to boost your chances of nabbing cheap flights to Misawa, here are a few pointers designed to help:

  • Consider taking off from or landing at other airports to save extra cash. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports in the form fields, then select the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will list any available options.
  • Similarly, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link to compare the airfares on days either side of your selected departure. You may be able to score cheaper flight deals if you’re flexible with your plans.
  • Hit ‘Show options’ to refine your search results. You can pick your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even specify whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Book as soon as you know your travel dates. While it does happen occasionally, tickets rarely drop in price as your departure date gets closer.
  • Bundle your flights, hotels and car rentals into a package deal and unlock great discounts. Save your hard-earned dollars for things that really excite you, like exploring every corner of Misawa.
  • Flying during busier seasons means pricey airfares. If possible, plan your vacation outside of popular periods, such as school breaks, Thanksgiving and Easter.

How long is a flight to Misawa?
Your flight to Misawa could be just an hour or it could be more, depending on where you’re departing from. We’ve drawn up a list of three of the top domestic routes and flight times to give you an idea of what to expect:

  • Tokyo (HND-Haneda) to Misawa Airport (MSJ) - 1 hour and 16 minutes
  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) to Misawa Airport (MSJ) - 1 hour and 30 minutes
  • Sapporo (OKD-Okadama) to Misawa Airport (MSJ) - 1 hour

What is the best time to book a flight to Misawa?
Generally speaking, January is the best month to book your airfare. This is closely followed by February and August. Keep this in mind while tracking down a cheap flight to Misawa.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Misawa?
To pick up a great flight deal, book on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. These are usually the cheapest days of the week to book seats to Misawa.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Misawa?
According to Orbitz data from 2020, Monday is generally the best day to nab cheap flights to Misawa. Tuesday also offers wallet-friendly airfares, while Saturday has the highest ticket rates. Although flying out at the weekend may be easier to organize, you’ll have more cash in your pocket to play with if you take off at the start of the week.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Misawa?
Get set to jet for less in August. This is generally the best month to get on a plane if you’re after cheap flights to Misawa, Orbitz data shows. The most expensive time to take off is June, so avoid this month if you can.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Orbitz makes it a cinch to find carriers offering fare flexibility. Simply choose “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your flights and ta-da! You’ll see options that include free cancellation, no change fees and of course, the best price.
What do I need for the flight to Misawa?
The trick to having a seamless flight is to plan ahead. Here are a few tips to keep in mind before you set off:

  • You’ll need to present photo identification such as a current passport. To avoid confusion while checking in, make sure you book your flights under the same name as your official ID. It’s smart to have electronic copies of your travel documents too, just in case!
  • Bring a good book or a tablet filled with your favorite films — it’ll help to keep you occupied during your journey to Misawa. Or if you’re hoping to get some sleep, a comfy eye mask will block out those bright cabin lights.
  • Long-haul flights can get very cold, especially if you’re flying overnight. If you prefer not to curl up to the stranger beside you for warmth, pack a warm layer and some thick socks.

How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Misawa?
If you think a first or business-class ticket is out of your reach, think again. Here are just a few tips to help you land a premium flight to Misawa for a whole lot less:

  • Be more flexible with your travel dates and hold out for early bird or last-minute sales on first or business-class airfares.
  • Low-cost airlines offer business-class seats at more affordable prices. Give the full-service carriers a miss and book with one of these cheaper options.
  • Make a bid for an upgrade. Some airlines hold online auctions that let you put down a price for a seat up the front. You may also be able to upgrade with points earned through a flight rewards program.

How to get into Misawa from the airport?
One of the quickest ways to reach downtown Misawa is by reserving a Misawa Airport (MSJ) car rental. Step off the plane, grab your bags and then collect your wheels from Hertz’s MSJ on-site branch. You’ll need to drive around 8 miles northeast of Misawa Airport (MSJ) to arrive at the center. Another popular option is to use public transportation or take a taxi into town, then rent a car from one of our city center Misawa car rentals instead.
What is the best time to go to Misawa?
You’ll have fun no matter what time of year you choose to visit Misawa, but are when this place is at its busiest. Want to fill up your itinerary with loads of warm-weather adventures? Book your trip close to June 20. This is when summer starts in the Northern Hemisphere. Expect the mercury to drift between 65undefined and 75undefined during this time.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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