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Flight from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita
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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $484 or less one-way and $946 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport was found 87 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 7 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be July, August and September. The cheapest month to fly is February.
Morning departure is around 116% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
You will need Yen once you arrive at Tokyo Narita Airport for transport, food, hotels, and other miscellaneous expenses. Exchange your dollars for Yens at the currency exchange machines in SFO at Boarding Area F of Terminal 3 and the pre-security and post-security areas of the International Terminal.
Single-stop flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport are more sustainable with roughly 5,533 kg of carbon being released per person. If you want to fly sustainably, choose airlines Air Canada, United Airlines, or Japan Airlines. These airlines are eco-friendlier releasing 55%, 48%, and 47% less carbon.
Most of the flights to Tokyo Narita Airport have at least one layover. Common stops include Los Angeles International Airport (LAS) and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). Moreover, these flights are more economical than direct flights.
Stay on top of your to-do list at TripTel Business Center in San Francisco International Airport’s Main Hall of the International Terminal. The center is equipped with amenities such as internet access, mobile phone rentals, as well as fax and copying services for business travelers’ needs.
Are you an art enthusiast? Art installations at Tokyo Narita International Airport will enliven your travel experience. The Mini Gallery of Japanese Art showcasing masterpieces of Japanese art, the Blue Sky East sculpture, and the Universe stained glass work make NRT look vibrant.
You can book your parking at SFO Airport 2h in advance. For long-term parking, the rates are $2 per 15min or around $25 per 24h. For international and hourly parking, the cost is around $36 per 24h.
If you’re looking for a facility at SFO Airport in which to freshen up or even take a shower, you can find suitable facilities with showers called “Freshen Up!” They are located in the International Terminal on the Departures/ticketing level near Gates G1-G14.
If you’re looking for a quiet place to relax, meditate, or read in SFO Airport, you can visit the “Christian Science Reading Room,” which is located in Terminal 2 near the entrance to Gates C1-C11.
If you are waiting to board a flight at SFO with children, your children can visit three special children’s spots. The first is an interactive exploration area with weather exhibits, located in Terminal 3 near Gate F18. The second is another interactive play area in Terminal 2 near Gate D7 and Gate D15. The third is an interactive exploration area for children, featuring an artistic display of lighted circles and spiraling patterns (it’s called “Spirogyrate”); this children's area is in Terminal 3 near Gate E7.
For your convenience, Narita Airport (NRT) in Tokyo provides a luggage service, which allows you to have your baggage sent to a hotel or residence in advance. You can even have your baggage sent to the airport at the conclusion of your trip. All you have to do is contact the home-delivery counter at Narita Airport.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport flights
If you are feeling worn out after your flight from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport, check-in at the Nine Hours Narita Airport hotel ideally situated at Terminal 2 of Narita Airport. The hotel features capsule rooms with comfy mattresses. You may also retreat to Hotel Nikko Narita and ANA Crowne Plaza Narita both a few minutes from the airport. They also offer complimentary airport shuttles.
There are several public transit alternatives from NRT to the city center. Tokyo Narita Airport is served by a number of train lines. From the Airport Terminal 2 train station, you may take the Narita Express train. Also, you may choose the Keisei Skyliner to Nippori and then transfer to Keihin-Tohoku Line or Yamanote Line to get to Tokyo Station. Buses via Tokyo Station Nihonbashi Exit are also available from the Arrivals of Terminal 1 and the Main Building of Terminal 2. If you have luggage, then choose taxis.
Nursing booths equipped with diaper-changing tables, hot-water dispensers, and cots are accessible throughout the airport terminals. You can also rent baby strollers for free at any information desk. Let your children burn out some energy at the kid’s play areas at Terminal 1 Airside and the Main Building of Terminal 2.
San Francisco Airport features resources for its disabled customers. The airport has designated disabled parking facilities next to elevator lobbies in its parking garages. There is also a visual paging system as well as accessible washrooms throughout the airport. For easy mobility, curb ramps are found in all public areas of the airport. When making flight reservations, request a wheelchair.
Grand Hyatt is a luxurious on-site airport hotel located right by the airport's main entrance; the hotel has 351 soundproof rooms. If your flight gets delayed for more than a few hours, you can book an accommodation at this luxurious hotel.
There are animal-relief areas available at the San Francisco airport, including drinking areas and garbage areas. Animals are also allowed in the AirTrains that transport travelers to their terminal. Be aware that escalators and walkways are not safe for animals, so make sure to carry your pet, walk with them, or transport them in a kennel. Use elevators when necessary.
You can use AirTrain to get to your terminal at SFO. AirTrain provides a convenient train system for travelers to get from one terminal to the next. There are two lines that comprise SFO’s AirTrain system.
There are customized airport concierge services that include meeting and assisting families who are arriving, departing, and connecting to another flight. There is also baggage assistance provided to traveling families. Car-seat rentals are also offered with the help of the Airport Travel Agency. Nurseries are available in Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3, the International Terminal Main Hall, and the International Terminal's G gates at SFO Airport.
Japan Airlines, Air Canada, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and United Airlines provide flights to Tokyo/Narita Airport. Furthermore, Japan Airlines and United Airlines provide non-stop flights to Narita Airport.
The average nonstop flight takes 14h 25m, covering a distance of 5112 miles.
16 direct flights run between San Francisco and Tokyo Narita Airport on a daily basis. On average, there are about 112 departures each week.
A passport is required to fly from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport.
San Francisco and Tokyo Narita Airport are connected by different airlines. The airlines that fly that route the most regularly are ANA (4 flights per day, United Airlines (4 flights per day), and American Airlines (3 flights per day). However, there are also other airlines serving flights from SFO to Tokyo Narita Airport.
For San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from Tokyo Narita Airport back to San Francisco, the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Thursday being the most expensive.
The earliest flight leaves San Francisco at at 11:35 am and lands in Tokyo Narita Airport at at 3:00 pm.
The last flight leaves San Francisco at at 1:55 pm and lands in Tokyo Narita Airport at at 4:45 pm.
American Airlines, Japan Airlines, ANA, Thai Airways, and United Airlines operate direct flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport.
American Airlines, and Japan Airlines offer inflight Wi-Fi service on the San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport flight route.
The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport flight route.
oneworld, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between San Francisco and Tokyo Narita Airport, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.
There are nonstop flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport on a daily basis.
ANA, United Airlines and American Airlines have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita. Confirm policies on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita Airport.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Tokyo Narita Airport from San Francisco is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Tokyo Narita Airport with an airline and back to San Francisco with another airline. Booking your flights between San Francisco and NRT can sometimes prove cheaper using this method.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Tokyo Narita Airport from San Francisco up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
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