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The Toei Subway is made up of four lines: Asakusa Line accessible to or from Narita and Haneda airports, Oedo Line convenient for sightseeing, Mita Line, and Shinjuku Line (a total of 109 km / 106 stations). The Toei Subway is convenient to use in...more
160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3816-5700
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

The subway is the most efficient way to get around Tokyo. Day passes are available if you plan on taking several trips in a day. The fare is inexpensive and the trains are clean and well organized.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Great service movimiento Safe, neat healpful people, they go all the way to asisst you, best way to move in this city

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 575richardm575
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The Tokyo Metro (subways) and JR Trains provide the quickest, best, and most efficient transportation in Tokyo. The system is easy to navigate, with signage in English. The only confusion we experienced occurred when we transferred from a JR train to a subway (or vice...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sharon H
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

When I lived in Japan in the 1990s I rarely took the subway. I caught JR trains daily and this was a function of where I lived and where I worked. But since then, when I travel back to Tokyo, I find the Subway much...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank U3248HAronh
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Tokyo subway is well organized, affordable and easy to navigate. The initial view of the subway map looks complicated, but once you use it a few times, it is very easy to use and gets you to neighborhoods and regions easily and efficiently. There are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank bala793
Reviewed March 1, 2018

At first, we were somewhat lost because there are so many lines and options to go to point B from point, but after a day of sightseeing, it gets easier. If you ever need help, the security personnel are happy to help you.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Do yourself a favour: convenient and inexpensive subway travel while in Tokyo! Be aware that the Tokyo Subway System is composed of 2 lines: the Tokyo Metro Line AND the Toei Line. We almost made the mistake of buying a Tokyo Metro Line pass, which...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Larry B
Reviewed December 6, 2017

People are always frightened by the messy-looking subway map, but it is in deed easier than you think. Once you can identity the difference between subway, JR and private rails, and there are 2 operators in Tokyo subway (Private Tokyo Metro and government owned Toei...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Hilton_Leung
Reviewed September 1, 2017

This is one of the free route maps for the Tokyo Subway. All stations have an English signage and are very easy to use as well as cheap. You get a similar map at each auto ticket machine which is also in various languages, so...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Trevor C
Reviewed May 21, 2017

The subway system in Tokyo is fantastic. It is very complex and it will take awhile to learn and understand it. The Metro is made up of 9 lines. The Toei Subway is made up of 4 lines. They are the Asakusa line, Oedo line,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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