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5C5G Guide > Japan > Kanto

Japan's Kanto region is best-known for its vibrant metropolises of Tokyo and Yokohama, providing a dynamic urban experience with a plethora of shopping, dining and entertainment options. Alongside the bustling city life, the region is blessed with abundant hot springs and stunning natural landscapes. Popular destinations in the area include Hakone, Kamakura, Nikko, Karuizawa, Kusatsu, and Kawagoe.


Additionally, the iconic Mt. Fuji is located nearby. A short 1.5-hour journey from Tokyo will transport you to Lake Kawaguchiko, where you can soak in hot springs while relishing the awe-inspiring view of Mount Fuji.

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Main Airports in Kanto

   Narita (NRT)


Narita Airport serves as a major gateway for international travelers visiting Tokyo and the Kanto region. While it is located at a distance from downtown Tokyo, convenient transportation options like the Skyliner and Narita Express ensure swift journeys. These express trains offer direct routes to key transfer stations such as Ueno, Tokyo Station, and Shinjuku, with travel times ranging from 50 to 80 minutes.

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   Haneda (HND)


Haneda Airport, despite offering fewer international flight options, is highly advantageous for travelers embarking on self-driven journeys due to its close proximity to downtown Tokyo and Yokohama. For those utilizing public transportation, it takes a mere 40 minutes to reach popular tourist destinations such as Asakusa, Ginza, and Tokyo Disneyland.

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Kanto (Tokyo)  •  Kansai (Osaka, Kyoto)  •  Central Japan (Nagoya)  •  Kyushu (Fukuoka)  •  Hokkaido  •  Okinawa

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