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Tranvía en Tokio

En Tokio Antea habían más líneas de tranvía. Actualmente queda sólo una línea. Es un método de transporte público importante sobretodo para los ancian...

Naomi O.

Buying a ticket on Limited Express trains in Japan

How to buy a seat ticket on Express trains in Japan could be all confusing, challenging and intimidating at the same time.  First you should be aware ...

Thanisa T.

How to book FUJI EXCURSION

FUJI EXCURSION is direct train to Mt.Fuji FUJI EXCURSION is Limited Express train to Mt.Fuji area.  This is only direct train to Mt.Fuji at the prese...

Kaori S.

How to get to Mt.Fuji from Tokyo?

There are some ways to get to Mt.Fuji from Tokyo.  (1) Express bus(2) Express train (FUJI EXCURSION) (3) Hired car (4) Rental car with international ...

Kaori S.

No easy access between Mt.Fuji and Hakone

  Since being a tour guide, I’ve got lots of inquires about Mt.Fuji and Hakone. “I want to visit Mt.Fuji by bullet train.””Can we use JR-pass for Mt...

Kaori S.

Hi Ace,lift taxi for people in a wheelchair

Hi-Ace,TOYOTA accommodates 6 pax and a wheelchair with 7 suitcases and a few pieces of luggage. It's really useful for you to transfer fiom KIX to KY...

Takehiko O.

What's the best ticket for Tokyo transportation?

I’m often asked  “What is the most efficient way to get around Tokyo by public transportation?”   As a Tokyo local guide, the answer differs depends ...

Kaori S.

Narita Airport to Tokyo: Most Convenient Options

You have just landed in Narita, Japan and now you just want to get to your hotel, Airbnb or wherever you're going to stay as soon as possible.  It wou...

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Tien T.

Check on road to Fuji 5th Station

Mount Fuji has been one of the most interesting tourist spots in Japan for years. It is known that you can only climb to the top of Mt. Fuji (9th Stat...

Thanisa T.

The ways to come to Seki from Nagoya

There are three ways to come to Seki from Nagoya. 1  You can go to Seki directly in the express bus from  Meitetsu bus center(about 80 minutes )   t...

Akiko W.

Shinkansen from Tokyo to Kyoto,Osaka

Shinkansen Shinkansen bullectrain  In 1964, first Shinkansen bullet train started. It’s same year of Tokyo Olympics. Only two hours and half takes yo...

Shin Y.

Keisei Skyliner is the fastest way to get to Tokyo area from Narita Airport

From Narita Airport, which is in the Southeast of Tokyo, Keisei Skyliner is the fastest way to get to Tokyo area.  I recommend you that you book a hot...

Yoko T.

Monorail is the easiest way to get to Tokyo/Shibuya/Shinjuku from Haneda Intl Airpor

Many guests use cabs from the Haneda International Airport to their hotels, but that will cost you a lot. The easiest and reasonable way is to use th...

Yoko T.

JAPAN RAIL PASS cannot be used for FUJIKYU RAILWAY, which goes to Lake Kawaguchi area

Many guests think that JR Passes cover all the railways in Japan, but they won't.JR is just one of the private train company, which used to be Japan N...

Yoko T.

Shinkansen (bullet train)

Shinkansen is the super-express train nicknamed “the bullet train”. ■ Tips to enjoy Shinkansen ride(1) EkibenWhen Japanese people use Shinkansen, the...

Eddy M.

How to go to Shinjuku from Tokyo

■ From Tokyo station to Shinjuku station It is the fastest way to go by JR Chuo-line train from Tokyo to Shinjuku station. It takes about 15 min.Toky...

Eddy M.

Nikko: There is no Shinkansen stop in Nikko

Some people think that JR Passes cover their way to Nikko.Well, you can use the Shinkansen to JR Utsunomiya for an hour and change to local line and h...

Yoko T.

Getting Around Tokyo - Transport, How to, and More

Tokyo is one of the biggest metropolitan city in the world. Not only that, Tokyo is also known as a city that has one of the best public transport sys...

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Fidelia A.

Tokyo Airports - Which One to Go To, How to Go to, and More

You might’ve already known this beforehand, but Tokyo has “two” international airport. Well, technically the only airport in Tokyo Area is Haneda airp...

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Fidelia A.

How to get to Central Tokyo from Haneda Airport

I have some good news for those of you who are coming to Tokyo via Haneda Airport; it’s way nearer than Narita Airport! Because of that, the transport...

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Fidelia A.

How to get to Central Tokyo from Narita Airport

 Despite what you might first think, Narita International Airport is not located in Tokyo. In fact, it is pretty far off from Tokyo! First-time visito...

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Fidelia A.

Taxi is very convenient and reasonable fare in Japan.

When exploring in Tokyo city area, using subway is the best way although most tourists from overseas use a taxi or your own car in your city. Because ...

Masato N.

Is It Easy to Use Public Transportation in Tokyo?

If you are traveling to Tokyo, you would want to know how to travel between places, correct? You will probably spend the majority of your commuting ti...

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Kenzia V.

How to Take Public Transportation in Tokyo?

I think we could all agree that as efficient as it is, Tokyo’s transport system is a hard thing to master.   On the other hand, once you understood ...

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Fidelia A.

Everything You Need to Know about Tokyo Subway

Let’s make one thing very clear here; Tokyo’s public transport system could be very, very complicated.   Just when you thought you’ve mastered the J...

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Fidelia A.

What You Need to Know about Trains in Tokyo (JR Line)

If you are traveling to Tokyo, you will probably spend 70% of your commuting time on a train, which is Japan’s most convenient public transport system...

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Kenzia V.

Bus tours in Tokyo - Cost, where to find, and more

I bet that you would want to make the most out of your trip in Tokyo. You would want to spend your day in Tokyo in the most efficient way, and see as ...

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Fidelia A.

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Private Car Service in Tokyo?

To travel in Tokyo, you will probably have to do a lot of walking. Not only walking, there are many options of public transport, but some people think...

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Kenzia V.

IC cards for transportation

■ Kinds of IC cards for public transportation If you use Japanese public transportation, you should use an IC card to pay fares. Major cards include ...

Eddy M.

A difference between SUICA and PASMO

The train network in Tokyo and the metropolitan area is very complicated. I sometimes find international tourists who are at a loss in front of ticket...

Junichi K.

Tokyo local train, Yamanote-sen line

I like this casual railway , called Yamanote-sen line.  This train runs inside Tokyo Metropolis.  Inbound/clockwise and outbound/anti-clockwise.   Che...

Shin Y.

Various Rides in Hakone

I am very much interested in various type of transportation in Hakone such as Hakone Tozan Railway, Hakone Tozan Cable Car, Hakone Ropeway and Hakone ...

Kashima H.