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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo, JP, Japan - SFO to TYO Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:44 PM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:44 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

All Nippon Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 27, 2016 $923
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $1,150
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 15, 2016 Oct 2, 2016 $1,160
Japan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 11, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $948
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 26, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 $7,078
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $861

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Tokyo (SFO to TYO)?

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 $1,124.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Tokyo (SFO to TYO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from San Francisco to Tokyo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from San Francisco to Tokyo should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,305 $1,135
7-14 days $1,286 $1,172
14-21 days $1,684 $1,310
21-30 days $1,788 $1,329
30-60 days $1,305 $992
60-90 days $1,305 $1,192
90+ days $1,286 $807

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Tokyo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Francisco to Tokyo.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,089 $992 $1,076 $1,127 $1,200 $1,165 $1,217

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Tokyo

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Francisco to Tokyo.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Tokyo United 5/30/16 6/3/16 1 $1,231
June San Francisco Tokyo United 6/1/16 6/15/16 1 $1,135
July San Francisco Tokyo United 7/5/16 7/14/16 1 $992
August San Francisco Tokyo United 8/30/16 9/7/16 2 $861
September San Francisco Tokyo JAL 9/27/16 10/10/16 2 $921
October San Francisco Tokyo United 10/6/16 10/18/16 2 $860
November San Francisco Tokyo United 11/17/16 11/26/16 1 $807
December San Francisco Tokyo Hawaiian 12/5/16 12/12/16 1 $1,178

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco to Tokyo

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Francisco to Tokyo.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,335
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,335 $1,311
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$1,311 $1,913
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$1,913 $1,913
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,913 $1,913
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,913

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo (SFO to TYO)

Your San Francisco to Tokyo flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 $1,228.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $1,307.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Tokyo
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 11:40 19:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo (SFO to TYO)

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 $1,019.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $1,228.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $952
Sacramento to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $1,038
Fresno to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,320
Oakland to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $917
Reno to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,208
Monterey to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,528
Chico to TokyoCheck Dates
Modesto to TokyoCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United Check Dates
Redding to Tokyo American, Alaska, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,754
San Francisco to Osaka American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America $1,200
San Francisco to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, Singapore, United, Virgin America $750
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $337
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen $553
San Francisco to Beijing American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen $536
San Francisco to Nagoya American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,213
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Singapore, United $664
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $976
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $714
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Taipei American, Alaska, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $753
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $203
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $808
San Francisco to Manila American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $550
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United $807
San Jose to Osaka American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $1,253
Oakland to Osaka American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $1,408
Sacramento to Osaka American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,195
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
San Francisco to Sendai American, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,235

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Tokyo (SFO to TYO) Number of flights searched: 971Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:44 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Tokyo with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Francisco to Tokyo.

San Francisco to Tokyo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Air India DEL X
AeroMexico MEX X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
EVA Air TPE X X X X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
Air China PEK / DLC X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE / KHH X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG / TPE X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X
China Southern WUH / SHE X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Hawaiian HNL X X X X X X X
JAL - X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG / NKG X X X
All Nippon - X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Tokyo, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

San Francisco to Tokyo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Tokyo?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Tokyo flight time is 10 hours and 51 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Tokyo?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Tokyo is 5110 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop 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
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