The Tokyo Metro is very reliable and convenient. If you purchase a ticket and it happens the purchased fare to be less than the eligible one, then when you try to exit the station, of course it will not let you. Don't worry though since...More
- From Narita Airport to Central Tokyo: There are several ways to travel depending on if you want to use a faster or cheaper ways and destinations: (1) JR NEX (Narita Express) Limited Express Operated by JR East and depart... More
- From Narita Airport to Central Tokyo: There are several ways to travel depending on if you want to use a faster or cheaper ways and destinations: (1) JR NEX (Narita Express) Limited Express Operated by JR East and depart every 30 minutes, with stops at: Tokyo, Shinagawa, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Yokohama. The journey between NRT and Tokyo station takes an hour and 30 minutes is added for Shinjuku A limited express ticket and seat reservation are required (2) Keisei Skyliner Limited Express Operated by Keisei Electric Railway and departs every 20 mins, with stops at Nippori and Keisei Ueno. It takes only 36 minutes between Nippori and NRT. A limited express ticket and seat reservation are required (3) Keisei Sky Access Local train Operated by Keisei Electric Railway With intermediate stops in local towns. Takes an hour between Central Tokyo and NRT but nearly half of the Skyliner fare is needed. - From Tokyo to Osaka The best way is Shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo or Shinagawa to Shin Osaka. The fastest train is called Nozomi and it takes only 2.5 hours. Both Non-reserved and Reserved seats are available. - From Osaka to Kyoto If you want to go to Kyoto Station or Inari Shrine: Take the JR Kyoto Line Special Rapid trains which depart every 15 minutes from Osaka (Umeda), Shin Osaka and it takes 30 minutes. Avoid rush hours with luggage as this service is always crowded in these hours. If the destination in Kyoto is Shijō Street: Take the Hankyu Kyoto Line Limited Express service from Umeda Station. - From Kyoto to Kansai Airport: Use Haruka Limited Express operated by JR West which departs every 30 minutes. A limited express ticket is required. - Payment: Buy a Suica Card in NRT station, it is an electronic payment card for fare payment and shopping in vending machines and convenient stores. It is accepted in most of the train lines in big cities except you need to buy tickets for JR Limited Express and Shinkansen.