Transportation & Reach
The transportation hub of Japan, Tokyos transportation network is
considered one of the best and extensive in the world. With a number of
alternatives available, its not at all difficult to get around this
large sized city.
Tokyo not only have a comprehensive local network but is also very well
connected with the rest of the world, with number of international airlines
linking the city with Europe, Asia, North America and other destinations.
Tokyo Railway Transportation:
- Narita International Airport (New Tokyo International/NRT): Japans
main international airport, some 65 km. (40 miles) outside Tokyo. It has
two terminals, both connected by a free shuttle bus service. Each
airport terminal has a separate railway station too.
- Haneda Airport (HND): Tokyo's domestic airport is
conveniently located 16km (10 miles) south of central Tokyo. There are
other international airports too at Osaka, Kyushu and Sapporo, but the
volume of traffic handled by these is much less than Narita.
Tokyo, where Rail is the primary mode of transportation, has the most
extensive urban railway network in the world. The Japan Railways (JR)
network operates most of these services. Local, regional and national
services are available with major terminals at the giant railroad stations
including Tokyo and Shinjuku.
Tokyo Water Transportation:
The another good and interesting way of getting around Tokyo is by the
suijo-basu (river bus or double decker boats) which travels on the
Many passenger ships and cruise liners call at Japanese ports like Tokyo
and Osaka making sea travel an alternative way of getting to Tokyo.
Local Transportation of Tokyo:
Combining an extensive train network, 13 underground subway lines, a bus
system and several monorails, Tokyo's public transport system is one of the
most efficient, clean and safe in the world.
Hotels & Accommodation
- Subway: Tokyo Metro and Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of
Transportation operate the subway network of the city. It is the most
commonly used mode as its fast, efficient and reliable though can get
terrifyingly crowded during office hours.
- Bus: Bus routes in the city are operated both by the metropolitan
government and private carriers.
Being importantly a business city, Tokyo is studded with luxury and deluxe
hotels with all international facilities. But even if you want to be
economical, theres no limit to the accommodations the city has to
From regular standard tourist hotels, hostels, capsules, mid-range hotels,
business hotels to minshukus, ryokans and temples, Tokyo has it all. One
good thing about nearly all hotels in the capital is that theyre bound
to be clean, neat and safe, even though you may not mean living in the lap
Recommended hotels for your stay in Tokyo
|Hotels of Tokyo
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