Information & Facts
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. Fares into the
city start at JPY 15,000.
There are several multi-storey car parks at the airport.
Rental cars can be organised at the airport, though most
visitors wisely avoid driving in Tokyo and instead take the
efficient public transport.
Trains, buses and taxis connect to the city centre. Each airport
terminal has a separate railway station. Terminal one uses Narita
Airport Station and Terminal 2 is Airport Terminal 2 Station.
Different train services on the JR or Keisei lines serve Tokyo and
surrounding destinations. The journey to Tokyo takes one hour; if
possible book a seat in advance but remember to use the correct
departing airport station. Terminal 1 Tel: JR +81 (0)476-33-1655,
and Keisei: +81 (0)476-32-8501. From Terminal 2 for JR and Keisei
+81 (0)476-34-6005 and +81 (0)476-34-8763. Depending on line fares
are roughly US$30. 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 and 2. Tickets
should be bought at the ticket counter for about US$31. Fixed fare
taxis are available and a concierge directs passengers to available
cars. Fares are determined by city zone but are between US$150 and
US$240 (Tel: +81 (0)476-34-8755) . The tourist information desk in
the arrivals hall can help travellers with their transport
Switchboard: + 81 (0)476 322 802. Flight Information: +81 (0)476
The facilities at New Tokyo Airport are extensive and include
shops (including duty-free), banks, ATMs, currency exchange
bureaux, massage, baby changing areas, a pet hotel, beauty salons
and left luggage. A variety of restaurants catering for Japanese,
Chinese and Western tastes are available, including a new revolving
Sushi Bar. Both terminals have shower facilities and Day Rooms
(bedrooms which can be hired by the hour). There are Internet cafes
situated throughout the airport, as well as wireless Internet.
Japanese is the official language. Most Japanese people
will have studied English at school, but few can speak it well or
understand what is said to them.
The currency is the Japanese Yen (JPY), which is equal to 100
sen. Major credit cards are accepted in the larger hotels and
stores, but most Japanese operate with cash. Cash and travellers
cheques can be exchanged in banks, post offices and currency
exchange bureaux. Banks are usually open Monday to Friday 9am to
3pm. Travellers cheques offer the best exchange rate and are best
taken in US dollars. ATMs do not accept all credit and debit cards;
only the international ATMs in post offices, airports and some
A free shuttle bus connects the two terminals.
Local time is GMT +9.