How to get to the Ueno Neighbourhood

The location of Ueno is also perfect for doing a short trip in Tokyo. From JR Ueno Station (Shinobazu Exit), you can go Akihabara Electric city by a 20-min walk. It is only 2 station ride by Yamanote Line from Ueno to Akihabara. Asakusa, one of the most popular tourist spots in Tokyo, is 30-min walk from JR Ueno Station (Central exit). To Asakusa, there are 2 options for transportation. One is to take Ginza Subway Line (1 station ride), the other is to take Route Bus "Megurin" that fare is only 100 Yen.

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If you like a lovely old town in Tokyo, you can drop in Yanaka next to Ueno. It is also reachable from Nippori Station to Ueno Park by walking through Yanaka Cemetery that takes about 20 min.

How to get to the Yanaka Neighbourhood 

From JR Tokyo Station to JR Ueno Station by train.
By JR Yamanote Line, it takes approximately 8 minutes

From JR Shibuya Station to JR Ueno Station by train.
By JR Yamanote Line, it takes about 30 minutes

From Asakusa to Ueno
By Ginza Subway Line, it takes approximately 6 minutes.
* Loop Bus "Megurin ( http://www.city.taito.lg.jp/index/kurashi/kotsu/megurin/index.html Japanese) 
You can also take a loop bus called Megurin, that travels around the Asakusa and Ueno area. The fare is only 100 Yen for a ride, and it is convenient. 

In Asakusa, there is a bus stop in front of the Kaminari-mon Gate (on the street across the way and near the tourist information center.) 

In Ueno, there is a bus stop in front of the Ueno Park Exit of the JR Ueno Station. Please refer to the Ueno Map.

From Ueno to Akihabara
Approximately 4 min. by JR Yamanote Line.
It is a 30 min. walk from Ueno to Akihabara, since you can reach Akihabara directly. A good way to enjoy more of Tokyo.

Trans / Subway Lines available in Ueno, Okachimachi Area

JR Ueno Station
JR Yananote Line : Ikebukuro, Shibuya, Shinjuku Akihabara, Tokyo etc 

Keisei Ueno Station 
Keisei Express, Keisei Skyliner: Narita Airport 

Ueno Subway Station 
Ginza Subway Line: Asakuda, Nihonbashi, Ginza etc. 
Hibiya Subway Line : Akihabara, Tsukiji, Roppongi etc 

Ueno Hirokoji Subway Station 
Ginza Subway Line: Asakuda, Nihonbashi, Ginza etc. 

Ueno-Okachimachi Subway station 
Oedo Subway Line : Kuramae,Tsukijishijo, Shiodome

From Narita International Airport

From Narita International Airport to Ueno by train.
By Keisei Line, you can go directly to the Keisei Ueno Station from Narita Airport Station. (Approx. 70 min.) Keisei Ueno Station is next to the JR Ueno Station. 

Using the Keisei line, there are 2 trains available; the Skyliner and the other is called Express. Skyliner is faster than Express, but the fare is about 1000 yen ($10 US) higher than Express. It takes about 60 minutes from Narita to Nippori.

The Keisei Express (Tokkyu) is one of the cheapest ways to go to central Tokyo from Narita Airport. It takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes from Narita Airport to Nippori Station. However, it is crowded during rush hours in the morning and at night, as it is a commuter train.

Ueno map

Google Maps - Ueno

Ueno Contents

Historic Neighbourhoods of Tokyo | Ueno - Top page
How to get to the Ueno Neighbourhood
Ueno, Tokyo - Sightseeing Attractions Part 1
Ueno, Tokyo - Sightseeing Attractions Part 2
Ueno Zoo 

Ueno Park Map

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