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The Japan Rail (JR) network of trains covers the whole of the country and JR East is responsible for the network in the east of Japan including Tokyo.
Shinkansen (Bullet Train)
Shinkansen speeding in and out of Tokyo Station is synonymous with fast-paced and modern Tokyo.
The Tokyo Metro and The Toei Transportation —Japan's underground networks of trains—is as comprehensive as its over ground cousin.
When walking Tokyo's streets, you will never be far from a taxi. Thousands of green, yellow and black cabs are available to be flagged down as and when you need them.
Buses can be a useful transportation alternative to trains if you are staying outside of the immediate city center.
Discovering Tokyo by bicycle is a fun way to explore the city offering you a wider range of sights and sounds that might otherwise be missed if you are traveling on other forms of public transport.
Going to Islands
Take a trip to Tokyo’s islands, full of unspoiled nature and local charm and easily accessible from the Kanto region by ship and plane.
Domestic Air Travel
Book a seat on one of Japan’s low-cost carriers taking you to all corners of the country.
Explore some of the lesser known areas of Tokyo and beyond by riding on local railways.
Traveling to other cities
Explore further afield by taking public transport or driving to some of Japan’s most exciting cities