The best price found on momondo to Osaka was $44/pp from Busan, which is 95% cheaper than the average flight price to Osaka. To find the cheapest price to Osaka from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The cheapest month to fly to Osaka from United States is in April. Flight prices, which tend to average around $570, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you are unable to visit Osaka during the month of April, then departing from United States during the month March is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $638.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 53 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Osaka. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $850. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $576.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Osaka from United States is on a Sunday. momondo users have found tickets for Sunday departures for as low as $822. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Flights from United States to Osaka on a Wednesday will generally be more expensive and average around $929. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Flying to Osaka from United States in the afternoon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $639 when looking at flights departing in the afternoon. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Osaka is in the morning when prices are around $1,013.
When planning your flight to Osaka, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of April, June, or July could carry a higher chance of rain, as Osaka sees up to 5.1 inches or more. There are still things to do in Osaka even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. Abeno Harukas is a great museum to visit near Osaka and is especially great when the weather outside is less than desirable. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade. Many people find Kaiyukan to be a great place to check out while visiting Osaka, especially on days where the weather does not quite cooperate.
During the warmer months, hikers around the Osaka area find that parks like Tennoji Koen are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Osaka in November.
Universal Studios Japan is a great amusement park that is often visited by tourists and locals in Osaka. Amusement parks and waterparks are often most enjoyable when the weather is 70 degrees fahrenheit or more and the chance of rain is moderate at most. With that in mind, consider planning your flight to Osaka for August if these attractions interest you or your family.
Kobe Airport or Osaka Kansai Intl Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Osaka.
With an average price of $875 per person, Kobe Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Osaka. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.
Currently, Japan travel restrictions include travel to Osaka. Japan has restricted the entry of travelers who have been in or transited through Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, the Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Sao Tome e Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, South Korea, St. Kitts and Nevis, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, the Vatican City, Venezuela, or Vietnam in the past 14 days. Residents of Japan with “Permanent Resident”, “Spouse or Child of Japanese National”, “Spouse or Child of Permanent Resident” or “Long Term Resident” status who departed Japan with Re-entry Permission by April 2, 2020 may still re-enter the country, even if they have been in one of the above countries. Starting from 1 September, these travelers will also need to apply to their nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate to receive a “Re-entry Confirmation Letter”, and may need to provide a PCR test result on arrival. Check the Japanese government’s advice on this process on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. If they received re-entry permission between April 3 and April 28, 2020 they may re-enter if they have only been in Afghanistan, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Cape Verde, Colombia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Maldives, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, St. Kitts and Nevis, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine or Uruguay. If re-entry permission was granted between April 29 and May 15, 2020 they may re-enter Japan if they have only been in Afghanistan, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Cape Verde, Colombia, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Maldives, Pakistan, South Africa, Sao Tome and Principe, Tajikistan or Uruguay. If re-entry permission was granted between May 16 and May 26, 2020 they may re-enter Japan if they have only been in Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, El Salvador, Ghana, Guinea, India, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, South Africa or Tajikistan. If re-entry permission was granted between May 27 and June 30, 2020, they may re-enter Japan if they have only been in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Iraq, Jamaica, Lebanon, Mauritania, Nicaragua, Senegal or St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Nationals of China with passports issued in Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province may not enter the country unless they can prove that they haven’t been in those provinces in the past 14 days. Travelers who were on the cruise ship ‘Westerdam’ may not enter the country unless they’re nationals of Japan. Nationals of Japan, their spouses and children who can present proof, travelers with Special Permanent Residence Permits with re-entry permits from a regional immigration officer, and US military personnel may still enter the country. Travelers and airline crew who have been in any of the countries listed so far in the past 14 days must submit a quarantine questionnaire and undergo a PCR test upon arrival. Special rules apply to airline crew members entering Japan. Crew members must submit quarantine questionnaires and “Plan of Stay in Japan” declarations. Crews should adhere to the instructions provided in the quarantine document “Notice: For Crews boarding vehicles from areas subject to strengthened quarantine.” Airlines should arrange chartered vehicles (as opposed to public transportation) to transport crews between the airport and their hotel, and ensure that crews comply with the other rules during their stay in Japan. Visa exemption for travelers from many countries has been suspended, and visas from certain countries have been invaldated. For more info, check here. If you are planning to travel to Osaka at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.