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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo, JP, Japan - SFO to TYO

Popular flights from San Francisco to Tokyo

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
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $885
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 8, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $865
Aug 8, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $865
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $865
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 20, 2016 $1,242
Japan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 $909
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $907
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $907
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $907

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 $926.

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 $1,653 $1,267
7-14 days $1,653 $1,267
14-21 days $1,663 $1,319
21-30 days $1,688 $1,170
30-60 days $1,613 $1,029
60-90 days $912 $912
90+ days $865 $865

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
$912 $909 $885 $912 $1,014 $938 $917

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
April San Francisco Tokyo United 4/30/16 5/5/16 2 $938
May San Francisco Tokyo United 5/2/16 5/6/16 2 $1,050
June San Francisco Tokyo JAL 6/7/16 6/12/16 2 $909
July San Francisco Tokyo All Nippon 7/27/16 8/15/16 2 $885
August San Francisco Tokyo American 8/8/16 8/25/16 0 $865
September San Francisco Tokyo United 9/1/16 9/15/16 2 $1,106
October San Francisco Tokyo All Nippon 10/18/16 11/1/16 2 $863
November San Francisco Tokyo All Nippon 11/29/16 12/13/16 2 $847

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$1,717
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,717 $1,713
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$1,713 $1,754
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$1,754 $1,813
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,813 $1,804
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,804

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 $1,126.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $1,132.

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 11:20 19:20

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 $1,577.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $1,123.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $840
Sacramento to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, Air Japan, United, Island Air $806
Fresno to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,243
Oakland to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, Air Japan, United, Island Air $1,104
Reno to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $931
Monterey to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,236
Chico to TokyoCheck Dates
Modesto to TokyoCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to Tokyo American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United Check Dates
Redding to Tokyo Alaska, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,647
San Francisco to Osaka American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America $1,014
San Francisco to Seoul American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Korean, Asiana, Singapore, United, Virgin America $694
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $256
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen, Great Lakes $538
San Francisco to Beijing Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen, Great Lakes $547
San Francisco to Nagoya American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,074
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Singapore, United, Great Lakes $668
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $689
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $713
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Taipei American, Alaska, JetBlue, EVA Air, China Airlines, Hawaiian, United $679
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $157
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, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $953
San Francisco to Manila American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $560
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Great Lakes $832
San Jose to Osaka American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $1,033
Oakland to Osaka American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Island Air $1,410
Sacramento to Osaka American, Alaska, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,134
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $223
San Francisco to Sendai American, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United $1,852

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Tokyo (SFO to TYO)

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 DFW X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYC 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
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 / DLC X X X
Delta SEA 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 56 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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