Airplane | © Kuster & Wildhaber Photography via Flickr
Airplane | © Kuster & Wildhaber Photography via Flickr

Japan is well served by European airlines, with several flights to Japan each week from major European airports. This article will give you the lowdown on the best routes and prices.

Direct Flight To Japan from Europe

Finding the best price

If you do not have a preference for an exact time and date to travel, and can travel to several airports (for example someone near London can easily reach Heathrow, Gatwick and connect to Schiphol and Charles De Gaulle) then comparison sites can help you find the best price. Skyscanner is an excellent resource, and can show you average prices for every month, enabling you to pick the best time to travel for your budget.

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From the UK
There are 35 flights a week from London to Tokyo, covering a distance of 5949 miles.

Flight Time: 11-12 hours
Cheapest Cost (Standard economy return): £463

3 airlines fly London to Tokyo

Flights with British Airways

Flights with Virgin Atlantic

Flights with ANA

From France
There are 36 flights a week from Paris to Tokyo, covering a distance of 6041 miles.

Flight Time: 12 hours
Cheapest Cost (Standard economy return): £472

2 airlines fly Paris to Tokyo

Flights with Air France

Flights with JAL

From The Netherlands
There are 7 flights a week from Amsterdam to Tokyo, covering a distance of 5795 miles.

Flight Time: 11 hours
Cheapest Cost (Standard economy return): €502

1 airline flies Amsterdam to Tokyo

Flights with KLM

From Italy
There are 9 flights a week from Rome to Tokyo, covering a distance of 6151 miles.

Flight Time: 12 hours
Cheapest Cost (Standard economy return): €485

1 airline flies Rome to Tokyo

Flights with Alitalia

From Russia
There are 7 flights a week from Moscow to Tokyo, covering a distance of 4645 miles.

Flight Time: 10 hours
Cheapest Cost (Standard economy return): £528

1 airline flies Moscow to Tokyo

Flights with Aeroflot

From Denmark
There are 7 flights a week from Copenhagen to Tokyo, covering a distance of 5396 miles.

Flight Time: 11.5 hours
Cheapest Cost (Standard economy return): £546

1 airline flies Copenhagen to Tokyo

Flights with SAS

From Germany
There are no direct flights from Germany to Japan; look at connecting in France, The Netherlands, Austria, Denmark or Russia depending on your exact location.

From Spain
There are no direct flights from Spain to Japan, look at connecting in France, The UK or Turkey depending on your exact location.

From Ireland
There are no direct flights from Ireland to Japan, look at connecting in The UK, France or Netherlands depending on your exact location.