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The best prices from San Francisco to Tokyo are usually found in August or February, booked 51 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

SFO - TYO
Price
$830 - $1,363
TYO
Temperature
50 - 87.8 °F
TYO
Rainfall
1.8 - 9.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$830

From San Francisco to Tokyo

One-way from

$460

One-way flight from San Francisco to Tokyo

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 Tokyo?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Tokyo on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 45 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from San Francisco to Tokyo compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 45 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $642. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $865.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Tokyo. Flights to Tokyo from San Francisco in April are about $629 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $341.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Tokyo (SFO - TYO)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Tokyo at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 36% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Tokyo in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to TYO flights for January, February
11 Feb - 22 Apr
$700pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HND
Tokyo Haneda
HND
Tokyo Haneda
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jan - 25 Feb
$701pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$746pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Tokyo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tokyo from San Francisco found for this year
15 Apr - 25 Apr
$664pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HND
Tokyo Haneda
HND
Tokyo Haneda
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Apr - 25 Apr
$665pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Oct - 27 Oct
$678pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HND
Tokyo Haneda
HND
Tokyo Haneda
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Tokyo from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Tokyo direct flight deals
1 Jun - 15 Jun
$899pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
5 May - 12 May
$957pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 May - 15 May
$973pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Tokyo

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tokyo from San Francisco, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 30 Jan
$746pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$884pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$953pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Tokyo from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Tokyo
4:30 am - 11:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
38h 15m
SFO - NRT
Multiple Airlines
$460
Kiwi.com
1:45 pm - 11:50 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 05m
SFO - NRT
Multiple Airlines
$467
CheapFlights
8:59 pm - 12:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
47h 41m
SFO - NRT
Multiple Airlines
$481
CheapFlights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Tokyo flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Tokyo

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Tokyo 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 Tokyo 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 Tokyo to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco to Tokyo are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Tokyo for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Tokyo for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Hawaiian Airlines for just $660, but on average you can expect to pay $711.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Tokyo for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Tokyo is less than $1,035.

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

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

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Tokyo?

Expect the weather to be around 88 °F on average in August. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Tokyo is generally hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Tokyo?

For as low as $800, United Airlines can have you in Tokyo from San Francisco in 11h 15m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $660, Hawaiian Airlines will fly you from San Francisco to Tokyo and back. In addition to Hawaiian Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Philippine Airlines and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $703 and $750, respectively. Users have found that Hawaiian Airlines is 32% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Destination information for Tokyo

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Tokyo
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥104
Average temperature for January in Tokyo
50.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Tokyo
2.4 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Tokyo

Yokohama (HND)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Tokyo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Alaska Airlines
$97 $145 No cancel fee 75%
China Eastern
$487 $686 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.

Hong Kong Airlines
$520 $702 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.

Singapore Airlines
$513 $709 No cancel fee 81%
Delta
$97 $758 No cancel fee N/A
Aeromexico
$634 $762 No cancel fee N/A
Korean Air
$567 $876 No cancel fee 81%
EVA Air
$625 $887 No cancel fee 74%
China Airlines
$629 $905 No cancel fee 70%
Cathay Pacific
$573 $963 No cancel fee 72%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Tokyo

Morning 6 AM to noon 85% of SFO to TYO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of SFO to TYO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to TYO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SFO to TYO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Tokyo
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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