How long is the trip to Japan?

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In this article we will answer a very simple question: How long is the trip to Japan? We are talking about the time it takes to reach Japan, whether by plane, ship or swimming.

The answer to this question is quite relative, everything will depend on where you live, which airline, etc. If you have confused this question with how long can I travel on Japan as a tourist, the answer is a maximum of 3 months.

How long does an airplane trip to Japan last?

In September 2016 and 2018 I traveled to Japan from Goias state up until Narita Tokyo flying over Disney in Tokyo via Emirates Airlines that made a stopover in Dubai. I left Brasilia and again in Goiânia and made a stopover in São Paulo.

The trip lasted about 32 hours with the change of planes in São Paulo and Dubai. The time on the plane was about 15 hours from São Paulo to Dubai, and about 9 hours from Dubai to Tokyo, totaling 1 day on the plane.

Most flights from São Paulo to Tokyo last about 30 hours, with 1 day on the plane. Some airline companies can take up to 50 hours, making plane changes in up to 2 different countries before Tokyo. 

Quanto tempo dura a viagem ao japão?

If you live in Portugal the journey is faster and usually takes about 16 hours to 20 hours. If you travel to Osaka or Sapporo, depending on the type of stopover you are taking, it can take up to 4 hours more.

There are two ways to travel to Japan by plane in Brazil. You can use airplanes that cross Europe and Africa or planes that stop in the USA or CANADA and cross the Pacific Ocean.

How long does a ship trip to Japan last?

All of this will depend on the cruise or freighter you take, most of them take about 40 to 60 days. A cruise or freighter trip usually makes several stops, requiring visas and vaccinations.

If the ship does not stop, you can reach Japan in up to 15 days. Unfortunately, it is not easy to get ship trips to reach Japan without making exchanges or spending days in different countries.

Several other factors such as climate and weather can advance or delay your trip by ship, some options can take up to 3 months to reach your destination. This option is more viable for those who want to know the seas, since its price is much higher.

The difference between a Freighter and Cruise is that a freighter does not take as many people and is usually cheaper. A ship trip must be booked well in advance, up to 6 months before the trip.

Quanto tempo dura a viagem ao japão?

Curiosities about Japan's time and distance

Below we will do some calculations and reach interesting and curious conclusions. The straight line distance between São Paulo and Tokyo is 18,555 kilometers. We will use this distance as a basis and make calculations using impossible transport.

If there was a way from Brazil to Japan for cars, a car traveling at 100km per hour would take about 7 days or 185 hours to reach the destination. This calculating the 18 thousand kilometers in a straight line between São Paulo and Tokyo.

Unfortunately, no highway can always be straight. So if there is no sea, it would take us about 15 days by car, counting curves and short breaks. Did you think if there was a tunnel that crossed the Pacific Ocean?

Quanto tempo dura a viagem ao japão?

If it was possible to walk to Japan, it would take about 154 days walking at 5km per hour without a break to reach Tokyo. For a normal human being, it is impossible to walk all this without stopping. It would take up to a year or more to reach Japan on foot.

A bicycle running at 25km per hour would take about 30 days to reach Japan. A bullet train running at 300km per hour would take about 2 days to reach Tokyo.

A slug walking at a speed of 0.0099 km / h takes about 78093 days to reach Japan, or 213 years. I hope you enjoyed these curiosities. If you liked it, share and leave your comments.

Distance from Japan to other countries

If you live in Japan and want to visit other countries, we will share a list of Japan's distance and travel time with several popular countries. I hope you like the list below:

Europe - Austria
Vienna (VIE) Vienna International Airport (VIE) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 11 hours and 30 min
Time Difference: 8 hours in advance

USA
San Francisco (SFO) San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 11 to 12 hours
Time Difference: 17 hours in advance

USA
Hawaii (HNL) Honolulu International Airport (HNL)
Flight time: Approximately 8 to 10 hours
Time Difference: 19 hours in advance

Canada
Vancouver (YVR) Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 9 to 10 hours
Time Difference: 17 hours in advance

Canada
Toronto (YTO) Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 13 hours
Time Difference: 14 hours in advance

South America
Brazil
Sao Paulo (SAO) Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 24 hours (Direct flight to Tokyo is Not available)
Time Difference: 12 hours in advance

Brazil
Rio de Janeiro (RIO) Rio de Janeiro International Airport (GIG) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 24 hours (Direct flight to Tokyo is Not available)
Time Difference: 12 hours in advance

Peru
Lima (LIM) Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez (LIM) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 21 to 24 hours (Direct flight to Tokyo is Not available)
Time Difference: 14 hours in advance

Argentina
Buenos Aires (BUE) Aeropuerto Internacional de Ezeiza (EZE) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 12 to 13 hours
Time Difference: 12 hours in advance

Asia
China
Beijing (BJS) Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 2 hour 30 min to 3 hours
Time Difference: 1 hour in advance

China
Shanghai (SHA) Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 2 hour 30 min to 3 hours
Time Difference: 1 hour in advance

China
Dalian (DLC) Zhoushuizi International Airport (DLC) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 3 hours
Time Difference: 1 hour in advance

China
Macau (MFM) Macau International Airport (MFM) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 4 hours
Time Difference: 1 hour in advance

Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HKG) Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 4 hours to 4 hours 30 min
Time Difference: 1 hour in advance

India
Delhi (DEL) Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 8 hours and 30 min.
Time Difference: 3.5 hours in advance

India
Mumbai (BOM) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 9 hours
Time Difference: 3.5 hours in advance

Indonesia
Jakarta (JKT) Jakarta International Soekarno-Hatta Airport (CGK) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 8 hours
Time Difference: 2 hours in advance

Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 7 hours
Time Difference: 1 hours in advance

Singapore
Singapore (SIN) Changi International Airport (SIN) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 7 to 8 hours
Time Difference: 1 hour in advance
South Korea
Seoul (SEL) Incheon International Airport (ICN) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 2 hours to 2 hours 30 min
Time Difference: Same Time Zone
Seoul (00:00 AM) = Tokyo (00:00 AM)

Taiwan
Taipei (TPE) Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 3 hours to 3 hours 30 min
Time Difference: 1 hour in advance

Thailand
Bangkok (BKK) Suvarnabhumi Airport (New Bangkok Airport) (BKK) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 6 hours
Time Difference: 2 hours in advance

Viet Nam
Hanoi (HAN) Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 4 hours and 30 min
Time Difference: 2 hours in advance

Viet Nam
Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 5 hours and 30 min
Time Difference: 2 hours in advance

Oceania
Australia
Sydney (SYD) Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 10 to 11 hours
Time Difference: 1 hour late

Australia
Perth (PER) Perth Airport (PER) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 10 to 11 hours
Time Difference: 1 hour late

Australia
Cairns (CNS) Cairns Airport (CNS) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 8 hours
Time Difference: 1 hour late

New Zealand
Auckland (AKL) Auckland Airport (AKL) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 11 to 12 hours
Time Difference: 3 hours late

Christchurch (CHC) Christchurch International Airport (CHC) to Tokyo 
Flight time: Approximately 14 to 15 hours
Time Difference: 3 hours late

Turkey - Turkey 
Istanbul (IST) Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 11 hours and 30 min
Time Difference: 7 hours in advance

United Arab Emirates 
Dubai (DXB) Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 10 hours
Time Difference: 5 hours in advance

South Africa
Johannesburg (JNB) Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Tokyo
Flight time: Approximately 18 to 19 hours (Direct flight to Tokyo is Not available)
Time Difference: 7 hours in advance