Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Tokyo (TYO)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Tokyo are usually found in February or September, booked 43 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)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to TYO flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Tokyo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tokyo.
SFO - TYO
Price
$841 - $1,176
TYO
Temperature
42.8 - 80.6 °F
TYO
Rainfall
2 - 8.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$841

From San Francisco to Tokyo (TYO)

One-way from

$445

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Tokyo?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 36% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Tokyo in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 44% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 44 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to Tokyo within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,296.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Tokyo from San Francisco average $1,021. You can even find prices in February for less than $1,021, as users have found deals to Tokyo from as low as $376. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Tokyo from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 15%.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Tokyo in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SFO to TYO flights for June, July
9 Jul - 14 Sep
$877pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
21 Jul - 16 Sep
$883pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 Jul - 18 Aug
$901pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Tokyo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tokyo from San Francisco found for this year
11 Oct - 25 Oct
$647pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Oct - 20 Oct
$663pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Sep - 27 Sep
$668pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Tokyo from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Tokyo direct flight deals
16 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,603pp
SFO
San Francisco
ANA
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
ANA
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Nov - 18 Nov
$1,612pp
SFO
San Francisco
ANA
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
ANA
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
25 Oct - 8 Nov
$1,613pp
SFO
San Francisco
ANA
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
ANA
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
29 Jun - 7 Sep
$996pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jun - 6 Sep
$1,034pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jun - 3 Sep
$1,043pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Tokyo from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Tokyo
7:50 am - 11:00 am
Japan Airlines
Nonstop
11h 10m
SFO - HND
Japan Airlines
$445
Kiwi.com
8:05 am - 11:00 am
Japan Airlines
Nonstop
10h 55m
SFO - HND
Japan Airlines
$447
Kiwi.com
8:05 am - 11:00 am
Japan Airlines
Nonstop
10h 55m
SFO - HND
Japan Airlines
$448
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Tokyo

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

San Francisco (SFO) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Francisco to Tokyo. You should not have trouble finding flights to Tokyo from San Francisco; the airport handles an average of 8 outbound flights to Tokyo per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 25 airlines have flights from the San Francisco airport to Tokyo. It is only a 11.8 mi journey to San Francisco (SFO) from San Francisco’s city center.

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 Air China, Japan Airlines, and ANA. 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 Multiple Airlines for just $647, but on average you can expect to pay $691.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo under $1,700. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Tokyo is less than $1,649.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Tokyo for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Tokyo within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Tokyo?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to Tokyo is $297. On average you can expect to pay $5,134. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Tokyo Narita), can usually be booked for $667.

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

Before booking your flight to Tokyo from San Francisco, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: ANA (77%), United Airlines (77%), American Airlines( 76%).

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

Before booking your flight from San Francisco to Tokyo check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Aeromexico.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tokyo, Japan

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Tokyo

Most visitors from San Francisco need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Tokyo.

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

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

Documents
Written Pledge Form - A document to get commitment on taking necessary measures to ensure that quarantine and other necessary health measures are properly observed

Quarantine Questionnaire - Fill out the quarantine questionnaire and save the issued QR code.

Certificate of Testing - All those who enter, re-enter or return to Japan (including Japanese nationals) are requested to submit a certificate of negative test result of pre-entry COVID-19 test conducted within 72 hours prior to departing from the country/region where travelers stay when entering Japan.

My SOS and COCOA Mobile Apps - Emergency and Contact Tracing Apps


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

Returning to San Francisco from Tokyo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tokyo are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Francisco.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Tokyo, Japan

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Tokyo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Tokyo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Tokyo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥136
Average temperature for June in Tokyo
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Tokyo
6.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Tokyo

Tokyo Haneda (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
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $20 No cancel fee 66%

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

Alaska Airlines
$72 $80 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$72 $92 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$77 $607 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$79 $1,176 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$162 $1,846 No cancel fee 69%
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.

Singapore Airlines
$519 $638 No cancel fee 81%
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.

Hawaiian Airlines
$525 $1,033 No cancel fee 85%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Tokyo

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Tokyo.
Morning 6 AM to noon 66% of SFO to TYO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 21% of SFO to TYO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of SFO to TYO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to TYO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Tokyo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Tokyo.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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