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Airports in Tokyo

Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)

Overview

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 three 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 45 miles (73km) from 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.

Location

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.

Time

GMT +9.

Contacts

Switchboard: +81 (0) 476 34 8000.

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Tokyo International Airport (HND)

Location

The airport is located about 12 miles (20km) south of Tokyo.

Getting to the city

There are both railway and monorail connections for getting into Tokyo from Haneda Airport. Nonstop express routes take roughly 30 minutes to get into downtown Tokyo.

Time

GMT +9.

Contacts

+81 3 5757 8111.

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Tokyo Narita International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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