Flights from LAX to Japan

Flight information Los Angeles International to Japan

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While separated by a distance of over 5,500 miles, Los Angeles and Japan are like sister cities that have a profound love of thinking outside of the box when it comes to fashion, food, and fun. It is a popular travel route among business professionals and tourists alike, and Skyscanner can help you find the cheapest airfare for this route in one easy search.

Flying out from LAX

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles and is easy to get to by car, public bus, Uber and Lyft, taxi, or by private shuttle. This airport has nine different terminals and serves more than 84 travelers each year. All international flights from this airport depart from Terminal 9, which is officially known as the Tom Bradley International Terminal. TSA recommends that you arrive for your flight from LAX to Japan at least two hours early so you can get through airport security in time to make it to your gate.

Once you have cleared the airport security checkpoint, you can relax and unwind while checking out the various art exhibits with the airport, use the free Wi-Fi, dine at world-class restaurants, and even have a cocktail at the bar.

Japan Travel Information

Japan is a friendly country that is safe for US travelers. While there are no immediate threats, and crime is considered to be low in this country, you should always be aware of your surroundings when traveling abroad, and keep your valuables locked away.

To enter into Japan, US travelers are required to have a passport that is valid for the entire length of your stay. You do not need a travel visa for stays that are under 90 days, but you are required to show proof of your US return flight airline ticket.

Be prepared for some jet lag once you land in Japan as the local time in Los Angeles is whopping 17 hours behind that of Tokyo. Don't worry; you will regain your day when you travel back to Los Angeles.

Popular Destination Cities in Japan

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the epicenter of commerce and finance for the country. This city is popular among young people who are in search of hot fashion trends, the latest in anime, and technology savvy individuals who want to discover the "next greatest thing." You can fly direct from LAX to Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT), which hosts most of the international flights to the region. NRT is located about 37 miles from the downtown core. Direct flights to NRT are serviced by Delta, ANA, United, and American Airlines.

For less than $900 for a round trip ticket, you can fly to Hiroshima via American Airlines, ANA, and United Airlines. The trip will take about 11 hours and 40 minutes, and you will have to catch a connecting flight along the way.

Okinawa is a fabulous beach community that features sandy beaches and crystal clear ocean water. For less than $400 for a round trip flight, you can fly to Okinawa Naha Airport (OKA) in about 15 hours with a connecting flight along the way. This airport hosts flights with China Eastern, ANA, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines.

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