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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT)
Typically, flights to Tokyo from London are cheaper when flying from London Gatwick to Tokyo Narita, which has an average price of £807
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO TOKYO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||January||16% cheaper||Flying from London Heathrow Airport to Tokyo costs on average just £833 in January|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO TOKYO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||July||22% more expensive||It costs about £1,208 for flights to Tokyo from London Heathrow Airport in July|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO TOKYO FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||March||603% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Tokyo from London Heathrow Airport in March than any other month|
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.
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 £932. 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 Saturday because tickets tend to average around £1,047. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Tokyo.
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 Roppongi Hills are very popular destinations for those visiting the Tokyo area. Roppongi Hills 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 Akihabara Electric Town.
Tokyo Narita Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Tokyo.
Tokyo Haneda Airport has an average price of £629 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 (11.2 mi from Shinjuku).
The closest airport to Shinjuku Chuo Koen is 11.0 mi away - Tokyo’s Tokyo Haneda airport.
Prices for flights to Tokyo refresh daily.
As of December 2023, there are 54 operators available to choose from for flights to Tokyo.
The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and layovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to Tokyo.
The required travel and health documents for your Tokyo trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Tokyo. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.
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.
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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