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Transfer Options from Narita Airport (NRT) to Tokyo

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How to get from Narita Airport to Tokyo

When traveling from Narita International (NRT) airport to Tokyo, you have many options including taking a taxi, train or bus. Taking a taxi is the only direct way to get from door to door, but it will cost you around 160€ (20,000 yen) based on a taximeter and will take 70 minutes in normal traffic. When it comes to taking the bus, you have three different options; the Limousine bus, Tokyo Shuttle or Access Narita. The Limousine bus takes 80 minutes and costs 23€ (2,800 yen) one way, the Tokyo Shuttle costs 8.12€ (1,000 yen) and also takes 80 minutes, while the Access Narita costs 8.12€ (1,000 yen) and only takes 70 minutes. Finally, you can take the generic train or one of the express trains. The Keisei Main Line takes the longest at 90 minutes but costs only 9.7€ (1,190 yen) one-way, while the Narita Express (N’EX) takes 53 minutes to reach Tokyo station and costs 25€ (3,020 yen). The quickest transfer option of all is the Skyliner express train that takes only 41 minutes to reach Tokyo and costs 20€ (2,470 yen).

Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Bus €46 80min 05:55–23:25
Taxi €160 70min 24/7
Access Narita €16.24 70min 07:25–22:45
Train €19.40 90min 05:00–23:00
Express Train €40 41min 19:30–22:30

How to get from Narita airport to Tokyo by bus

There are two different buses that go from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo, the Limousine bus and the Tokyo Shuttle. Both buses leave every 20 minutes and take 80 minutes to reach Tokyo Station. The Limousine Bus costs 23€ (2,800 yen) but the Tokyo Shuttle is much cheaper at 8.12€ (1,000 yen) one-way.

How much is the bus from Narita airport to Tokyo?

The Limousine Bus costs 23€ (2,800 yen) one-way from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo Station in Tokyo and there's a 50% discount for children. You can buy your tickets online in advance or at the Travel Agency Counter in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 arrival hall. If you book your ticket in advance, you must show your passport to prove ownership of your purchase on the day. The Tokyo Shuttle bus costs 7.30€ (900 yen) if you book it in advance with a reservation or 8.12€ (1,000 yen) one-way if you pay on the day. The tickets can be found online or at the Travel Agency Counter in either Terminal 1 or 2.

Cost

8.12€ to 23€

Trip Duration

80 Min.

There's a waiting time of up to 20 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Limousine Bus runs from 06:55 am to 20:40 pm and the Tokyo Shuttle bus runs from 05:55 am to 23:25 pm.

Where do I get it from?

You can catch both the Tokyo Shuttle bus and the Limousine bus at Terminal 1, 2 and 3 at Narita International Airport (NRT). The bus stop can be found outside of Central Exit C in Terminal 1, to the left of South Exit 3 in Terminal 2 and between stops 2 and 3 in Terminal 3.

Convenience

Both the Tokyo Shuttle and Limousine bus leave frequently from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo, so no matter what time you land, you shouldn't have to wait long for your bus. However, once you reach Tokyo Station, you will need to switch to a different form of transportation to reach your hotel.

Editor’s Note

If you book your bus tickets in advance, be sure to bring your passport as proof of identity when you switch your e-ticket to a paper ticket at the counter.

Useful Tips

The Limousine Bus has fast WiFi available, simply ask the driver for the password.
The Tokyo Shuttle bus tickets are cheaper when booked in advance.
There's baggage storage available below the buses if you're carrying heavy or large luggage items.

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How to get from Narita airport to Tokyo by taxi

Taking a Tokyo airport taxi is the most convenient transfer option as it will take you directly from Narita International Airport (NRT) directly to the door of your accommodation in Tokyo. Although taking a taxi is the easiest transfer option, it does cost approximately 160€ (20,000 yen) based on a taximeter. The total journey time shouldn't be longer than 70 minutes in light to normal traffic.

Taxi fare from Narita airport to Tokyo

Taxis from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo don't have a set rate fee, instead, they charge using a taximeter based on distance. Many things can affect the price of your taxi including levels of traffic, the time of day and your final destination in Tokyo, but it will be around 160€ (20,000 yen). The price during the night can be up to 20% more.

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Convenience

Navigating the many public transport routes in and out of Narita International Airport (NRT) can be extremely tiring and confusing. Instead, why not hop into a taxi and make your way directly to your accommodation with no hassle or fuss.

Editor’s Note

There are also fixed fare taxis available at Narita airport, but you will need to queue up and book your ticket in one of the taxi transport hubs to secure your price. Prices are from 130€ (16,000 yen) to 211€ (26,000 yen) depending on the zone.

Useful Tips

Night-time taxi prices can be up to 20% more than during the day.
Be sure to check that your taxi driver has reset his taximeter before you begin your journey.
Not all drivers at Narita airport speak English, so it may help to write down your accommodation address or show it on your phone's GPS.

How to get from Narita airport to Tokyo Access Narita bus

Access Narita is a quick and cheap way of getting from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo. This bus runs tother the Tokyo Station with easy access to JR Lines or Ginza Station for the subway. A one-way ticket on the Access Narita bus costs 8.12€ (1,000 yen) and takes 70 minutes to reach Tokyo.

How much is the Access Narita from Narita airport to Tokyo?

The Access Narita bus costs 8.12€ (1,000 yen) one-way from Narita Airport to Tokyo for adults and 4€ (500 yen) for children. You can reserve your tickets online, as each bus has 12 seats set aside for this exact purpose, or head directly to the bus and purchase them on board.

Cost

8.12€

Trip Duration

70 Min.

There's a waiting time of up to 20 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Access Narita bus is available from 07:25 am to 22:45 pm.

Where do I get it from?

The Access Narita bus can be found in Terminal 1 at stop 31 in the south wing, in Terminal 2 at bus stop 2 outside the North Exit 3 or bus stop 19 at Domestic Flight Exit. In Terminal 3 the bus stops at stand number 2 in front of the main bus shelter.

Convenience

The Access Narita runs 3 times an hour and has the quickest journey time of all the buses available at Narita International Airport (NRT), making it a fairly quick transfer option. Also, you don't need to queue up for a ticket, you can simply grab your luggage and walk straight to the bus. However, if you have more than one luggage item that weighs more than 20kg you won't be allowed onboard.

Editor’s Note

The Access Narita bus has over 30 seats however only 12 of them are available to be reserved in advance, so if you want to secure your seat you may want to book in good time.

Useful Tips

You can only store one piece of luggage that weighs up to 20kg.
The journey to Tokyo from Narita Airport is long, but there are toilets on board for your comfort.

How to get from Narita airport to Tokyo by train

Taking the public train from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo is one of the slowest and more complicated transfer options. The Keisei Main Line train takes 90 minutes to reach the Yamanote Station, and from there you will need to switch to a JR train to get closer to your hotel. The cost of a one-way ticket on the Keisei Main Line train is 9.7€ (1,190 yen).

How much is the train from Narita airport to Tokyo?

The Keisei Main Line train costs 9.7€ (1,190 yen) one-way from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo. You can purchase your tickets from the automatic machines or the information desk on the lower floor of Terminal 2.

Cost

9.70€

Trip Duration

90 Min.

There's a waiting time of up to 20 minutes

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Keisei Main Line train runs from 05:00 am to 23:00 pm.

Where do I get it from?

The train station in Narita International Airport is located below Terminal 2. If you land in Terminal 1 or 3, you can easily access Terminal 2 on foot or by using the free airport shuttle bus. When in Terminal 2, follow the signs located in baggage claim that says "train", these will lead you to an escalator that will take you to the lower floor. Here you will find the Skyliner and Kelisi information centre, just past that you will find the Keisei Main Line train at platform
2 and 3.

Convenience

Taking the Keisei Main Line is one of the slowest and most inconvenient transfer options available from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo. There's also no storage space for luggage. However, this train does leave NRT frequently and is a very cheap option for those traveling on a budget.

Editor’s Note

If you plan on using the public transport (bus or JR train) during your stay in Tokyo, we recommend you purchase a Suica or Pasmo card which can be topped up and reduce the cost of each journey.

Useful Tips

Collect your tickets at the Keisei Information centre to save time queuing up in the arrivals hall.
This is a public train, so keep an eye on your luggage at all times.
The Keisei Main Line train stops at Yamanote station where you can easily switch to other JR lines.

How to get from Narita airport to Tokyo by Express Train

One of the quickest and most comfortable transfer options from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo is the Express Train. Both the Skyliner and the Narita Express (N'EX) complete this journey in under 53 minutes. The Narita Express (N'EX) leaves every 30 minutes and costs 25€ (3,020 yen) one-way. Whereas the Skyliner leaves every 20 minutes and costs 20€ (2,470 yen). Both express trains have Wifi, comfortable, reclining seats, charging ports and large tables for your comfort. However, the Skyliner train has a little advantage as it's the second fastest train in Japan and will get you to Tokyo in 41 minutes.

How much is the express train from Narita airport to Tokyo?

The Narita Express (N'EX) train costs 25€ (3,020 yen) one-way from Narita airport to Tokyo Station. You can either purchase an exchange order online (e-ticket) and then swap it for a paper ticket at the Information desk in Terminal 2, or you can simply purchase your ticket when you land in Narita airport. The Skyliner express train costs a little less at 20€ (2,470 yen) one-way, and you can purchase your tickets online and redeem at any travel counter in Narita airport or on the day at the information desk in Terminal 2.

Cost

20€ - 25€

Trip Duration

41 - 53 Min.

There's a waiting time of up to 20 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Narita Express (N’EX) is available from 07:44 am to 21:44 pm and the Skyliner train runs from 07:30 am to 22:30 pm.

Where do I get it from?

Both express trains are located on the lower floor of Terminal 2. Simply pass through baggage claim and follow the signs for "train". You will follow an escalator down to the lower level and walk past the information desk. The Skyliner leaves from platform 4 and 5 and the Narita Express (N'EX) leaves from platform 1.

Convenience

Not only are the express trains extremely comfortable and accommodating for every kind of traveler, but they are also the quickest way to reach Tokyo from Narita International Airport (NRT). However, once you arrive at Tokyo Station, you will need to switch to another form of transportation to reach your hotel.

Editor’s Note

Whether you want to sit back and enjoy the view or work on your laptop while traveling, the Express Trains have all the modern appliances and home comforts you need to have a relaxing or a productive journey to Tokyo.

Useful Tips

You must redeem your e-ticket before trying to board the train to validate it.
Both the Narita Express and Skyliner trains have cameras on the luggage storage racks, so you can rest assured your belongings are safe.
The Skyliner train reaches a maximum velocity of 160 km/h.

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost from Narita Airport to Tokyo?

The cost of the journey from Narita International Airport (NRT) will depend on the transfer option you choose. The cheapest option is to take either the Tokyo shuttle bus or the Access Narita bus which both cost just 8.12€ (1,000 yen) one-way. Another low cost option is to take the Keisei Main Line train which costs 9.7€ (1,190 yen). A little more expensive, but much more luxurious are the Express Trains. The Skyliner costs 20€ (2,470 yen) one way and the Narita Express (N’EX) costs 25€ (3,020 yen). Around the same price as the express trains is the Limousine bus which costs 23€ (2,800 yen) one-way but takes much longer to reach Tokyo. Finally, the most expensive but most convenient option is to take a taxi at around 160€ (20,000 yen) based on a taximeter.

What is the best way to get from Narita to Tokyo?

To get from Narita International Airport to Tokyo you can take either the bus, the public train, an express train or a taxi. The most convenient is a taxi which costs 160€ (20,000 yen) and takes 70 minutes. The next most convenient option is to take one of the luxury Express Train; the Skyliner or Narita Express (N’EX). The Skyliner takes 41 minutes to reach Tokyo and costs 20€ (2,470 yen) while the Narita Express takes 53 minutes and costs 25€ (3,020 yen). Taking the Tokyo Shuttle bus, the Limousine bus or the Access Narita bus are also good options for those on a budget. They take around 80 minutes to complete the journey. The least convenient transfer option is to take the public Keisei Main Line as it takes at least 90 minutes, but it does come in at one of the cheapest options at 9.7€ (1,190 yen) for a one-way ticket.

How much is a Narita Express ticket?

The Narita Express (N'EX) costs 25€ (3,020 yen) one-way from Narita International Airport (NRT) to Tokyo. You can purchase your ticket online and redeem it at any of the travel counters at the airport, or from the information desk located on the lower level of Terminal 2 in Narita airport.

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