How to Get to Shibuya by Train

You’ll never get lost. Check out the train guide of how to get to Shibuya from airports and major stations in Tokyo.

You never get lost on the way to Shibuya or waste your limited time!!

This is the perfect access guide to one of the best tourist town Shibuya. You never lose your way!!

Japan is famous for her complicated transportation system, and you don’t want to waste time to get lost and to take guide books or paper maps again and again.

With this guide, that would be never so difficult to reach your destination Shibuya this time. You can move to Shibuya smoothly if you solve the biggest problem of traveling Tokyo: which train you should get on.

Here are access guides to Shibuya Station from airports and major train/Shinkansen stations in Tokyo. And how long and how much does it take to get to Shibuya from the 9 airports and stations?


If you have train passes such as Japan Rail Pass (JR Pass) and Tokyo Subway Ticket, choose the train service which the pass can be used for. So that you don’t need to pay anymore.

JR Pass >> Japan Railway Company (JR)

Tokyo Subway Ticket >> Subway (Tokyo Metro or Toei Transportation)


9 Starting Airports and Stations to Shibuya Station

1. Narita Airport Terminal 1

2. Narita Airport Terminal 2 & 3

3. Haneda Airport International Terminal

4. Tokyo Station

5. Asakusa Station

6. Ueno Station

7. Ginza Station

8. Shinjuku Station

9. Harajuku Station


1. From Narita Airport Terminal 1 to Shibuya Station

There are mainly two train options to reach Shibuya from Narita Airport Terminal 1: JR Narita Express or Keisei Skyliner.

– JR Narita Express

If you have JR Pass or don’t want to change any trains, take JR Narita Express.

Platform №1 and 2

Fare: JPY3,390

Time: 1 hours and 20 mins

– Keisei Skyliner (Express) and JR Yamonote Line

If you don’g have JR Pass and want to save your money on travel, this option is recommended. Take Keisei Skyliner (Express) and change trains to JR Yamonote Line.

Platform №4 and 5(Keisei Skyliner)

Change trains at Nippori Station to JR Yamanote Line (Platform №10)

Fare: JPY2,470+JPY200

Time: 40 mins (Keisei Sky Liner) + 28 mins (JR Yamanote Line)

2. From Narita Airport Terminal 2 & 3 to Shibuya Station

There are mainly two train options to reach Shibuya from Narita Airport Terminal 2 and 3: JR Narita Express or Keisei Skyliner.

From the terminal 3 to 2, you can move by free shuttle bus or on foot.

– JR Narita Express

If you have JR Pass or don’t want to change any trains, take JR Narita Express.

*Platform №1 (There is the only platform, so be careful not to take trains to Narita Airport Terminal 1 Station)

Fare: JPY3,390

Time: 1 hours and 15 mins

– Keisei Skyliner (Express) and JR Yamonote Line

If you don’g have JR Pass and want to save your money on travel, this option is recommended. Take Keisei Skyliner (Express) and change trains to JR Yamonote Line.

Platform №4 and 5(Keisei Skyliner)

Change trains at Nippori Station to JR Yamanote Line (Platform №10)

Fare: JPY2,470+JPY200

Time: 37 mins (Keisei Sky Liner) + 28 mins (JR Yamanote Line)

3. From Haneda Airport International Terminal to Shibuya Station

– Keikyu Line and JR Yamanote Line

Platform №2

Change trains at Shinagawa Station to JR Yamanote Line(Platform №1)

Fare: JPY410+JPY170

Time: 13 mins (Keisei Sky Liner) + 12 mins (JR Yamanote Line)

4. From Tokyo Station

Tokyo’s transportation hub Tokyo Station may be a starting point for many travelers in Tokyo. You should know how to reach Shibuya from Tokyo Station at least.

– JR Yamamote Line (Bound For Shinagawa/Shibuya)

Platform №5

Fare: JPY200

Time: 24 mins

5. From Asakusa Station to Shibuya Station

Asakusa is also one of the most popular tourist town with the famous Sensoji Temple and Kaminarimon Gate. So you may move to Shibuya from Asakusa.

– Tokyo Metro Ginza Line

Platform №1 & 2

Fare: JPY240

Time: 34 mins

6. From Ueno Station to Shibuya Station

There are numbers of budget hotels and guesthouses around Ueno. If you stay in Ueno and head to Shibuya on the next day, check this out.

– JR Yamanote Line (Bound For Ikebukuro/Shinjuju/Shibuya)

Platform №3

Fare: JPY200

Time: 31mins

*For JR Pass users

– Tokyo Metro Ginza Line

Platform №1

Fare: JPY200

Time: 28 mins

*For Tokyo Subway Ticket users

7. From Ginza Station to Shibuya Station

Ginza is best for shopping and is located very close to Tsukiji Fish Market. From Ginza to Shibuya is one of the golden routes of traveling Tokyo.

– Tokyo Metro Ginza Line

Platform №1

Fare: JPY200

Time: 16 mins

8. From Shinjuku Station to Shibuya Station

Shinjuku is a perfect area to enjoy nightlife and is located next to Shibuya.

– JR Yamanote Line

Platform №14

Fare: JPY160

Time: 7 mins

9. Walking from Harajuku to Shibuya

Shibuya’s neighborhood Harajuku is sometimes introduced as the same area as Shibuya. They are close enough to walk to each other. From Harajuku, you can move by JR Yamanote Line, but I recommend to walk to Shibuya since there are lots of attractions on the way.

With this route below, you can drop in for shopping at the coolest street Cat Street and for the popular Ramen Ichiran, and then get to Shibuya.

▽Perfect Guide to Ichiran Shibuya▽

Things to Do in Shibuya

 

Shibuya Crossing

Then, what to do in Shibuya?? The vibrant town offers unlimited things you shouldn’t miss. The first thing you see just after arriving at Shibuya is the famous Shibuya Crossing.

Center-gai Street has various restaurants with a wide price range as well as fashion stores including pop culture and fast fashion clothing stores.

The youngster town is filled with trends and Japanese culture. Without any doubt, Shibuya is top priority of your trip.

I’d like to tell you it’s never difficult to use transportation in Japan once you understand it and would be happy if his guide could help you.

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