Japan’s Kanto area is well-known for the complexity of its transportation network. It is terrifying for the first-time travellers to look at Tokyo’s railway map. This time, FUN! JAPAN team has listed up and summarized all discount tickets in Kanto area to clear all your confusing thoughts! Your travel plan would definitely be smoother if you could get to know the tickets in advance. Let’s find out the ones that suit your preference.

Where Is “Kanto Area”?

The generic name for the six prefectures centering on Tokyo, the capital- Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Ibaraki, Gumma, and Tochigi. Haneda Airport in Tokyo and Narita Airport in Chiba are two popular choices of airports for foreign tourists.

Discount Ticket Right After You Land

For Haneda Airport

JR TOKYO Wide Pass

  • Price: 10,000 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 3 consecutive days
  • Areas: Kanto area and its neighbouring areas, including Tokyo. As for transportation to and from Haneda Airport, JR East Japan and Tokyo Monorail are included.
  • Remarks:
    • Not applicable to Tokaido shinkansen and JR bus.
    • Good for  foreign persons who live in Japan

YOKOHAMA BAY AREA 1 DAY PASS

  • Price: 720- 860 yen (adult)
  • Validity: only on the day of issue
  • Areas: Keikyu airport line, to Yokohama and Minato Mirai areas
  • Remarks: 
    • PASMO PASSPORT”, the prepaid card for  foreign visitors is necessary from 1st Sept 2019 (Sun) 

WELCOME! Tokyo Subway Ticket

  • Price: 1,200- 2,200 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 24, 48 or 72 consecutive hours after the first use
  • Areas: the fair from Haneda airport to Sengakuji station (one way or round trip) & all subway lines in Tokyo (24/48/72 hours)
  • Remarks:
    • No hop off at any stations between the station of issue and Sengakuji. 
Tokyo Travel 1DAY & 2DAYPass

  • Price: 800 yen or 1,200 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 1 day or 2 days
  • Areas: From Keikyu line Haneda airport domestic/international terminal to Sengakuji (one way) and Toei subway lines 1 day or 2 days hop on and hop off.
  • Remarks: 
    • Including Keikyu Shinagawa station

Monorail & Yamanote line Discount Ticket

  • Price: 500 yen (adult)
  • Validity: One single trip
  • Areas: From Tokyo monorail Haneda airport international building station, Haneda airport terminal 1 or terminal stations to monorail Hamamatsucho station, then to any stations along JR East Japan Yamanote line (all stations of the line)
  • Remarks:
    • Only on Saturday, Sunday, public holiday and other special days.

For Narita Airport

JR TOKYO Wide Pass

  • Price: 10,000 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 3 consecutive days
  • Areas: Kanto and its neighbouring areas, including Tokyo. Also applicable to The Narita Express from Narita airport.
  • Remarks:
    • Not applicable to Tokaido shinkansen and JR bus
    • Good for foreign persons who live in Japan

Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket

  • Price: 2,800- 5,400 yen (adult)
  • Validity: Skyliner (one way or round trip) & 24, 48, or 72 consecutive hours for all lines of Tokyo Subway
  • Areas: from Keisei Skyliner Narita airport (any terminals) to Keisei Ueno station (one way or round trip) & free ticket in all Tokyo subway lines
  • Remarks:
    • Available in budget airlines’ cabin (Peach, Vanilla Air, Spring Japan)
    • Narita airport terminal 2 station (only for Jet Star passengers with a boarding pass for identification) 

Limousine & Subway Pass (for Narita)

  • Price: 3,400- 6,000 yen (adult)
  • Validity: Limousine bus (one way) & Tokyo Subway Ticket (24/48/72 hours)
  • Areas: “Limousine bus ticket” plus free tickets of Tokyo metro subway (all 9 lines), Toei subway (all 4 lines) 

Tokyo Shuttle & Subway Pass

  • Price: 1,700- 3,300 yen (adult)
  • Validity: Tokyo shuttle ticket (one way or round trip) & free Tokyo Subway Ticket (24/48/72 hours)
  • Areas: “Tokyo Shuttle Ticket” and free tickets of Tokyo metro subway (all 9 lines), Toei subway (all 4 lines) 

Surprising Discount Tickets to Tour around Tokyo

Tokyo Subway Ticket (24/48/72 hours)

  • Price: 800- 1,500 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 24, 48, or 72 consecutive hours from the first use
  • Areas: Free tickets of Tokyo metro subway (all 9 lines), Toei subway (all 4 lines)
  • Remarks:
    • Not for residents in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gumma, and Yamanashi, good for domestic and overseas travellers 

Tokyo Free Ticket

  • Price: 1,590 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 1days
  • Areas: 23 wards of Tokyo
  • Remarks:
    • Free ticket for the free seats of all JR local (and rapid) trains, subways, Nippori-Toneri Line, Toden railways, and Toei bus
    • Good for foreign persons who live in Japan

For Repeated Travellers- Brand New Bus Adventures in Tokyo

Toden One-Day Pass

  • Price: 400 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 1 day
  • Areas: Hop on and off at Toden Arakawa line
  • Remarks:
    • Good for foreign persons who live in Japan

JR Tokyo Pass

  • Price: 750 yen (adult)
  • Validity:1 day
  • Areas: Within the 23 wards in Tokyo
  • Remarks:
    • Free seats of all JR local (and rapid) trains
    • Good for foreign persons who live in Japan

Yurikamome 1 Day Pass

  • Price: 820 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 1 day
  • Area: Yurikamome line
  • Remarks:
    • Good for foreign persons who live in Japan

Tokyu Line Triangle Ticket

  • Price: 400- 660 yen (adult)
  • Validity: on the day of issue
  • Areas: Hop on and hop off within Shibuya, Jiyugaoka, and Futakotamagawa of all Tokyu lines
  • Remarks:
    • Ticket becomes invalid when getting off during the specified journey
    • Good for foreign persons who live in Japan

For Visitors in Boarder Areas around Tokyo- the PASS You Might Want to Know

Tobu Railway

NIKKO PASS all area

  • Price: 4,150 yen (December 1 to April 19) or 4,520 yen (April 20 to November 30) (both for adults)
  • Validity: 4 consecutive days
  • Areas: Asakusa station or TOKYO SKYTREE Station to Nikko, Kinugawa onsen areas

NIKKO PASS world heritage area

  • Price: 2,000 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 2 consecutive days
  • Areas: Asakusa station or TOKYO SKYTREE Station to Nikko Jinja (shrines) areas

KAWAGOE DISCOUNT PASS

  • Price: 700 yen (adult)
  • Validity: Only on the day of purchase
  • Areas: From Ikebukuro station to Kawagoe station or Kawagoe-shi station

KAWAGOE DISCOUNT PASS Premium

  • Price: 950 yen (adult)
  • Validity: Only on the day of purchase
  • Areas: From Ikebukuro station to Kawagoe station or Kawagoe-shi station & buses in Kawagoe-shi

Seibu Railway

SEIBU KAWAGOE PASS

  • Price: 700 yen (adult)
  • Validity: Only on the day of purchase
  • Areas: Seibu Shinjuku, Takatanobaba, or Ikebukuro station to Honkawagoe station (round trip)
SEIBU 1Day Pass、SEIBU 2Day Pass
  • Price: 1,000 or 2,000 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 1days or 2days
  • Areas: Free ticket of all Seibu railway lines (except Tamagawa line)

Chichibu 2-Day Pass

  • Price: 1,800- 2,320 yen (adult)
  • Validity: 2 consecutive days
  • Areas:From the starting station to Seibu chichibu station (round trip). Hop on and off within Ashigakubo station to Seibu Chichibu station, and Chichibu railway (within Nogami, Nagatoro, and Mitsumineguchi)

Enoshima & Kamakura Free Pass

  • Price: 1,470 yen (adult)
  • Validity: Only on the day of purchase
  • Areas: Round trip from Shinjuku station to Fujisawa, free tickets within Enoshima Dentetsu Railway and Odakyu (between Fujisawa and Katase Enoshima)

Hakone Free Pass

  • Price: 5,700 yen (2-day ticket) or 6,100 yen (30day ticket) (both for adult)
  • Validity: 2 or 3 consecutive days
  • Areas: From Shinjuku station to Odakyu Hakone area

Enoden 1 Day Pass “Noriorikun”

  • Price: 600 yen (adult)
  • Validity: Only on the day of purchase
  • Areas: Hop on and hop off along the Enoden line
    • Good for foreign persons who live in Japan

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