Cheap flights to Japan

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Flights to Japan in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$1,506Average for return flights in August 2022
Return from$747From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Tokyo
One-way from$410One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Japan

Cheap flights to Japan in August, September 2022

The best prices found for TYO flights for August, September
11 Sep. - 18 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HND

Tokyo Haneda

1 stop

28h 25m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

16h 40m
$767

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

28 Sep. - 2 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HND

Tokyo Haneda

1 stop

28h 25m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

16h 40m
$821

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/8/22

28 Sep. - 1 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HND

Tokyo Haneda

1 stop

28h 25m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

30h 30m
$827

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

Japan 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Japan found for this year
16 Nov. - 19 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HND

Tokyo Haneda

1 stop

28h 15m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

30h 45m
$747

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

23 Oct. - 31 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HND

Tokyo Haneda

1 stop

15h 00m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

16h 55m
$762

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/8/22

1 Oct. - 18 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HND

Tokyo Haneda

1 stop

15h 00m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

16h 40m
$763

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

Last minute flights to Japan

Late deals on return flights to Japan, departing today and this week
10 Aug. - 18 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HND

Tokyo Haneda

1 stop

28h 25m
HND

Tokyo Haneda

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

16h 40m
$897

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/8/22

9 Aug. - 16 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NRT

Tokyo Narita

1 stop

12h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 40m
$925

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

9 Aug. - 17 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

NRT

Tokyo Narita

1 stop

12h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 00m
$951

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/8/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Japan?

The cheapest ticket to Japan found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,017

February

$978

March

$1,057

April

$1,033

May

$988

June

$994

July

$1,082

August

$979

September

$977

October

$965

November

$961

December

$1,065

November is currently the cheapest month to fly to Japan. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Japan?

Average Japan flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - TYO

Price

$963 - $1,419

TYO

Temperature

6 - 27 °C

TYO

Rainfall

50 - 210 mm

Peak season

A visit to Japan is on many an Australian’s bucket list. This fascinating country is rich in both tradition and high-tech goods; Japanese people are famous for their many rituals, not to mention their mind-boggling array of gadgets. For travellers arriving on cheap flights to Japan, at first it can be an overwhelming experience especially if arriving in Tokyo, one of the most populous cities in the world. Book flight tickets well in advance if visiting during one of the peak tourist periods which coincide with Japan’s national holidays: New Year, Golden Week (29 April to 5 May) and the Obon Festival (mid-August). School holidays (mid-July to August) also make cheap flights to Japan and accommodation more difficult to secure.

Off Season

Southern Japan’s rainy season commences mid-June, and is followed by a very hot and humid summer, this is punctuated by the typhoon season which finishes by mid-September. Most travellers avoid this period as the sightseeing is sticky and uncomfortable. Winter in northern Japan is bitter with heavy snowfall in the mountains. But if you don’t mind the cold, and want to soak in the hot springs, then early December is when the cheapest flights to Japan are available.

Shoulder Season

Plum and cherry blossom trees in spring are a famous sight and worth booking flights to Japan for. At the other end of the spectrum, autumn visits for the stunning foliage also make cheap flight tickets sought after.

When is the best time to book a flight to Japan?

Japan has an eclectic mix of climates, so it’s a good idea to know what to expect before you choose dates for your flight tickets. Northern Japan experiences four distinct seasons, while southern Japan is subtropical. Choose to travel late March/early April or late October/early November to avoid the worst of the crowds, comfortable weather and for cherry blossoms and autumn colours. If you’re flying into Tokyo, choose a seat on the right hand side of the plane for views of the city and Mount Fuji.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Japan?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Japan. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Japan?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Japan trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Japan?

According to our users, the most popular flight destination in Japan is Tokyo, followed by Osaka, Sapporo, Fukuoka and Nagoya.

How long is the flight to Japan?

Flights From Sydney to Japan – 9 hrs 30 mins
Flights From Melbourne to Japan – 10 hrs 30 mins
Flights From Brisbane to Japan – 8 hrs 50 mins
Flights From Perth to Japan – 9 hrs 55 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Japan?

Japan Airlines is the national carrier and offers daily cheap flights to Tokyo and Osaka from Sydney. Other airlines that operate flights to Japan are: China Southern, Air Asia, Qantas, Thai Airways and Jetstar. If you’re flying from Adelaide, Brisbane, the Gold Coast or Cairns then Jetstar offers direct and indirect flights to Japan but you’ll pay more for flight tickets in general.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Passengers arriving on cheap flights to Japan will land at either Narita International Airport (NRT) (near Tokyo) or Kansai Airport (KIX) (near Osaka). Both airports are well-equipped with excellent public transport networks. Narita Airport has the JR Narita Express (NEX) which will get you into the city in just under an hour. Buses and taxis are alternative options but will take longer due to traffic. From Kansai Airport you can access Osaka city by train (JR and Nankai lines) or bus (visit the Kansai Airport Limousine Bus information desk inside the arrivals area), taxis are the most expensive option in Japan.

What is good to know if travelling to Japan?

How popular are flights to Japan this year?

This year has seen a 211% increase in flight searches for Japan.