Roppongi is the place for partygoers, high-end shoppers and also those interested in museums and art. You’ll find Tokyo Midtown, Tokyo Tower and the National Art Centre Tokyo among many other attractions. It’s also a popular and pretty convenient accommodation spot for tourists. To get from Narita to Roppongi, these are, in our opinion, your top transport options.
Quick comparison of transport options from Narita Airport to Shinjuku
|Train – Keisei Skyliner||★★★★☆||★★★★☆||¥2,750||1 hr + transfer time||Hibiya Line at Ueno||Book here|
|Train – Keisei Main Line||★☆☆☆☆||★☆☆☆☆||¥1,470||1 hr 40 min + transfer time||Hibiya Line at Ueno||Not available|
|Train – Narita Express||★★★★★||★★★★☆||¥3,250||90 minutes||Chiyoda Line at Tokyo||Not available|
|Bus – Limousine bus||★★★☆☆||★★★★☆||¥3,200||approx 90 min (depends on traffic)||Hibya Line at Tokyo||Book here|
|Taxi – pre-booked||★★★★★||★★★★★||¥20,000 (per car)||approx 90 min (depends on traffic)||No||Book here|
|Taxi – Shared prviate taxi||★★★★☆||★★★☆☆||¥7,150 (per person)||approx 90 min (depends on traffic) + wait time||No||Book here|
|Taxi – Regular taxi||★★★★★||★★★★★||¥27,500 (per car)||approx 90 min (depends on traffic)||No||Not available|
Full Details On Getting From Narita to Roppongi
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Fastest way of getting to Roppongi from Narita Airport
If you want to get to Roppongi as quickly as possible, simply take the Keisei Skyliner train from Narita Airport (either of the airport terminal stations) to Keisei-Ueno Station, then change to the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, which will take you to Roppongi Station. The total travel time is around 80 minutes, and tickets are ¥2,670 one way. You can save a few yen with the Skyliner plus 24 hour Tokyo Metro combo ticket Skyliner plus Tokyo metro combo ticket.
Pro tip: If you’re staying at the Candeo Hotel Roppongi, it’s just a couple minutes’ walk from Exit 3 of Roppongi Station. The Roppongi Hills shopping and entertainment complex is also a short walk from Roppongi Station—simply follow the signs after getting off the train.
Cheapest transfer from Narita Airport to Roppongi
Brave, adventurous sorts might want to take the Keisei Main Line train (heading for Keisei-Ueno) from the airport to Aoto Station, transfer (not always necessary) to the Keisei Oshiage Line for Haneda Airport and get off at Daimon Station, and then transfer to the Tokyo Oedo Subway Line (heading for Hikarigaoka) to get to Roppongi Station. This costs just ¥1,190, but takes about 30-40 minutes longer and can be quite confusing—and crowded!
Pro tip: Read our guide to taking the Keisei Line from Narita.
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Limousine Bus from Narita to Roppongi
Since there is no direct train, another way of getting from Narita to Roppongi is to take the Limosuine Bus. There used to be a bus service direct to major hotels, but for now you’ll need to change to the to the subway at Tokyo Station Roppongi. Tickets cost about ¥3,100 one way, The journey takes between 90-140 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
Easiest way of getting from Narita to Roppongi
If you’re coming off a really long flight and you don’t mind spending a bit more money, then a shuttle transfer like this taxi service for about ¥17,400 is the higher cost but lower stress option. Note: Roppongi is part of the Tokyo 23 Wards, which you’ll see on the taxi drop-off list.
For the wild ones: If you’re looking for a party in Roppongi, this popular pub crawl promises cheap drinks and crazy times.
And if you’re heading from Haneda Airport (Tokyo’s other international airport) to Roppongi, your quickest transfer is taking the Keikyu Line Airport Express train to Daimon Station, and then hopping onto the Oedo Line to Roppongi. See our Haneda Airport transfer guide for more information.
While we do our best to ensure it’s correct, information is subject to change. Post first published in December, 2016. Last updated April, 2020.