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How to get from Tokyo to Yokohama

Tokyu Toyoko Line

About 25 minutes and 280 yen from Shibuya Station
The Toyoko Line is the cheapest way to get from Tokyo and Yokohama. Make sure to board a limited express or express train, as they are much faster than local trains, but cost the same. From Yokohama Station, trains continue to run on the Minato Mirai Line to Motomachi-Chukagai, offering convenient access to most of central Yokohama's sights. North of Shibuya, the trains continue to run along the Fukutoshin Subway Line.

JR Tokaido Line

About 25 minutes and 480 yen from Tokyo Station
About 20 minutes and 300 yen from Shinagawa Station
The Tokaido Line provides the fastest connection between Tokyo Station and Yokohama Station.

JR Yokosuka Line

About 30 minutes and 480 yen from Tokyo Station
About 20 minutes and 300 yen from Shinagawa Station
The Yokosuka Line is only slightly slower than the Tokaido Line. Northwest of Tokyo Station, the line is known as Sobu Line and provides direct connections to Chiba and Narita Airport.

JR Shonan Shinjuku Line

About 30 minutes and 570 yen from Shinjuku Station
About 20 minutes and 400 yen from Shibuya Station
The Shonan Shinjuku Line provides a direct connection between Yokohama and Shinjuku, Shibuya and Ikebukuro in central Tokyo and Saitama, Gunma and Tochigi Prefectures north of Tokyo.

JR Keihin-Tohoku Line

About 40 minutes and 480 yen from Tokyo Station
About 30 minutes and 300 yen from Shinagawa Station
The Keihin-Tohoku Line is a slower, local connection between Tokyo and Yokohama. South of Yokohama Station, the line is known as Negishi Line and provides access to several sights in central and southern Yokohama.

Keikyu Keihinkyuko Line

About 20 minutes and 310 yen from Shinagawa Station
The Keikyu Railways connect Shinagawa with Yokohama and Haneda Airport. "Rapid limited express" trains are the fastest.

JR Tokaido Shinkansen

About 15 minutes from Tokyo Station to Shin-Yokohama
All trains along the Tokaido Shinkansen stop at Shin-Yokohama Station. Shin-Yokohama is about 10-15 train minutes from Yokohama Station and Yokohama's city center by the JR Yokohama Line or subway.

From the Airport

The closest airports to Yokohama are Narita Airport and Haneda Airport. Please visit the respective airport pages for access details.

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Getting around

Yokohama is served by four railway companies (Japan Railways, Tokyu Railways, Keikyu Railways and Sagami Railways, better known as Sotetsu), two municipal subway lines and a bus network that is operated partly by the city and partly by private bus companies.

The city has two major railway stations: Yokohama Station and Shin-Yokohama Station ("New Yokohama Station"). Train lines of all four railway companies and the subway line pass through Yokohama Station, which is located in the city center. Shin-Yokohama Station, on the other hand, is located outside of the city center, about ten minutes from Yokohama Station by the JR Yokohama Line or the municipal subway. The shinkansen (bullet trains) stop at Shin-Yokohama Station.

Most parts of central Yokohama can be explored on foot. For example, it is very pleasant to walk from Minato Mirai along the waterfront to Yamashita Park, visiting Osanbashi Pier along the way, and then proceed from Yamashita Park to the nearby Yamate district or Chinatown.

For those who prefer not to walk long distances, there is the Akaikutsu Loop Bus which connects Sakuragicho Station with most sights of interest in central Yokohama, and the Bayside Blue Bus which runs between Yokohama Station, Minato Mirai and other sights in central Yokohama. Buses run every 30-40 minutes, and the fare is 220 yen per ride or 500 yen for a day pass which is also valid on other buses and the municipal subway in central Yokohama.

The Suica and Pasmo prepaid cards, as well as eight IC cards from other major cities of Japan, can be used on virtually all trains, subways and buses in Yokohama, including the Akaikutsu Loop Bus.

Furthermore, it is also possible to travel by boat. The Seabass travels between Yokohama Bay Quarter (about 500 meters from Yokohama Station's east exit), Minato Mirai and Yamashita Park approximately every 15 minutes. Half of the services travel nonstop to Yamashita Park (15 minutes, 700 yen), while the others make two stops in Minato Mirai (10 minutes, 440 yen to Pacifico Convention Center; 20 minutes, 600 yen to Red Brick Warehouses) along the way.

Hotels around Yokohama

    • Yokohama Royal Park Hotel
      The Yokohama Royal Park Hotel is located on the waterfront of Yokohama Bay. The grand hotel contains a halal restaurant and a tearoom with spectacular views of Mount Fuji.
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    • Guest House FUTARENO
      Budget-friendly
      Situated in Noge district in Yokohama, GuestHouse FUTARENO is a 5-minute walk from Sakuragicho and Hinodecho stations. The renovated traditional Japanese house offers a cosy atmosphere with free property-wide WiFi. Popular attractions like the Nogeyama Zoo is a 8-minute walk away. The Minatomirai area and the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse can be reached within a 23-minute walk from the property. Numerous bars can be found within a 5-minute walking distance. Guestrooms come with bunk beds and features wooden decor. Bathroom facilites are shared with other guests. Free luggage storage is available at GuestHouse FUTARENO. Guests can make use of the shared kitchen to prepare meals or relax at the shared lounge.
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    • Oakwood Suites Yokohama
      Luxury
      Set 1.8 km from Yokohama Marine Tower, Oakwood Suites Yokohama offers a fitness centre, a shared lounge and air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony and free WiFi. Featuring a kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge, each unit also comes with a satellite flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, desk and a seating area with a sofa. There is a private bathroom with bidet and a hairdryer in each unit, along with free toiletries. Guests at the aparthotel can enjoy a ? la carte breakfast. Popular points of interest near Oakwood Suites Yokohama include Minato Mirai 21, Yokohama Cosmo World and Cupnoodles Museum. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 17 km from the accommodation.
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    • The Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu
      Luxury
      In the heart of the Minato-Mirai area, just a minute's walk from Minato-Mirai Station, The Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu offers spacious rooms with a balcony, spectacular views of Minato-Mirai and free WiFi. It features 6 dining options, an indoor pool and a beauty salon. Concierge services are available. Rooms have a luxurious interior with floor-to-ceiling windows, a seating area and an LCD TV. Amenities include a fridge, a safe and nightwear. Guests sleep in 2 extra -long double beds. Guests at the Tokyu Bay Yokohama can unwind in the sauna or relax with a massage treatment. The hotel offers ticketing services, as well as currency exchange. Facilities include a 24-hour reception, a babysitting centre and a jewellery shop. French cuisine can be enjoyed at restaurant Queen Alice, while Japanese dishes are offered in a serene Japanese-style dining area at Oshima. The hotel also offers a caf?-restaurant and 2 bars. The Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu is located in the Queen's Square Yokohama complex, which includes a concert hall, shops and spacious gardens. Itfs directly connected to Minatomirai Subway Station, and only a 30-minute drive from Haneda Airport or a 90-minute drive from Narita Airport.
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    • Hare-Tabi Traveler's Inn Yokohama
      Budget-friendly
      Set in Yokohama, within less than 1 km of Yokohama Marine Tower and 5 km of Sankeien, Hare-Tabi Traveler's Inn Yokohama offers accommodation with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is around 11 km from Nissan Stadium, 1.5 km from Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse and 1.6 km from Minato Mirai 21. The property is 1.2 km from the city centre and 2 km from Yokohama Cosmo World. The shared bathroom is fitted with a bidet, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Popular points of interest near the hostel include Yokohama Stadium, Hikawamaru and Yamashita Park. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 17 km from Hare-Tabi Traveler's Inn Yokohama.
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    • Yokohama Royal Park Hotel
      Luxury
      Located above the 52nd floor of Yokohama Landmark Tower, all rooms at Yokohama Royal Park Hotel offer free WiFi and views of Yokohama City or the Yokohama Bay Bridge. Guests can take a swim at the indoor pool at the fitness centre, enjoy various cuisines at the 8 dining venues or request soothing massage treatments for an extra cost. Minatomirai Subway Station is a 3-minute walk and JR Sakuragicho Train Station is a 5-minute walk away. All spacious air-conditioned rooms are located between the 52nd and 67th floor, featuring carpeted floors and a flat-screen satellite TV. Each comes with a minibar and an electric kettle with green tea bags. The en suite bathroom includes a bathtub and nightwear is provided for all guests. The 24-hour front desk provides dry cleaning services, luggage storage and daily newspapers. Guests can use the business centre or make travel arrangements at the concierge desk. Local gifts can be purchased at the hotelfs souvenir shop, while Japanese green tea can be enjoyed at the tea ceremony room. Landmark Fitness Club is located on the 49th floor, and guests can use the facilities at a surcharge. There is also a barber and beauty shop, as well as a photo studio at the property. Offering spectacular views from the 68th floor, restaurant Shikitei offers Japanese dishes, and French full courses are served at Le Ciel restaurant. You can enjoy a late-night cocktail with panoramic views of Yokohama Bay at the Sirius Lounge, located on the 70th floor. Royal Park Hotel Yokohama is a 20-minute walk from the Red Brick Warehouse and Yokohama Chinatown. The Pacifico Yokohama convention centre is an 8-minute walk away. Guests can take a 50-minute limousine bus ride to Haneda International Airport or a 2-hour limousine bus ride to Narita International Airport (charges apply).
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    • Hotel New Grand
      Luxury
      Situated right in front of Yamashita Park and looking out to the Yokohama Bay, Hotel New Grand is a renowned classic hotel with nearly a century of first-class hospitality. Motomachi-Chukagai Subway Station is just a 1-minute walk away. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Featuring chic ambience and large windows offering ocean or city views, rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, fridge and electric kettle. Minibar and an electric kettle are also provided. The en suite bathroom includes a bath tub and toiletries. While staying at New Grand Hotel, guests can receive massages at the aesthetic salons or purchase gift items at the Sundry Shop. Currency exchange and concierge services are offered. Luggage can be stored at the bell desk for free. Yokohama China Town is a 2-minute walk, and Motomachi shopping area is a 5-minute walk away. The lively Minato-mirai area and JR Yokohama Station are both within an 8-minute subway ride from the property. Le Normandie serves classic French cuisine in an elegant setting with antique interior. Il Giardino offers colourful Italian dishes, while delicately prepared Japanese meals can be enjoyed at Yugyo-an restaurant.
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    • Richmond Hotel Yokohama Ekimae
      Mid-range
      Richmond Hotel Yokohama Ekimae is situated in Yokohama, within 6 km of Yokohama Marine Tower and 8 km of Nissan Stadium. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Local points of interest like Pacifico Yokohama and Yokohama Landmark Tower are reachable within 3 km and 3.2 km, respectively. The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a kettle, a bidet, a hairdryer and a desk. At the hotel rooms have a wardrobe and a private bathroom. American and Asian breakfast options are available each morning at Richmond Hotel Yokohama Ekimae. Sankeien is 10 km from the accommodation, while Yokohama Museum is 3 km from the property. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 17 km from Richmond Hotel Yokohama Ekimae.
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    • Hotel Associa Shin-Yokohama
      Luxury
      Hotel Associa is located directly above Shin-Yokohama Station. The bullet train takes people to Tokyo Station in 17-minutes and to Shinagawa Station in 10-minutes. A direct bus to Haneda International Airport is a 35-minute ride. Yokohama, Nagoya and Osaka can be directly accessed from Shin-Yokohama Station. Warm and soundproof rooms made of natural materials feature modern decor and light colors with soft lighting. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer panoramic views of the city, and rooms come equipped with an LCD TV, air humidifier/purifier, a small fridge, personal locker and an en suite bathroom with a bathtub and free toiletries. All rooms feature free WiFi. The 24-hour front desk offers dry-cleaning and foreign currency exchange, as well as massage service that can be offered in guestrooms. A Japanese and Western-style buffet breakfast can be enjoyed at the property atrium. The Associa lounge exclusively available to staying guests offer coffee, tea, herb tea, soft drinks and various other beverages for free. Hotel Associa is located within the station building Cubic Plaza Shin-Yokohama. Guests can enjoy dining at the various restaurants located on floors 9 and 10, or enjoy shopping at stores such as Bic Camera or Uniqlo. Yokohama Arena and the Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum are both within a 10-minute walk. Nissan Stadium is a 5-minute taxi ride away.
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    • Hotel Resol Yokohama Sakuragicho
      Mid-range
      Well situated in the centre of Yokohama, Hotel Resol Yokohama Sakuragicho offers air-conditioned rooms, a restaurant and free WiFi. The property is set 2.2 km from Yokohama Marine Tower, 6 km from Sankeien and 10 km from Nissan Stadium. Private parking is available on site. All rooms in the hotel are fitted with a kettle. The units in Hotel Resol Yokohama Sakuragicho are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a hairdryer. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a buffet breakfast. Staff speak Japanese and English at the 24-hour front desk. Popular points of interest near Hotel Resol Yokohama Sakuragicho include Minato Mirai 21, Yokohama Landmark Tower and Yokohama Museum. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 17 km from the hotel.
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    • InterContinental Yokohama Grand, an IHG Hotel
      Luxury
      Overlooking Yokohama Bay, the Intercontinental boasts a 31st-floor Chinese restaurant and a spa with massages. Rooms have free WiFi and city or bay views. Rooms at the InterContinental Yokohama Grand are spacious for the area, and include an LCD TV with satellite channels and a private bath. A minibar is provided, and room service is available 24/7. Slippers and a wide variety of toiletries are included. Private Health & Fitness Club includes an indoor pool, a sauna and a workout room. Spa Bay Window pairs body and facial treatments with water views. The hotel also has several on-site shops, including a florist and a beauty salon. Among the hotelfs 6 dining options are the classically styled Azur French Restaurant and the modern Nadaman Japanese Cuisine. Marine Blue Lounge & Bar offers drinks and desserts with panoramic views. The hotel is just 500 metres from the Cosmo Clock 21 ferris wheel and Minato-Mirai Hall. Minato-Mirai Train Station is a 3-minute walk, and Yokohamafs Chinatown is 2 km away.
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