Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Tokyo (TYO)

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The best prices from San Diego to Tokyo are usually found in September or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Tokyo (TYO)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to TYO flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Tokyo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tokyo.
SAN - TYO
Price
$745 - $1,090
TYO
Temperature
42.8 - 80.6 °F
TYO
Precipitation
2 - 8.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$745

From San Diego to Tokyo (TYO)

One-way from

$534

One-way flight from San Diego to Tokyo (TYO)

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 Diego to Tokyo?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 16% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to Tokyo?

To save up to 6% 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 Diego to Tokyo from $891 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $936 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Tokyo (SAN - TYO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Diego to Tokyo in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 13% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Tokyo?

September can be a great time to fly to Tokyo from San Diego with a flight ticket averaging about $860. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $650. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Tokyo in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SAN to TYO flights for December, January
31 Jan - 16 Feb
$557pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
31 Jan - 19 Feb
$582pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
22 Jan - 21 Feb
$593pp
SAN
San Diego
Delta
   
2 STOPS
HND
Tokyo Haneda
HND
Tokyo Haneda
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Tokyo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tokyo from San Diego found for this year
30 Dec - 11 Feb
$640pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
30 Dec - 11 Feb
$644pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
30 Dec - 11 Feb
$705pp
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
HND
Tokyo Haneda
HND
Tokyo Haneda
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

Non-stop flights to Tokyo from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Tokyo direct flight deals
1 Feb - 10 Feb
$740pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
18 May - 25 May
$771pp
SAN
San Diego
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
11 May - 18 May
$774pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Tokyo

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tokyo from San Diego, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 31 Dec
$740pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
11 Dec - 31 Dec
$754pp
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
11 Dec - 31 Dec
$759pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Tokyo from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Tokyo
8:55 am - 12:45 pm
Japan Airlines
Nonstop
11h 50m
SAN - NRT
Japan Airlines
$534
Travelgenio
5:15 am - 11:30 am
Air Canada
2 Stops
37h 15m
SAN - NRT
Air Canada
$543
Air Canada
2:15 am - 12:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 30m
SAN - NRT
Multiple Airlines
$552
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Tokyo

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Diego to Tokyo?

San Diego (SAN), located 2.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from San Diego to Tokyo. 8 airlines have flights from San Diego to Tokyo on a regular basis. Booking flights from San Diego to Tokyo should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 1 outbound flight to Tokyo per day.

Which airlines flying from San Diego to Tokyo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Tokyo have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Japan Airlines, ANA, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Japan Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Tokyo for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Tokyo for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $557, but on average you can expect to pay $583.

Are there nonstop flights from San Diego to Tokyo for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Tokyo under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Tokyo is less than $812.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Tokyo for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Tokyo within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Tokyo round-trip?

Currently priced at $557, United Airlines will fly you from San Diego to Tokyo and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $564 and $588, respectively. These flights start at 35% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Tokyo one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Air Canada, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $436. United Airlines flights start at $519 while deals on Japan Airlines start at $532 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to Tokyo?

Consider American Airlines (86%), Japan Airlines (86%) or Malaysia Airlines (86%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Diego to Tokyo.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Tokyo?

The most popular airlines flying from San Diego to Tokyo are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Tokyo?

While on average a flight from San Diego to Tokyo is generally $515, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $330. When looking at the most popular route, (San Diego - Tokyo Narita), you can expect to pay $611 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tokyo, Japan

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Tokyo from San Diego?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to Tokyo

Most visitors from San Diego will not be allowed to enter Tokyo.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Tokyo.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Tokyo?

Returning to San Diego from Tokyo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tokyo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Tokyo are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

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Destination information for Tokyo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Tokyo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥113
Average temperature for December in Tokyo
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Tokyo
1.8 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Tokyo

Tokyo Haneda (HND)

Top 6 airlines flying from San Diego to Tokyo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Tokyo 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 Canada
$446 $754 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$515 $934 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$568 $896 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$636 $964 No cancel fee 71%
ANA
$651 $904 No cancel fee 80%
Japan Airlines
$661 $1,006 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.

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Tokyo

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards Tokyo.
Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of SAN to TYO departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to Tokyo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Tokyo.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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