Japan has an efficient public transportation network, especially within metropolitan areas and between the large cities. Japanese public transportation is characterized by its punctuality, its superb service, and the large crowds of people using it.


Trains The best way to travel in Japan.
Shinkansen Japan's high speed train (bullet train).
Night Trains About Japanese sleeper trains.
Taking the train How to use Japanese trains.
Timetables About printed and online train timetables.
Guide to Train Tickets Details on regular and discount train tickets.
Rail Passes A list of the best rail passes in Japan.
Japan Rail Pass Unlimited, nationwide train travel for foreign tourists.
Rail Pass Calculator Does a Japan Rail Pass pay off for your itinerary?
Seishun 18 Kippu Cheap ticket for unlimited travel on local trains.


International Air Travel About international air travel to Japan.
Domestic Air Travel About domestic air travel in Japan.
Discount Air Tickets A list of discount air tickets and offers.


Bus How to use local, short-distance buses.
Highway Bus About long-distance buses.
Japan Bus Pass About the pass for long distance bus travel.


Domestic Ferries About ferry routes between Japan's islands.


Car Rental About renting a car in Japan.
Driving in Japan About driving a car in Japan.
Highways About Japan's network of expressways.
Taxi Japanese taxis.


Bicycles About cycling in Japan and rental bicycles.

Regional Transportation Pages

Transportation in Tokyo
Transportation in Sapporo
Transportation in Yokohama
Transportation in Nagoya
Transportation in Osaka
Transportation in Kyoto
Transportation in Kobe
Transportation in Hiroshima
Transportation in Fukuoka
Narita Airport (Tokyo)
Haneda Airport (Tokyo)
Kansai Airport (Osaka)
Itami Airport (Osaka)
Central Japan Airport (Nagoya)
New Chitose Airport (Sapporo)
Kobe Airport
Komatsu Airport (Kanazawa)
Shizuoka Airport

More Transportation Related Pages

Survey: Commuting Survey about daily commuting.
Rush hours About the rush hours in Japanese cities.
Budget Travel Advice on saving money on your Japan trip.
Tour Packages About individual and guided package tours.

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