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San Francisco to Tokyo flights

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Flight Duration Flights between San Francisco and Tokyo take, on average, 16 h and 53 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between San Francisco with Tokyo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport San Francisco Intl Airport is the departure airport operating flights between San Francisco and Tokyo
Arriving Airport Flights departing San Francisco with Tokyo as destination arrives at Narita

Cheap last minute flights to Tokyo

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Departure Thu, 07 Jul Return Sun, 10 Jul
SFO San Francisco
TYO Tokyo
return from £596
Departure Thu, 14 Jul Return Wed, 20 Jul
SFO San Francisco
TYO Tokyo
return from £687
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 165.19 JPY
British Pound Sterling Japanese Yen
1 JPY = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 30 June 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
50%

Trains in Tokyo are 50% cheaper than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£2.41
Tokyo
£1.21
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
63%

A meal in Tokyo is 63% cheaper than a meal in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£16.36
Tokyo
£6.06
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
12%

A taxi fare in Tokyo is 12% cheaper than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£3.27
Tokyo
£2.88
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
32%

Coffee in Tokyo is 32% cheaper than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
£4.21
Tokyo
£2.87
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( San Jose Mnpl (SJC)
    How far from city centre: 40 miles
  • ( San Carlos (SQL)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
  • ( Novato (NOT)
    How far from city centre: 24 miles
  • ( Sonoma County Airport (STS)
    How far from city centre: 55 miles
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
Tokyo airports
  • ( Haneda (HND)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Narita (NRT)
    How far from city centre: 32 miles
  • ( Yokota (OKO)
    How far from city centre: 23 miles
K Distance: 5136 miles

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Find cheap flights from San Francisco to Tokyo with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from San Francisco with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Tokyo to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from San Francisco to Tokyo

😷 Is it safe to travel from San Francisco to Tokyo during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Japan may apply when travelling from San Francisco. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from San Francisco to Tokyo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from San Francisco to Tokyo is 596£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Tokyo expensive to visit compared to San Francisco?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Tokyo costs an average of 2.88 GBP, 12% cheaper than San Francisco, with a fare of 3.27 GBP, while train tickets costs 50% less in Tokyo: 1.21 GBP against 2.41 GBP in San Francisco. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.06 GBP in Tokyo, 63% less than the 16.36 GBP in San Francisco. The price of the coffee is around 32% cheaper in Tokyo, with an average of 2.87 GBP, while in San Francisco the coffee costs 4.21 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco to Tokyo?
The most popular months to book a trip from San Francisco to Tokyo are October, January and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from San Francisco to Tokyo?
The best time of the year to go to Tokyo when flying from San Francisco depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, March is the top 1º month to fly to Tokyo from San Francisco in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, June and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route San Francisco -  Tokyo.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from San Francisco to Tokyo?
The total flight time between San Francisco and Tokyo is of around 16:53 hours on average, considering an average distance of 12,737 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between San Francisco and Tokyo?
The main airport route flying between San Francisco and Tokyo is: San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO) to Haneda (HND). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • All Nippon Airways.
  • United Airlines.
  • Japan Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find San Francisco - Tokyo flights between San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO) to Narita (NRT) with the following airline(s) flying the route: All Nippon Airways.
  • United Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from San Francisco to Tokyo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from San Francisco to Tokyo are:
  • Singapore Airlines, stoping in Los Angeles for 105 minutes minimun.
  • Asiana Airlines, with 210 minutes scale in Seoul.
  • Asiana Airlines, with 210 minutes scale in Seoul.
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