Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Osaka (OSA)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Osaka 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 Osaka (OSA)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to OSA flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Osaka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Osaka.
SFO - OSA
Price
$725 - $1,364
OSA
Temperature
50 - 91.4 °F
OSA
Rainfall
2.1 - 7.4 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

Average price

$893

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$725

From San Francisco to Osaka

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Osaka?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 13%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Osaka?

To save up to 42% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 19 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 Osaka from $674 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,004 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Osaka from San Francisco. Prices for February average $670 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $543. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a February flight can save you 10% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Osaka (SFO - OSA)?

When flying from San Francisco to Osaka, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 35% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Osaka in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to OSA flights for May, June
21 May - 20 Aug
$904pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jun - 19 Nov
$960pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jun - 31 Aug
$965pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ITM
Osaka Itami
ITM
Osaka Itami
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Osaka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Osaka from San Francisco found for this year
8 Sep - 20 Sep
$704pp
SFO
San Francisco
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Sep - 15 Nov
$711pp
SFO
San Francisco
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Oct - 2 Nov
$717pp
SFO
San Francisco
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Osaka from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Osaka direct flight deals
20 Oct - 2 Nov
$967pp
SFO
San Francisco
ANA
Non-Stop
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
ANA
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Sep - 20 Sep
$987pp
SFO
San Francisco
ANA
Non-Stop
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
ANA
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 Sep - 5 Oct
$1,205pp
SFO
San Francisco
ANA
Non-Stop
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
ANA
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Osaka

Late deals on round-trip flights to Osaka from San Francisco, departing today and this week
13 May - 31 May
$1,065pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ITM
Osaka Itami
ITM
Osaka Itami
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
13 May - 31 May
$1,069pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
KIX
Osaka Kansai Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
11 May - 3 Jun
$1,115pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
ITM
Osaka Itami
ITM
Osaka Itami
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Osaka from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Osaka
4:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
2 Stops
39h 30m
SFO - KIX
Hawaiian Airlines
$796
Hawaiian Airlines
6:30 pm - 9:55 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
23h 25m
SFO - KIX
Philippine Airlines
$810
KAYAK
9:00 pm - 8:10 am
EVA Air
1 Stop
19h 10m
SFO - KIX
EVA Air
$816
SmartFares

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Osaka

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Osaka due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Osaka for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Osaka to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to Osaka. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like ANA, EVA Air, and China Eastern flying from San Francisco to Osaka have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

San Francisco (SFO) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Francisco to Osaka. You should not have trouble finding flights to Osaka from San Francisco; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Osaka per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 16 airlines have flights from the San Francisco airport to Osaka. It is only a 11.8 mi journey to San Francisco (SFO) from San Francisco’s city center.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Osaka for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Philippine Airlines for just $705, but on average you can expect to pay $783.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Osaka for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Osaka under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Osaka is less than $1,353.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Osaka for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Osaka within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Osaka?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in Osaka is typically hotter than in San Francisco. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Osaka?

Japan Airlines, ANA, and Cathay Pacific can get you from San Francisco to Osaka in just under 13h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 8h 45m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Osaka round-trip?

According to our current data, Philippine Airlines ($705), and Cathay Pacific ($790) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Osaka. Philippine Airlines is currently priced 21% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Osaka one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $778 on China Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include EVA Air from $783 and Hawaiian Airlines from $796 one-way.

Destination information for Osaka

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Osaka.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥109
Average temperature for May in Osaka
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Osaka
6.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Osaka

Osaka Itami (ITM)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Osaka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Osaka 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
Air China
$536 $670 No cancel fee 67%
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.

Philippine Airlines
$682 $782 No cancel fee 60%
Delta
$590 $869 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$550 $877 No cancel fee 71%
China Airlines
$650 $937 No cancel fee 70%
Korean Air
$584 $948 No cancel fee 81%
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.

Asiana Airlines
$690 $976 No cancel fee 76%

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

Air Canada
$869 $1,115 No cancel fee 67%
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