Cheap flights to Japan from the United Kingdom

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Japan is a popular destination for British travellers, with a variety of cities to explore. Tokyo, as the country's capital and a bustling metropolis, attracts visitors with its mix of modernity, history, and culture. Kyoto and Osaka are also favoured for their rich cultural heritage and vibrant urban life. Hokkaido and Okinawa offer stunning landscapes and beach resorts. With Trip.com, you can search and find cheap flight deals to Japan from UK everyday, with various major airlines available. The most popular route is London to Tokyo, followed by London to Osaka and Manchester to Tokyo. To secure the best flight deals to Japan, we compare different flight deals to help you explore Japan efficiently and comfortably.

Cheap flight to Japan from the UK

The below flights offer last-minute deals and the lowest prices on one-way and round-trip tickets from the UK to Japan. If these flights don't match your expectations, set up a price drop alert and check back soon for more options. When booking your flight to Japan, compare prices across different airlines and consider factors such as flight duration, layovers, departure time, and overall value for money.

Cheap one-way flights to Japan

Find amazing savings and set off on an unforgettable journey with our unbeatable deals on cheap one-way flights to Japan!

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Round-trip flights to Japan from the UK

Discover the magic of Japan with our exceptional deals on round-trip flights from the UK. Book today packed with unforgettable experiences!

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Last-minute flights to Japan

No plans yet and need to book a last-minute flight to Japan? You can still find the most suitable flights. Grab those last-minute deals now!

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UK airports flying to Japan

If you depart from London to a Japan, you can enjoy convenient direct flight from London Heathrow Airport. Choose from flexible flight schedules to suit your travel plans.

London airports flight to JapanOperated by
London Heathrow Airport to TokyoBritish Airways, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines

Airline Deals to Japan

British travellers have a variety of options with reputable airlines that operate direct flights from the UK to Japan. Airlines such as British Airways, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer full-service flights from London Heathrow Airport to Tokyo. They provide a comfortable flying experience with onboard services and amenities.

Cheap British Airways flights to Japan

British Airways operates daily flights from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Japanese cities, offering the best deals to Japan.

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Cheap Japan Airlines flights to Japan

Explore the latest flight deals to Japan from Japan Airlines. Japan Airlines operates daily flights from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3/5 to Tokyo.

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Cheap All Nippon Airways flights to Japan

Finding cheap flights to Japan with All Nippon Airways (ANA). All Nippon Airways departs from London Heathrow Airport and London City Airport to Tokyo.

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Flight time and schedule to Japan

The flight time from major UK cities such as London, Manchester, or Birmingham to popular Japanese destinations like Tokyo, Osaka, or Kyoto takes at least 14 hours, with some flights as fast as 13 hours and 35 minutes from London to Tokyo. Departing from major UK airports such as London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, Glasgow Airport, Manchester Airport, and Birmingham Airport, you can expect multiple daily flights to Japanese cities including Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido, and Fukuoka.

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  2. IB1586

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  3. AY5069

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  4. IB7331

    13:00

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  5. AY5077

    19:20

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Travelling in business class flights to Japan

It typically takes around 14 hours on a direct flight from the UK to Japan. Treat yourself to the ultimate travel experience with business class flights to Japan. Whether you're travelling for business or leisure, the business class ensures every moment of your journey is filled with luxury and refinement. Indulge in spacious seats, personalised service, and a range of amenities designed to enhance your travel experience. Whether you're flying to Tokyo, Osaka, or another Japanese destination, you will enjoy gourmet dining, exclusive lounges, and priority boarding.

British Airways and Japan Airlines offer business class flights to London to Tokyo. Explore some of the best business class flights below or search for more business flights to Japan.

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Japan travel essential

Visa requirementsLanugageCurrencyTimezone
Visa is required up to 90 days with a valid British passportJapaneseJapanese YenGMT+9
Flight distanceHealth and safetyTravel cost per dayTop attractions
5,942 miles (9,562km)A travel insurance that covers your itinerary, planned activities and expenses in an emergency.£100 to £150 per day on averageTokyo Disneyland, Universal Studios Japan, Tokyo Skytree

How to find a cheap flight to Japan?

Tip 1: Book Early.

Plan ahead and book right way, lock in a flight deal to Japan as early as you can! Do not wait until the last minute and flight costs are often sky-high.

Tip 2: Compare flight prices

Compare flight tickets to Japan on online travel agencies and airline websites. The more you compare, the higher chance to find the most competitive price.

Tip 3: Look out for special deals

Check airline and online travel agency websites regularly for the flight deals to Japan, or sign up newsletters to keep up to date with the latest offers.

Tip 4: Split tickets

Check one-way flight tickets, buying two cheap one-way flights can sometimes be a better deal than a round-trip.

Tip 5: Flexiable travel date

Flight tickets to Japan are usually cheaper during the week, especially Thursday. Fly in the early morning, or late at night can help save money.

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Related FAQ on your travel to Japan

What month is the cheapest to fly to Japan?Which airline flies direct to Japan from the UK?
Flight tickets to Japan are the cheapest in March compared to other months.British Airways, Japan Airlines, and All Nippon Airways offer direct flights from major UK cities to Japan.
Which airline is best for Japan?How much money do you need to take to Japan for 7 days?
Japan Airlines is highly regarded as one of the premier airlines for flights to Japan. As Japan's national carrier and a member of the Oneworld alliance, it offers a superior travel experience with modern aircraft, comfortable seating options, and a focus on passenger well-being, JL ensures travellers from the UK enjoy a seamless journey to Tokyo, Osaka, and other destinations across Japan.For budget travellers visiting Japan, you can expect to spend around £70 to £100 per day, while mid-range travellers might budget around £150 to £250 per day. Planning ahead and researching activities and costs can help you create a budget that suits your travel style.
What are the best places to visit in Japan?What's the famous food in Japan?
  • Tokyo is the capital known for its skyscrapers, shopping districts like Shibuya and Shinjuku, and cultural sites such as Senso-ji Temple and the Imperial Palace.
  • Kyoto is a cultural heart with beautiful temples like Kinkaku-ji and Fushimi Inari Shrine.
  • Osaka has vibrant street food scenes at Dotonbori, Osaka Castle, and Universal Studios Japan.
  • Nara has friendly deer in Nara Park, marvel at Todai-ji Temple housing a giant Buddha statue.
  • Hokkaido is famous for skiing in winter, the lavender fields of Furano in summer, and natural hot springs (onsen) throughout the year.
  • Mount Fuji is Japan's symbol, with views from nearby lakes like Kawaguchiko or Hakone.
  • Sushi is world-renowned dish consisting of vinegared rice, raw fish, and various other ingredients such as vegetables and seaweed.
  • Sashimi is fresh, thinly sliced raw fish or seafood, typically served with soy sauce and wasabi.
  • Nabe is a Japanese hot pot dish like shabu-shabu and sukiyaki, where ingredients such as thinly sliced meat, vegetables, and tofu are cooked in a communal pot at the table.
  • Okonomiyaki is a savory pancake containing a variety of ingredients such as cabbage, meat, seafood, and topped with a special sauce, mayonnaise, and bonito flakes.
  • Tonkatsu is a breaded and deep-fried pork cutlet, usually served with shredded cabbage and a thick, tangy sauce.
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