How to Get to Currency Exchange in Ueno

Ameyoko Shopping Street

Do you need to have some cash on travel in Tokyo? Most of restaurants and shops accept multiple payment methods including credit cards and digital currency in Japan especially urban areas like Tokyo. However, you cannot pay except by cash at some small restaurants, shops and accommodations. It is strongly recommended to carry cash anytime during traveling in Japan.

Check where you can exchange your money with Japanese yen in advance.

This is the guide to how to get to a currency exchange counter in Ueno. The currency exchange spot Airtrip Exchange is located in Ameyoko Shopping Street, which is within only 3 mins walking distance from Ueno Station. 

This guides starts from the gate ofAmeyoko Shopping Street which is located just in front of Ueno Station Shonobazu Exit.

▽Pass the gate through the Ameyoko Shopping Street.

Ameyoko Street, Ueno

▽You can see the currency exchange at the first fork on your right side.

Ameyoko Street, Ueno

▽Find the blue signs of the exchange counter.

Ueno Currency Exchange

Ameyoko Shopping Street is quite popular among both Japanese and foreign people for numerous clothing stores, food shops and restaurants. In the case you spend much money for shopping and dining to run out of cash, visit the Ueno currency exchange. 

There are 12 kinds of international currencies to be exchanged and staff who speak multiple languages including English and Chinese. Free-WiFi is also available at the exchange counter!

 Currencies to be exchanged at Shibuya and Ueno

Currency Exchange Ueno

Business hours: 9:30-20:30 (Everyday)

Currency: USD/EUR/GBP/HKD/CNY/KRW/AUD/TWD/SGD/THB/PHP/CAD

Map: http://bit.ly/2K5MSpZ

For more info about Ueno, check these articles below!

Ueno : 10 Best Things to Do in 2019

Ueno Park: 10 Best Things to Do in 2019

10 Best Restaurants in Ueno Area 2019

Related Articles

2 Days Itinerary in Tokyo: SHITAMACHI the Old Downtown

Yanaka: 10 Best Things to Do in 2019

YANESEN: Unspoiled Low-Key Neighbourhoods in Tokyo

Editors Picks

AMEYOKO: Tokyo’s Craziest Street for Asian Bargain Spirit!

1 Day Itinerary in Tokyo: ASAKUSA+UENO

Ueno and Okachimachi Itinerary