Cheap flights from Sydney to Tokyo

Flight information Sydney to Tokyo

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Average flight time, total distance 7833 kilometres

9h 25min

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Tokyo Narita and Tokyo Haneda

2 airports

Which airlines fly from Sydney to Tokyo?

  • Japan Airlines (JAL), ANA, and Qantas all offer daily non-stop flights to Tokyo from Sydney Airport.
  • For flights to Japan it is worth setting up price alerts with Skyscanner, so we can inform you when the price starts to rise or fall, so you can snag a great deal as it becomes available.

How easy is it to depart from Sydney Airport?

Sydney Airport is an excellent hub, and easy to transit through. It has 3 modern terminals with all the standard travel conveniences.

  • Terminal 1 – is the International Terminal for Sydney and all flights to Tokyo will leave from here.

The International Terminal provides access to duty-free shops, ATMs, restaurants, cafes, bars, information desks, free WiFi, and currency exchange counters. The AirTrain and T-Bus connect Terminal 1 with Terminals 2 and 3, these services cost $6 per person, or are free if you have flown in with Qantas or Virgin Australia.

Recommended arrival time for checking in for an international flight is 2-3 hours.

What do I need before I depart from Sydney Airport?

  • All international travel requires passengers to carry a valid passport.

What information do I need to know when arriving in Tokyo?

Tokyo has two international airports, and these are the Tokyo Narita Airport and the Tokyo Haneda Airport, and a flight from Sydney can direct you to either of these facilities. Both of these airports have 3 terminals each.

  • Tokyo Narita Airport – you will likely fly into Terminal 2.
  • Tokyo Haneda Airport – you can be directed to either Terminal 1 or Terminal 2.

Both airports provide travellers with access to cash machines, monetary exchange, restaurants and bars, charging outlets, free WiFi, and duty-free shopping. Haneda has a complimentary shuttle service for terminal transfers, whilst Narita’s terminals are connected to one another.

Taxi fares are affordable from the centrally located Tokyo Haneda Airport, with typical costs coming to 6000-8000JPY ($68-90). From Tokyo Narita Airport, expect the journey to cost upwards of 22,000JPY ($250).

What is the weather like in Tokyo?

  • Tokyo has four seasons, with hot summers in the high 20s and cold winters averaging 0-10°C. Spring and autumn are popular seasons to visit, with highs and lows between 10-20°C.

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Tokyo?

  • Tokyo is an hour behind Sydney during Standard Time (ST), or 2 hours behind during Daylight Savings Time (DST).

Is Tokyo cheaper than Sydney?

Tokyo’s consumer and grocery prices are higher than in Sydney, but living and dining costs are cheaper. For more guidance and tips on how to save money in Japan’s capital city, check out our thrifty traveller’s guide to Tokyo.

  • Dining out in Tokyo at a mid-range restaurant for 2 people should cost an average of 5500JPY ($62).
  • Pick up a cappuccino in Tokyo for an approximately 380JPY ($4.30).
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Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of September 2017

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