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Convenient Transport

Trains are on-time. It's clean and once you learn to navigate your way around it's fairly easy to... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2017
Pat D
Montreal, Canada
Multi facet company, transportation, retail and hospitality.

Keio Corportation is the company that controls trains, busses, the department stores and Keio Plaza... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

We often used this line because we stayed in Shinjuku. If in doubt, use Google Maps and it will direct you to the fastest means of transportation. If that fails, ask one of the friendly guards and they will let you know if you are...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed May 10, 2017

All you need is to ask the transit staff and they tell you how you get to your location with the Keio line, there are other ones as well. Fast and easy

Thank Beanbean J
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Trains are on-time. It's clean and once you learn to navigate your way around it's fairly easy to move around. Most signs are in English and the staff is friendly.

Thank Pat D
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Keio Corportation is the company that controls trains, busses, the department stores and Keio Plaza Hotels. The train system is notas extensive as the JR system. There are 2 lines Keio (KO) and Inokashira (IN) and are used in and out of Tokyo. Shinjuku and...More

Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Once you learn how to navagate your way around and where you want to go, its easy to get around. Its pretty easy to understand the system, but you need to be very fast!

Thank WYR_Perras
Reviewed April 8, 2017

keio corporation, the trains and the department stores reflect well the state of affairs in Tokyo. The trains are punctual, clean, smooth, providing easy to understand stations and trains info, just like all Japanese trains. No where in the world you would encounter a nation...More

Thank seeyouin2011
Reviewed March 22, 2017

I remember time, when there was no a single English word. Japanese characters only! Very few people were able to answer simple question when you've asked direction. And in addition a Japanese map! Now the situation is different. Many citizens speak English, almost all signs...More

Thank 972alla
Reviewed March 3, 2017

It's best to use google maps to get around . Although when in doubt, take your time and ask an attendant . There is always a little English around. After a day we found the train systems a cake walk.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed September 13, 2016

even some of the Japanese have a hard time understanding the railway system use google map to find the railway track that you need to go, it helps a lot the ticketing starts with japanese language, but there is an english language menu so it...More

Thank David T
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Keio Dentetsu (Keio Corporation) is a private railway company that has four lines. I got on the Keio Line from Shinjuku in order to go to Fuchu to see my Japanese friends.

Thank RayParks
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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