Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport)
Haneda Airport (HND), also known as Tokyo International Airport, is the closest airport to Tokyo. It's around 30 minutes by train from the center of Tokyo, making Haneda more convenient to the city than Tokyo's other major airport, Narita Airport. Haneda Airport has three terminals. Terminal 1 is a hub for Japan Airlines (JAL) domestic flights, along with Skymark Airlines and some Starflyer flights. Terminal 2 is a hub for All Nippon Airlines (ANA) domestic flights, along with Air Do, Solaseed Air and some Starflyer flights. Terminal 3 is the international terminal. Free shuttle buses take you between the three terminals, making transfers easy. All three terminals have direct links to train and monorail services into Tokyo. The airport is expanded to accommodate more visitors for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, with a new complex, HANEDA AIRPORT GARDEN, due to open in spring 2020. HANEDA AIRPORT GARDEN has hotels, shopping, events spaces and a bus terminal.
How do I get from Haneda Airport to Tokyo?
The Tokyo Monorail connects all three terminals to Hamamatsucho Station in around 20 minutes.
From Hamamatsucho Station, you can transfer to the Yamanote Line for destinations in central Tokyo including Tokyo Station, Shibuya Station and Shinjuku Station.
Shinagawa Station: take the Keikyu Line directly from any of the three terminals. The ride is around 20 minutes.
Narita Airport: Take Keisei Line or Keikyu Line express service from Haneda to Narita. It takes around 1 hour 45 minutes.
Keikyu Limousine and Airport Limousine buses pick up at each terminal. This is a good option if you have a lot of luggage. You can buy tickets at the bus tickets counter in the arrivals hall. The vast network of routes across the metropolitan area allows you to travel to major hotel destinations, sightseeing areas and other transport hubs. There are direct bus services to Tokyo Disney Resort and Narita Airport. The new Haneda Airport Garden Bus Terminal has connections to central Tokyo as well as other parts of Japan.
There are taxi ranks in front of each terminal. Flat-rate taxi fares are available to most central destinations. Transferring by taxi is more expensive than other options, but can be a reasonable option if you are in a group.
If you're planning to explore beyond Tokyo, a rental car can be a cost-effective option. There are several car companies with desks in the arrivals hall at Terminal 1 and 2, including Nippon Rent-A-Car, Toyota Rent-A-Car, Nissan Rent-A-Car, Times Car and Orix Rent-A-Car. You will be directed to a shuttle bus to your preferred rental car office.
What if I have an early departure or late arrival?
The earliest train to Haneda arrives a little after 5 a.m. and the last train departs around midnight. The earliest Airport Limousine bus arrives at the airport at 4:25 a.m. and the last bus leaves Haneda at 2:20 a.m., with limited stops.
Services at Haneda Airport
Where can I eat at Haneda Airport?
Some of Tokyo's best restaurants have outlets at Haneda Airport. Terminal 3 (the international terminal) has more than 20 restaurants around Edo Alley, a reproduction of an atmospheric Edo-period (1603–1867) street. Choose from favorites like sushi, ramen, yakitori and soba noodles. There are also cafes in the airport. The new HANEDA AIRPORT GARDEN complex has 30 restaurants.
Are there vegetarian or halal restaurants?
There are several vegetarian and certified halal restaurants in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Check the official Haneda Airport listings for more details.
Where can I stay near Haneda Airport?
The closest hotel for international flights is The Royal Park Hotel Tokyo Haneda , which is connected directly to the Departure Lobby of Terminal 3. Villa Fontaine Premier Haneda Airport and Villa Fontaine Grand Haneda Airport in the new HANEDA AIRPORT GARDEN complex, are connected to Terminal 3. If you are connecting between flights and you don't want to leave the airport, The Royal Park Hotel Tokyo Haneda is in Terminal 3. First Cabin , a more spacious and luxurious version of a capsule hotel, is connected to Terminal 1. Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu is connected to Terminal 2. There are several hotels within a 10 minute free shuttle bus ride of the airport.
What can I buy at Haneda Airport?
There are general shops such as convenience stores and news stands at all terminals. Terminal 3, the international terminal, has several dedicated shopping areas. Edo Alley, on the fourth floor, looks like a traditional Japanese street, with souvenirs from all over the country. Tokyo Pop Town, on the fifth floor, has popular cartoon characters and toys. The new HANEDA AIRPORT GARDEN complex has 60 shops.
Where can I get a SIM card or pocket Wi-Fi device?
You can buy a prepaid SIM card from vending machines and convenience stores in the arrivals area at Terminal 3. Dedicated counters in the arrival areas at Terminal 3 sell prepaid SIM card and rent pocket Wi-Fi devices. These stores are generally open from around 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where can I change money or find an ATM?
If you need to change currency, you can visit the Travelex in the departure area of Terminal 3 or use the currency exchange machine in front of the Keikyu Tourist Information Center in the arrivals area. You can withdraw Japanese yen with an overseas issued card at some ATMs within the airport. For a full list, check the official Haneda Airport website .
Where can I pick up my Japan Rail Pass?
You can pick up your Japan Rail pass or buy tickets for JR trains at the JR East Travel Service Center , next to the entrance to Tokyo Monorail ticket gate in the Terminal 3 arrivals area.
Where can I buy a Suica or Pasmo card?
You can buy a card from machines at most train stations, with instructions in English and other languages. You can also get a Pasmo card at the Keikyu Tourist Information Center in the arrivals area of Terminal 3.
What can I do if I have a layover at Haneda Airport?
Haneda Airport is open 24 hours a day, including many of the shops and cafes in Terminal 3. There are hotels connected to the airport for long stays. For a few hours, you can reserve a refresh room with a lounge and shower, both airside in the departure area and after arrival. A new 24 hour spa, Izumi Tenku no Yu Haneda Airport, is on top of the Villa Fontaine Premier Haneda Airport Hotel, connected to Terminal 3. Visitors can enjoy indoor and outdoor hot spring baths, a hot stone spa and relaxation rooms.
What can I do with my luggage?
You can store your luggage at the airport in a coin locker, or a storage facility. This is a good option if you are taking a short trip from Haneda Airport and don't need all your luggage. In the arrivals area, there are several companies who will deliver your luggage to your hotel or residence.
What other facilities are there at Haneda Airport?
You can find prayer rooms, smoking areas and children's play areas. Ask at the information desks if you need to use a wheelchair within the airport or need assistance to get to your destination.
Inside the HANEDA AIRPORT GARDEN complex, you can visit the Omotenashi Centre, with tourist information, currency exchange, luggage storage and other helpful services.
For more information on facilities and services, check the Haneda Airport website .
Last updated: 27 Sep 2022
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