Then, can I stay in Narita Airport overnight?
“nine hours Narita Airport” capsule hotel with 24-hour reception and check in. This is a useful facility for customers leaving on early morning flights, as well as those needing a place to stay after or in between flights.
Correspondingly, do I need to book Narita Express in advance?
Narita Express is a Limited Express train, provided by JR East. To access the train, the desired seats must be reserved in advance (valid for JR Pass holders as well).
Does Narita Express go to Shinjuku?
The Narita Express connects the airport with all the capital’s major urban areas such as Shinjuku, Shinagawa, Shibuya, Ikebukuro, and Yokohama. The journey takes around 1 hour 25 minutes. In comparison, buses take around 1 hour 30 minutes just to get to Tokyo Station (over 2 hours in total).
Using the Narita Express
The Narita Express is a convenient train that provides direct access from major stations in the Tokyo metropolitan area, such as Shinjuku Station, Tokyo Station, Shinagawa Station, Shibuya Station, Ikebukuro Station, Yokohama Station, and Omiya Station, to Narita Airport Station.
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC overhead catenary|
|Operating speed||130 km/h (80 mph)|
The N’EX takes you from Narita Airport to Tokyo Station in as fast as 53 minutes. Trains run to Tokyo Station, Shinjuku and Yokohama every 30 minutes during most of the day.
There are regular services from Yokohama Station to Narita Airport roughly every hour for most of the day and every 30 minutes between 13.00 and 17.00. At Yokohama Station N’EX services bound for Narita Airport depart from Platform 10 and services bound for Ofuna depart from Platform 9.
The Narita Express goes directly to the following major stations:
- Omiya (in Saitama)
- Yokohama (in Kanagawa)
- Ofuna (in Kanagawa)