Today we’re answering the question, “What to do after arriving at Tokyo Haneda Airport Terminal 3?”
Tokyo Haneda Airport Terminal 3 Layout
At Tokyo Haneda Airport, the international terminal is Terminal 3, and the layout is shaped like a T.
When you come out of Customs and enter the Arrivals lobby, the banks and the Seven Eleven ATMs are on your left. Transportation, such as the monorail, buses, and Keikyu line, are straight ahead. Luggage transfer and pocket Wi-Fi pickup is on your right.
After you arrive, you’ll want to exchange money. Turn left, and you’ll see the Mizuho Bank money exchange counter.
We recommend exchanging all of your currency here, because you’ll get the best rate of exchange.
There are also Seven Eleven ATMs, where you can use your debit card or Wise card to withdraw money.
Pocket Wi-Fi Pickup
The most popular Pocket Wi-Fi companies are Ninja Pocket Wi-Fi and Sakura Mobile Wi-Fi.
Note: You must rent the pocket Wi-Fi online in advance before you arrive in Japan.
Ninja Pocket Wi-Fi
To pickup Ninja Pocket Wi-Fi, go straight toward the Keikyu Line. Turn right just before the Keikyu Line ticket machines, and continue down the hall. You’ll see the Ninja Wi-Fi counter on your left. Give them your order form, and they’ll give you the pocket Wi-Fi packet.
Sakura Mobile Pocket Wi-Fi
To pickup Sakura Mobile Wi-Fi, immediately turn right. Then, walk towards the JAL ABC counter. It’s a luggage transfer counter, but they also handle Sakura Mobile Wi-Fi pickup.
Step up to the counter, hand the form to the person working there, and then they’ll give you your pocket Wi-Fi.
There are a few different ways to get from Tokyo Haneda Airport to central downtown Tokyo. You can take the monorail, the Keikyu line, or the Limousine Bus. Remember that public transportation in Japan is punctual, so be ready to board several minutes before the departure time.
First, let’s talk about the monorail. The monorail is actually covered by the JR Rail Pass. So, you can ride for free if you have a rail pass. If you don’t, you’ll need to buy a ticket. The ticket machines are just to the left of the monorail.
The monorail takes you to Hamamatsucho Station. This is convenient if you’re going toward Shimbashi Station, Tokyo Station, or Ginza. Hamamatsucho Station is on the Yamanote line and the Keihin Tohoku line.
The Keikyu line is a private line, so you cannot use your JR Rail Pass on this line. The ticket machines are to the right of the entrance gates.
The Keikyu line takes you to Shinagawa Station, which is also on the Yamanote Line. It’s easy to get to Shibuya or Shinjuku from Shinagawa Station.
Lastly, there is the Limousine Bus. The bus is the easiest way to get to select hotels in Tokyo. There is luggage storage, so you don’t have to worry about wheeling your suitcases onto trains and making transfers.
To buy a ticket, look for the bus ticket counter. From the Arrivals lobby, it is slightly to your left. There are also ticket machines directly across the hall.
Just give the name of your hotel, and they will issue you a ticket and tell you where to wait for the bus.
Once you have your ticket in hand, follow the signs for Bus. Go past the monorail and Keikyu line and go down the escalator (or elevator). Once at the bottom, there are numbered bus stops.
It takes about an hour to get to the city from Haneda Airport Terminal 3.
JR Rail Pass Voucher Exchange
If you have a Japan Rail Pass voucher, then you need to exchange it in order to get the actual Rail Pass.
You can do this at Haneda Airport, as well as major stations in Tokyo, such as Tokyo Station, Shibuya Station, and Shinjuku Station.
Depending on the number of flights arriving, the Rail Pass line at Terminal 3 can get very busy. If the line looks like it might take too long, then you can just head to the city and exchange it later.
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