Many visitors plan to use trains to get around Japan, often spurred on by the desire to get the most out of a rail pass. While train travel is very efficient and comfortable in Japan, there are times when flights are worth considering instead of trains. Continue reading “Flying around Japan”
When you arrive in Japan, perhaps a bit tired and jet-lagged from a long flight, you’ll want to get to your accommodation without too much difficulty or delay. There are several transport options available from most airports and opinions are often given as to the “best” way. As a general rule, the best way is to follow the advice given by your accommodation. Look on their website for a button or menu item called Access, which will lead to details of trains and buses. Continue reading “Travelling from the airport”
You’ve decided to go to Japan and now you’re looking at buying flights to Japan. The next decision you’ll need to make is where to arrive.
Tokyo is often where people assume they will be arriving. There are two airports in Tokyo, Narita and Haneda, and you may be able to choose either option depending on the flights available from your country. Many international airlines also fly to Kansai airport which serves Kyoto and Osaka. Continue reading “Which airport?”