Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Kyoto

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The best prices from San Francisco to Kyoto are usually found in September or November, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Kyoto

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to KIX flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Kyoto flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kyoto.
SFO - KY9
Price
$725 - $1,364
KY9
Temperature
37.4 - 80.6 °F
KY9
Precipitation
2.1 - 9.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$725

From San Francisco to Kyoto

One-way from

$542

One-way flight from San Francisco to Kyoto

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Kyoto?

To save up to 1% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 39 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Kyoto from $972 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $972 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Kyoto?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kyoto from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $896 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $565. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Kyoto (SFO - KY9)?

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

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Kyoto in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SFO to Kyoto flights for December, January
13 Jan - 7 Apr
$880pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
13 Dec - 19 Jan
$905pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ITM
Osaka Itami
ITM
Osaka Itami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
13 Jan - 7 Apr
$905pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
       
4 STOPS
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Kyoto 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kyoto from San Francisco found for this year
13 Dec - 19 Jan
$905pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ITM
Osaka Itami
ITM
Osaka Itami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Dec - 11 Jan
$964pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
8 Dec - 19 Jan
$1,132pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ITM
Osaka Itami
ITM
Osaka Itami
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Kyoto from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Kyoto direct flight deals
31 Mar - 15 Apr
$1,681pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Apr - 15 May
$1,717pp
SFO
San Francisco
ANA
Non-Stop
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
ANA
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
28 Mar - 14 Apr
$1,730pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Kyoto

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kyoto from San Francisco, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 19 Jan
$1,132pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ITM
Osaka Itami
ITM
Osaka Itami
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
8 Dec - 19 Jan
$1,136pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
11 Dec - 24 Dec
$1,390pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ITM
Osaka Itami
ITM
Osaka Itami
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Kyoto from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Kyoto
7:00 pm - 10:00 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
23h 00m
SFO - KIX
Philippine Airlines
$542
FareScan
2:35 am - 1:45 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
1 Stop
18h 10m
SFO - KIX
Hawaiian Airlines
$693
Hawaiian Airlines
7:25 am - 4:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 30m
SFO - KIX
Multiple Airlines
$704
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Kyoto</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Kyoto

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Kyoto?

Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Kyoto from San Francisco. Booking flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Kyoto should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Kyoto from 17 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Kyoto have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

ANA, EVA Air, and China Eastern are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Kyoto for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Kyoto for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $715, but on average you can expect to pay $791.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Kyoto for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 17 direct flights from San Francisco to Kyoto under $1,700. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Kyoto is less than $1,816.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Kyoto for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Kyoto within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Kyoto?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Kyoto? While on average our users pay $1,819, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $290. The most popular route (San Francisco - Osaka Kansai Intl), is priced around $695.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to Kyoto?

While some choose either San Francisco - Osaka Itami or San Francisco - Kobe, San Francisco - Osaka Kansai Intl is the most popular route from San Francisco to Kyoto.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Kyoto?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Kyoto.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kyoto

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kyoto from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Kyoto

Most visitors from San Francisco will not be allowed to enter Kyoto.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Kyoto.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Kyoto?

Returning to San Francisco from Kyoto

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kyoto must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kyoto are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Destination information for Kyoto

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Kyoto.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥113
Average temperature for December in Kyoto
53.6 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Kyoto
2.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Kyoto

Nagoya Chubu Centrair Intl (NGO)
Osaka Itami (ITM)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Kyoto

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Kyoto choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Hong Kong Airlines
$483 $671 No cancel fee 65%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hong Kong Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

China Eastern
$499 $797 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Air China
$536 $714 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$550 $877 No cancel fee 71%
Korean Air
$584 $948 No cancel fee 81%
Delta
$590 $869 No cancel fee N/A
Japan Airlines
$593 $960 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Japan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Cathay Pacific
$613 $1,314 No cancel fee 72%
China Airlines
$650 $1,016 No cancel fee 70%
Philippine Airlines
$651 $770 No cancel fee 60%
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