Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport
Japan will allow the entry of foreign nationals who need to move to Japan to study, work or join their family, subject to necessary visa requirements. Foreign nationals visiting for short-term business purposes are also permitted to enter, provided that they have a visa. However, the number of people permitted to enter Japan under these rules will be restricted, with priority given to those moving to Japan.
From December 24, Japan has restricted travelers arriving from the UK.
Starting November 1, all foreign nationals with the status of residence with a valid re-entry permit, are not required to obtain “the Letter of Confirmation of Submitting Required Documentation for Re-entry into Japan” or “Receipt for Request of Re-entry” when re-entering Japan from countries designated as an area subject to denial of permission to enter Japan.
Japan has restricted the entry of travelers who have been in or transited through Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central Africa, Chile, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, UK, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 14 days.
Residents of Japan with “Permanent Resident”, “Spouse or Child of Japanese National”, “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident” or “Long Term Resident” status who departed Japan with Re-entry Permission by April 2, 2020 may still re-enter the country, even if they have been in one of the above countries. Starting from 1 September, these travelers will also need to apply to their nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate to receive a “Re-entry Confirmation Letter”, and may need to provide a PCR test result on arrival. Check the Japanese government’s advice on this process on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Nationals of China with passports issued in Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province may not enter the country unless they can prove that they haven’t been in those provinces in the past 14 days.
Travelers who were on the cruise ship ‘Westerdam’ may not enter the country unless they’re nationals of Japan.
Nationals of Japan, their spouses and children who can present proof, travelers with Special Permanent Residence Permits with re-entry permits from a regional immigration officer, and US military personnel may still enter the country.
Travelers and airline crew who have been in any of the countries listed so far in the past 14 days must submit a quarantine questionnaire and undergo a PCR test upon arrival.
Special rules apply to airline crew members entering Japan. Crew members must submit quarantine questionnaires and “Plan of Stay in Japan” declarations. Crews should adhere to the instructions provided in the quarantine document “Notice: For Crews boarding vehicles from areas subject to strengthened quarantine.” Airlines should arrange chartered vehicles (as opposed to public transportation) to transport crews between the airport and their hotel, and ensure that crews comply with the other rules during their stay in Japan.
Visa exemption for travelers from many countries has been suspended, and visas from certain countries have been invalidated. For more info, check here.
All travelers, including Japanese nationals, must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours of their flight departure time.
Japanese nationals and residents are also required to sign and submit a Written Pledge when entering Japan.
Residents of Japan with re-entry permit must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. The certificate must be in English and the test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure and the sample collection method must be 'nasopharyngeal swab' or 'saliva'. Check the Japanese government’s advice on this process on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Travelers who are Japanese nationals and residents arriving from the UK or South Africa are subject to a 3-day self-isolation at a location designated by the quarantine station chief. On the third day they are required to take the COVID-19 test again. If the test is negative they will be allowed to continue the 14-day self-isolation as set out below. In addition, they are required to pledge to keep the location information and installing a COVID-19 Contact-Confirming Application (COCOA) when entering Japan.
All travelers entering Japan, including Japanese nationals, residents and dual national citizens, are required to take a PCR test at the airport and self-isolate for 14 days at a designated location (such as a hotel or own residence). In some cases, travelers may be asked to quarantine at an airport facility until test results return. During the 14 day quarantine period, travelers are not permitted to use any form of public transportation, including taxis, trains, and domestic flights.
Travelers transiting through Tokyo (NRT) must transit on the same calendar day.
There are currently 157 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in JP and 29 deaths as of Jun 9 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 16h 35m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($518) and Air Canada ($524), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Air Canada ($684).
For New York LaGuardia Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Tokyo Narita Airport back to New York LaGuardia Airport, the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Sunday being the most expensive.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Was able to get to get to Narita Airport."
Cons: "Okay and not any issues."
Pros: "My seat"
Cons: "Time check in maybe earlier."
Cons: "Entertaining in English"
Pros: "Very comfortable and nice atmosphere"
Pros: "Felt welcomed"
Cons: "Just felt a little cramped but not to bad"
Pros: "They were very accommodating and helped ensure a good travel experience (first time traveling with a young child)."
Pros: "The staff are really nice helpful and respectful."
Cons: "I dont l8ke the restrooms, they shoukd be always be cleaned most of the times. No cup noodles."
Cons: "very poor communication of information"
Pros: "Very friendly and polite. Very helpful and on time."
Pros: "They were every where all the time! No sitting around in the back like most airlines. Movies Hallie and many first run and Oscar nominated."
Pros: "The crackers design beside the meal and different colors of the sleepers."
Cons: "Ear phone is not so comfortable!"
Pros: "Polite friendly and attentive Staff. From checking in to inflight."
Cons: "No complaints! Not even one!"
Pros: "Excellent and original Japanese meals"
Cons: "Everything was great!"
Pros: "Quick boarding, great staff, and a smooth ride on 787 dreamliner."
Cons: "Entertainment system went down but the staff fixed it."
Cons: "I wasn't able to pre-select my seat."
Pros: "The legroom is comfortable for a tall person."
Pros: "Very nice airplane with new technology"
Pros: "Movie choices"
Cons: "Too small, too hot. Not enough air conditioning. China air was better. Only one meal choice. No choice for vegetarians or allergies. Didn't warn about the rain, stairs were slippery"
Cons: "Airplan so old and ac not work super hot."
Pros: "All was efficient but no standout"
Cons: "Nothing was bad enough to mention this column"
Cons: "Didn't get to go. Thanks for selling me worthless insurance."
Pros: "Curteous and pleasant."
Cons: "All packed the plane. Tight."
Pros: "cost performance"
Cons: "non-flat seat"
Pros: "Great staff and washlet toilets on board."
Cons: "I ended boarding last not one of the first as other airlines."
Pros: "Last minute accommodation for Muslim meal was awesome!"
Cons: "Transit in NRT was too short! Didn't give me time to buy souvenirs.."
Cons: "being moved"
Pros: "Once I made it through the long line at check in everything went very well. Check in was a bit of a nightmare since Air Busan is shared with Asiana Airlines."
Cons: "I had to stand in line at both Asiana and Air Busan to check in. Made checking in a lot longer than normal."
Pros: "Always on time!"
Cons: "Everything is perfect."
Pros: "The bathroom is super clean."
Cons: "Maybe you can make some alterations with your meal offerings."
Pros: "checking in at chicago ohare ord was a nightmare.there were only 12 of us in line yet the wait exceeded 1 hour , we watched as the airlines next to us processed well over 150 passenger's while the japan airline moved slower than snail sex. it was painfully beyond slow."
Pros: "on time"
Cons: "We couldn't land in Narita due to bad weather, so we did emergency landing to Haneda to refuel and go back to Narita. But after we got off in Narita, the immigration is chaos. Nobody arranging it and people just going wild, nobody knows where the line should begin. We spent 2 hours plus in the imigration line. So from the scheduled time to arrive at Tokyo 5pm, we get to our Hotel at 2am. Good job Narita airport!"
Pros: "Foods are good, crews are good."
Pros: "A sense of quiet efficiency. On time and courteous."
Cons: "Very slow boarding process in Itami"
Pros: "There was a huge check-in line but it went quickly because they had 8-10 ticket agents with luggage 'helpers' for the agents. Of course there was a problem with my reservation that they had never seen before which manifested itself by them not being able to print my boarding pass. They called Tokyo and were told that they had never seen my problem before either. Anyway, the ticketing supervisor stayed with me for 45 minutes until they could over come the problem. I would be a rich man if I had a nickel for every 'So-sorry' I got that day."
Cons: "Air temperature was super hot and uncomfortable."
Pros: "I was treated like an important customer. Many airlines do not do this."
Pros: "Just okay."
Cons: "Som studies need more experience to customers"
Cons: "Boarding was not done by numbers or range of numbers."
Pros: "Very comfortable with delicious meal!!"
Pros: "New plane!!"
Cons: "No WiFi"
Pros: "The movie selection was very good."
Cons: "The seat was kind of tight."
Pros: "We arrived early in Toronto . Excellent Service"
Pros: "Service was efficient and pleasant. Complementary drinks and snacks were served. This was a nice surprise!"
Pros: "Overall a great experience."
Pros: "I had room!"
Cons: "My flight from NYC to Montreal was delayed 4 hours due to a storm that had passed earlier in the day. That was understandable, however we then sat on the tarmac at the gate for an additional hour because Air Canada's entire computer system suddenly crashed. We finally got to the runway and in the middle of takeoff the pilot slammed on the brakes and aborted the takeoff because he did not reach high enough speed. It was very scary. I was supposed to land in Montreal at 10:20 pm but arrived there at 2:30 am the next morning."
Pros: "Good price"
Cons: "Horrible customer care"
Cons: "While booking the tickets I was told that my luggage will be checked in till my final destination but I had to collect them at Narita airport. I had to cancel my plans of sight seeing at Tokyo downtown due to this."
Cons: "Long delays"
Cons: "Delayed for more than two hours on both the trips to and from Canada. This is a common thing with Air Canada i heard. Flights always get delayed."
Pros: "The fact that I called in the a.m. and they rebooked immediately, no charge."
Pros: "No problems."
Cons: "Was not on time, old air craft."
Pros: "Air Canada sucks! Rip off artists. Service is poor and price gauging is rampant"
Pros: "Take off and landing were both smooth and ahead of time. Landed Toronto from New York about 30 minutes early!"
Cons: "Charging for earphones!!!"
Pros: "Does not alert passengers they need an ETA before checking in. Waste of time"
Pros: "On time and quick and simple"
Pros: "It was on time and they served drinks."
Cons: "Everything was good"
Pros: "Efficiency, comfort"
Pros: "Everthing was smooth and on time"
Cons: "Nothing specific"
Pros: "Flight was delayed several hours with no compensation given"
Cons: "Cancelled flights and delays."
Cons: "AC Ticket attendants were unbelievably rude."
Pros: "Left on time, arrived on time."
Cons: "Cancelled flights, delays, no refund option so I had to wait 15hrs to get to a 1 hrs destination. Then they lost my luggage so my mini weekend away turned into a disaster. I basically wasted $1,000 for a nightmare trip. If they would've just issued a refund in the beginning I would've been fine w the cancelation."
Pros: "Great airplane service, people and amenities"
Pros: "on time"
Pros: "I appreciated the timing of when they fed us. It was almost like they read my mind each time I thought... Hmm I'm getting hungry. The movie/tv selection was excellent."
Cons: "I felt cramp, which it's economy class so of course. But in the back there were tons of open rows and I wish they had spread us out."
Pros: "Everyone was nice and the seating area had room."
Cons: "It got cancelled and the service was horrific"
Pros: "It was excellent!"
Cons: "My daughter got destroyed by a cup of coffee a passenger behind her was holding when turbulence struck quiet bad,neither he or the airline apologizes for either."
Pros: "We arrived ontime."
Pros: "Everyone was super polite"
Cons: "LONG DELETED !!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Pros: "Dreamliner was airy and pleasant. Large screens. Electric outlets"
Cons: "Need more E books and audio podcasts."
Cons: "Long time till take off."
Pros: "it was on time landed a few minutes early stewerdess were very nice"
Cons: "They charged us 25 dollars for a carry on bag which was unfair. They didn't charge anyone else. When I came back I was not charged. I would like a refund. The people were very rude! I take that bag on trips weekly. I should have not been charged."
Cons: "They stole some of my property of my checked bag. Bunch of thieves. Arrogant people like Sue from Vancouver. She is also nasty ugly."
Pros: "It was better fright than expected. We didn't enough time to enjoy Canada airport . We made a onetime fright but took long wait at customs."
Cons: "I called and confirmed a special meal 40 hours in advance. They said they had no request form me and gave me fruit,"
Airlines flying from New York LaGuardia Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from New York LaGuardia Airport to Tokyo Narita Airport