Haneda airport to Shinjuku Recommended directions


Japan’s busiest airport, Haneda Airport. Although it is an international airport, it was active as a hub airport mainly domestic domestic until a while ago.

However, after extending the international terminal in 2014, the number of overseas airlines has increased dramatically and the popularity from tourists is concentrated as the most convenient airport access to the city center of Tokyo. And Shinjuku Station is the most used as a relay point for access to various parts of Tokyo.

The Tokyo railway station is the largest if you look only at JR, the largest railway group in Japan, but Shinjuku Station has a lot of private railways and subway lines for each company, so it can be used for access to all kinds of areas. Therefore, the place where people who fly to Haneda airport first goes first is Shinjuku.

This time I would like to examine the transportation method for moving between Haneda Airport and Shinjuku from the viewpoint of price and time.


About means of transportation from Haneda Airport to Shinjuku

There are three major ways to go from Haneda Airport to Shinjuku.

  • Limousine bus
  • Train · Monorail
  • taxi

Next, we will summarize each movement method.


Limousine bus

Haneda Airport International Terminal – Shinjuku Express Bus Terminal (Busta Shinjuku)
One-way fare (adult rate): 1,230 yen (daytime), 2,000 yen (late night)
Required time: about 65 minutes (vary depending on time zone)

Shinjuku expressway bus terminal(busta shinjuku)
"Busta Shinjuku", a high-speed bus terminal directly linked to JR Shinjuku Station, opened in April 2016. Buses of high-...


Between Haneda Airport and the city center of Tokyo, as you can see on the map, it is not so far away. As long as the bus is long distance, there is an image that it is more profitable, and it is a fact that there is not much sense of affinity for the price. But the nice thing about the limousine bus is that we are directly accessing the main hotel in Shinjuku Ward. If you stay at an international hotel such as Hilton Tokyo or Park Hyatt Tokyo, the limousine bus is definitely convenient. There are plenty of flights, including more than 50 flights each way. Considering the traveling waiting time and trouble that occurs in case of train movement, it can be the most efficient means of transportation.


* In addition to Basta Shinjuku, there are also Higashi Shinjuku Station, Odakyu Hotel Century Southern Tower, Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku, Hilton Shinjuku, Shinjuku Washington Hotel, Park Hyatt Tokyo, Hyatt Regency Tokyo, Keio Plaza Hotel, Shinjuku Station West Exit. Haneda Airport departs and departs from Terminal 2, Terminal 1, International Terminal.


Train · Monorail

① JR Yamanote Line & Monorail
JR Shinjuku Station – Haneda Airport International Terminal Station (transfer at Hamamatsucho)
One way fare: Total 690 yen (Monorail Haneda Airport – 490 yen in Hamamatsucho, JR Hamamatsucho – Shinjuku 200 yen)
Duration: approximately 45 minutes

To access Shinjuku from Haneda airport using JR and monorail, it is necessary to change trains at Hamamatsucho. Because JR Hamamatsucho Station and Tokyo Monorail Hamamatsucho Station are not the same building, I will change between the stations by foot and change trains. When I get off at Hamamatsucho Station, I move according to the signs on “JR Line”. By using IC cards such as Suica and Pasmo with both JR and Tokyo Monorail it is convenient to save the trouble of purchasing tickets.

② JR Yamanote Line & Keihin Kyuko
Haneda Airport International Terminal Station – JR Shinjuku Station (Transfer at Shinagawa)
One way fare: Total 610 yen (Keikyu Haneda Airport – Shinagawa 410 yen, JR Shinagawa – Shinjuku 200 yen)
Duration: 40 – 45 minutes

In addition to the Tokyo Monorail, Haneda Airport also has a Keikyu Line. To Shinjuku you need to change trains at Shinagawa station of JR Yamanote Line. The platform of the Yamanote line at JR Shinagawa station and the Keihin switch are close so you can transfer without hesitation. At the time of transfer, we will move according to the sign “Keeping the Keikyu Line change exclusive ticket gate” or “Transferring JR line” at each station. In addition to purchasing tickets with ticket vending machines, you can also use chargeable IC cards Pasmo, Suica.


Taxi (using fixed taxi)

Haneda Airport – within Shinjuku Ward
One-way fare (fixed service use): 7,000 to 7,100 yen (daytime), 7,500 yen to 8,500 yen (nighttime)
Time required: 30 minutes if there is no traffic jam, 40 minutes to 1 hour depending on the degree of congestion

From Haneda Airport to Shinjuku, it is relatively short distance of about 25 km in total distance. Especially when there are lots of luggage and it is hard for us to move by train or bus, it will be convenient to move a taxi.

If you move by using the capital city by taxi, it will be around 40 minutes in a time zone without traffic jam. However, it may take more than one hour even if you use a high speed if it is a traffic jam time such as a rush hour on a weekday morning.
The fee is 8,000 yen to 9,000 yen (fluctuates depending on the time zone and running time) for the usual charge and a little expensive.

However, if you use the Haneda Airport fixed-rate service provided by taxi companies such as Japan Transportation, MK Taxi, Odakyu Traffic, etc., you can get between Haneda and Shinjuku during the day from 7,000 yen to 7,100 yen, from 7,500 yen to 8,500 yen at night You can move with. Reservations are required for each transport company beforehand for use.


How to move Shinjuku from Haneda airport Summary

Haneda airport with very convenient access from central Tokyo. If you are from around Shinjuku station you can arrive within one hour no matter which transportation system you use.
The most popular is the train / monorail which is exactly the time and the price is much cheaper.

However it takes time and labor to transfer and to the station. In that regard, people staying at a certain hotel in Shinjuku Ward are able to move between the hotel entrance and the terminal at Haneda airport by door-to-door if you use a limousine bus.

Even taxis that are far more expensive than other transportation facilities, you can reduce the cost by using the group and dividing the charge. Choose the best way to move in line with your own two-line style and budget.