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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 January or October, booked 49 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
$863 - $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 January Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop
Round-trip from €863 From San Francisco to Tokyo
One-way from €446 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 15 days in advance, which can save you up to 12% on flights from San Francisco to Tokyo compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 15 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 $654. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $790.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Tokyo. Flights to Tokyo from San Francisco in November are about $805 on average during November, but can be found for as low as $442.

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 September, October 2020

The best prices found for SFO to TYO flights for September, October
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$584pp
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Oct - 29 Oct
$626pp
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Oct - 12 Nov
$664pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
HND
Tokyo Haneda
HND
Tokyo Haneda
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Tokyo 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tokyo from San Francisco found for this year
3 Nov - 23 Nov
$494pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Nov - 25 Nov
$527pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
HND
Tokyo Haneda
HND
Tokyo Haneda
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Nov - 26 Nov
$527pp
SFO
San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
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
10 Feb - 24 Feb
$927pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Mar - 15 Apr
$983pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Japan Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
1 Mar - 10 May
$1,024pp
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
1 Oct - 31 Oct
$688pp
SFO
San Francisco
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Major Airline
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Oct - 6 Dec
$792pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Oct - 28 Jan
$818pp
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Tokyo from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Tokyo
9:35 am - 12:45 pm
Japan Airlines
Nonstop
11h 10m
SFO - NRT
Japan Airlines
$446
KAYAK
4:40 pm - 9:00 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
23h 20m
SFO - HND
Philippine Airlines
$487
Flyus
5:00 am - 10:45 am
Hawaiian Airlines
1 Stop
36h 45m
SFO - NRT
Hawaiian Airlines
$537
Hawaiian Airlines

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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Tokyo for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Tokyo for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Hawaiian Airlines for just $494, but on average you can expect to pay $588.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Tokyo is less than $1,144.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Tokyo for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Tokyo within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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 $626, Major Airline can have you in Tokyo from San Francisco in 14h 45m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $494, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on Major Airline for as low as $584. Users have found that Hawaiian Airlines is 49% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Hawaiian Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $342. However, be on the lookout for offers from Japan Airlines and Major Airline, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Tokyo for a low price.

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 = ¥106
Average temperature for September in Tokyo
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Tokyo
8.5 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Tokyo

Yokohama (HND)

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Tokyo

Morning 6 AM to noon 74% of SFO to TYO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of SFO to TYO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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