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Straight to your destination with the taxi/private car in Japan
Transportation

Straight to your destination with the taxi/private car in Japan

Japan

Taxis picture courtesy of online tomodachi In Japan, where trains stop running around midnight, taxis are the only alternative available if you want to get home in the middle of the night. Also, if you don’t feel like figuring out where exactly your stayo...

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
Jul 05, 2024
How To: On the Road in Japan
Transportation

How To: On the Road in Japan

Japan

Driving in Japan When you want to visit the more remote places, where even buses don’t come or don’t come often, renting a car can provide the answer. When you share the costs, it’s even quite cheap. Enjoy transportation freedom and rent a cool car in Jap...

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
Jul 02, 2024
Riding The Shinkansen In Japan
Transportation

Riding The Shinkansen In Japan

Japan

The Shinkansen, or Bullet Train   If there's one train that you should experience while in Japan, it's got to be the Shinkansen. As the fastest train in Japan and one of the fastest in the world, it takes you to your destination in just a flash. Especial...

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
Jul 02, 2024
Explore Japan With the Cutest Ride: Japanese Buses
Transportation

Explore Japan With the Cutest Ride: Japanese Buses

Tokyo, Japan

The Buses of Japan   image courtesy of images.1233.tw   The Japanese bus, or 'basu' There are basically two types of buses in Japan: long distance buses, and local buses. Long distance buses run both during the day and in the night (the so-called ‘night ...

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
Jul 02, 2024
Relax! Take the Local Train
Transportation

Relax! Take the Local Train

Japan

Local Trains in Japan   The Japanese local train system is well extensive and will take you almost anywhere you want to go. For those trying to save money on transport, taking local trains instead of express trains can be quite interesting.  Also, you wil...

Mieke Aarsman
Mieke Aarsman
Jul 02, 2024
How to get to Mt.Fuji from Tokyo?
Transportation

How to get to Mt.Fuji from Tokyo?

Mount Fuji, Japan

There are some ways to get to Mt.Fuji from Tokyo.  (1) Express bus(2) Express train (FUJI EXCURSION) (3) Hired car  (4) NEW!!  Car tour offered by licensed tour guide (5) Rental car with international drivers’ license(6) Bullet train to Mt.Fuji?  (not con...

Kaori S.
Kaori S.
Jun 30, 2024
How to book FUJI EXCURSION
Transportation

How to book FUJI EXCURSION

Mount Fuji, Japan

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 present (June 2024). It takes 1H52min from Shinjuku to Kawaguchi-ko Lake, 4130JPY one way.  It's ope...

Kaori S.
Kaori S.
Jun 18, 2024
No easy access between Mt.Fuji and Hakone
Transportation

No easy access between Mt.Fuji and Hakone

Mount Fuji, Japan

  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.Fuji?”“Is it possible to do Mt.Fuji and Hakone in a day from Tokyo?”“I want to visit Mt.Fuji from my hot...

Kaori S.
Kaori S.
Jun 18, 2024
What's the best ticket for Tokyo transportation?
Transportation

What's the best ticket for Tokyo transportation?

Tokyo, Japan

Hello, Japan lovers! 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 on your preferences and your itinerary in Japan.  I'd like to introduce the basic kno...

Kaori S.
Kaori S.
Jun 18, 2024
Enoden, one of the most loveable local trains in Japan
Transportation

Enoden, one of the most loveable local trains in Japan

Japan

One of the oldest railways in Japan   Enoden, the Enoshima Electric Railway is the sixth oldest railway in Japan and has been in operation for more than 100 years. It is a single-line railway connecting Kamakura station and Fujisawa station, both entranc...

Eri Y.
Eri Y.
May 23, 2024
Transport In Tokyo: Getting A Welcome SUICA or Pasmo Passport Is Recommended
Transportation

Transport In Tokyo: Getting A Welcome SUICA or Pasmo Passport Is Recommended

Tokyo, Japan

It is very convenient to have an IC card to get around the Tokyo Metropolitan area. Because of the lack of IC chips, you can only get Welcome Suica-s at the airports now.​Welcome Suica | JR-EAST (jreast.co.jp)Unless you're a person who can get used to usi...

Yoko T.
Yoko T.
Mar 21, 2024
Introduce taxi vehicles.
Transportation

Introduce taxi vehicles.

Tokyo, Japan

  I would like to introduce my taxi vehicle this time. The car model of my taxi is Toyota Hiace.  Maximum number of passengers is 6 including wheelchair users. Five people can be seated in the rear seats of the vehicle, including the auxiliary seats...

Masato T.
Masato T.
May 06, 2023
This is how to get your hotel in Osaka from KIX
Transportation

This is how to get your hotel in Osaka from KIX

Osaka, Japan

You can travel from KIX to Osaka by train or bus.In the case of trains, using the Limited Express Haruka will save time and reduce the number of transfers on the way.  NOTE; Haruka stops at Tennoji, Shin-Osaka, and Kyoto, so it doesn't stop at Osaka Stat...

Hiroki D.
Hiroki D.
Jan 15, 2023
Monorail is the easiest way to get to Tokyo/Shibuya/Shinjuku from Haneda Intl Airpor
Transportation

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

Tokyo, Japan

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 the Monorail from the 3rd floor.   http://www.tokyo-monorail.co.jp/english/haneda-tokyo-access/index.html#...

Yoko T.
Yoko T.
Dec 26, 2022
Getting Around Tokyo - Transport, How to, and More
Transportation

Getting Around Tokyo - Transport, How to, and More

Tokyo, Japan

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 systems in the world. You can get to your destinations quite easily!   Well, if you know how to navigate a...

Fidelia Alamsjah
Fidelia Alamsjah
Dec 26, 2022
Nikko: There is no Shinkansen stop in Nikko
Transportation

Nikko: There is no Shinkansen stop in Nikko

Nikko, Japan

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 have a 45 minute ride, but other ways are more convenient.https://www.japan-rail-pass.com/japan-by-rail/it...

Yoko T.
Yoko T.
Dec 25, 2022
Tokyo Airports - Which One to Go To, How to Go to, and More
Transportation

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

Tokyo, Japan

You might’ve already known this beforehand, but Tokyo has “two” international airport. Well, technically the only airport in Tokyo Area is Haneda airport since Narita Airport is located in Chiba.   However, which one is the best one to go to?   Here ...

Fidelia Alamsjah
Fidelia Alamsjah
Dec 21, 2022
How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Private Car Service in Tokyo?
Transportation

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

Tokyo, Japan

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Come & enjoy the beauty of Japan with our highly rated Japan private tours.   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 that traveling a...

Kenzia Valetta
Kenzia Valetta
Dec 19, 2022
Narita Airport to Tokyo: Most Convenient Options
Transportation

Narita Airport to Tokyo: Most Convenient Options

Tokyo, Japan

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 would not be wrong to say that it's what you desperately need after a long hour flight to Japan.   Although...

Tien Tran
Tien Tran
Dec 18, 2022
How to get to Central Tokyo from Haneda Airport
Transportation

How to get to Central Tokyo from Haneda Airport

Tokyo, Japan

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 fees are way cheaper too.   But wait, how do you get from Haneda Airport to Tokyo Area?   Well, in t...

Fidelia Alamsjah
Fidelia Alamsjah
Dec 09, 2022
3 Ways To Get To Disneyland From Tokyo
Transportation

3 Ways To Get To Disneyland From Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

Today I will explain to you how to get to Tokyo Disneyland from the main tourist spots. There are three ways to do it: by bus, by train, and by car. When you've arrived at the park, you can then utilize the Disney Transportation: the Monorail and the Crui...

Ro Mi
Ro Mi
Nov 28, 2022
Is It Easy to Use Public Transportation in Tokyo?
Transportation

Is It Easy to Use Public Transportation in Tokyo?

Tokyo, Japan

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 time on public transports. So, you may be wondering what are the available transportation and whether the p...

Kenzia Valetta
Kenzia Valetta
Nov 24, 2022
IC cards for transportation
Transportation

IC cards for transportation

Japan

■ 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 SUICA(sold at JR stations) and PASMO(sold at other private train stations) in Tokyo and Kanto areas, ICOC...

Eddy M.
Eddy M.
Oct 20, 2022
Bus tours in Tokyo - Cost, where to find, and more
Transportation

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

Tokyo, Japan

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 many things as possible, right?   Sometimes, the best way to get around the best places in Tokyo is by ...

Fidelia Alamsjah
Fidelia Alamsjah
Sep 18, 2022
Transportation in Japan
Transportation

Transportation in Japan

Japan

Good morning everyone! Today we will talk about transportation in Japan, very useful tips to know which will help to organize better your times and trips during your stay. Living in Kanazawa, which is pretty far from Tokyo or Osaka, gave me the chance to...

Ro Mi
Ro Mi
Sep 01, 2022
Various Rides in Hakone
Transportation

Various Rides in Hakone

Hakone, Japan

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 Sightseeing Cruise.Following is the brief information of each Rides which I knew by studying. Hakone T...

Kashima H.
Kashima H.
Jul 18, 2022
What You Need to Know about Trains in Tokyo (JR Line)
Transportation

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

Tokyo, Japan

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. Japan takes pride in how efficient its transportation system is. But, if you are a first-time traveler,...

Kenzia Valetta
Kenzia Valetta
May 05, 2022
Everything You Need to Know about Tokyo Subway
Transportation

Everything You Need to Know about Tokyo Subway

Tokyo, Japan

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 JR train system, you found yourself at lost when dealing with the Subway map. The names of the stations ar...

Fidelia Alamsjah
Fidelia Alamsjah
May 04, 2022
How to get to Central Tokyo from Narita Airport
Transportation

How to get to Central Tokyo from Narita Airport

Tokyo, Japan

 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 visitors might be surprised about this, and it’s not rare to see people freaking out in the airport, looking fo...

Fidelia Alamsjah
Fidelia Alamsjah
May 03, 2022
How to Take Public Transportation in Tokyo?
Transportation

How to Take Public Transportation in Tokyo?

Tokyo, Japan

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 it you would be able to go anywhere you want easily!   In this article, I will discuss how to get arou...

Fidelia Alamsjah
Fidelia Alamsjah
May 01, 2022
Train Chaos: How to Master the Japanese Train System
Transportation

Train Chaos: How to Master the Japanese Train System

Tokyo, Japan

  One of the most difficult challenges for foreigners in Tokyo is using the train.At first sight it looks almost impossible to find your way around all these coloured lines.It makes sightseeing extremely difficult.When I arrived in Tokyo I was literally ...

Okamoto Naoki
Okamoto Naoki
Oct 21, 2013
tool: search the train route in Japan
Transportation

tool: search the train route in Japan

Japan

Do you know how many train lines in Tokyo?The answer is 76!There are 17 train or subway companies and if you use more than 2 companies, you pay double!!TrainMapToo complicate, isn't it?We Japanese local use these kind tool to save money and time.http://ww...

Okamoto Naoki
Okamoto Naoki
Oct 05, 2013