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Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo, Japan

San Francisco to Tokyo Last modified: Apr 29, 2017 14:37 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 24,919,314,807 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Tokyo. China Eastern & China Southern frequently offer the best deals to Tokyo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Eastern
SFOTYO
Mon 5/1
1 stop
TYOSFO
Tue 5/9
1 stop
$459
China Southern
SFOTYO
Sat 5/6
3 stops
TYOSFO
Fri 5/12
3 stops
$593
Air China
SFOTYO
Mon 5/1
1 stop
TYOSFO
Wed 5/17
1 stop
$779
China Airlines
SFOTYO
Mon 5/8
1 stop
TYOSFO
Thu 5/18
1 stop
$807
Singapore
SFOTYO
Tue 8/8
1 stop
TYOSFO
Mon 8/28
1 stop
$926
JAL
SFOTYO
Tue 5/9
1 stop
TYOSFO
Wed 5/17
1 stop
$935

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Tokyo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Tokyo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $481.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to Tokyo based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to Tokyo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Tokyo.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,892 $459
7-14 days $1,279 $459
14-21 days $1,279 $509
21-30 days $1,279 $509
30-60 days $1,279 $735
60-90 days $1,329 $816
90+ days $1,049 $499

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Tokyo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 24,932,652,008 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Tokyo is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$459$466$459$466$584$473$459

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Tokyo by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to Tokyo flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 4/30/17 5/5/17 2 $616
May San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 5/1/17 5/9/17 1 $459
June San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 6/3/17 6/6/17 2 $755
July San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 7/1/17 7/5/17 2 $816
August San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 8/29/17 9/4/17 2 $506
September San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 9/18/17 10/5/17 1 $499
October San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 10/30/17 11/6/17 1 $499
November San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 11/1/17 11/6/17 1 $499

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Tokyo. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$1,252
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$1,252 $725
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$725 $714
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$714 $785
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$785 $755
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$755

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $682.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $1,315.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Francisco to Tokyo.

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
JAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:05 16:05
All Nippon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:20 12:20
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:30 11:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Tokyo. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $580.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $640.

San Francisco to Tokyo Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Tokyo?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Tokyo flight time is 10 hours and 59 minutes.
Question: How far is Tokyo from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Tokyo is 5,110 miles (8,223 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo?
Answer: United Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Tokyo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Tokyo?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Tokyo Last modified: Apr 29, 2017 14:37 -04:00Number of routes searched: 329Number of itineraries searched: 1,253,447

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Tokyo? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Tokyo. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to Tokyo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
JAL -
All Nippon -
United -
American JFK
American LAX
American BOS
American DFW
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air Canada YYC
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
AeroMexico MEX
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
British Airways HEL
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
Air China CKG
Air China PVG
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Hawaiian HNL
Hainan PEK
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
China Eastern PVG
All Nippon KIX
Air New Zealand AKL
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST
United HNL
United LAX
United ORD
United DEN

San Francisco to Tokyo Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Tokyo. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo