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Bus Or Train? Going From Haneda Airport To Major Stations In Tokyo

Bus Or Train? Going From Haneda Airport To Major Stations In Tokyo

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Consider this article your guide to finding the best routes possible from Haneda Airport to major stations in Tokyo, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Asakusa and Ueno, all based on your budget and level of comfort desired.

Translated by Hilary Keyes

Written by Miho Moriya

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First - What Are the Main Access Routes to Haneda Airport?

There are four main ways to travel from Haneda Airport to the Tokyo area: by monorail, train, bus or taxi. If you want to travel both quickly and cheaply, then the trains are your best option, but if you'd like to sit down and travel in comfort, then the buses are best.

In this article, we'll go over how to travel from Haneda Airport's International Terminal to Shinjuku, Shibuya, Asakusa and Ueno, including the means, time it takes and the expected fares.

* JR line prices listed are for tickets purchased with cash only.
* For buses and taxis, travel times are based on time of day and traffic conditions, and cannot be guaranteed.
* The required time refers to your time on board each transportation means: the more transfers involved in your trip, the longer your trip will take over all. Transfer waiting times can range from five to ten minutes.

1. How to Get to Shinjuku

shinjuku

From: Shinjuku Complete Guide - Popular Places, Shopping And Dining

The biggest and best downtown area in Japan, Shinjuku. A popular sightseeing spot full of various attractions, shopping hot spots and gourmet restaurants, Shinjuku is also a convenient station if you want to access other cities in Tokyo as well.

For more about Shinjuku, check out Shinjuku Complete Guide - Popular Places, Shopping And Dining.

Train

Line(s): Keikyu Airport Line, JR Yamanote Line (bound for Shibuya/Shinjuku)
Transfer Station: Shinagawa Station
Get Off At: JR Shinjuku Station
Travel Time: About 35 minutes
Fare: 610 yen

Bus

Drop Off Point: Shinjuku Station West Exit #24 or Busta Shinjuku (highway bus terminal)
Travel Time: About 60 minutes
Fare: Adults 1230 yen, children 620 yen (at night from 0:00-4:59: adults 2000 yen, children 1000 yen)

Those arriving via airport shuttle bus at Shinjuku Station's west exit will receive at Shinjuku WE Bus ticket if they present their highway bus ticket to the clerks.

The Shinjuku WE Bus tickets are convenient for sightseeing around Shinjuku . Please take advantage of these free passes.

Tokyo Monorail

Line(s): Tokyo Monorail, JR Yamanote Line (bound for Shinagawa/Shibuya)
Transfer Station: Hamamatsucho Station
Get Off At: JR Shinjuku Station
Travel Time: About 40 minutes
Fare: 690 yen

Taxi

Travel Time: About 40 minutes
Fare: About 8500 yen

2. How to Get to Shibuya

shibuya

From: Shibuya Travel Guide: Live In The Now In Tokyo's Trendsetting Heart

A city full of young people in search of the latest in cutting edge mainstream fashion, Shibuya is also where you will find the internationally known Scramble Crossing right outside JR Shibuya Station. Scramble Crossing is even said to be the largest intersection in the world.

To learn more about Shibuya, see Shibuya Travel Guide: Live In The Now In Tokyo's Trendsetting Heart.

Train

Line(s): Keikyu Airport Line, JR Yamanote Line (bound for Shinjuku)
Transfer Station: Shinagawa Station
Get Off At: JR Shibuya Station
Travel Time: About 25 minutes
Fare: 580 yen

Bus

Get Off At: Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu, Shibuya Station West Exit (23:30~02:20 from Haneda Airport only)
Travel Time: About 70 minutes~-90 minutes
Fare: 1030 yen

Or, buy a round trip ticket and save 460 yen. Check out the official website for more information.

Tokyo Monorail

Line(s): Tokyo Monorail (bound for Hamamatsucho), JR Yamanote Line (bound for Shinagawa/Shibuya)
Transfer Station: Hamamatsucho Station
Get Off At: JR Shibuya Station
Travel Time: About 35 minutes
Fare: 690 yen

Taxi

Travel Time: About 40 minutes
Taxi Fare: About 8000 yen

3. How to Get to Asakusa

asakusa

From: Asakusa, SKYTREE, Odaiba All In A Day! An Introductory Guide To Tokyo

Asakusa is a popular area that you simply can't miss out on when sightseeing in Japan, thanks to its unique and distinctive historical townscapes, temples and shrines. See Asakusa Travel Guide: Savor The Past In The Historical Center Of Tokyo for more about Asakusa.

Train

Line(s): Keikyu Airport Line (bound for Imba Nihon-idai, Narita Airport, or Aoto)
Transfer Station: None
Get Off At: Asakusa Station
Travel Time: About 35 minutes
Taxi Fare: 620 yen

Tokyo Monorail

Line(s): Tokyo Monorail to JR Keihin Tohoku Negishi Line bound for Omiya to Tokyo Metro Ginza Line bound for Asakusa
Transfer Station: Hamamatsucho Station (Tokyo Monorail), Kanda Station (JR, Keihin Tohoku, Negishi Line)
Get Off At: Kanda Station (Tokyo Metro Ginza Line)
Travel Time: About 30 minutes
Fare: 820 yen

Bus

Drop Off Point: Asakusa View Hotel (about a 3 minute walk from Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station)
Travel Time: About 80 minutes
Fare: Adults 930 yen, children 470 yen (at night from 0:00-4:59: adults 1860 yen, children 940 yen)

Taxi

Travel Time: About 40 minutes
Taxi Fare: About 9000 yen

4. How to Get to Ueno

ueno

From: Ueno Travel Guide: Explore Arts And Culture In Tokyo's Leisure District

There are many sights and attractions in Ueno, including museums, zoos, parks and lively shopping streets. There is no direct bus service from Haneda Airport to Ueno, but it is easily accessed by train or monorail.

For more on finding your way to the many exciting spots in Ueno, take a look at Navigating JR Ueno Station.

Train

Line(s): Keikyu Airport Line (bound for Kamata), to JR Yamanote or Tokaido Main Line (Ueno Tokyo Line)
Transfer Station: Shinagawa Station
Get Off At: JR Ueno Station
Travel Time: About 35 minutes
Fare: 610 yen

Tokyo Monorail

Line(s): Tokyo Monorail (bound for Hamamatsucho) to JR Yamanote Line or Tokaido Main Line
Transfer Station: Hamamatsucho Station
Get Off At: JR Ueno Station
Travel Time: About 30 minutes
Fare: 660 yen

Taxi

Travel Time: About 40 minutes
Taxi Fare: About 9000 yen

Using the Bus? Take Advantage of Value Tickets

If you're thinking about using the airport shuttle buses, it's a good idea to purchase the Limousine & Subway Pass.

The Limousine & Subway Pass is a ticket that combines your airport shuttle bus ticket (called a limousine bus in Japanese), with all nine of the Tokyo Metro routes as well as the four Toei subway lines covered by the all-you-can-ride Tokyo Subway Ticket in one set ticket.
There are three types of tickets in total, with one one-way passenger ticket and 24 hour limited Tokyo Subway Ticket costing 3400 yen for adults and 1700 yen for children. This ticket is available at the Haneda Airport Airport Shuttle Bus Ticket Counter.

For other types of tickets, please refer to the official website.

Please choose the transportation method that best suits your purpose, schedule and budget.

Read also:

Getting To Shinjuku From Shibuya, Ueno, Tokyo, Asakusa And Airports
Getting To Harajuku From Shinjuku, Tokyo, Asakusa And Airports
How To Get To Shibuya From Haneda, Narita, Tokyo, And Shinjuku
How To Reach Asakusa From Major Stations In Tokyo

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