How To Get To Shibuya From Haneda Narita Tokyo And Shinjuku

first_imgShibuya is a city where the newest trends in youth culture can be found. The area boasts various tourist attractions representative of Japan, such as the large shopping facility SHIBUYA 109 and the bustling Scramble Crossing intersection. If you’re interested in the latest Japanese youth culture, we recommend visiting Shibuya.However, it might be somewhat difficult to understand the complicated Japanese transportation network which spreads out in various directions like a spider web. So today we’ll be sharing how to get to Shibuya Station from airports and major spots often visited by travelers from abroad. We’ve listed directions depending on whether you’re traveling by train, bus, or taxi.1. Haneda AirportHaneda Airport is conveniently located from central Tokyo. The airport boasts ‘Edo Koji’, an area where many traditional Japan-themed cafes and restaurants are gathered together, making it possible for visitors to get a taste of Japan even before they leave the airport. After arriving, it might also be a good idea to rest a little at the airport before heading out to the city.TrainLine : Keikyu Airport Line, JR Yamanote Line (for Shinjuku)Entraining Station: Haneda Airport International Terminal StationTransfer Station: ShinagawaFare: 580 yenTimetable: Keikyu Line Haneda Airport International Terminal Station (Japanese)、JR Yamanote Line Shinagawa Station (Japanese)Notes: Transfer to the JR Yamanote Line from the Keikyu Line at Shinagawa Station.BusBoarding Point: Haneda Airport International Terminal, Haneda Airport Terminal 1, or Haneda Airport Terminal 2Exit Point: Shibuya StationTime: About 40-70 minutesFare: 1030 yenTimetable: Keihin Kyuko Bus (Japanese)Notes: Runs in the late night and early morning, so it is convenient for visitors arriving late at night or early in the morning.Purchase tickets beforehand at the Ticket Booth at the arrival lobby.Official Website: Keihin Kyuko Airport Bus (Japanese)TaxiTime: About 1 hourFare: About 7,000 yen2. Narita AirportNarita International Airport is used by 35 million people every year. Many visitors to Japan will use this airport often called the “entrance-way to Japan.” You’ll want to know how to get to Shibuya from here.TrainLine: Keisei Narita Airport Line (for Keisei Ueno), JR Yamanote Line (for Shinjuku)Transfer Station: NipporiExit Station: ShibuyaFare: 1500 yenTimetable: Keisei Main Line Narita Airport (Narita Airport Terminal 1) Station (Japanese), JR Yamanote Line Nippori Station (Japanese)Time: About 90 minutesLine: Keisei Narita Airport Line (for Keisei Ueno), Tokyo Metro Hanzomon LineTransfer Station: OshiageExit Station: ShibuyaFare: 1400 yenTimetable: Keisei Main Line Narita Airport (Narita Airport Terminal 1) Station (Japanese), Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line Oshiage Station (Japanese)Time: About 95 minutesTaxiTime: About 150 minutesFare: About 26,000 yenNotes: This route will cost more than others, but if you are visiting in a group or have many bags with you, you might want to consider using a taxi.3. Tokyo StationMany lines pass through Tokyo Station. It’s a station you will probably be using whether you’re coming to Tokyo by plane from overseas, or by shinkansen from other regions.As there are so many train lines passing through it, Tokyo Station is huge and complicated. You might want to take into consideration the time you’ll need to find what you’re looking for when visiting.TrainLines: Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line, Tokyo Metro Ginza LineTransfer Station: Akasaka-mitsuke (transfer to Ginza Line for Shibuya)Fare: 200 yenTimetable: Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line Tokyo Station (Japanese), Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Akasaka-mitsuke Station (Japanese)Notes: This is the cheapest and fastest route.Lines: JR Yamanote Line (for Shinagawa)Fare: 200 yenTimetable: JR Yamanote Line Tokyo Station (Japanese)Notes: This route requires no transfers, so if you aren’t familiar with trains in Japan, we recommend this route.TaxiTime: About 30 minutesFare: About 3000 yenNotes: Tokyo Station has two taxi stands. They are located at the Yaesu Central Exit and the Marunouchi Central Exit.4. Shinjuku StationShinjuku Station is always crowded with people and has numerous train lines passing through. If you’re visiting Tokyo, you will probably be using this station at least once or twice.Shinjuku Station is also giant and complicated. If you’re going to transfer to a different line, check out this article as well: JR Shinjuku Station: A Beginner’s Guide.Read also: JR Shinjuku Station: A Beginner’s GuideTrainLines: JR Yamanote Line (for Shinagawa)Time: 7 minutesFare: 160 yenTimetable: JR Yamanote Line Shibuya Station (Japanese)Notes: Shibuya is the third station from Shinjuku.Lines: JR Saikyo Line (for Shinkiba)Time: 5 minutesFare: 160 yenTimetable: JR Saikyo Line Shinjuku Station (Japanese)BusBoarding Point: Shinjuku Station West Exit Juku51Line: Keio BusExit Point: Shibuya StationTime: 30 minutesFare: 210 yenTimetable: Shinjuku Station West Exit (Japanese)Notes: Shinjuku Station has many exits. Be careful not to use the wrong one.TaxiTime: About 20 minutesFare: About 1800 yenInformationJR Shibuya StationAddress: Tokyo, Shibuya, Dogenzaka 1First Train: Yamanote Line 04:37 (for Shinjuku and Ikebukuro)Last Train: Yamanote Line 01:07 (for Shinagawa)Wi-Fi: NoCredit Cards: NoPhone Number: +81-50-2016-1601 (JR East Japan Lost and Found)+81-50-2016-1603 (for inquires in English, Chinese, and Korean)Official Website: JR Shibuya Stationlast_img

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