Travel and Transport

The easy-to-visit ‘International Stadium Yokohama’

There are two train stations near International Stadium Yokohama. The first is Kozukue Station, on the JR Yokohama Line. This is the closest station to the stadium at about a 7-minute walk away.

The other is Shin-Yokohama Station, which is served by the Tokaido Shinkansen, the JR Yokohama Line and the Yokohama Municipal Subway. The station houses a number of commercial facilities and can be considered to be the entryway to International Stadium Yokohama. Walking to the stadium from here takes 12-14 minutes. The path to the stadium has a large number of restaurants and convenience stores along the way.

 

Access to Shin-Yokohama Station

Shin-Yokohama Station is a stop for all Tokaido Shinkansen services, including the ‘Nozomi’ train. Similarly, all trains on the JR Yokohama Line stop here too, including their ‘Rapid’ trains. Kozukue Station is a one stop/2-minute from Shin-Yokohama Station. However, the ‘Rapid’ trains do not make stops there.

 

-From Tokyo Station

Tokaido Shinkansen: 18mins
(*) An express ticket with a non-reserved seat comes to 1360 yen.

JR Tokaido Main Line → JR Yokohama Line: Approx. 45mins
(*) Take the JR Tokaido Main Line bound for Yokohama and after 25 minutes, transfer to the JR Yokohama Line at Yokohama Station. The rapid train takes 11 minutes, and the regular train takes 13 minutes. The fare is 550 yen.

 

– From Shinagawa Station

Tokaido Shinkansen: 11mins
(*) An express ticket with a non-reserved seat comes to 1270 yen.

JR Tokaido Main Line → JR Yokohama Line: Approx. 35mins
(*) Take the JR Tokaido Main Line bound for Yokohama, then after 16 minutes transfer to the JR Yokohama Line at Yokohama Station. The rapid train takes 11 minutes, and the regular train takes 13 minutes. The fare is 470 yen.

 

– From Shinjuku Station

JR Yamanote Line→Tokaido Shinkansen: Approx. 40mins
(*) Take the JR Yamanote Line going counter-clockwise, then after 20 minutes transfer to the Tokaido Shinkansen at Shinagawa Station and ride for a further 11 minutes. Express ticket with a non-reserved seat comes to 1440 yen.

JR Shonan Shinjuku Line → JR Yokohama Line: Approx. 55mins
(*) Take the JR Shonan Shinjuku Line bound for Yokohama, then after 29-33 minutes transfer to the JR Yokohama Line at Yokohama Station. The rapid train takes 11 minutes, and the regular train takes 13 minutes. The fare is 640 yen.

(*) When visiting from Shinjuku, riding from Shinjuku-Sanchome Station (listed below) is cheap and fast.

 

– From Shinjuku-Sanchome Station

Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line (Tokyu Toyoko Line) → JR Yokohama Line: Approx. 40-45mins
(*) Shinjuku-Sanchome Station is a 5-minute walk from Shinjuku Station (1 minute via the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line). From here take the ‘Express’, ‘F-Liner’ etc. train at Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line bound for Yokohama. Transfer to the JR Yokohama Line at Kikuna Station after approx. 30 minutes, then ride for a further 3 minutes. The fare is 560 yen. The exit to JR line at Kikuna Station is in the direction of closer to Yokohama.

 

– From Shibuya Station

Tokyu Toyoko Line → JR Yokohama Line: Approx. 30-35mins
(*) Take the ‘Express’, ‘Limited-Express’ etc. train on the Tokyu Toyoko Line bound for Yokohama, transfer to the JR Yokohama Line at Kikuna Station after 20-25 minutes and ride for a further 3 minutes. The rapid train takes 11 minutes, and the regular train takes 13 minutes. The fare is 390 yen. The exit to JR line at Kikuna Station is in the direction of closer to Yokohama.

 

– From Yokohama Station

JR Yokohama Line: 11-13mins
(*) Take the JR Yokohama Line bound for Kikuna/Hachioji. The rapid train takes 11 minutes, the regular train takes 13 minutes. The fare is 170 yen.

Yokohama Municipal Subway: 11mins
(*) Take the Yokohama Municipal Subway Blue Line bound for Azamino and ride for 11 minutes. The fare is 240 yen.

 

– From Haneda Airport

Keihin Kyuko Airport Limousine Bus: 35-40mins
(*) Keihin Kyuko (Keikyu) Airport Limousine Buses bound for Shin-Yokohama can be found at Haneda Airport’s International Terminal and Terminals 1 & 2. During the day they depart at intervals of 30 minutes. The fare is 840 yen.

Keikyu Line → JR Yokohama Line, or Yokohama Municipal Subway: Approx. 45 mins
(*) Take the Keikyu Line (Airport Express) bound for Yokohama/Shinzushi, after 25 minutes transfer to either the JR Yokohama Line or the Yokohama Municipal Subway at Yokohama Station and ride for a further 11-13 minutes. The Fare is 650 yen, or 720 yen for the subway.
(*) You can also alight from the Keikyu Line at Nakakido Station and take a 3-minute walk to Higashi-Kanagawa Station and transfer to the JR Yokohama Line there.

 

– From Narita Airport

Make for Yokohama Station via the train or airport limousine bus service, then transfer to the JR Yokohama Line or the Yokohama Municipal Subway.
Or make for Tokyo Station or Shinagawa Station via the train or airport limousine bus service, then transfer to the Shinkansen or the railway line.

Narita Express→JR Yokohama Line (or Yokohama Municipal Subway): 1hr 50mins
(*) Take the JR Express (Narita Express), then after approximately 1-hour half, transfer to the JR Yokohama Line(or Yokohama Municipal Subway) at Yokohama Station, then ride for another 11 to 13 minutes from Yokohama Station. The fare is 4290 yen (off-peak tickets have a 200 yen discount, busy periods have an additional 200 yen charge), 4530 yen as for Yokohama Municipal Subway.

Airport Limousine Bus →JR Yokohama Line (or Yokohama Municipal Subway): 2hr 10mins
(*) Take the Airport Limousine Bus and then after about 1hr 45mins transfer to the JR Yokohama Line(or Yokohama Municipal Subway) at Yokohama Station and ride for a further 11 to 13 minutes from Yokohama Station. The fare is 3770 yen, 3840 yen as for Yokohama Municipal Subway.

Narita Express→Shinkansen: 1hr 30mins
(*) Take the JR Express (Narita Express), then after approximately 1-hour, transfer to the Tokaido Shinkansen at either Tokyo Station or Shinagawa Station, then ride for another 18 minutes from Tokyo or another 11 minutes from Shinagawa. The fare is 4500 yen (off-peak tickets have a 200 yen discount, busy periods have an additional 200 yen charge/non-reserved express ticket for the Shinkansen).

Keisei Skyliner→JR Yamanote Line→Shinkansen: 1hr 30mins
(*) Take the Keisei (Skyliner), then after 40 minutes transfer to the JR Yamanote Line at Nippori Station and ride for a further 12 minutes. Transfer to the Tokaido Shinkansen at Tokyo Station and ride for a further 18 minutes. The fare is 3910 yen. (Non-reserved express ticket for the Shinkansen).

Airport Limousine Bus →Shinkansen: 1hr 30mins
(*) Take the Airport Limousine Bus and then after about an hour transfer to the Tokaido Shinkansen at Tokyo Station and ride for a further 18 minutes. The fare is 4160 yen. (Non-reserved express ticket for the Shinkansen). However, there is also another, more affordable bus service running from Narita Airport to Tokyo Station which costs 2360 yen to use.

 

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11 - 12th May 2019