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Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo, Japan Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 2:36 AM

San Francisco to Tokyo Last modified: Sep 24, 2016 2:36 AM

We've scanned 21,800,526,162 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Tokyo. China Eastern & Air China frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Tokyo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Eastern
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Tue 10/18
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Sat 10/22
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China Eastern
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Tue 10/18
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Thu 10/27
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China Eastern
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Tue 10/18
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Sat 10/29
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China Eastern
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Tue 10/18
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Mon 10/31
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$461
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China Eastern
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Tue 10/18
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Tue 11/1
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Air China
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Mon 10/3
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Thu 10/13
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$611
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Air China
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Mon 10/3
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Sat 10/15
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$611
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Air China
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Tue 10/4
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Tue 10/11
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$611
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Air China
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Tue 10/4
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Tue 10/18
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$611
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Air China
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Tue 10/4
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Wed 10/19
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$611
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China Southern
SFOTYO
Mon 11/21
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Wed 11/30
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$628
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United
SFOTYO
Mon 10/24
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Mon 10/31
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$707
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China Airlines
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Wed 11/23
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Thu 12/1
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$827
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Air Canada
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Tue 10/11
2 stops
TYOSFO
Tue 10/18
2 stops
$830
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JAL
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Wed 1/18
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Wed 1/25
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$848
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Korean
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Tue 1/10
2 stops
TYOSFO
Tue 1/24
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$872
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American
SFOTYO
Wed 10/26
2 stops
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Wed 11/2
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$890
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American
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Wed 1/11
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Wed 1/18
2 stops
$890
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Singapore
SFOTYO
Tue 9/27
1 stop
TYOSFO
Wed 10/5
1 stop
$963
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Singapore
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Tue 9/27
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Thu 10/6
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$963
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Singapore
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Tue 9/27
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Sat 10/8
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$963
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Singapore
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Wed 9/28
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Wed 10/5
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Singapore
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Fri 9/30
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Mon 10/3
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$963
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All Nippon
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Wed 10/12
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Mon 10/24
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$988
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All Nippon
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Wed 10/12
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Wed 10/26
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$988
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All Nippon
SFOTYO
Wed 10/12
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Thu 10/27
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$988
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All Nippon
SFOTYO
Wed 10/19
1 stop
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Mon 10/31
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$988
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All Nippon
SFOTYO
Wed 10/19
1 stop
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Tue 11/1
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$988
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Turkish
SFOTYO
Sat 11/5
1 stop
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Sat 11/19
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$998
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Turkish
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Fri 11/11
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Fri 11/18
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$998
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Turkish
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Sat 11/12
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Fri 11/18
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$998
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Turkish
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Wed 11/16
1 stop
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Tue 11/22
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$998
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Turkish
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Wed 11/16
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Sun 11/27
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Hawaiian
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Wed 1/18
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Tue 1/24
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$1,000
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Asiana
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Mon 10/3
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Mon 10/17
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$1,039
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EVA Air
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Mon 11/7
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Mon 11/21
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$1,064
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EVA Air
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Tue 11/8
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Wed 11/16
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$1,064
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EVA Air
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Tue 11/8
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Mon 11/21
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$1,064
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EVA Air
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Tue 11/15
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Mon 11/21
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$1,064
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EVA Air
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Tue 11/15
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Mon 12/5
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$1,064
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Etihad
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Thu 9/29
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TYOSFO
Tue 10/4
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$1,288
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Etihad
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Thu 10/6
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Tue 10/11
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Etihad
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Thu 10/13
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Mon 10/31
1 stop
$1,288
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Etihad
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Wed 11/16
1 stop
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Tue 11/22
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$1,288
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Qatar
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Mon 10/3
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Tue 10/11
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$1,680
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Qatar
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Wed 10/19
2 stops
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Thu 10/27
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$1,680
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Air France
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Thu 10/27
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Sat 10/29
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$1,881
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Air France
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Fri 10/28
2 stops
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Sun 10/30
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$1,881
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KLM
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Tue 11/8
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Sun 11/13
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$1,884
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KLM
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Thu 11/24
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Wed 12/7
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$1,884
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KLM
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Fri 11/25
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Wed 12/7
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$1,884
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KLM
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Sun 11/27
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Sat 12/3
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$1,884
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KLM
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Mon 11/28
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Sat 12/3
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$1,884
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Lufthansa
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Sun 11/13
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Sun 11/20
1 stop
$1,936
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Lufthansa
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Wed 11/16
1 stop
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Sun 11/27
1 stop
$1,936
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Lufthansa
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Sat 11/19
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Sun 11/27
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$1,936
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Lufthansa
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Sat 11/19
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Mon 11/28
1 stop
$1,936
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Lufthansa
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Sun 11/20
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Tue 11/29
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$1,936
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British Airways
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Mon 10/24
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Sun 11/6
1 stop
$3,309
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British Airways
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Mon 10/24
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Wed 11/9
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$3,309
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British Airways
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Mon 10/24
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Sat 11/12
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$3,309
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British Airways
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Tue 10/25
1 stop
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Tue 11/1
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$3,309
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British Airways
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Tue 10/25
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Sun 11/6
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Tokyo?

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 $461.

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 thinking 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?

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 $989 $462
7-14 days $989 $611
14-21 days $939 $611
21-30 days $939 $461
30-60 days $938 $461
60-90 days $938 $461
90+ days $939 $461

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Tokyo

We've examined 21,808,054,587 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
$461 $461 $461 $461 $461 $461 $461

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Tokyo by Month

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
September San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 9/24/16 9/27/16 1 $462
October San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 10/18/16 10/22/16 1 $461
November San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 11/1/16 11/5/16 1 $461
December San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 12/1/16 12/6/16 1 $461
January San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 1/4/17 1/16/17 1 $461
February San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 2/14/17 2/20/17 1 $461
March San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 3/1/17 3/7/17 1 $461
April San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 4/2/17 4/9/17 1 $461

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo

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
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$706
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$706 $899
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$899 $611
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$611 $462
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$462 $461
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$461

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo

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 $1,202.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $970.

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 01:35 01:35
All Nippon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:20 12:20
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 11:20 19:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $1,202.

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 11 hours and 3 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: Sep 24, 2016 2:36 AMNumber of routes searched: 273Number of itineraries searched: 1,571,319

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
Philippine MNL
American -
Air China PEK
China Southern CAN
Cathay HKG
American LAX
EVA Air TPE
All Nippon KIX
Air Canada YYZ
Korean ICN
Turkish IST
AeroMexico MEX
Delta SEA
Air Canada YYC
Etihad AUH
Swiss ZRH
Emirates DXB
Lufthansa FRA
Air France CDG
Delta MSP
KLM AMS
Lufthansa MUC
Air Canada YVR
Singapore SIN
British Airways LHR
United DEN
Air China PVG
Air New Zealand AKL
Qantas SYD
Air China CTU
American JFK
American ORD
Air India DEL
Air China CKG
Delta HNL
United EWR
United IAH
American DFW
Delta SLC
Delta ATL
SAS CPH
United IAD

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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Flights from San Jose to Tokyo American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, All Nippon, Qatar, United $611
Flights from Sacramento to Tokyo American, AeroMexico, British Airways, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, United $832
Flights from Fresno to Tokyo American, British Airways, Delta, JAL, Asiana, United $1,226
Flights from Oakland to Tokyo American, AeroMexico, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, Korean, China Eastern $921
Flights from Reno to Tokyo American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Korean, Qantas, United $1,003
Flights from Monterey to Tokyo American, JAL, United $1,003
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Flights from San Francisco to Osaka American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Turkish, United, Vietnam $465
Flights from San Francisco to Seoul American, Air Canada, Air India, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Singapore, Turkish, United $431
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $489
Flights from San Francisco to Beijing American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $478
Flights from San Francisco to Nagoya British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Singapore, United $461
Flights from San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, Singapore, Turkish, United $528
Flights from San Francisco to London Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air $746
Flights from San Francisco to Bangkok American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam $478
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Taipei Air Canada, Air France, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United $535
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic, WOW air $500
Flights from San Francisco to Manila Air France, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $466
Flights from San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $506
Flights from San Jose to Osaka American, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, All Nippon, United $816
Flights from Oakland to Osaka American, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, Korean, China Eastern $1,332
Flights from Sacramento to Osaka American, China Airlines, Delta, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, United $1,047
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $212
Flights from San Francisco to Sendai EVA Air, Air China, JAL, Lufthansa, All Nippon, Asiana, United $1,153
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