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Flights to Tokyo in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$633Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip from$932From Sydney to Tokyo
One-way from$13One-way flight from Sydney to Tokyo

Cheap flights to Tokyo in May, June 2021

The best prices found for NRT flights for May, June
11 Jun - 31 Jul
$1,498pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
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1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
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3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Jun - 31 Jul
$1,525pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Jun - 1 Aug
$1,527pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tokyo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tokyo found for this year
20 Nov - 24 Nov
$913pp
SYD
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Jetstar
 
1 STOP
NRT
Tokyo Narita
NRT
Tokyo Narita
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
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21 Nov - 25 Nov
$926pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
HND
Tokyo Haneda
HND
Tokyo Haneda
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Nov - 25 Nov
$932pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Tokyo Haneda
HND
Tokyo Haneda
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Tokyo flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Tokyo found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$837
February
$709
March
$706
April
$673
May
$658
June
$625
July
$741
August
$719
September
$709
October
$745
November
$701
December
$811
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Tokyo is June. The most expensive month for flights is January. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Tokyo?

Average Tokyo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - TYO
Price
$625 - $1,252
TYO
Temperature
10 - 31 °C
TYO
Rainfall
45 - 235 mm

Peak season

Japan’s capital offers a seemingly unlimited choice of shopping, entertainment, culture and dining for visitors who arrive on cheap flights to Tokyo. Culture vultures will adore districts such as Asakusa, while Shinjuku’s high tech skyscrapers are interspersed with shrines, museums and peaceful parks. Peak tourist season for the city is summer (June to August) when, despite the heat and humidity, flights to Tokyo are usually more expensive. July is when many local festivals are held in Tokyo, and the school summer holidays runs from the end of July through August. Peak travel times for flights to Tokyo tend to fall around Japanese holidays when reservations need to be booked far in advance.

Off season

Winter weather is chilly in Japan with coldest months of January and February averaging temperatures below 10C. But you can still get plenty of clear, sunny days and, excepting Christmas and New Year’s, opportunities to find affordable flight tickets to Tokyo during this season.

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

Spring (March to May) is a sweet spot for booking flights to Tokyo, the cherry blossoms are in bloom and daytime temperatures are comfortable for sightseeing. Autumn (September to November) is also ideal time to visit for witnessing the foliage change colour. Avoid travelling in summer if possible and aim for the first half of March, mid-May to June or September to mid-December to book the cheapest flights to Tokyo. Note that typhoons are widespread in Japan in September so it is advised to monitor the forecast before your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Tokyo?

The cheapest day to fly to Tokyo is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Friday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Tokyo?

Tokyo flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Tokyo?

Flights from Sydney to Tokyo – 9 hours 20 minutes.

Flights from Melbourne to Tokyo – 9 hours 50 minutes.

Flights from Brisbane to Tokyo – 9 hours 15 minutes.

Flights from Perth to Tokyo – 12 hours 25 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Tokyo?

Japan Airlines, ANA (All Nippon Airways), Qantas and Jetstar all operate direct flights to Tokyo. If you plan on stopping or booking indirect flights you have a wealth of airlines to choose from including Singapore airlines, Air Asia X and Cathay Pacific. The high level of competition on flight routes between Australia and Tokyo means there should be plenty of opportunity to find cheap flights to Tokyo.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Tokyo has two major International airports. Flights from Australia to Tokyo will usually land at either Haneda Airport (HND) or Narita Airport (NRT). Haneda Airport is the closest airport to Tokyo. Train and bus services connect the two airports.

Haneda Airport is 14km south of Tokyo and Keikyu and Tokyo Monorail services run from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 allowing direct access to the city centre in 15 mins. You can also board Keisei direct suburban trains which can take you to the centre of Tokyo in 55 mins. If you are hiring a car you can drive to the city within 30 mins, traffic permitting, alternatively a bus will get you there in 40 mins. Taxis are also available at the information desk in the airport terminal.

Narita Airport is 60km east of Tokyo and 1 hour 35 mins by train and subway, and 1 hour’s drive by rental car. The train station can be found in Terminal 2. Taxis are also available with fixed rate fares, expressway tolls are a surcharge. If you book in advance before your flight to Tokyo you can use the limousine bus, a door to door service which drops people off at a set list of hotels. Tickets can also be purchased at the ticket counter at the basement level of the airport.

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