Tokyo Narita International Airport
The smaller of the two airports serving Tokyo, Narita International Airport is nonetheless a huge facility serving more than 32 million passengers each year. Formerly known as New Tokyo International Airport, the facility is made up of two terminals; Terminal 1 is larger and contains the largest duty-free brand boutique mall in Japan. The facility is clean and modern, and has amenities like massage and reflexology parlours, barbers and beauty salons, a dentist and a pet hotel.
Located 35 miles (57km) east of downtown Tokyo, Narita International Airport is served by a number of convenient and quick public transport options, including buses, taxis, and trains. High-speed trains are the fastest way to get into Tokyo from the airport, and can take 20 minutes less than a bus or taxi.
Flights to Tokyo Narita International Airport come in from all over the world, including destinations like Moscow, Toronto, Mexico City, Paris, Delhi, Beijing, Auckland, Chicago, Rome, Bangkok, Los Angeles, New York, Seoul, London, Honolulu, Vienna, Washington DC, Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Helsinki, Sydney, Doha and Istanbul.
The airport is located about 45 miles (73km) northeast of Tokyo.
Getting to the city
Terminal 1 has a separate railway station from Terminal 2 and 3. Terminal 1 uses Narita Airport Station and Terminal 2 and 3 use Airport Terminal 2 Station. Different train services on the JR or Keisei lines serve Tokyo and surrounding destinations. The journey to Tokyo takes at least one hour. Buses connect to the domestic airport and hotels in the city centre; the journey takes between one and two hours from the pick up at departure lobbies of Terminals 1, 2 and 3.
Car rentals can be organised at the airport.
Fixed fare taxis are available from outside the airport's arrival area, and there are assistants available at the designated fixed fare taxi stands in the airport.
Transfer between terminals
A free shuttle bus connects the three terminals.
The facilities at Narita Airport are extensive and include shops (including duty-free), banks, ATMs, currency exchange bureaux, massage services, baby changing areas, a pet hotel, beauty salons and left luggage. A variety of restaurants catering for Japanese, Chinese and Western tastes are available. Both terminals have shower facilities and Day Rooms (bedrooms which can be hired by the hour).
Terminal 1 parking is in P1 and P5, while Terminal 2 parking is in P2 and P3. Parking at Tokyo Narita International Airport starts at ¥260 per 30 minutes for the first three and a half hours, with a flat rate of ¥2060 for anything between three and a half and 24 hours.
Flights to Tokyo Narita International Airport are available via a number of airlines, including All Nipon Airways, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Qatar Airways, Air Canada, Air China, Delta Airlines, Egypt Air, Air France, Air India, Swiss International Airlines, Air New Zealand, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, Alitalia, American Airlines, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, China Airlines, Continental Airlines, Emirates, Finnair, Hong Kong Airlines, Iran Airlines, Japan Airlines, KLM, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Virgin Atlantic Airways.
There are several free wifi hotspots in each terminal.
There is a business service centre in Terminal 1 with internet, phone and fax facilities.
Tokyo Narita International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.