Navigating Yokohama Station

  • Published on : 21/04/2022
  • by : Japan Experience

Half an hour from Tokyo with a Japan Rail Pass

Yokohama Station is about half an hour from Tokyo with a Japan Rail Pass. It provides access to Chinatown, Landmark Tower and Minato Mirai district close to the sea.

Other lines with connections to Yokohama Station include the:

- Sotetsu Line to Ebina

- Keikyu Line from Sengakuji near Shinagawa to Uraga in Kanagawa

- Tokyu Toyoko Line connecting Shibuya Station to Yokohama via Daikanyama, Tamagawa and Hiyoshi.

- Sagami Line connecting Yokohama Station with Ebina, 24 km away.

- Yokohama Subway line Blue Line from Shonandai Station to Azamino Station.

- Minatomirai Line running 5 stops from Yokohama Station to Motomachi-Chukagai for Yokohama Chinatown

- Narita Express train to Narita International Airport runs via Tokyo Station and Yokohama Station with departures from Shinjuku Station, Yokohama and Omiya. Narita Airport Terminal One to Yokohama is 88 minutes by Narita Express. A cheaper way is to take the Keisei Skyliner to Nippori, then the Yamanote Line to Shimbashi and then the Tokaido Line to Yokohama.

From Haneda Airport, take the Keihin-Kyuko Line (32 minutes; 450 yen) or a limousine bus to Yokohama City Air Terminal virtually right next to Yokohama Station.

Un train de la Keikyû sur le pont de Shinagawa, depuis le passage à niveau

A Keikyu train on the Shinagawa Bridge, from the level crossing

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Buses from Yokohama Station

Yokohama Station is also a highway bus and local bus terminus for buses around the Yokohama area, various destinations in the Kanto region and further afield.

There are bus stops at both the West Exit and the East Exit of Yokohama Station.

There are daytime limousine buses to Haneda Airport, Narita Airport, Tokyo Disney Resort, JR Gotemba Station (for Mt. Fuji) and Hakone.

There are overnight highway buses to Nagoya, Okayama, Osaka, Kyoto, Sendai and Akita.

Yokohama Station, West Exit with More's Yokohama left

Yokohama Station, West Exit with More's Yokohama left

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