Tokyo Narita International

Tokyo, Japan

About The Airport

Although it's over an hour's travel from the city, Narita is the main international airport in Japan, handling about half of the country's global passenger traffic. It has 3 terminals, with Terminals 1 and 2 serving most international carriers and offering an excellent range of shopping and eating options. NRT ranked 11th in the Skytrax 2018 World's Best Airports list and came 4th in the World's Best Airport Dining Experience. The airport operates with true Japanese efficiency, with services such as baggage carousels turning around in double-quick time.


Free Wi-Fi is available.

Getting to and from the airport

Narita Airport is around 60km from central Tokyo.

Taxi - metered and fixed-fare taxis are available at stands in front of all 3 terminals.

Bus - a large network of bus services connects the airport to Tokyo and other parts of Japan. Stops are in front of each terminal.

Trains - there are trains to a wide range of destinations both in and outside of Tokyo from stations in Terminals 1 (Narita Airport Station) and 2 (Airport Terminal 2 Station). In the Narita Airport Station, you'll find a pharmacy, a couple of convenience stores, a photo booth, a shoes and bags repair outlet and a café. A vending machine sells local SIM cards.

Car rental - car rental desks are in the Arrivals halls of Terminals 1 and 2.

Hotel shuttle - shuttles run to the Narita Airport Rest House and the Hotel Nikko Narita.

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The parking lots are a short walk away from Terminals 1 and 2. If your flight is leaving from Terminal 3, you should factor in extra transfer time - at least 15 minutes on foot or 5 minutes plus waiting time by bus.

Transit and in-airport hotels

Free shuttle buses run between the terminals every 7-20 minutes from 05:00 to 22:30. You can also transfer on foot between Terminals 2 and 3 using the access corridor - this takes about 15 minutes.

In Terminal 1, day rooms with showers for transiting passengers are after Security on level 3. A wheelchair-friendly space is also available. Shower-only facilities can be found on level 2 in the corridor to the parking lot.

There's a capsule hotel called 9 hours in Terminal 2, with 24-hour check-in and reception; it's located in car park P2 on floor B1F.


Healthy Travel Tip

Narita International Airport offers grooming and wellness services to help you feel like a million dollars before you travel, or even on your arrival. Nail salons, hairdressers, shiatsu outlets and massage chairs - you'll be spoilt for choice.

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