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Travelers usually depart from San Diego International, San Diego, CA - Old Town, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - La Jolla, or San Diego, CA - Santa Fe when they travel from San Diego to Tokyo. Book your trip to arrive at Narita International, Haneda, or Tokyo Train Station. The distance between San Diego and Tokyo is 8934 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Japan Airlines, and All Nippon Airways. San Diego and Tokyo have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Tokyo, consider visiting Tsukiji Fish Market, Japan, Toshogu Shrine, Great Buddha, Japan, and Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, Japan.

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Check-in for a flight from San Diego to Tokyo

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Japan AirlinesJALJLYesNo
All Nippon AirwaysANANHYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Diego to Tokyo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Diego and Tokyo takes around 12 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Diego and Tokyo?
The flight distance between San Diego and Tokyo is 8934 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Diego and Tokyo?
Several carriers operate flights between San Diego and Tokyo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Japan Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Las Vegas, Denver, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Raleigh, Chicago, Phoenix, Orlando, San Antonio, St. Louis, Charlotte, Minneapolis, Detroit, Cleveland, New Orleans, Dallas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tokyo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tokyo and Seoul, Okinawa Island, Manila, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Osaka, Sapporo, Bangkok, Honolulu, Taipei, New York, Shanghai, San Francisco, Denver, Fukuoka, Ho Chi Minh City, Busan, Da Nang, Cebu, Singapore.
Which airports are there in San Diego?
San Diego is mainly served by San Diego International. But there are other airports nearby, including Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, McClellan–Palomar.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Ontario International, John Wayne, Tijuana International, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Long Beach, Yuma International, Hawthorne Municipal.
What airports are near Tokyo?
The main airport in Tokyo is Narita International. It is also served by Shizuoka, Matsumoto, Ibaraki, Fukushima.
What buses and trains depart from San Diego?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Diego, including Greyhound, Amtrak train.
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