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Flight Information between London and Tokyo

distanceDistance5926 miles (9558 km)
durationAverage flight duration17 h 30 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£708 (€797)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesAlitalia

Flights from London to Tokyo cover the 5926 miles (9558 km) long route taking on average 17 h 30 min with our travel partners like Alitalia. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £708, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £565. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Tokyo Narita.

Airlines

Alitalia flights between London and Tokyo

You can travel by flight from London to Tokyo with Alitalia for as low as £565. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Alitalia

Alitalia is Italy’s leading airline. Its head office is in Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, in Rome and you can fly around Europe and the rest of the world with them. Choose between Economy Class or Business in your next flight between London and Tokyo.

Are you making plans to travel from London to Tokyo? Why not take a flight with Alitalia? Omio can show you current Alitalia flight times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on London to Tokyo flights all in one place. On the Alitalia flight, you can expect to travel 5926 miles (9558 km) between London and Tokyo. If you use the Omio app to search for flights between London and Tokyo, you can quickly see if the Alitalia ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you have found your perfect one-way Alitalia flight from London to Tokyo, book your cheap plane tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Alitalia 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your flight between London and Tokyo are the following:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • Passengers who no longer wish to fly as per the schedule indicated on their ticket by December 31, 2020: A refund with a voucher of equal value to the ticket purchased, valid for one year, to fly to any destination offered by Alitalia.
  • Passengers who have had their flight canceled - A voucher of equal value to the ticket purchased, valid for one year, to fly to any destination serviced by Alitalia. A refund of the price of the ticket or of the remaining value of the part of the trip which has not yet been completed.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by plane from London, United Kingdom to Tokyo, Japan?

Travel by plane between London, United Kingdom and Tokyo, Japan is: Restricted.

Is international entry into Tokyo from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Japan from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

What are the safety rules to follow in Tokyo, Japan?

The government of Japan has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 01/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from London to Tokyo closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Japan by plane?

Return travel from Japan to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Tokyo?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Japan

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Tokyo?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 06/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to London from Tokyo.

How much does a cheap flight to Tokyo from London cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight between London and Tokyo for the next 7 days starting from £565  one way.
What is the average price of plane tickets between London and Tokyo?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Tokyo flight prices are on average £708  one way.
What is the distance by flight from London to Tokyo?
The distance to Tokyo from London by plane is approximately 5926 miles (9558 km).
What is the average London to Tokyo flight duration?
On average the flight from London to Tokyo duration is 17 h 30 min  for the 5926 miles (9558 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which airport for the flight from London to Tokyo do I fly out of? Which Tokyo airport from London do I arrive in?

Before booking your flight to Tokyo from London, you have a few airport options to start your journey from including flying out of London Heathrow Airport, London Stansted Airport and London Gatwick Airport. Similarly, you can opt to land in Tokyo at airports like Tokyo Narita and Tokyo Haneda.

Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from London Heathrow Airport   to Tokyo Narita   for this route.

Where is the airport in London? Where is the airport in Tokyo?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located around 14.3 miles (23 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Tokyo Narita, located 39.4 miles (63.6 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Tokyo Narita to take you to the city centre of Tokyo.

Which airlines can get me from London to Tokyo?
Take the London to Tokyo flight with Alitalia. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the journey to Tokyo from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How early should I purchase plane tickets from London to Tokyo to score the best deals?
The price of a one way plane ticket from London to Tokyo is on average £708 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for flights from all possible airlines offering this journey. In general, you can find plane tickets to Tokyo from London available a few months in advance.

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