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Cheap flights from California to Japan

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Japan?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 8% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from California to Japan 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $831, or $844 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Japan?

October can be a great time to fly to Japan from California with a flight ticket averaging about $782. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $526. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Japan (CA - JP)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to Japan as you normally would.

Cheap flights from California to Japan in January, February 2022

The best prices found for California to Japan flights for January, February
Feb 15 - Feb 19
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

2 stops

16h 00m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

19h 19m
$498

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 21 - Mar 7
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

1 stop

29h 40m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

37h 53m
$543

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 21 - Mar 7
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

2 stops

40h 00m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

42h 10m
$547

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/25/22

California to Japan 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Japan from California found for this year
Apr 2 - Apr 26
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

2 stops

17h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 15m
$470

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Apr 2 - Apr 26
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

2 stops

17h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

19h 23m
$475

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Apr 18 - Apr 26
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

2 stops

17h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 15m
$494

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Non-stop flights to Japan from California

Save time with California to Japan direct flight deals
Apr 7 - Apr 15
LAX

Los Angeles

HND

Tokyo Haneda

Nonstop

11h 50m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

10h 15m
$565

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Apr 3 - Apr 15
LAX

Los Angeles

HND

Tokyo Haneda

Nonstop

12h 00m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

9h 50m
$570

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

May 26 - Jun 1
LAX

Los Angeles

HND

Tokyo Haneda

Nonstop

11h 35m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

9h 50m
$577

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Last minute flights from California to Japan

Late deals on return flights to Japan from California, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 14
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

2 stops

36h 10m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

38h 06m
$548

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 4 - Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

1 stop

32h 08m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

40h 30m
$561

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 4 - Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

2 stops

54h 50m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

40h 30m
$562

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/25/22

One-way flights to Japan from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Japan
Mar 10
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

1 stop

15h 20m
$250

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 25
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

1 stop

15h 20m
$251

Air Canada

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Deal found 1/23/22

Feb 3
LAX

Los Angeles

NRT

Tokyo Narita

2 stops

27h 50m
$255

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/23/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Japan flights.

Which airlines flying from California to Japan have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from California to Japan that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are ANA, Japan Airlines, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from California to Japan for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Japan for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $470, but on average you can expect to pay $532.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Japan for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Japan under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Japan is less than $589.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Japan for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Japan within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to Japan one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Air Canada, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $250. However, be on the lookout for offers from Japan Airlines and ZIPAIR, as they are both options that can get you from California to Japan for a low price.

Can I fly to Japan from California right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from California to Japan

Most visitors from California will not be allowed to enter Japan.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Japan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Japan.

Can I fly back to California from Japan?

Returning to California from Japan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Japan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Japan are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Destination points for flights from California to Japan

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to Japan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Japan choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$97
Average$133
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$97
Average$1,015
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$97
Average$1,018
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$313
Average$621
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
XiamenAir
Cheapest$346
Average$505
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time49%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$355
Average$701
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$386
Average$753
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$446
Average$1,027
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Hong Kong Airlines
Cheapest$466
Average$651
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$485
Average$805
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from California to Japan

See what time of day planes typically take off from California to Japan
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
76%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
10%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
13%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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