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Fares from $323 One Way, $491 Round Trip from San Francisco to Tokyo

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Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeTYO
Distance5111 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, JAL, ANA, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival9:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:45PM UTC

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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.

Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo - Frequently Asked Questions

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

You're in luck — there are 3 airlines which fly direct between San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) and Tokyo Airport (NRT-Narita Intl.). Here are some of the best:

  • United Airlines
  • ANA
  • JAL
What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Tokyo?

The fastest possible flight time is 10 hours and 40 minutes, so take some precautions to help avoid jet lag on your San Francisco to Tokyo trip. Make sure you stretch your legs regularly, go to sleep and keep hydrated.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Tokyo most frequently?

United Airlines (UA) is one of the airlines with the most flights from San Francisco, CA Airport (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Tokyo Airport (NRT-Narita Intl.). It offers 30 services on this route each month. Escaping on vacation is one of life's biggest pleasures, and this airline will get you to your destination quickly and safely. ANA (NH) will also get you to your destination in comfort and style. Offering 24 flights per month between San Francisco and Tokyo, it's another popular airline to look into.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.