Stuck on a layover at Tokyo-Haneda International Airport (HND) in Japan? The Tokyo-Haneda International Airport serves to Tokyo area and is the hub for All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines. Located in Ota, Tokyo, the airport is roughly 9 miles from downtown Tokyo, which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Tokyo layover, click here for useful tips.
If you’re stuck in the airport during your Tokyo layover, there are many services available. The airport has a number of information desks, and banks, post office, and currency exchange. In addition, there’s a health and dental clinic, duty free shopping, and banquet halls.
Want to relax, or get pampered? The airport has a number of relaxation service including a barber, hair salon, massage, and an oxygen bar. Click here for the relaxation options available. In addition, there are a number of Pay Lounges available at the airport in both terminals. Here is a full list of the airport lounges that you can visit during your Tokyo layover.
Looking for a place to store your luggage while you explore? The airport offers temporary baggage storage in both terminal 1 & 2 – click here for more information.
If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest, you can find the Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu inside the airport in Terminal 2, 2F. If you’d like to book a hotel near the airport, click here, and for a comprehensive list of Tokyo hotels at varying price points, click here.
If you’re planning on leaving the airport to travel into Tokyo during your layover, there are many transportation options. Taxis are available outside the airport, and there is also trains, buses, and rental cars at the airport. Click here for more transportation information. Private transfers can also be arranged.
Layover Guide’s Suggestions For Things To Do On A Tokyo Layover:
There are a lot of tours available in Tokyo, based on your interest. There are bus and walking tours, bike tours, day trips and cruises, spa tours cultural, night tours, food, wine, and nightlife tours, as well as some more unusual tours including ninja school, sumo training, robot shows and tons more!
A well known shopping and dining district, Ginza is where you can find it all. On the weekend the central street is closed and becomes a pedestrian only area from 2pm to 5pm on Saturdays and noon to 5pm on Sundays.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
The Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo life. Here you can relax in a large park with the famous cherry blossoms, and wander through the greenhouses and gardens.
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