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What to do in Tokyo
Japan’s Tokyo is a top tourist destination in the world for many reasons. From skyscrapers to cherry blossom parks and palaces to humble onsens (hot springs), Tokyo will give you a true taste of Japan’s history and culture. It’s one of those rare cities that can cater to all types of travellers, so we’re sure you’ll love it here too.
Tokyo is chockfull of different sites. If you’re looking for panoramic views of the city, take your pick of viewing spots like the famous Tokyo Skytree, the Tokyo Tower, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and the city’s World Trade Center Building.
Lose yourself next in the dazzling neon jungle of Shibuya and east Shinjuku. Fashionistas, trendsetters and shopaholics will be in heaven at the hip Harajuku and Omotesando. Are you an anime fanatic? Then a visit to Akihabara and Nakano districts is a must.
Enjoy a soak and feel the stress leave you in a local sento (public baths) or at the onsen theme parks such as LaQua or Oedo Onsen Monogatari. But if you want theme parks that are filled with your favourite characters, don’t miss Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea, and Sanrio Puroland. See some of Japan’s other iconic characters at the Ghibli Studios Museum too.
Need a city break? Take a boat ride at the lovely Inokashira Park, and stroll through the Imperial Palace’s East Gardens. Once you’re refreshed, go on a food and pub-crawl at the Tsukiji Fish Market, Asakusa, and Roppongi.
From the moment you step foot on the busiest airport in Japan, you'll enjoy the rush of this exciting city. So don’t miss more flights or days to visit Japan and find the cheapest flights to Tokyo on Skiddoo today!
When to visit Tokyo
The best time to visit Tokyo is during spring and autumn when Tokyo weather is at its finest. Spring from March to May makes the city burst in vibrant colours as the Japanese cherry blossoms start to bloom. Autumn from September to November also colours the city beautifully, plus you can enjoy fewer crowds. Save more on direct flights and airfare to Tokyo by booking flights for June, August and September travel dates when it's the cheapest time to fly to Japan.
According to Smartraveller, Australians can fly to Japan and visit Tokyo visa-free for up to 90 days with the Visa Waiver Program. But be sure that your passport is valid during your stay in Japan and also valid when you go back to Australia.
Travelling to and around Tokyo
Direct flights and all other international flights from Australia land at these two Tokyo airports:
- Tokyo Narita International Airport NRT – options for travel/transfer from Narita to Tokyo city centre:
- JR (Japan Railway): 53-80 minutes
- Keisei Electric Railway: 44-92 minutes
- Limousine Bus: 70-95 minutes
- Express Bus: 69 minutes to 2 hours
- Tokyo Haneda Airport – options for travel/transfer from Haneda to Tokyo city centre:
- Train or Monorail: 21-25 minnutes
- Limousine Bus: 25-80 minutes
- Keihin Kyuko Bus: 25-79 minutes
Journey time from Narita and Haneda airports to Tokyo would depend on traffic, your next destination, and choice of transport. Start wandering and travel around Tokyo by train, subway, bus, taxi, and ferry.
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What to do in Tokyo
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Airlines that Fly to Tokyo
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Tokyo from Australia include:
- Japan Airlines
- Asiana Airlines
- Singapore Airlines
- Thai Airways
- China Southern Airlines
Today's currency rate
AUD 1.00 = JPY 74.03
Temperature average in October
15 - 21.9°C
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Cheapest time to fly to Tokyo (TYO)
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