Transportation Guide To Intercontinental Yokohama

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Transportation Guide to Grand Intercontinental Yokohama

From Narita Airport

Use Railway service

  1. Take JR railways line to Yokohama
    • Narita Express for Yokohama: Approx. 60 minutes interval operation
    • 1h20min from Airport to Yokohama : 4180 Yen
  2. Transfer at Yokohama station
    • option 1. Take Taxi from the East gate Taxi stand
      • (10min, approx 1000Yen) The easiest way which is the most recommended. ;)
    • option 2. Take Minato-Mirai Line (Yokohama Kosoku Line)
      • (Go out of the JR gate and proceed to the Basement level 3. Buy another ticket: 180Yen)
      • Get off at Minato-Mirai Station (All trains stop)
      • About 3 minutes walk to the Hotel
    • option 3. Take JR Keihin-Tohoku Line (Platform No. 3)
      • Get off at Sakuragicyo Station (All trains stop)
      • About 10 minutes walk to the hotel but please be noted the way to the hotel is complicated so that not recommended.
      • If you take this option please buy train ticket at Narita Airport Station through to Sakuragicyo Station.

Use Limousine Bus service

  1. Take Limousine Bus for YCAT (Yokohama City Air Terminal)
    • 10 to 30 minutes interval operation
    • 1h30min : 3500 Yen
    • Following bus services are direct to the Hotel which must be the most convenient way
    • 7:20am 2:40pm 3:40pm 5:00pm 6:00pm 8:00pm
  2. Get off at YCAT (Final destination)
    • option 1. Take Taxi from YCAT Taxi stand
      • (10min, approx 1000Yen) The easiest way which is the other most recommended. ;)
    • option 2. Proceed to Minato-Mirai Line Yokohama Station
      • (7 min walk. The Station is located in Basement level 3 of Yokohama Station area, buy another ticket: 180Yen)
      • Get off at Minato-Mirai Station (All trains stop)
      • About 3 minutes walk to the Hotel
    • option 3. Proceed to JR Line Yokohama Station
      • (5 min walk. The Station located in the ground level. Buy ticket: 130 Yen)
      • Take JR Keihin-Tohoku Line (Platform No. 3)
      • Get off at Sakuragicyo Station (All train stops)
      • About 10 minutes walk to the hotel but please be noted the way to the hotel is complicated so that not recommended.

From Haneda Airport

  • Airport Homepage
    • (English, Korean and Chinese pages available)
    • From Gimpo Airport (near downtown Seoul), 4 direct daily flights to Haneda are available.

Taxi

  • Take Taxi to the Hotel (approx. 30min, approx. 5000 Yen)

Using Keikyu Bus Service

  • Take Keikyu Bus for YCAT (Yokohama City Air Terminal)
    • 10 minutes interval operation
    • 30 minutes, 560 Yen
    • From YCAT to Hotel, please refer to the route from Narita Airport.

Using Keihin-Kyuko (Keikyu) Line

  • Take Keikyu Line from Airport
    • PLEASE BE CAREFUL
      • Trains for both directions (for downtown Tokyo and downtown Yokohama) depart from the same platform. Please make sure to take a train leaving for Yokohama direction. If you take the train for downtown Tokyo, please transfer at Keikyu-Kamata Station. At Keikyu-Kamata you may easily find the train toward Yokohama.
    • 10 to 20 minutes interval operation
    • 30 minutes to Keikyu-Yokohama
    • All trains stop at Yokohama except the train for Kaikyu-Kawasaki. From Keikyu-Yokohama Station, please refer to the route from Narita Airport.

TIPS

  • Yokohama Area Guide
    • (English, Korean and Chinese pages available)
  • http://www.interconti.co.jp/yokohama/access/
    • Hotel home page (Japanese with some English)
  • Conversation guide with the taxi drivers
    • Unfortunately, most of taxi drivers in Japan only speak Japanese :( . Followings are instruction message to the taxi driver when you go to the hotel, for your convenience:
      • (Japanese) :
        • Print it out and present to the driver.
        • Pronounciation: [ Destination ] ma-de onegai shimasu.
      • (Take me to the Yokohama Grand Intercontinental Hotel)
  • Train service
    • Train services in Japan are safe and punctual. To our regret we had a serious accident recently in Osaka area, however we do believe you may feel the journey on train at ease.
    • Bus services may delay due to the famous traffic jam in Tokyo area, however for the bus services between Narita and Yokohama, the drivers try to escape from the crowded route, so that the delay may be within 20 minutes.
    • How to buy train ticket from the automatic ticketing machine.
      1. Ensure the price (you may find the map with tarif in Englist at each station)
      2. Prepare 1000Yen note, 500Yen coin, 100Yen coin, 50Yen coin or 10Yen coin. Except those note or coins, the machine does not accept.
      3. Insert the coins or note and press the touch pannel which shows your tariff amount.
      4. Changes are given.
    • Pre-paid cards are also available but please be noted that the card for JR line and the other lines (mostly private railway line or municipal line) are different. (In 2006, it is scheduled to be consolidated. The card for private or municipal lines are already consolidated which is named pass-net).

Finally we welcome you to Yokomhama