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The Shōnan-Shinjuku Line connects Tokyo to the Shōnan coast

Shonan Shinjuku Line: A Direct Connection Through the Heart of Tokyo

The Shonan Shinjuku Line connects the major metropolitan areas of Tokyo and Yokohama with the beach resorts of the Shonan region in Kanagawa Prefecture.


How to Get from Shinjuku to Mount Fuji and Kawaguchiko

Many visitors to Japan dream of seeing the iconic Mount Fuji up close and exploring the scenic Kawaguchiko area at the base of the mountain.

JR Yokosuka

Discovering the JR Yokosuka Line: Your gateway to Tokyo and beyond

The JR Yokosuka Line is a major railway line connecting central Tokyo to popular destinations in Kanagawa prefecture, making it an ideal choice for tourists looking to explore the Tokyo metropolita

Asakusa Line Trains, Tokyo

Asakusa Line Tokyo - Discover the Toei Subway Line Connecting Key Areas of the City

The Asakusa Line is a vital subway line in Tokyo, forming part of the Toei Subway network operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation.

Ginza Line, Tokyo Subway

Ginza Subway Line: The Historic Heart of Tokyo's Metro System

The Ginza Line is Tokyo's oldest subway line, opened in 1927. It runs through central Tokyo, connecting major districts like Shibuya, Ginza and Asakusa.

Marunouchi Line, Tokyo Subway

Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line: A Comprehensive Guide

The Marunouchi Line is the second oldest subway line in Tokyo, operated by Tokyo Metro. It runs in a U-shape from Ogikubo to Ikebukuro, with a branch line to Hōnanchō.

Hibiya Line, Tokyo Subway

Hibiya Line Tokyo: The Essential Guide

The Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line is a key subway line that runs across central Tokyo, connecting the city's southwest and northeast.

New Transit Yurikakome line

Discover Tokyo's automated Yurikamome Line - your scenic link to Odaiba and Toyosu

The Yurikamome is Tokyo's first driverless, automated transit line linking Shinbashi Station to Toyosu via the artificial island of Odaiba.

Keihin-Tōhoku Line train approaching Akihabara Station, Tokyo

Keihin-Tohoku Line: Connecting Tokyo, Yokohama and key destinations

The Keihin-Tohoku Line is a busy 59.1km railway line crossing through Tokyo, connecting Saitama, central Tokyo and Yokohama.


The JR Yamanote Line

The JR Yamanote line runs in a loop around Tokyo; a full circuit takes about an hour.

Hanzomon Station, Kojimachi

Hanzomon Station Tokyo

Hanzomon Station (半蔵門駅) is in the Kojimachi district of Tokyo’s Chiyoda ward and serves one of Tokyo’s most elegant neighborhoods.

Meguro Station

Meguro Station Tokyo

Meguro Station in Tokyo is on the circular Yamanote Line, the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, the Tokyu Meguro Line between Meguro and Hiyoshi and the Toei Mita Line from Meguro to Nishi-Takashimadaira

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Nerima Station

Nerima Station in western Tokyo is a busy commuter station on the Toei Oedo Line, the Seibu Ikebukuro Line and the Seibu Toshima Line.

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Asakusabashi Station

Asakusabashi Station: read a guide to Asakusabashi Station on the Toei Asakusa Subway Line and the JR Chuo-Sobu Line.

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Keio Inokashira Line

The busy 12.7km Keio Inokashira Line runs from Shibuya Station to Kichijoji Station in Tokyo.


Musashi-Kosugi Station

Musashi-Kosugi Station is a major railway station in Kawasaki on the Yokosuka Line, Nambu Line, Toyoko Line, Shonan-Shinjuku Line and the Meguro Line.

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Airport Narita Rapid Train

The Airport Narita (not to be confused with the Narita Express, NE'X) is a rapid train providing access between Narita Airport and south-western greater Tokyo.


Akihabara Station

Akihabara Station: read a guide to Akihabara Station which connects to the Tsukuba Express, Yamanote Line and Chuo-Sobu Line.

Keio Line Train

Keio Line & Keio New Line

The Keio Line is a private railway line in Tokyo connecting Shinjuku Station in Shinjuku with the western suburbs of Chofu, Fuchu and Keio-Hachioji.

Hamamatsucho Station, Tokyo

Hamamatsucho Station Tokyo

Hamamatsucho Station Tokyo 浜松町駅 is a busy station on the Yamanote Line and the Keihin-Tohoku Line as well as connecting to the Tokyo Monorail for Haneda.

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Yurakucho Station

Yurakucho Station is one stop south of Tokyo Station on the Yamanote Line and also on the Keihin-Tohoku Line and Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line.

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Hibiya Station in Tokyo

Hibiya Station in central Tokyo serves three subway lines: the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and Chiyoda Line, and the Toei Mita Line.

Takaracho Station

Takaracho Station

Takaracho Station Tokyo 宝町駅: Takaracho Station is located in the Kyobashi district of Tokyo close to Tokyo International Forum and the National Film Center.

Chiyoda Line, Tokyo Metro Subway

Chiyoda Line Tokyo Subway

The Chiyoda Line is a Tokyo subway line that connects seamlessly at both ends to the Odakyu Line to the west and the Joban Line to the east.

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Kita Senju Station

Kita Senju Station is a major railway station in Tokyo on the Hibiya and Chiyoda metro lines, the Tsukuba Express, Joban Line and the Tobu Skytree Line.

Sendagi Station

Sendagi Station Tokyo

Sendagi Station Tokyo is a Tokyo metro line station on the Chiyoda Line close to the historic Yanaka district of Tokyo and Yanaka Ginza.

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Takadanobaba Station

Takadanobaba Station in Tokyo is located in the north of Tokyo's Shinjuku Ward, about halfway between Shinjuku and Ikebukuro stations.

Tōhoku Main Line Akabane Station platform

Akabane Station Tokyo

Akabane Station in Kita Ward in the very north of urban Tokyo is a busy commuter train station entirely operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

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Tobu Skytree Line

The Tobu Skytree Line runs from Asakusa Station in Tokyo to Tobu-Dobutsu-Koen Station in Saitama Prefecture.

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Kuramae Station

Kuramae Station on the Oedo Line and Kuramae Station on the Asakusa Line are both Toei-operated subway line stations in the Kuramae district.

Nippori-Toneri Liner

The Nippori-Toneri Liner is a short, automated, elevated railway in the north-east of Tokyo, serving the suburban wards of Arakawa and Adachi wards.

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Seibu Shinjuku Station

Seibu Shinjuku Station in Shinjuku, Tokyo serves only one private railway company, Seibu Railways.


Navigating Yokohama Station

Yokohama Station is about half an hour from Tokyo with a Japan Rail Pass. It provides access to Chinatown, Landmark Tower and Minato Mirai district close to the sea.

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Oedo Line Tokyo Subway

The Oedo Line operated by Toei is a large subway loop line around Tokyo that also has a long branch line to its north-west.

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Okachimachi Station

Okachimachi Station is the main station for the ebullient market, dining and entertainment area of Okachimachi in Tokyo's Taito ward.


How to travel in Tokyo during the Rugby World Cup 2019 ?

How to find your way in Tokyo ? which Pass is needed ? Here is our tips selection to prepare the Rubgy World Cup !

The transport prepayment card, essential for any trip to Japan!

The new Pasmo Passport 

Starting from 1rst of september 2019, a new Pasmo Card is available and dedicated to Japan visitors.

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Yotsuya Station

Yotsuya Station on the border between Shinjuku and Chiyoda wards is a large, conveniently located train station containing a lot of facilities, about 20 minutes walk west of the Imperial Palace, To

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Akasaka-Mitsuke Station

Akasaka-Mitsuke Station is a subway station in Minato ward, Tokyo, serving a lively entertainment, shopping and hotel district.

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Takanawa Gateway Station - Tokyo

One of the newest additions to Tokyo's public transportation, Takanawa Gateway is representative of a progressive Tokyo that looks to be sustainable and community centered. 

Ryogoku Station, Tokyo

Ryogoku Station

Ryogoku Station on the JR Sobu Line serves the Ryogoku (sumo) district on the east bank of the Sumida River, in Tokyo's Sumida ward.


The Graceful Super Express Romance Car

The Odakyu Electric Railway, a private company in Japan, revealed at the end of 2017 its new limited express train : The Graceful Super Express Romance Car

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The Chuo Sobu Line in Tokyo

From Ryogoku Station to Nakano Station, you will ride a section of the Chuo Sobu Line running from Chiba to Mitaka.

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Discover Shibuya Station

Shibuya is a vibrant shopping area with many department stores. Let's discover the gateway of this area, Shibuya Station.

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Shimokitazawa Station

Shimokitazawa Station serves two lines connecting the bohemian Shimokitazawa commercial area to Shinjuku and Shibuya stations a little to the east.

Discover Kamakura

Discover Kamakura

Kamakura is a lovely town by the sea, with an easy access from Tokyo. It counts 65 Buddhist temples and 19 Shinto shrines, located throughout the town and in the surrounding hills.

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Your itinerary to Hakone

Hakone is a very popular destination among Tokyoites, as well as tourists, for its gorgeous scenery around the Mount Fuji, its many onsens and vacation resorts.


Discover Shinjuku Station

Shinjuku station is the busiest station in the world. Here is our guide to find your way.


Discover Akihabara Station

Akihabara Station is the gateway to the neighborhood of the same name known for its electronic, anime,manga, figurine stores and maid cafe.

Ikebukuro, Toshima

Navigating Ikebukuro Station

Ikebukuro Station is one of the busiest train station in Tokyo with JR, Tobu and Seibu lines. Read our guide of Ikebukuro Station, its train connections and area.

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Yokosuka Line

The Yokosuka Line is a railway connecting Tokyo to the Miura Peninsula that forms the western flank of Tokyo Bay.


Discover Ueno Station

Ueno is the gateway to Ueno area. Discover our travel tips and our maps to navigate in the station easily !


Discover Shinagawa Station

Shinagawa station is an important transportation hub where are connected many lines Discover our tips to navigate in the station including a station map !

The Narita Express

The Narita Express

A new deal in 2014 for travel between Narita Airport and Tokyo with your Japan Rail Pass.


Discover Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station is the central station in Tokyo. Shinkansen Lines go to the north and the south. JR lines will bring you all around Tokyo.


From Haneda International Airport to Tokyo with a Japan Rail Pass

How to reach Tokyo from Haneda Airport with a Japan Rail Pass ?


The Fujisan View Express

The only train line with direct access to Mt. Fuji, the Fujikyu Railways is operated a new, fancy train to ride to Mt. Fuji.


Do I Need a Pasmo Card?

Do I need to buy a Pasmo card with my Japan Rail Pass?" Find out if an IC card if right for you on your trip to Japan.


The Upcoming Yamanote Train Model

The Yamanote line is the best way to travel Tokyo with your Japan Rail Pass. Available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes. Order today!

Takanawa Yamanote

Takanawa Gateway

The JR Yamanote Line is the most convenient way to travel Tokyo with your Japan Rail Pass. Learn about their new, upcoming station : Takanawa Gateway.

Yurakucho Train

Yurakucho Line

Yurakucho Line: the Yurakucho Line runs 28.3km from Wakoshi in Saitama Prefecture to Shin-Kiba Station in Koto-ku in Tokyo.

Saikyo Line Train

Saikyo Line

The Saikyo Line is a Japan Rail line connecting Saitama prefecture in the north with Tokyo. The Kawagoe and Rinkai lines connect to the Saikyo LIne at its the north and south ends.

Ebisu Station

Ebisu Station on the JR Yamanote Line in Tokyo is the gateway to the huge Ebisu Garden Place culinary complex and numerous other dining opportunities around the station.

Kanda Station Entrance

Kanda Station Tokyo

Kanda Station: read a guide to Kanda Station in Tokyo on the Yamanote, Chuo, Ginza subway and Keihin-Tohoku lines.

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Asakusa Station

Asakusa Station: read a guide to the four Asakusa Stations in Taito-ku, Tokyo, each serving a different railway line.

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Shimbashi Station Tokyo

Shimbashi Station: read a guide to Shimbashi Station in Tokyo an historic station close to Shiodome and Hamamatsucho.

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Shinagawa Station Tokyo

Shinagawa Station: read a guide to Shinagawa Station and its surroundings in southern Tokyo, Japan.

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Ochanomizu Station

Ochanomizu Station: read a guide to Ochanomizu Station in Tokyo, a major hub on the JR Chuo-Sobu and metro lines.

Ikebukuro, Toshima

Ikebukuro Station

Ikebukuro Station. Read a guide to Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo including Ikebukuro Station train connections, shopping and area guide.