American / Japan Airlines – $500: Seattle / Portland – Tokyo, Japan. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

American is attacking Delta’s fares to Tokyo. We found availability from:

  • Seattle [SEA]
  • Portland [PDX]

ITA will price this at $553, but using those dates on Priceline should price is below that, usually around $500 on a mix of American, JAL and Alaska flights.

Tokyo, Japan - Photo: Balint Földesi via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Tokyo, Japan – Photo: Balint Földesi via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Seattle
  • September 20th – 26th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on the outbound from September – November for Sunday through Thursday departures. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure
  • Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.

Fare Class:

  • American and JAL: O
  • Alaska: R

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  •  $450


  • SEA – LAX (Los Angeles) – NRT (Tokyo – Narita) – YVR (Vancouver) – SEA. Availability to both HND and NRT, use TYO on the To: field on Priceline to search for both.



  • Miles Flown: 11,175 miles or 4.7 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 6,001 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles: 2,250 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter  “American” on the Airline textbox under the Advanced Options section of the form.




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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – Not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Japanese Yen (JPY). $1USD = 102.91 JPY

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Comments (2)

  • AT 3 years ago Reply

    How can it cost less to fly via LA to NRT from Seattle than it is to fly direct SEA to NRT?

    The Flight Deal 3 years ago Reply

    @AT – don’t re-position. the LAX – Tokyo fare is under $600 r/t. nonstop too.

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