Your Guide to Booking Your Flight

It's not as complicated as it seems!


Booking a flight to Japan can be intimidating, especially for first-time visitors. To help you get a clearer idea of where you can go and the corresponding flights and airports, read our quick and helpful primer below! 


For those traveling to Tokyo 

Haneda International Airport (also known as Tokyo International Airport) and Narita International Airport are your gateways to Tokyo. 

Haneda International Airport (HND) is only 30 minutes away from the city center.
On the other hand, Narita International Airport (NRT) is located north of Tokyo, 1 to 1.5 hours away from the city center. 

Haneda International Airport

Every day, major airlines fly out from Manila to Haneda International Airport. The trip takes approximately 4 hours. From Haneda to Manila, the trip takes around 4.5 hours. If you're flying economy, a roundtrip ticket will cost you anywhere from ¥45,000 to ¥130,000. As of the moment, there are no major airlines flying from Cebu to Haneda, and there are no budget airlines flying from both Manila and Cebu to Haneda. 

Narita International Airport

Major and budget airlines from Manila and Cebu fly to Narita International Airport daily. The trip takes approximately 4 and 4.5 hours respectively. If you're flying economy with a major airline, a roundtrip ticket will cost you anywhere from ¥40,000 to ¥120,000. With a budget airline, it will cost you anywhere from ¥25,000 to ¥70,000. From Narita, there are daily flights to Manila, but at the moment, flights to Cebu are limited to Mondays and Saturdays only. The journey back takes approximately 4.5 to 5 hours respectively. 

For those traveling to Osaka

Kansai International Airport is your gateway to Isaka and other famous places in the region such as Kyoto and Kobe. Kansai International Airport (KIX) is just one hour away from the Osaka city center.

Kansai International Airport

Major airlines fly out from Manila and Cebu to Kansai International Airport daily. They also have return trips every day. Each one-way trip takes approximately 4 hours, and a roundtrip economy ticket will cost you anywhere from ¥40,000 to ¥120,000. 

Budget airlines from Manila fly to Osaka daily. Return trips are also available every day. Each trip takes approximately 4 hours, and a roundtrip ticket will cost you anywhere from ¥18,000 to ¥70,000. There are currently no outgoing flights from Cebu to Kansai. 

For those traveling to Nagoya

Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO) is your gateway to Nagoya, and is located 30 minutes away from the Nagoya city center. 

Chubu Centrair International Airport

Major airlines fly out from Manila daily. From Cebu, the flights are limited to a few days a week only. The trip takes approximately 4 hours. There are also daily flights from Nagoya to Manila, which takes approximately 4 hours as well. A roundtrip ticket will cost you anywhere from ¥40,000 to ¥100,000.

Budget airlines from Manila also fly to Nagoya daily. Each flight takes approximately 4 hours. A roundtrip ticket will cost you anywhere from ¥18,000 to ¥70,000. There are currently no budget airlines flying from Cebu to Nagoya. 

For those traveling to Fukuoka

Located just 30 minutes away from the Fukuoka city center, Fukuoka International Airport is your gateway to Fukuoka. 

Fukuoka International Airport

Major airlines fly from Manila to Fukuoka every day. The trip takes approximately 4 hours. A roundtrip economy ticket will cost you anywhere from ¥18,000 to ¥50,000. There are currently no major airlines flying from Cebu to Fukuoka. 

Budget airlines fly out from Manila to Fukuoka several times a week. The trip takes approximately 4 hours. A roundtrip economy ticket will cost you anywhere from ¥18,000 to ¥50,000. There are currently no budget airlines flying from Cebu to Fukuoka. 

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