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Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo, Japan

San Francisco to Tokyo Last modified: Oct 19, 2017 1:31 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 56,512,119,954 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Tokyo. Air China & China Eastern frequently offer the best deals to Tokyo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air China
SFOTYO
Tue 10/31
1 stop
TYOSFO
Tue 11/7
1 stop
$460
China Eastern
SFOTYO
Wed 11/29
2 stops
TYOSFO
Mon 12/4
2 stops
$486
China Southern
SFOTYO
Sat 12/2
2 stops
TYOSFO
Sun 12/10
2 stops
$732
China Airlines
SFOTYO
Tue 11/28
1 stop
TYOSFO
Tue 12/5
1 stop
$806
Asiana
SFOTYO
Wed 11/8
1 stop
TYOSFO
Tue 11/14
1 stop
$827
Singapore
SFOTYO
Thu 12/28
1 stop
TYOSFO
Wed 1/17
1 stop
$840

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Tokyo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $489.

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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $1,662 $512
7-14 days $1,162 $460
14-21 days $1,162 $460
21-30 days $1,160 $510
30-60 days $1,159 $460
60-90 days $1,160 $460
90+ days $1,159 $460

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Tokyo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 56,521,694,229 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 Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$503$460$486$460$503$503$503

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Tokyo by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
October San Francisco Tokyo Air China 10/31/17 11/7/17 1 $460
November San Francisco Tokyo Air China 11/7/17 11/16/17 1 $460
December San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 12/6/17 12/19/17 2 $489
January San Francisco Tokyo Air China 1/9/18 1/18/18 1 $460
February San Francisco Tokyo Air China 2/5/18 2/19/18 1 $510
March San Francisco Tokyo Air China 3/20/18 4/4/18 1 $460
April San Francisco Tokyo Air China 4/3/18 4/9/18 1 $460
May San Francisco Tokyo China Eastern 5/4/18 5/9/18 1 $510

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$1,078
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,078 $615
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$615 $592
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$592 $610
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$610 $535
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$535

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $533.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $1,378.

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 14:50 14:50
All Nippon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:00 11:00
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:30 10:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $367.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Tokyo is $497.

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 18 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: Oct 19, 2017 1:31 -04:00Number of routes searched: 309Number of itineraries searched: 2,705,411

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
American -
JAL -
All Nippon -
United -
American LAX
American DFW
American MIA
American ORD
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YYC
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
AeroMexico MEX
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
British Airways HEL
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
Air China CKG
Air China PVG
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SLC
Major Airlines LAS
Major Airlines MSP
Major Airlines ATL
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Hawaiian HNL
Hainan PEK
Hong Kong HKG
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
China Eastern PVG
All Nippon KIX
Air New Zealand AKL
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST
United HNL
United LAX
United ORD
United DEN

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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