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Chicago to Tokyo Last modified: Aug 21, 2019 3:14 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Tokyo. China Eastern & Air China frequently offer the best deals to Tokyo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Eastern
Sat 9/7
1 stop
Sat 9/14
1 stop
Air China
Tue 10/1
3 stops
Tue 10/15
3 stops
Sat 9/14
1 stop
Thu 9/26
1 stop
Tue 10/1
3 stops
Tue 10/15
3 stops
Tue 9/24
1 stop
Fri 9/27
1 stop
Fri 12/6
1 stop
Mon 12/16
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Tokyo?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Tokyo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $618.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago to Tokyo?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,152 $1,019
7-14 days $971 $620
14-21 days $922 $570
21-30 days $922 $731
30-60 days $855 $620
60-90 days $884 $570
90+ days $884 $620

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Tokyo

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Tokyo is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Chicago 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 Chicago to Tokyo flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Chicago Tokyo Hainan 8/29/19 9/7/19 1 $845
September Chicago Tokyo China Eastern 9/15/19 9/29/19 1 $570
October Chicago Tokyo China Eastern 10/19/19 10/26/19 1 $570
November Chicago Tokyo China Eastern 11/2/19 11/8/19 1 $570
December Chicago Tokyo EVA Air 12/6/19 12/16/19 1 $827
January Chicago Tokyo China Eastern 1/15/20 1/23/20 1 $665
February Chicago Tokyo Air Canada 2/18/20 3/3/20 1 $807
March Chicago Tokyo China Eastern 3/27/20 4/5/20 1 $761

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Tokyo

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

Next 30 Days

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25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$1,136 $1,139
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$1,139 $949
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$949 $911
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$911 $824
22 23 24 25 26 27 28

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago 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 Chicago to Tokyo is $809.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Tokyo is $958.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Tokyo - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 07:45 07:45
JAL 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:25 07:25
All Nippon 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:20 12:25
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:45 07:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago to Tokyo is $595.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Tokyo is $802.

Chicago to Tokyo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Tokyo?
Answer: The average Chicago to Tokyo flight time is 13 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How far is Tokyo from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Tokyo is 6,256 miles (10,068 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Tokyo?
Answer: There are 31 direct flights from Chicago to Tokyo.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Tokyo?
Answer: All Nippon Airways provides 45% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Tokyo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Tokyo?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Chicago flying to Tokyo Last modified: Aug 21, 2019 3:14 -04:00Number of routes searched: 334Number of itineraries searched: 1,370,720

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Tokyo? We've gathered the average price of Chicago 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.

Chicago to Tokyo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
All Nippon -
United -
American JFK
American LAX
American SFO
American BOS
Air Canada YYZ
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYC
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
AeroMexico MEX
Finnair HEL
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
British Airways HEL
Cathay HKG
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines SEA
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Hainan PEK
Iberia MAD
Korean ICN
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
China Eastern PVG
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Qatar DOH
Turkish IST
United HNL
United LAX
United SFO
United DEN

Chicago to Tokyo Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago 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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