3 Ways to Go from Narita Airport to Tokyo

An Hour by Train or Bus From the Air Gateway to Japan

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Narita International Airport, also called Tokyo Narita Airport, is located in Chiba prefecture about 40 miles away from central Tokyo. This major international airport serves the greater Tokyo area of Japan, with services both for Japanese passengers and visitors.

The airport offers a number of special services for visitors, such as direct bus service to some of the most popular destinations in Japan, such as Mount Fuji and Universal Studios Japan in Kyoto.

It also organizes workshops on Japanese crafts and dolls to deepen visitors' understanding of the Japanese culture and encourage them to visit again.

Location: 1-1 Furugome, Narita, Chiba Prefecture 282-0004, Japan

Difficulty: Average

Time Required: Varies

Here's How to Get There:

  1. By Japan Railways (JR) Train:
    JR Narita Express (NEX) trains runs to the JR Tokyo Station from the airport in about one hour and also connect to various stations. See JR East NEX Information.
    By JR rapid train (kaisoku), it takes about 90 minutes to the JR Tokyo station.
    For more information: Guide to Narita Airport by Rail.
  2. By Keisei Railway Train:
    Keisei Skyliner connects the airport and central Tokyo within one hour.
    For more information: Guide to Narita Airport by Rail.
  3. By Bus:
    Airport Limousine offers many bus routes, and the traveling time changes, depending on traffic conditions. See Airport Limousine Website.