Getting Around Tokyo

Narita Express

Narita Express

The Narita Express is an express train connecting several major JR stations in central Tokyo to Narita Airport in just under an hour.


Tokyo trains

Getting Around Tokyo

Public transport is the best way to get around Tokyo, as the city has one of the world’s largest rail networks. The city’s rail networks…


Tokyo City

Tokyo Map

Below is a map of Tokyo with all the popular tourist suburbs pinpointed along with Narita and Haneda Airport.


Keisei ticket counter

Keisei Electric Railway

The Keisei Electric Railway is a private railway best known for their Keisei Main Line and Narita Sky Access line that goes from Ueno through…


Ginza Line Train

Ginza Line

The Ginza Line was the first underground railway system in Asia. It was developed after a businessman called Noritsugu Hayakawa visited London and thought it…


Keihin-Tōhoku Line Train

Keihin Tohoku Line

The Keihin Tohoku line runs parallel to the Yamanote Line around central Tokyo, but continues on to Yokohama and beyond in the south, and Saitama…


Chuo Sobu Line Train

Chuo Line

The Chuo Main Line is operated by JR and crosses across Tokyo’s centre. There are two types of train which operate on this line, the…


Yamanote Line Train

Yamanote Line

For the tourist to Tokyo, the JR Yamanote Rail line is probably the most useful of Tokyo’s rail network. The line goes in a circle…


Haneda Airport

Haneda Airport

Haneda is officially known as Tokyo International Airport (due to it being Tokyo’s first airport), but today it handles mostly domestic flights with only a…


Narita Airport

Tokyo Narita Airport

Tokyo has two major airports, Haneda, which handles mainly domestic traffic and Narita, which is the major international airport. Rather confusingly, Haneda is often called…


Only in Japan

Warm and tasty corn soup in a can can be purchased at many street vending machines.