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Wednesday, December 11th 2019

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2019
28
November
Calgary to Tokyo or Osaka / Kyoto, Japan - $479 to $654 CAD roundtrip including taxes

Osaka Kyoto, Japan

United Airlines has dropped the price of their flights from Calgary to Tokyo and Osaka, Japan down to between $645 and $654 CAD roundtrip including taxes.

From Osaka, it's a 26 minute train ride ($17) to the beautiful city of Kyoto if you use the special rapid trains on the JR Kyoto Line.

Update 11/28 @ 6 PM MST - Cheap flights from Calgary to Tokyo and Osaka are back! This time with United & ANA, and for $479 CAD roundtrip!! Dates in January, February, early March 2020. Start with the Google Flights links below.

You can also look at flying into Tokyo or Osaka, but home from a different airport in Japan.

For example, Calgary to Tokyo, and then Sapporo (CTS) to Calgary. The Sapporo Snow Festival is from Jan 30 to Feb 11.

Sapporo (CTS) or Asahikawa (AKJ) are the airports you want to focus on if you're interesting in skiing / snowboarding the legendary powder of Hokkaido.

Here is a map of all the major airports in Japan, and what's around them.

Availability for travel

January, February, April, September 2020

September dates are pretty limited. Try a departure date of Sep 8, 9, 15, or 16.

There are also some to Tokyo in the second half of August 2020 for $75 more.

NOTE: April 29 to May 5 is Japan's 'Golden Week' when everyone in Japan goes on holidays, meaning everything is very busy, booked, etc.

The best time to view cherry blossoms depends on the location in Japan, and varies each year. As a general rule, in many areas it is from late March to early April.

How to find and book this deal

1. Try the following Google Flights search:

Google Flights: Calgary to Tokyo, Japan

Google Flights: Calgary to Osaka, Japan

Google Flights: Calgary to Tokyo, and then Sapporo to Calgary

- click on the departure date box to open up the calendar view and browse for cheap date combinations in January, February, early March 2020.

- look for the dates that are between $479 and $655 CAD roundtrip.

TIP #1: Look for the flights where the overseas legs are operated by ANA instead of United, whenever possible.

TIP #2: Tokyo's Haneda (HND) airport is the one that's close to downtown Tokyo. Narita (NRT) airport is an hour's train ride away.

- NOTE: These don't work when you click through from Google Flights to Expedia (the price jumps). I've had luck with clicking through to other booking sites. You may also want to try searching for the same destination and dates on Flighthub or Kayak.

- If you try the same destination and dates on Skyscanner you can book them for $464 CAD roundtrip.

screenshot from Skyscanner



screenshot from Google Flights



screenshot from United Airlines



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2 Responses to "Calgary to Tokyo or Osaka / Kyoto, Japan - $479 to $654 CAD roundtrip including taxes"


    Has Chris Smithers been here?
       Chris Smithers on November 28th, 2019

    This sale looks to have ended already?

    Has Amy  been here?
       Amy on November 28th, 2019

    Booked a trip for my husband to see his friend in Feb. Greatly appreciated!

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