rodssweety
rodssweety
almost 2 years ago
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we are going to Narita Airport Oct 12th and our friends are arriving on a Cruise at Yokohama on the 13th what would be the best way to meet them by JRP to Hotel Mystay in Yokohama? We catch the plane home on Oct 20th I don't think a 7 day pass will cover this period.? If we rented a car at the Airport would be able to find parking at most sight seeing place? thanks Shannon

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Daniel-san
12268 posts
almost 2 years ago
Expert button 2

Hi Shannon,

You can use the Narita Express directly from Narita Airport to Yokohama.

I am however not completely sure where you wish to meet your friends, is this at the hotel? Or somewhere else in Yokohama.

The closest station is Koganecho Station on the Keikyu line. You can use the JR to Shin-Yokohama and use the Keikyu line from there.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

rodssweety
rodssweety
6 posts
almost 2 years ago

What would be the disadvantages to rent a car at the airport. My husband could drive on the left side of the road and we would bring a GPS Shannon

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Daniel-san
12268 posts
almost 2 years ago
Expert button 2

Driving in Japan costs a lot and there are a lot of toll roads, outside of that you do not want to use a car within the bigger cities as its so busy. At the same time you are more mobile.

rodssweety
rodssweety
6 posts
almost 2 years ago

After studying the JRP to any of the destinations it seems that we have to transfer several times and walk I understand that some of the buses are not covered. It frightens me to figure out where we would get off and transfer and in what direction we would walk. It would cost us $920 for passes and about $600 to rent a car so we would have a lot of leeway for tolls and parking, Can we find parking in the big cities?

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Daniel-san
12268 posts
almost 2 years ago
Expert button 2

Could you post the places you want to visit? This would give me a better idea of ticket prices involved. I am sure that parking can be found but I don't know how hard/easy that would be.

rodssweety
rodssweety
6 posts
almost 2 years ago

going from Narita Airport to Hotel Mystays Yokohama, Staying at Hotel Meigetsu Tokyo, see the Monkey Park, Mt Fuji, Disney Tokyo,

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Daniel-san
12268 posts
almost 2 years ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

This is good is know, most of the travel you'll do is within the Kanto Area. For this you could look at a Kanto Pass (or the Tokyo Wide Pass) this is lower cost than the JR Pass and would cover travel between the cities you want to visit and Fuji as well.

At the same time, renting a car would work too.

rodssweety
rodssweety
6 posts
almost 2 years ago

Is taxi's a possible to get to tourist places?

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Daniel-san
12268 posts
almost 2 years ago
Expert button 2

Yes but is can cost a lot!

rodssweety
rodssweety
6 posts
almost 2 years ago

would a taxi cost more than $1500 to go to 6 specific places in Tokyo

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Daniel-san
12268 posts
almost 2 years ago
Expert button 2

You can certainly see a lot with that amount.


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