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Airfares from $504 One Way, $768 Round Trip from San Francisco to Tokyo

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More About Flying To Tokyo from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo

Origin Airport IATA Code SJC
Destination Airport IATA Code TYO
Distance 5111 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, JAL, Thai Airways International, ANA, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 9:45PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 11:45PM UTC

Fly from San Francisco to Tokyo

Tokyo is a cosmopolitan city where modern skyscrapers meet ancient temples on a modern landscape. Visitors can enjoy unique hotels, delicious food and dazzling sights. Travelers flying from San Francisco to Tokyo can book deals on airline tickets and hotels at

Leaving San Francisco

The San Francisco International Airport is located south of the city on San Francisco Bay. Bay Area Rapid Transit offers rail service to the airport from a variety of locations around the city. The rates vary, but the average fare is about $10 for a one-way trip. Caltrain offers service to the airport for $3 to $13, or travelers can take a public bus for $2. Long-term parking is available on-site for $18 a day, and a shuttle from the parking area takes passengers to the terminal every 5 to 15 minutes. International garages A and G offer daily parking at a rate of $28 per day.

If you have time to eat, you can grab a beer or snack at Anchor Brewing Company, enjoy a slice of pizza from Firewood Café, or order a steaming cup of soup or a fresh sandwich from San Francisco Soup Company. The airport has dozens of dining establishments for hungry travelers.

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is a bayside city located on the eastern side of Japan. The city was established more than 400 years ago and given the name Edo. The name was later changed in honor of Emperor Tokugawa Shogunate, who settled in the great city. Tokyo has suffered a great deal of losses from war, earthquakes and fire, but the city has become a thriving metropolis and epicenter of modern technology.

Enjoying Your Trip to Tokyo

The Tokyo International Airport is also known as Haneda Airport and is located on the bay. Travelers arriving at the airport can travel to their hotel by bus for about ¥200. The Narita Express can take visitors to Tokyo Station for ¥2940, and the JR kaisoku offers slower service for ¥1280. Taxis are the most expensive option and should be avoided if possible.

The winters in Tokyo can be quite cold, and the area does experience a handful of snowy days. Temperatures in December through February can dip below freezing, and summer temperatures regularly climb into the 80s. Early April is the best time to see the cherry blossoms, and the months of May through March have the most pleasant weather.

In January, visitors can experience Shōgatsu, which is a festival that celebrates the new year. The Tokyo International Anime Fair is held in late March or early April and is a must-see for anime fans. Tokyo Disney Resort is the most visited attraction in the city. This amusement park is popular with locals and travelers and has a variety of entertainment options for adults and children. Fresh sushi can be found at Kyubey, and visitors can splurge on a steak from New York Grill while enjoying magnificent views of the city.

Plan Your Trip

With the help of, planning a trip from sunny San Francisco to eclectic Tokyo can be as simple as clicking a mouse. Travelers can find information on area hotels, book cheap flights from San Francisco to Tokyo or research area activities. A convenient app is also available for iPhone and Android mobile devices.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from San Francisco to Tokyo now?
Go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive info on travel restrictions and quarantine when flying from San Francisco to Tokyo.
Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Tokyo?
Buckle up and enjoy a hassle-free flight with one of the 3 airlines that fly straight from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) to Tokyo Narita Airport. Here’s a list of well-known carriers to book with:

  • United Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • ANA

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Tokyo?
Choose your seat wisely, because you’ll be keeping it warm for at least 12 hours and 11 minutes. This is the fastest possible flight time from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) to Tokyo Narita Airport
What airlines fly from San Francisco to Tokyo most frequently?
The airlines that fly frequently between San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) and Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.) include United Airlines (UA). This well-known option operates 30 flights on the route each month. If you want a few more options, take a look at the prices with Japan Airlines (JL), which operates 17 flights from San Francisco to Tokyo each month.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Tokyo?
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 Tokyo 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 Tokyo with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Tokyo 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 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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