Airport Transfers in Tokyo

When traveling to Japan, your flights will most likely arrive and depart from one of Tokyo's two international airports: Narita International Airport (NRT), around 60 kilometers east of Tokyo, or Haneda International Airport (HND), around 20 kilometers south of the capital.

To get to Tokyo's city center, there are a number of different transfer options, and it's essential to choose the one that best suits your needs. By exploring the different transfer options, you can compare the advantages of each mode of transport in terms of travel time, cost, comfort and convenience. Whether you're traveling alone, with family or friends, with or without luggage, discover all the public transport services we offer for a transfer between the airport and central Tokyo.

From express or local trains to limousine buses, shuttles or cabs, discover the solution that suits you best for your airport transfers in Japan.

What airport transfer options are there from Narita to Tokyo?

Located 60 kilometers east of central Tokyo, Narita International Airport (NRT) is the furthest of the two airports serving the Japanese capital. 

Keisei Narita Skyliner train

The Tokyo Keisei Skyliner is one of the most popular transfer options to central Tokyo from Narita airport. It's a high-speed train offering a comfortable and convenient travel experience. With frequent, regular departures (every 20 minutes) from Terminals 1 and 2/3, it takes just 35 minutes to reach Ueno station. This option is ideal for travelers looking for speed and comfort. The train is equipped with free WiFi, toilets, USB chargers and comfortable amenities. There's also plenty of space for your luggage (no limits on number or size).

Keisei Skyliner Train Narita Airport Tokyo

Limousine Bus Shuttle

Limousine transfer buses are comfortable coaches that run between Narita (NRT) or Haneda (HND) airports and central Tokyo. This transport service offers a practical solution, and is the most economical option for making this journey with complete peace of mind.

Limousine buses are comfortable, with plenty of legroom, and equipped with air conditioning, a toilet, free WiFi and USB slots for charging devices. You can take up to two pieces of luggage per person at no extra charge.

Limousine Shuttle Bus Tokyo Airport Transfer

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What airport transfer options are there from Haneda to Tokyo?

Haneda International Airport (HND) is the closest airport to Tokyo’s city center. Depending on the transfer option and the traffic conditions, travel time takes as little as 20 minutes up to 40 minutes.

Limousine Bus Shuttle

Similar to Narita Airport, this Limousine Express Bus service links the various terminals (1, 2 and 3) at Haneda airport with the city's main stations and tourist attractions. The buses serve the same destinations, and stop in the Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ginza, Roppongi, Asakusa and Ikebukuro districts, always close to major hotels or train and subway stations (including on the JR Yamanote line).

You can take up to two pieces of luggage per person at no extra charge.

Limousine Shuttle Bus Tokyo Airport Transfer

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Our Airport Transfer Options in Tokyo

Get from Narita or Haneda airports to Tokyo with these airport transfers!

  • Included : Free Wifi access, Easy access between Tokyo and airports

Did you know that your Japan Rail Pass also gives you access to certain airport transfer options in Tokyo?

For example, the Haneda Monorail, stopping at Hamamatsucho station, as well as the Narita Express stopping at multiple of the main Tokyo stations, are included with your Japan Rail Pass. From there, you can take local JR Tokyo lines to get to your accommodation or any final destination of your choice. If you don't have a Japan Rail Pass yet, explore all the advantages it offers outside the Shinkansen (bullet train) lines below!

All Other Airport Transfer Options in Tokyo

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Airport TransferAirport ServedPriceStopsJR Pass compatible ?
Keisei Narita Skyliner TrainNarita$$Nippori & Ueno stationsNo
Limousine BusNarita & Haneda$Major stations & hotelsNo
Shared ShuttleNarita & Haneda$$$AnywhereN/A
Taxi/CabNarita & Haneda$$$AnywhereN/A
Haneda MonorailHaneda$Hamamatsucho station
Yes (IC card too)
Keikyu LineHaneda$JR Yamanote stationsNo (but IC card yes)
Narita ExpressNarita$$ Tokyo main train stationsYes (IC card too) 

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