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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross when they travel from Melbourne to Tokyo. Book your trip to arrive at Narita International, Haneda, or Tokyo Train Station. The distance between Melbourne and Tokyo is 8187 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Scoot, VietJet Air, All Nippon Airways, and AirAsia. Melbourne and Tokyo have 339 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Tokyo, consider visiting Tsukiji Fish Market, Japan, Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, Japan, Great Buddha, Japan, and Toshogu Shrine.

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VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
All Nippon AirwaysANANHYes0

Japan COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Japan – 11/2022
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Most travelers from Melbourne (AUS), MEL can enter Japan, but there are restrictions.


Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required for vaccinated travelers with a booster dose
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Japan
  • Recommended Visit Japan Web application
  • Mandatory quarantine questionnaire
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in public


Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Japan in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What is the flight distance between Melbourne and Tokyo?
The flight distance between Melbourne and Tokyo is 8187 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Melbourne and Tokyo?
Several carriers operate flights between Melbourne and Tokyo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Japan Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tokyo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tokyo and Taipei, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, London, Sydney, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Cebu, Da Nang, Vancouver, New Delhi, Seoul, Chiang Mai, Sapporo, Jakarta, Perth, Phuket City.
Which airports are there in Melbourne?
Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.
What airports are near Tokyo?
The main airport in Tokyo is Narita International. It is also served by Ibaraki, Fukushima, Shizuoka, Matsumoto.
What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Melbourne and Tokyo?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Melbourne and Tokyo thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Melbourne and Tokyo can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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