Narita International Airport, opened on May 20, 1978, is the most important in Japan in terms of international traffic and the second busiest in the country. It operates with domestic and international flights in Asia, Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, North America and Africa.
Official Website: narita-airport.jp
Number of Terminals - 3 - Terminals 1 and 2 for regular flights and Terminal 3 for low-cost flights, open 24 hours a day. A free shuttle bus links the terminals between 4:30 am and 11:20 pm, with 5-20 minute intervals.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 40.6 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +81 476 348 000. Information desks in several locations throughout the terminals. Tourist offices on the first floor of terminals 1 and 2, open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (Tel +81 476 303 383 / 345 877).
Narita airport is located next to the city of the same name, in the Chiba Prefecture, 60 km (39 miles) to the east of Tokyo.See Map
Car rental offices are located on the first floor of terminals 1 and 2.
Nippon (Tel +81 476 320 601 - 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Nissan (Tel +81 476 338 623 - 7:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Orix (Tel +81 476 405 885 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Times Car Rental (Tel +81 476 303 318 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Toyota (Tel +81 476 321 020 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Bus - There are several services to Tokyo and the surrounding area. Journey time to the city centre can be up to 90 minutes. Destinations include Tokyo Station, Ginza, Shiba, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Shinagawa, Toyosu, Kasai, Chofu, Haneda Airport, Tachikawa, Tama, TDR, Inage Kaigan, Kisarazu, Shisui, Matsudo, Yokohama, Totsuka, Hon-Atsugi, Nakayama, Saitama, Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Fukushima, Sendai, Nagano, Osaka, Niigata. Tickets can be acquired in the Arrivals Hall of terminals 1 and 2 and on the second floor of Terminal 3.
Narita Airport Transport (Tel +81 476 352 321) runs to Minami-Sanrizuka, Hakubutsukan Iriguchi and Nambu Kogyo Danchi, while Tokyo Shuttle (Tel +81 474 706 071) goes to Shibayama-Chiyoda, Hasunuma Beach Park and Yokoshiba Yakata Kaigan.
Chiba Kotsu (Tel +81 476 220 783) heads for Tako, Kurimoto, Aeon Mall Narita, Shisui and Yokoshibahikari.
Services from JR Bus Kanto (Tel +81 479 763 760) link the enclosure with the Museum of Aeronautical Sciences, Sanrizuka and Narita Station.
The Airport Limousine Bus (Tel +81 336 657 220) provides a connection to Haneda Airport, with a travel time of around 2 hours.
Train - On level B1 of terminals 1 are 2 there are stations with different services. The Skyliner is a high-speed train that runs to Nippori in 35 minutes and to Ueno in 41 min., with three services every hour. The Access Express goes to the stations of Shin-Kamagaya, Higashi-Matsudo, Takasago, Aoto, Oshiage, Nippori and Ueno. The Keisei Main Line makes intermediate stops at Narita and Funabashi in its trip to downtown Tokyo, with additional stops at Takasago, Aoto, Nippori and Ueno. More information: Tel +81 570 081 160.
Japan Railways (Tel +81 502 016 1600) operates the Narita Express to central Tokyo every 30 min., with a journey time of 53 min. Other stops include Shinagawa, Yokohama, Totsuka, Ofuna, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Takao, Ikebukuro and Omiya. Airport Narita is a suburban service that follows the same route, but makes additional intermediate stops, taking 80 min.
Taxi - Ranks are found in front of the first floor of the terminals and there are vehicles with meters or fixed prices. The trip to the city centre takes around 90 minutes, depending on traffic. More information: Tel +81 476 348 755 / 329 516.
Public transport timetables and fares
There are short- and long-term facilities open around the clock and exclusive spaces for motorcycles. There are also charging stations for electric vehicles. More information: Tel +81 476 346 400. Rates
P1 & P5 - Located in front of Terminal 1.
P2 & P3 - Situated across from Terminal 2.
Passengers should inform their airline about any special needs at the time of their booking. Wheelchairs can be hired at the information counters. The enclosure has tactile flooring, adapted toilets, lowered telephones with Braille instructions, lifts, moving walkways, ramps, toilets for assistance dogs, audio guidance, accessible water fountains, electric vehicles for people transfer and reserved spaces in car parks P1, P2 and P5.
Latest updates: May 18, 2019