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Fares from $513 One Way, $701 Round Trip from San Francisco to Osaka

Prices starting at $701 for return flights and $513 for one-way flights to Osaka were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Osaka from San Francisco

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Flights from San Francisco to Osaka

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Osaka Area Airports

Start your exploration of the culture and history of Japan by searching Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Osaka. The Osaka area is served by two airports, so check your air ticket to determine which location you will be landing at. Kansai International Airport handles both domestic and international flights and is located on an artificial island about 40 kilometers from the city. Osaka International Airport, also known as Itami Airport, currently handles only domestic flights and serves airlines such as Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways, and Amakusa Airlines. Osaka International Airport is located about 10 kilometers north of the city.

Getting to Osaka

Airport buses travel directly into town from Osaka International Airport, or you can opt to take the Osaka Monorail from the airport to Hotarugaike Station and transfer to the Hankyu Takarazuka line to get into central Osaka. Airport bus fees range from 490 to 620 yen per person, and the monorail-train transportation option costs 440 yen. From the Kansai International Airport, take a train at Kansai Airport station, located across the street from the airport arrivals hall. Trains cost 890 to 1,390 yen per person for travel into Osaka. Airport buses, shuttle vans, and taxis are also options for travel into Osaka from Kansai International Airport.

Weather Conditions in Osaka

Winter in Osaka is typically mild, with temperatures around 50 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and 30 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Summer temperatures can reach up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit and rain is common, especially during June and July. Spring and fall temperatures are mild, although typhoons may occur in September and October.

Tourist Sites in Osaka

Historical sites, such as Osaka Castle and Shitennoji Buddhist temple, are popular with visitors to this Japanese island. Travelers who enjoy shopping for local goods and unique souvenirs will love looking for deals on Tenjimbashi-Suji Shopping Street, the longest shopping street in Japan. Visitors also enjoy viewing the cherry blossoms in late March and early April. Find the best deals on cheap flights to Osaka and inexpensive vacation packages to Japan on Orbitz.com.

Flights from San Francisco to Osaka - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Osaka?

Unfortunately, direct flights aren't an option between San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) and Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.). However, there are a number of carriers that operate on this route with just one easy stopover, including ANA, Air China and Asiana Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Osaka?

Taking at least 12 hours, the trip from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) is classified as a long-haul flight. Try to catch a few hours of sleep throughout the journey to help prevent jet lag.

What airlines fly from San Francisco (and vicinity) to Osaka (and vicinity) most frequently?

United Airlines is the most frequent airline operating on the San Francisco (and vicinity) to Osaka (and vicinity) route. Take your pick of 10 flights every month with this carrier.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Osaka?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Osaka have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Osaka with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Osaka without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.