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Are you searching for flights from the USA to Asia? Take a look at our handy guide below to help you explore which airlines operate frequent popular routes between the USA and countries within Asia, which departure and arrival airports to consider and many more FAQs.

Popular USA to Asia Routes

New York ➡ Tokyo, Japan

One of the most popular routes between the USA and Asia is from New York to Tokyo, mainly for business but also for leisure. Tokyo is a quirky city rich with iconic landmarks and mouth-watering Japanese cuisine. It's the ideal destination if you're wanting to delve into East Asian culture. The peak travel season for visiting Tokyo from New York is normally between March and April or September and November. Both seasons offer comfortable temperatures and you'll also get to see the famous cherry blossom trees in full bloom during Spring. Airlines that operate this route regularly include All-Nippon AirwaysUnited AirlinesJapan Airlines and American Airlines.

Route Frequency: 110+ weekly flights from New York to Tokyo

Ticket Price: $1200+ USD single, $1600+ USD return

Flight Time: 12-14 hours (direct)

Airports: Newark Airport ➡ Narita International Airport; Newark Airport ➡ Haneda Airport; JFK Airport ➡ Haneda Airport

Airlines: All-Nippon Airways, United, Japan Airlines, American Airlines

Los Angeles ➡ Hong Kong

Fancy visiting Hong Kong from the US? You'll be pleased to know it's a pretty straightforward flight, especially if you're flying from Los Angeles. When you reach Hong Kong, you'll have the opportunity to try out the delicious cuisine and set your eyes upon this vibrant city's mesmerising skyscrapers and centuries-old temples all in the same view. The ideal time to visit Hong Kong is usually during autumn and early winter - temperatures are just right for any activity in the city. But if you're not bothered by temperature, Hong Kong is a great year-round destination too. At the moment, airlines operating direct flights between Hong Kong and Los Angeles include Cathay Pacific and American Airlines.

Route Frequency: 60+ weekly flights from Los Angeles to Hong Kong

Ticket Price: $800+ USD single, $1200+ USD return

Flight Time: 16 hours (direct)

Airports: Los Angeles International Airport ➡ Hong Kong International Airport

Airlines: Cathay Pacific, American Airlines

New York ➡ Dubai, UAE

Dubai is the capital of the United Arab Emirates - it's an extremely popular destination with business travellers and holiday-makers, catering to everyone's needs. It's also home to the tallest building in the world - the Burj Khalifa. If you're looking to fly directly from the US to Dubai, there are only a handful of US cities you can fly from, but New York operates the most flights to Dubai weekly compared to the rest. The peak travel season for Dubai is between November and February as the temperatures are pleasant enough for you to tour the city. Emirates is currently the only airline that flies direct from New York to Dubai.

Route Frequency: 35+ weekly flights from New York to Dubai

Ticket Price: $700+ USD single, $1100+ USD return

Flight Time: 12-14 hours (direct)

Airports: JFK International Airport ➡ Dubai International Airport

Airlines: Emirates

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Buy Now, Pay Later For USA to Asia Flights

Did you know that you can book your flights from the US to Asia today and pay later over time? You can do this right here at Alternative Airlines, where we offer many flexible payment plans to choose from at checkout including Afterpay, Klarna, Tendopay and many more!

If you're a resident of the US, you can spread the cost of your USA to Asia flights over time with KlarnaAfterpayAffirmZip and PayPal Credit. You can split the cost up and make repayments over a weekly, bi-weekly or even monthly basis, depending on the finance option you've chosen. Different payment plans will appear at checkout depending on the country you reside in and the currency you're paying for your tickets with. Find out more by reading our Buy Now, Pay Later guide.

What Airlines Fly Between the USA and Asia?

Direct Flights: If you're aiming to travel direct from the US to Asia without making any connections, the following airlines can provide. These airlines operate direct flights between the USA and several Asian countries on a regular basis.

American Airlines

American Airlines is a major airline based in the US and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. It's classed as the world's largest airline when measured by the size of its fleet and the number of scheduled passengers carried. The airline flies to over 350 destinations internationally and domestically, including around 9 cities in Asia, including New Delhi, Tel Aviv, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo.

United Airlines

United Airlines, also referred to as United, is another major airline based in the US, with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. United flies to over 300 destinations worldwide, including over 15 cities in Asia such as Mumbai, Singapore, Manila, Taipei, Osaka and more.


EVA Air, which stands for Evergreen Airways, is an international airline based in Taipei, Taiwan. The airline operates scheduled passenger routes to over 40 international destinations across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. EVA Air is a great choice if you're planning to fly from the USA to Taiwan.

Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines is the national flag carrier of Singapore and is headquartered at Singapore Changi Airport. The airline flies to over 70 destinations out of Changi Airport, including New York, Los Angeles and Houston. It's the best airline to fly with if you're looking to fly direct from the US to Singapore.


Emirates is a flag carrier airline for the United Arab Emirates and is based in Dubai. It's currently the largest airline in the Middle East, with over 3,600 flights per week. Emirates flies to more than 150 destinations across 80 countries, including major US cities such as Miami, Seattle, San Francisco and Chicago. Flying with Emirates is great if you're aiming to fly from the US to Dubai.

Use the search form at the top of the page to begin searching for flights with any of these airlines and more.

You can also use our airline filters to only view flights with a specific airline, direct flights and different flight times.

Airport Information

Departure Airport Information

When flying from the USA to Asia, the easiest airports to fly from are New York-JFK and Los Angeles International Airport.

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

John F. Kennedy International Airport, commonly referred to as JFK, is the main international airport that serves New York City. It's labelled as the 13th busiest airport in the United States and serves as a hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. This airport is a very popular option for anyone looking to fly from the US to Asian cities. From JFK Airport, you can fly to Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Dubai, New Delhi, Singapore, Hong Kong, Manila, Taipei, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), also referred to as LAX, is the primary international airport serving Los Angeles and surrounding areas. The airport is a hub for several US-based airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. If you're flying from LAX, you can fly to the following Asian cities: Jeddah, Doha, Singapore, Hong Kong, Manila, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, Osaka and Tokyo.

To find out more about other airports in the US operating flights to Asia, check out our pages on San Francisco International Airport and Chicago O'Hare International Airport.

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Can I fly directly between the USA and Asia?

Absolutely! There are several airports within the US that you can depart from if you're travelling to the continent of Asia. The main airlines that fly direct routes to key Asian cities include American Airlines and United Airlines. With these two airlines, you can fly to some of the most popular cities in Asia including Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Other airlines that fly from the USA to Asia are Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Japan Airlines, Asiana Airlines, EVA Air and Emirates.

What is the flight time between the US and Asia?

This all depends on where in Asia you'll be flying to and also where you're departing from. For example, if you're flying from New York to Dubai or Doha, the flight may last between 12-13 hours (direct). If you're flying from Los Angeles to Tokyo or Seoul, it will be a similar flight time of 12-13 hours (direct).

Can I pay over time for flights between the USA and Asia?

Of course! You can book your flights from the USA to Asia right here at Alternative Airlines and spread the cost of your tickets over time when you choose to pay with one of the many flexible payment plans we offer at checkout, including Afterpay, Klarna, Affirm and PayPal Credit. This means you can book your flights from USA to Asia today and pay back on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis depending on the plan you've chosen! Discover all of our finance options here for more information.