Cheap flights to Japan

Flights to Japan in 2022

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, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price₱18,930Average for round-trip flights in January 2022
Round-trip from₱19,805From Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Tokyo
One-way from₱6,842One-way flight from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl (MNL) to Japan

Cheap flights to Japan in January, February 2022

The best prices found for TYO flights for January, February
Feb 7 - Aug 8
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

NRT

Tokyo Narita

Nonstop

4h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 40m
₱23,766

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 5 - Aug 5
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

NRT

Tokyo Narita

Nonstop

4h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 40m
₱23,817

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 22 - Aug 27
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

NRT

Tokyo Narita

Nonstop

4h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 40m
₱24,898

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Japan 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Japan found for this year
Jun 27 - Jul 3
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KIX

Osaka Kansai Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
KIX

Osaka Kansai Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
₱14,661

Philippines AirAsia

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Deal found 1/19/22

Sep 23 - Sep 27
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KIX

Osaka Kansai Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
KIX

Osaka Kansai Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
₱14,764

Philippines AirAsia

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jul 17 - Jul 25
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

KIX

Osaka Kansai Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
KIX

Osaka Kansai Intl

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
₱14,867

Philippines AirAsia

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Deal found 1/19/22

Last minute flights to Japan

Late deals on round-trip flights to Japan, departing today and this week
Jan 25 - Aug 7
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

NRT

Tokyo Narita

Nonstop

4h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

4h 40m
₱25,103

Japan Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 25 - Apr 25
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

NRT

Tokyo Narita

Nonstop

4h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

2 stops

18h 55m
₱30,916

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 25 - Apr 25
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

NRT

Tokyo Narita

Nonstop

4h 15m
NRT

Tokyo Narita

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

9h 40m
₱31,585

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Can I fly to Japan from Philippines right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Philippines to Japan

Most visitors from Philippines will not be allowed to enter Japan.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Philippines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Japan.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Philippines are not required to quarantine after entering Japan.

Can I fly back to Philippines from Japan?

Returning to Philippines from Japan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Japan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Philippines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Japan are not required to quarantine after entering Philippines.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Japan?

The cheapest ticket to Japan found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

₱15,330

February

₱16,050

March

₱15,741

April

₱16,255

May

₱14,712

June

₱13,632

July

₱13,889

August

₱15,072

September

₱14,095

October

₱13,632

November

₱13,529

December

₱15,535

Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Japan. Flying to Japan in April will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Japan?

Average Japan flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

MNL - TYO

Price

₱13,480 - ₱24,887

TYO

Temperature

6 - 27 °C

TYO

Precipitation

50 - 210 mm

Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, June is seen as the time to fly to Japan, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. August tends to be the warmest period in Japan so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. September is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in Japan?

The most popular flight destinations in Japan are Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo and Fukuoka.

Japan lies between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, made up of four major islands (Hokkaido, Honshu – with Tokyo, the capital city, and Yokohama – Shikoku and Kyushu) and more than 4,000 smaller ones. Japan is smaller than the UK, but with 126 million souls has twice the population. About 80 per cent of Japan is mountainous or forested and most of the population live in coastal areas.

With this “crush” come many of the typically Japanese solutions – the maintenance of personal space, short-stay “love hotels”, and capsule hotels.

Tradition and respect for the past go hand in hand with modern technology. The calibrated tea ceremony contrasts with neon-lit cities; anime (animation) with cherry-blossom viewing; painstakingly prepared sushi with the fast-service vending machines that sell everything from soft drinks to potted plants.

Cheap flights to Japan land at either Narita near Tokyo or Kansai near Osaka, both well linked thanks to Japan’s superior transport system.

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Japan climate

Japan’s climate varies with its latitude. The north has four distinct seasons while the south is subtropical. Okinawa averages a temperature of 21 degrees. The plum and cherry blossom trees bloom in March and April. The rainy season lasts from mid-June to mid-July. Except for Hokkaido and the mountains, it gets very hot and humid after a rainstorm. Typhoon season lasts from the end of August through September, but Japan generally only gets thunderstorms. Winter lasts from December to March and sees lots of snow with great mountain skiing.

When is the best time to fly to Japan?

Peak Season:

The peak seasons are when the Japanese are on holiday: New Year’s, 27 December to 4 January; Golden Week, 29 April to 5 May; and the Obon Festival in mid-August. These are the best times to book flights to Japan and visit major cities as the many Japanese have left on holiday.

Other peak seasons are school holidays, which is usually mid-July through August, national holidays, and festivals.

Off Season:

Spring and autumn are great times to visit. In spring the plum and cherry blossoms are in bloom and they alone are worth the flight to Japan. Autumn promises a foliage display. Book Japan flights and accommodation ahead if you’ll be visiting during a festival.

Getting around Japan

Japan has the world’s most efficient train service — from the Shinkansen or Bullet Train to steam locomotives — and rail passes are available.

Japan’s length makes flying worth considering; with domestic airlines offering low and discounted Japan flights.

There’s a comprehensive network of long-distance buses. The cities also have bus lines, but unless you speak Japanese, they’re not as useful. Ferries are a great way to island hop and cruise, and can be a real bargain.

Subways and local trains are available in larger cities and are the best means of transport around the cities. Taxis are pretty much everywhere, but are pricey. Have the address written in Japanese as few drivers speak English.

What is good to know if travelling to Japan?

  • Tokyo appears gaudy, noisy, and crowded, but look again: peaceful side streets, temples, shrines, bonsai trees, and somewhere a festival. The museums are world class as is the food, even the noodle shacks. It’s a shopper’s paradise offering designer fashions, souvenirs, crafts, high-tech, and antiques. At night, visit trendy clubs, Kabuki theatre, sumo wrestling, and performing arts. You cannot be bored in Tokyo.
  • A testimony to the celebration of life, Hiroshima is a modern city laced with rivers and tree-lined boulevards. Dedicated to art, streets are lined with statues, stone lanterns, memorials, and sculptures. Visitors come mostly to see Peace Memorial Park and museum. Next on the list are the Hiroshima Museum of Art, Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, and Shukkeien Garden.
  • The prefecture of Okinawa has a unique history. As the kingdom of Ryukyu, Okinawa wasn’t integrated into Japan until 1879, and during World War II was the only site of ground battle in Japan. Okinawa reflects the Ryukyu language, arts, and music, and tropical plants bloom year-round. With its beaches, colourful fishes, and coral reefs, Okinawa’s most popular attraction is diving.
  • Completely rebuilt after the war, Nagoya is a modern but laid-back city. Little recognised for its attractions, there’s plenty to see: the display rooms of the famous Noritake chinaware company, the Tokugawa Art Museum’s collection fron a family that once ruled Japan, the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, the open-air architectural museum, and cormorant fishing in summer.
  • Hip, trendy Osaka is an international and progressive business centre. Like Tokyo, Osaka is the place to shop for the latest techno gadgets and toys. Osaka has cultivated excellent performance arts, major museums, and lowlife comedy. The city is also known for its friendly people, food, aquarium, castle, Bunraku puppet theatre, oldest state temple in Japan, and Universal Studios.
  • Cleanliness is of paramount importance in Japan. Shoes are left at the door and there are even slippers to be worn in the toilet. It is expected that bathers will bathe before taking to onsen (hot spring) or sento (communal bath houses).