Tokyo Transportation

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  • Transportation
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  • Transportation
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  • 1. From to the Airport

    There is a special going on right now from Narita Airport to the stops in central Tokyo on the Narita Express …. basically 50% off …. you must buy your tickets from the JR East location at the airport...

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  • 2. Rail - In and out of Tokyo by Train

    Japan has one of the most extensive and advanced rail systems in the world with numerous private and municipal companies providing service local and long distance, usually at reasonable prices...

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  • 3. Rail - Metro - Subway

    The Narita Express, operated by East Japan Railway Company (aka JR East), has direct trains from central Tokyo to the airport for just 2,940 Yen ($40 USD)... similar to the cost of a taxi to the...

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  • 4. Waterbus & Ferry

    Sumida River Line (隅田川ライン) is a water bus that runs from Asakusa near Senso-ji Temple and Tokyo SkyTree south to Hinode, and the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to...

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  • 5. Rail - Rail Passes

    JR Pass is a special arrangement for tourists visiting Japan. With JR Pass you will be able to use Japan Rail ordinary trains as well as Shinkansen. Shinkansen also known as bullet trains provide...

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  • 6. Getting Around the City - General Info

    As you can see on photo #1 the info board in Tokyo station is misleading. Surest way to get on the local train for Sendagaya is to change trains at Ochanomizu or Yotsuya. Then pick a yellow train...

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  • 7. Rail - Yamanote (Loop) Line

    the JR Yamanote line is the main loop of tokyo and you would not get lost here so I would suggest you master it before taking the other JR and other train lines to other areas but remember that...

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  • 8. Road - Taxi & Bus

    Taxis are expensive, yet easy and reliable in Tokyo. The first 2km of the taxi ride will typically run you 710 Yen (almost USD 10), then you will pay about 80 Yen for each additional 274m ( about USD...

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  • 9. Tokyo Station

    For the most part, the crowds were not bad but during the busy times of the day - there were a lot of people! The underground subway stations are clean and had kiosks selling candy, ties, and...

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  • 10. Road - Bicycle

    Although we're now reusing railway rights-of-way as bicycle paths, much of the USA is behind the times when it comes to the commuting use of bicycles. I was absolutely enchanted to see that the...

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  • 11. Map - Atras

    You can pick a free metro network map on many bigger metro stations. Either in Japanese (big or very tiny) or in English (a folded pamphlet). The best bet is to take care of it already at Narita...

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  • 12. Shinjuku Station

    Shinjuku station is the busiest station in the world with more than 2 million people passing through it and quite accordingly it is rather complex. If you come to Tokyo from the western Kantô area or...

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  • 13. Station tips - Ueno

    Taxis from Narita to Tokyo are frightfully expensive and a much better solution is to take the train. There are several choices depending on where you want to go, how fast you want to get there, and...

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  • 15. Haneda Airport

    Haneda is Tokyo's busiest airport, handling well over 60 million passengers per year compared to Narita's 35 million passengers each year. Haneda has the...

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  • 16. Coin Operated Luggage Lockers

    Bringing lots of luggage Japan, but want to travel light once you are here? Coin luggage lockers will make life easy for you. It seems like every train station...

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  • 17. Narita International Airport

    Narita International Airport is the second busiest of Tokyo's two major airport even though it is remotely located out in the rice paddies 36 miles from...

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  • 18. London to Tokyo

    We flew to Tokyo with British Airways on a direct flight from London Heathrow to Narita. The flight took 11.5 hours. That's a long while to be shut up in a tin...

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  • 19. Mount Takao Cable Car

    Mount Takao Cable Car is one of three ways most people get to and from the top of Mount Takao in Western Tokyo. The Cable Car has seats for about 80 passengers,...

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  • 20. Mount Takao Chair Lift

    The Mount Takao Chair Lift is one of three ways most tourist travel to the top of Takao-san, a famous mountain in Western Tokyo topped with a historic Shinto...

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  • 21. Toll Roads in Tokyo

    Toll roads in the Tokyo area are both extensive and expensive. As an example, a trip to Narita Airport from the western side of Tokyo might cost as much as...

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  • 22. The Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo's Waterfront

    The Rainbow Bridge is one of modern Tokyo's most famous landmarks, alongside Tokyo Tower and Tokyo SkyTree. The bridge was constructed from 1987 to 1993, and...

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  • 23. Local Train from Narita Airport

    Have a long layover at Narita, but not enough time to go explore Tokyo? Did you know you can take the local trains to some great little villages within 15...

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  • 24. Airport – Tokyo Narita (Terminal 2)

    Tokyo Narita aka Narita International Airport aka New Tokyo International Airport is an international airport that serves the Greater Tokyo Area although it is...

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  • 25. Tama River Trail - Biking and Walking

    The Tama River Trail follows the Tama River from Tokyo's western outskirts to Tokyo Bay. The trail length is around 100 kilometers from the Okutama regions...

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