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San Francisco to Tokyo Last modified: Jun 4, 2021 7:12 -04:00

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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 $1,134.

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?

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 $2,696 $1,458
7-14 days $2,008 $921
14-21 days $1,438 $881
21-30 days $1,438 $929
30-60 days $1,972 $749
60-90 days $958 $909
90+ days $887 $749

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Tokyo

We've examined 2,296,184 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 Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$976$1,438$749$929$1,972$914$958

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
March San Francisco Tokyo EVA Air 3/27/21 4/14/21 1 $921
June San Francisco Tokyo Asiana 6/1/21 6/8/21 0 $1,438
June San Francisco Tokyo Turkish 6/15/21 6/22/21 0 $976
July San Francisco Tokyo !! 7/11/21 7/22/21 0 $958
August San Francisco Tokyo Cathay 8/31/21 9/7/21 0 $848
September San Francisco Tokyo Asiana 9/2/21 9/12/21 0 $1,068
October San Francisco Tokyo Cathay 10/5/21 10/12/21 0 $850
November San Francisco Tokyo Cathay 11/10/21 11/17/21 0 $825

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.

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$1,399
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$1,399 $2,285
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$2,285 $1,015
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$1,015
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$1,015
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$1,015

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 $782.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $887.

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 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:50 08:35
All Nippon 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:20 20:45
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:30 06:35

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 $619.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $887.

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 12 minutes.
Question: How far is Tokyo from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Tokyo is 5,109 miles (8,222 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo?
Answer: There are 31 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 45% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Tokyo.

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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