“Enjoy Tokyo Part 2 – Enrich your Tokyo experience with money-saving discount tickets!”

The Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket gets you from Narita Airport and into the city in comfort.

Skyliner bulletin board

The Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket is a convenient and money-saving ticket exclusively for travelers from abroad. It lets you board both the Skyliner, which is the fastest way to get to the city center from Narita Airport, and the Tokyo Metro subway system, which lets you easily travel throughout the city. Let’s take a look at what makes it such a popular ticket for travelling in Tokyo.

Travelers who arrive at Narita Airport

Point 1: From the airport to the city centre in as little as 36 minutes

You can connect from the Skyliner to the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line at Ueno station, and from there, the ticket gives you access to eight Tokyo Metro lines and four Toei Subway lines. The subway lines of Tokyo form an extensive network with frequent train service and excellent operating hours. They give you easy access to entertainment districts such as Ginza, Shinjuku, and Shibuya as well as to popular tourist spots such as the Tokyo Skytree and the Tsukiji Outer Market.

Skyliner
The Skyliner’s maximum speed, 160kph (100mph), is the fastest of any limited express train excluding the Shinkansen.

Wi-Fi is available onboard the Skyliner

Enjoy Wi-Fi connections onboard

In April, a convenient new service was introduced on the Skyliner. Overseas tourists can now enjoy exclusive access to the Free Wi-Fi in Keisei Skyliner service.

Those who purchase a Skyliner ticket or a Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket can present their passport and obtain an ID and password to access the Free Wi-Fi in Keisei Skyliner. We recommend doing this when you purchase your ticket since you will have Internet access at 240,000 spots across the country once you register. This will make gathering travel information and posting things on SNS very easy.

Point 2: Travelling through the city by subway with ease

You can connect from the Skyliner to the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line at Ueno station, and from there, the ticket gives you access to eight Tokyo Metro lines and four Toei Subway lines. The subway lines of Tokyo form an extensive network with frequent train service and excellent operating hours. They give you easy access to entertainment districts such as Ginza, Shinjuku, and Shibuya as well as to popular tourist spots such as the Tokyo Skytree and the Tsukiji Outer Market.

Route map of the subways in the city

The Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket can be used on all subway lines shown in bold on the map. Many routes have trains that come every three to five minutes and they run from five o’clock in the morning until around midnight. The subways in Tokyo are easy to navigate, even for first-time users, as each route is indicated by its own color and the stations are numbered, both on the platforms and in maps.

Point 3: Extremely affordable fares

Choose from a one-way or round-trip Skyliner ticket, and a one-day, two-day, or three-day pass for subway rides. You could save 2,700 yen by purchasing a round-trip Skyliner ticket combined with a three-day subway pass for 5,400 yen, instead of purchasing tickets separately! You also avoid having to purchase individual tickets every time you want to hop on a train.

Extremely affordable fares

Point 4: Tickets can be purchased before your arrival in Japan

In addition to the Skyliner ticket counters at Terminals 1 and 2 at Narita Airport, the Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket can be purchased at travel agencies in Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Thailand or on Peach and Spring Japan flights headed for Narita. Your sightseeing in Tokyo will go more smoothly if you make your purchase before arriving in Tokyo.

Fully enjoy Tokyo with the Tokyo Subway Ticket by starting with popular spots, then moving on to more exotic places

Tokyo Subway Ticket

Popular tourist spots are fun to visit, but many repeat visitors want to check out more unusual places or experience different cultural attractions. The Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket is perfect for sightseeing, wherever you want to go in Tokyo. Here are two recommended courses.

Checking out Japan’s world-famous pop culture scene

Gundam Cafe
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The official cafe based on the popular Mobile Suit Gundam robot anime in Akihabara. Full of novelties and presentations that will delight fans, and dishes that will transport you into the world of Gundam.

SHIBUPOP Culture Market

SHIBUPOP Culture Market on the 6th floor of Shibuya PARCO lets you experience Japan’s pop culture through manga, anime, and figurines. There is also a spot where you can take photos with characters from the popular One Piece manga as well as shops that are open only for a limited time.

Ura-Harajuku
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AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo (Shibuya or Meiji Jingu-mae) is a theater specializing in 2.5-dimensional musicals based on manga,anime and video-games. Those who do not understand Japanese can also enjoy the shows as there are glasses that display subtitles in foreign languages such as English and Chinese available for rental.

A bookstore specializing in anime and manga.

“animega” (Shinjuku Sanchome) is a bookstore that specializes in anime and manga. They also offer plenty of merchandise for ladies as well as CDs and DVDs. Their special, limited-time only goods are also popular.

A hall with live music

Opened in September 2014, Shinjuku ReNY (Tochomae) is a circular hall with live music that is very popular with music fans. It also holds many performances by idols and visual kei bands.

[Touring Japan’s pop culture scene]

Narita Airport(KS42)–<Skyliner>–Ueno(KS01/H17)–<Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line>–Akihabara(H15)–<5-min walk>—Iwamotocho(S08)–<Toei Shinjuku Line>–[change trains at Jinbocho(S06/Z07)]–<Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line>–Shibuya(Z01/F16)–<Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line>–Meiji-jingumae(F15)–<Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line>–Shinjuku-sanchome(F13)–<Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line>–Shinjuku(M08/E01)–<Toei Oedo Line>–Tochomae(E28)

Eating out and experiencing unique Japanese food that you cannot find at conventional places

Unique Japanese sweets

Try interesting new types of Japanese sweets, such as the “Yokai Daifuku” (right) from Edo Usagi in Nippori and the “Curry Dorayaki” (left) from Chikuryuan Okano in Nippori.

Shaved ice bar

Shaved ice is the perfect treat to enjoy while exploring Tokyo on a hot summer day.The shaved ice bar “yelo” in Roppongi has an abundant menu with standard shaved ice such as strawberry-flavored as well as those with carrot taste syrup.

Conveyor belt sushi in the fast lane

UOBEI is a next-generation conveyor belt sushi shop in Shibuya. Sushi that you order on a touch panel is speedily delivered directly to you on the conveyor. You can use the touch panel in English, Chinese, and Korean.

Ninja restaurant

NINJA AKASAKA in Akasaka Mitsuke is an entertainment restaurant for those who want to see what it is like to be served by hospitable ninjas. Japanese-style original dishes form the base of their menu but they can also serve meals for vegetarian and religious guests who adhere to specialized diets.

Dagashi (low-priced sweets) bar

Finally, there is a bar that offers an all-you-can-eat course of low-priced sweets in Hamacho / Ningyocho. Here, you can have a taste of the 1950’s – 1960’s, when Japan was going through a period of rapid development.

[Experiencing unique Japanese dishes]

Narita Airport (KS42)–<Skyliner>–Nippori(KS02)–<10-min walk>–Nishi Nippori(C16)–<Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line>–[change trains at Hibiya(C09/H07)]–<Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line>–Roppongi(H04/E23)–<Toei Oedo Line>–[change trains at Aoyama-itchome(E24/G04)]–<Tokyo Metro Ginza Line>–Shibuya(G01)–<Tokyo Metro Ginza Line>–Akasaka Mitsuke(G05)–3-min walk–Nagatacho(Z04)–<Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line>–[change trains at Kudanshita(Z06/S05)]–<Toei Shinjuku Line>–Hamacho(S10)

In addition to offering you the fastest way to access the city center, the Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket also offers you convenience and comfort at the best price. Take advantage of these benefits and thoroughly enjoy Tokyo!

Notice

Keisei Electric Railway also offers free Wi-Fi services that can be used at train stations.

Stations where free Wi-Fi can be used

KEISEI FREE Wi-Fi is offered at stations displaying the sticker shown on the upper right. It can be accessed by choosing the (KEISEI_FREE_Wi-Fi) network on your device and registering your email address on the top page. Available in English, traditional Chinese, simplified Chinese and Korean, KEISEI FREE Wi-Fi is offered in collaboration with Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi. It gives you access to free Wi-Fi at 143 subway stations in Tokyo as well as in tourist facilities throughout Japan, making it a convenient tool when visiting the spots introduced in this issue.

Tokyo is a fascinating metropolis where new spots and trends are constantly popping up. Take advantage of this handy and money-saving ticket to thoroughly enjoy your sightseeing in Tokyo!