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About Flights to Tokyo

Summary info about Tokyo flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£329

Best Return Price

£559

Fastest flight time

16h 00m

Operated By

1 airline
The best one-way flight price to Tokyo from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £329 (London Stansted to Tokyo Narita).
The best return flight price to Tokyo from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £559 (London Heathrow to Tokyo Haneda).
The fastest flight to Tokyo from United Kingdom takes 16h 00m (London Gatwick to Tokyo Narita).
There is 1 airline operating flights to Tokyo, including ITA Airways.

Cheapest flights to Tokyo airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Tokyo airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Tokyo Narita Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Tokyo

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND)

Typically, flights to Tokyo from London are cheaper when flying from London Gatwick to Tokyo Haneda, which has an average price of £625

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO TOKYO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTOctober17% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Tokyo costs on average just £663 in October
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO TOKYO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly22% more expensiveIt costs about £982 for flights to Tokyo from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO TOKYO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMarch782% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Tokyo from London Heathrow Airport in March than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Tokyo?

Flight times to Tokyo, Japan, from cities around the UK vary according to your choice of airport and airline. There are a few departures from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) with durations just under 12h to Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND), but the majority of flights to Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT) usually last between 14h and 19h. From London City Airport (LCY), you can book flights which take about 15h 30min to Tokyo Narita, while others only take around 14h to Tokyo Haneda. If you live in Central UK, there are Tokyo flight deals leaving Birmingham Airport (BHX) with journeys lasting about 15h 30min to Tokyo Narita and approximately 16h 45min to Tokyo Haneda. Comparatively, flights from UK airports in Scotland like Glasgow Airport (GLA) require flights of about 20h to Tokyo Narita and approximately 21h to Tokyo Haneda.

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is one of the few airlines with direct flights to Tokyo, Japan, and these depart from London Heathrow, destined for Tokyo Haneda Airport. Air France offers regular service from London Heathrow with connections at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) to both airports in Tokyo. ANA also provides limited service from Heathrow and London City Airport (LCY) with connections at Frankfurt. KLM’s flight service from Glasgow travels via Amsterdam and Paris to Narita International Airport, Tokyo, and Tokyo Haneda, while Emirates flights to the Japanese capital go through Dubai. Birmingham is another city with one-stop service in lieu of direct flights to Tokyo, with Air France providing good service to Haneda International Airport, Tokyo, and Narita International via Paris.

£91 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Tokyo. This flight is from Hiroshima and is 92% cheaper than most flights to Tokyo. To find the cheapest price to Tokyo from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of November is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Tokyo from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £634. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of November, then book flights to Tokyo from United Kingdom during September instead. Flights to Tokyo in September, while not as cheap as those in November, still average around £659.

The ideal time to book your flight to Tokyo is 60 days in advance, when prices tend to average £727. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United Kingdom to Tokyo for as low as £559.

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Tokyo from United Kingdom is on a Monday. momondo users have found tickets for Monday departures for as low as £772. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Sunday because tickets tend to average around £859. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Tokyo.

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Tokyo is in the morning. Flights from United Kingdom to Tokyo during this time can be as low as £744. Flights to Tokyo are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of £905. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

Users planning a flight to Tokyo during the months of May, June, or July should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Tokyo even when it's raining, though. Shopping centres like Tokyo Midtown are very popular destinations for those visiting the Tokyo area. Tokyo Midtown is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.

The city of Tokyo has many sights to see while visiting. Many tourists find it ideal to go sightseeing when the weather is warmer, but not blistering. Consider booking your flight to Tokyo for April or November, when temperatures are a bit higher and the chance of rain is relatively low. Many travellers find it worthwhile to visit Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Roppongi Hills, and Ryogoku Kokugikan.

Tokyo Narita Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Tokyo.

Tokyo Haneda Airport has an average price of £1,077 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Tokyo. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

Yes, you can get a flight to Tokyo Haneda airport in Tokyo (9.3 mi from Chiyoda).

The closest airport to Shinjuku Train Station is 10.8 mi away - Tokyo’s Tokyo Haneda airport.



Tokyo flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Tokyo found recently by users on momondo
ITA Airways
4 Feb
LHR15:00London Heathrow
30h 35m
1 stop
HND21:35Tokyo Haneda
18 Feb
HND08:35Tokyo Haneda
35h 30m
1 stop
LHR20:05London Heathrow
ITA Airways
1 Dec
LHR15:00London Heathrow
30h 35m
1 stop
HND21:35Tokyo Haneda
8 Dec
HND08:35Tokyo Haneda
35h 30m
1 stop
LHR20:05London Heathrow
ITA Airways
3 Feb
LHR01:45London Heathrow
19h 50m
2 stops
HND21:35Tokyo Haneda
23 Feb
HND08:35Tokyo Haneda
35h 30m
1 stop
LHR20:05London Heathrow
ITA Airways
12 Jan
LHR15:00London Heathrow
30h 35m
1 stop
HND21:35Tokyo Haneda
21 Jan
HND08:35Tokyo Haneda
35h 30m
1 stop
LHR20:05London Heathrow
ITA Airways
17 Jan
LHR15:00London Heathrow
30h 35m
1 stop
HND21:35Tokyo Haneda
2 Feb
HND08:35Tokyo Haneda
38h 35m
1 stop
LHR23:10London Heathrow
ITA Airways
12 Jan
LHR15:00London Heathrow
30h 35m
1 stop
HND21:35Tokyo Haneda
21 Jan
HND08:35Tokyo Haneda
35h 30m
1 stop
LHR20:05London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Tokyo

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Tokyo, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
1 Nov
STN15:00London Stansted
29h 20m
3 stops
NRT20:20Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
9 Dec
STN02:10London Stansted
17h 10m
2 stops
NRT19:20Tokyo Narita
Multiple Airlines
28 Oct
MAN13:00Manchester
56h 20m
2 stops
NRT21:20Tokyo Narita

Which airlines fly to Tokyo?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Tokyo

Which airlines fly to Tokyo?

When flying to Tokyo from United Kingdom, momondo travellers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Aeroflot, Air China, British Airways or KLM. Depending on what airport in United Kingdom you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.

ANA Flights to Tokyo

242 ANA flights head to Tokyo on average each week. Most will be flying from Sapporo Chitose to Tokyo, the most popular route that ANA operates to Tokyo. Prices vary based on when and where you fly from - the cheapest ANA flight to Tokyo found in the past 3 days on momondo was £583, departing from Birmingham. ANA is the most popular choice on momondo for this route and has been scored 8.5/10 by 29 of our users.

SWISS Flights to Tokyo

£515 is the best return SWISS deal to Tokyo found on momondo in the last few days. The deal departed from Birmingham. SWISS has 4 flights to Tokyo most weeks, with prices varying by availability. 138 momondo users have reviewed SWISS, scoring the airline a 8.4/10 on average.


Airports near Tokyo

Below you will find all the airports in Tokyo along with their distance from the city centre

How to get to the city centre of Tokyo from the airport

Passengers arriving at Haneda International Airport, Japan, from the UK have a variety of options to get to the city centre. East Japan Railway Company’s Narita Express train service runs from all terminals to Tokyo Station, the central train station downtown. Airport Transport Service offers luxury coaches/limousines to Tokyo Air Terminal or you can ride Haneda Express bus service from the airport terminals to Tokyo Station in approx. 35min. Airport car hires and taxis are traditional transport options, but some may prefer more conventional means such as rideshares Uber or Didi. If you arrive at Tokyo Narita International, you also have multiple transport options to the city. Several rail systems are available, including the JR Trains Narita Express to Tokyo Station, the Keisei Main Line to Nippori Station and the Keisei Narita Airport Line to Keisei Ueno Station. The Skyliner Access Express is another fast train to the city centre. There are public bus and private coach (Airport Limousine) services to Central Tokyo locations, including the central train and bus terminals. Hotel shuttles, car hires, airport taxis and rideshares are additional options to the downtown area.


Popular routes to Tokyo

Most frequently searched flights to Tokyo along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time13h 40m
Cheapest price£568
Manchester to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time16h 25m
Cheapest price£692
Birmingham to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time17h 10m
Cheapest price£698
Edinburgh to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time19h 00m
Cheapest price£656
Manila to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time4h 15m
Cheapest price£445
Glasgow to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time18h 40m
Cheapest price£798
Los Angeles to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time11h 10m
Cheapest price£506
Bristol to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time15h 45m
Cheapest price£793
Seoul to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time2h 05m
Cheapest price£342
Singapore to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time6h 35m
Cheapest price£453
Newcastle upon Tyne to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time16h 40m
Cheapest price£824
Dubai to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time13h 45m
Cheapest price£1,239
Aberdeen to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time16h 20m
Cheapest price£804
Lisbon to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time19h 00m
Cheapest price£694
Cardiff to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time27h 05m
Cheapest price£1,039
Amsterdam to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time32h 00m
Cheapest price£600
Belfast to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time22h 10m
Cheapest price£813
Norwich to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time23h 10m
Cheapest price£885
New York to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time46h 45m
Cheapest price£1,107
Copenhagen to Tokyo Flights
Fastest flight time10h 30m
Cheapest price£847

Visa requirements for visiting Tokyo

All UK nationals with a valid British passport are allowed to travel to Tokyo, Japan visa-free for a period of 90 days. EU citizens and other foreign residents should make enquiries regarding visa requirements.


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Best things to do and see in Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan, is one of Asia’s premier centres for finance, culture and fashion, with a wealth of cultural and historical treasures waiting to be explored. Senso-Ji is perhaps Tokyo's oldest and most revered Buddhist temple, in a city brimming with shrines and temples honouring several different faiths. Tokyo National Museum, in Ueno Park, is another popular attraction, as is Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. For a taste of culture, try a sumo wrestling tournament at the famous Ryogoku Kokugikan Hall or the noodles at Udon Shin restaurant.


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