How to Go to Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea (2020 Guide)

How to Go to Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea

Wondering how to go to Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea from Shinjuku, Haneda Airport, Narita Airport, Tokyo Station and Asakusa? Should you take a bus or train?

In this guide, I’m going to share with you the best and easiest way of getting to Tokyo Disney Resort (Disneyland and DisneySea). I will let you know which public transport (bus or train) is the best to reach these 2 Disney parks.

And to make it easier, I’ll list down the travel time and travel cost to Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea so that you can plan ahead to save time and money.

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Let’s get started.

How to Go to Tokyo Disneyland


 

From Shinjuku


If you don’t want to waste time, then the fastest option is to take a train from Shinjuku Station to Tokyo Disneyland. So, let me show you what train line you should take from Shinjuku Station to there.

Shinjuku to Tokyo Disneyland by Train

  1. First, take the JR Chuo Line from Shinjuku Station to Tokyo Station
  2. Alight at Tokyo Station and then transfer to the JR Keiyo Line.
  3. Board the JR Keiyo Line from Tokyo Station to Maihama Station.
  4. After you get off the train at Maihama Station, you should go out the South Exit.
  5. Then, you just need to walk to Tokyo Disneyland in 5 minutes.
  6. The total travel time is about 45 minutes and the single trip fare is 390 yen.

Refer here to know how to walk to the Disney park from Maihama Station.

From Haneda Airport


Basically, you have 3 ways to go to Tokyo Disneyland from Haneda Airport.

i. By Bus

The first method is to take a bus to Tokyo Disneyland. This is an easy and affordable way going to Disneyland because it will bring you there directly. You can board the bus at the Bus stop No.5 (International Terminal) or Bus stop No.6 (Terminal 1 and 2). The travel time is about 50 minutes and the one-way ticket costs 850 yen (Adult) and 430 yen (Child).

Bus Info: Bus service between Haneda Airport and Disneyland

ii. By Train

The second method is to take a train but required transfer trains 2 times and it’s time consuming. Here’re the steps to take the train to Disneyland.

Haneda Airport to Tokyo Disneyland by Train

  1. Catch the Tokyo Monorail from Haneda Airport to Hamamatsucho Station.
  2. Alight at Hamamatsucho Station and then switch to the JR Yamanote Line.
  3. Take the JR Yamanote Line from Hamamatsucho Station to Tokyo Station.
  4. Get off the train at Tokyo Station and then change to the JR Keiyo Line/ JR Musashino Line.
  5. Catch the JR Keiyo Line/ JR Musashino Line from Tokyo Station to Maihama Station.
  6. When you leave the train at Maihama Station, look for the South Exit.
  7. It only takes you about 5 minutes’ walk to Tokyo Disneyland from Maihama Station, South Exit.
  8. The travel duration is around 65 minutes to reach Tokyo Disneyland and one-way fare is 880 yen.

Refer here to know how to walk to the Disney park from Maihama Station.

iii. By Private Car Transfer

And the last method is to book a private car transfer which is the easiest way to reach Tokyo Disneyland. It’s highly suitable for those who are travelling with kids and the elderly or groups who are carrying a lot of luggage.

From Narita Airport


There are 3 different options that will help you reach Tokyo Disneyland from Narita Airport.

i. By Bus

The first option is by taking a bus to there. For me, this is the best way because it’s a direct airport bus service between Narita and Tokyo Disneyland. You can take the bus at the Bus stop No.5 (Terminal 1), Bus stop No.12 (Terminal 2) or Bus stop No. 6 (Terminal 3). It will take you about 80 minutes to reach there and the single trip fare is 1,900 yen (Adult)/ 950 yen (Child).

Bus Info:
Bus service between Narita Airport and Disneyland

ii. By Train

The second option is you can board the Keisei Skyliner train from Narita Airport. But you need to transfer trains 2 times before reaching Disneyland. For me, this is not the good way to reach there. If you plan to take a train to Disneyland, here’s a guide for you.

Narita Airport to Tokyo Disneyland by Train

  1. Board the Keisei Skyliner from Narita Airport to Nippori Station.
  2. Alight at Nippori Station and then transfer to the JR Yamanote Line.
  3. Take the JR Yamanote Line from Nippori Station to Tokyo Station.
  4. At Tokyo Station, change to the JR Keiyo Line/ JR Musashino Line.
  5. Board the JR Keiyo Line/ JR Musashino Line from Tokyo Station to Maihama Station.
  6. After hop off the train at Maihama Station, you should head for the South Exit.
  7. And then, walk to Tokyo Disneyland for around 5 minutes.
  8. The journey takes about 80 minutes and costs 2,900 yen.

Refer here to know how to walk to the Disney park from Maihama Station.

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iii. By Private Car Transfer

For the last option, you have the private car transfer. This is definitely the easiest and less stressful way of getting to Tokyo Disneyland because it will take you to your destination directly.

More so, this private car service is suitable for groups of friends or families with kids and the elderly with many luggage. You can check the private car transfer price here.

From Tokyo Station


For the fastest way to reach Tokyo Disneyland, take a train from Tokyo Station. To guide you, here’s a step-by-step to there.

Tokyo Station to Disneyland by Train

  1. Take the JR Keiyo Line from Tokyo Station to Maihama Station (15 minutes, 220 yen).
  2. Alight at Maihama Station and then go out the South Exit.
  3. From the South Exit, just walk for about 5 minutes, and then you’ll see the Disneyland.

Refer here to know how to walk to the Disney park from Maihama Station.

From Asakusa


If you’re staying in Asakusa, then take the train to Tokyo Disneyland is the best option. So, let’s refer the guide below to know what train line to take for you to reach there.

Asakusa to Tokyo Disneyland by Train

  1. Catch the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line from Asakusa Station to Ueno Station.
  2. Alight at Ueno Station and then transfer to the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line.
  3. Board the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line from Ueno Station to Hatchobori Station.
  4. Get down from train at Hatchobori Station and then change to the JR Keiyo Line.
  5. Hop on the JR Keiyo Line from Hatchobori Station to Maihama Station.
  6. At Maihama Station, you should head for the South Exit and then walk to Disneyland for around 5 minutes.
  7. The trip take around 40 minutes and costs 420 yen.

Refer here to know how to walk to the Disney park from Maihama Station.

Maihama Station to Tokyo Disneyland on Foot


 

Maihama Station

The JR Maihama Station is the nearest train station to Tokyo Disneyland. When you reach Maihama Station, you just need to walk to there in 5 minutes.

So, let me show you how to walk to Tokyo Disneyland on foot after you reach Maihama Station in 6 simple steps.

Maihama Station South Exit

1. When you reach Maihama Station, you should go out the South Exit. After you step out the ticket gate of Maihama Station (South Exit), you should turn right for Tokyo Disneyland park.

The direction to Tokyo Disneyland

2. Follow the crowd, going straight.

The direction to Tokyo Disneyland

3. At this point, you should turn left.

The direction to Tokyo Disneyland

4. Keep going straight and then turn right.

The direction to Tokyo Disneyland

5. Go straight on until the end and then turn left. After you turn left, you’ll discover the entrance of Disneyland.

Entrance Gate of Tokyo Disneyland

6. This is the entrance gate to Tokyo Disneyland. 😊

Do you want to skip the long waiting lines at the ticketing counter of Tokyo Disneyland?

Pretty simple, just book your Tokyo Disneyland tickets online. After you book the tickets online, you’ll receive a softcopy tickets (e-tickets) which allow you to enter the park directly.

Just like that, you can bypass the long queues at the ticketing counter over there. Plus, you can spend more time to take more photos with your favourite Disney Characters at the entrance of Disneyland.

How to Get to Tokyo DisneySea


 

From Shinjuku


The best and cheapest way to go from Shinjuku to DisneySea is taking a train. Here’s a step-by-step guide to teach you how to get there via train.

Shinjuku to Tokyo DisneySea by Train

  1. Board the JR Chuo Line from Shinjuku Station to Tokyo Station.
  2. Alight at Tokyo Station and then change to the JR Keiyo Line.
  3. Take the JR Keiyo Line from Tokyo Station to Maihama Station.
  4. The trains takes 40 minutes to reach Maihama Station and the one-way fare is 390 yen.
  5. At Maihama Station, you should go out the South Exit and then go toward the Resort Gateway Station.
  6. Hop aboard the Disney Resort Monorail from Resort Gateway Station to Tokyo DisneySea Station (9 minutes, 260 yen).

Refer here to know how to transfer from Maihama Station to the theme park.

From Haneda Airport


It’s easy to go to DisneySea from Haneda Airport because you have 3 options.

i. By Bus

The first option is through bus which is the best option because of cheaper rate and direct transportation. You can board the bus at Haneda Airport (Bus stop No.5 – International Terminal/ Bus stop No.6 – Terminal 1 and 2) and it will bring you to DisneySea directly. The bus takes around 45 minutes to reach DisneySea and costs 850 yen (Adult)/ 430 yen (Child).

ii. By Train

For the second option, you can hop aboard the train but you need to transfer trains 3 times before reaching there. So, I think this is not a good option. You can refer the guide below if you want to know what train lines can take you to DisneySea from the airport.

Haneda Airport to Tokyo DisneySea by Train

  1. Hop aboard the Tokyo Monorail from Haneda Airport to Hamamatsucho Station.
  2. Hop off the train at Hamamatsucho Station and then change to the JR Yamanote Line.
  3. Take the JR Yamanote Line from Hamamatsucho Station to Tokyo Station.
  4. Alight at Tokyo Station, and then transfer to the JR Keiyo Line/ JR Musashino Line.
  5. Board the JR Keiyo Line/ JR Musashino Line from Tokyo Station to Maihama Station.
  6. The trains take about 60 minutes to go to Maihama Station and costs 880 yen.
  7. When you reach Maihama Station, you should leave the South Exit and then heading toward the Resort Gateway Station.
  8. From the Resort Gateway Station, take the Disney Resort Monorail to Tokyo DisneySea Station (9 minutes, 260 yen).

Refer here to know how to transfer from Maihama Station to the theme park.

iii. By Private Car Transfer

The easiest transport mode to reach DisneySea is getting a private car transfer. This is the last option for you to reach there. The best part of taking the private car transfer is you can sit back and relax and wait for your arrival at DisneySea.

This private transfer is suitable for families travelling with kids and even elderly people or group travellers with plenty of heavy luggage. You can know the price of private car transfer here.

From Narita Airport


If you’re planning to get from Narita Airport to DisneySea, you have 3 methods to choose from.

i. By Bus

The first method is to take a bus. This is the best transport option for those who are aiming for an affordable and direct transfer from the airport to DisneySea. You can take the bus at Bus stop No.5 (Terminal 1), Bus stop No.12 (Terminal 2) or Bus stop No. 6 (Terminal 3). The journey takes around 80 minutes and the bus fare is 1,900 yen (Adult)/ 950 yen (Child).

ii. By Train

Other than the first method, you can also take the train to DisneySea. But it’s more expensive compared to method 1. In addition, you need to transfer trains 3 times only able to reach DisneySea. Therefore, it’s not so recommended to take a train to there. Here’s how to take the trains to DisneySea from the airport.

Narita Airport to Tokyo DisneySea by Train

  1. Catch the Keisei Skyliner from Narita Airport to Nippori Station.
  2. Get off the train at Nippori Station and then switch to the JR Yamanote Line.
  3. Hop on the JR Yamanote Line from Nippori Station to Tokyo Station.
  4. Hop off the train at Tokyo Station, and then change to the JR Keiyo Line/ JR Musashino Line.
  5. Take the JR Keiyo Line/ JR Musashino Line from Tokyo Station to Maihama Station.
  6. The one-way journey takes about 75 minutes and the total train fare is 2,900 yen.
  7. Once you arrive at Maihama Station, you should head for the South Exit and then walk to Resort Gateway Station.
  8. From there, you can hop aboard the Disney Resort Monorail to Tokyo DisneySea Station (9 minutes, 260 yen).

Refer here to know how to transfer from Maihama Station to the theme park.

iii. By Private Car Transfer

Do you want a stress-free transfer from Narita to DisneySea? You can book the private car service that can take you directly to there. This last option is more comfortable, especially if you have lots of heavy luggage.

From Tokyo Station


Taking a train from Tokyo Station to DisneySea is the cheapest and easiest way. So, let’s see the step-by-step guide below to know what train lines you should take in order to reach this amazing theme park.

Tokyo Station to DisneySea by Train

  1. Board the JR Keiyo Line from Tokyo Station to Maihama Station (15 minutes, 220 yen).
  2. Once you reach Maihama Station, remember to go out the South Exit and then heading toward the Resort Gateway Station.
  3. Then, take the Disney Resort Monorail from Resort Gateway Station to Tokyo DisneySea Station (9 minutes, 260 yen).

Refer here to know how to transfer from Maihama Station to the theme park.

From Asakusa


The common way to go to DisneySea from Asakusa is to catch a train. Here’re the steps to reach there by train.

Asakusa to Tokyo DisneySea by Train

  1. Take the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line from Asakusa Station to Ueno Station.
  2. Get down from the train at Ueno Station and then change to the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line.
  3. Hop on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line from Ueno Station to Hatchobori Station.
  4. Get off the train at Hatchobori Station and then switch to the JR Keiyo Line.
  5. Catch the JR Keiyo Line from Hatchobori Station to Maihama Station.
  6. It takes around 40 minutes and costs 420 yen by trains.
  7. At Maihama Station, you should head for the South Exit and then walk to Resort Gateway Station.
  8. From there, you just need to board the Disney Resort Monorail to Tokyo DisneySea Station (9 minutes, 260 yen).

Refer here to know how to transfer from Maihama Station to the theme park.

Maihama Station to Tokyo DisneySea via Disney Resort Monorail


 

Maihama Station

When you reach Maihama Station, you should look for the South Exit which will give you direct access to Resort Gateway Station. So, here’s a detailed guide on how to transfer from Maihama Station to Disneysea.

South Exit of Maihama Station
South Exit of Maihama Station

1. At the South Exit of Maihama Station, you should turn left and then go toward the Resort Gateway Station for less than 1 minute.

The Direction to Resort Gateway Station
The direction to Resort Gateway Station

2. This is the direction for you to walk to Resort Gateway Station.

Resort Gateway Station
Resort Gateway Station

3. Purchase your Disney Resort Monorail tickets at the Resort Gateway Station.

The one-way monorail fare is 260 yen for Adult (Age 12 and above) and 130 yen for Child (Age 6 to 11).

Ticket Vending Machines at Resort Gateway Station
Ticket vending machines at Resort Gateway Station

Don’t worry, if you don’t know how to use the ticket vending machines at the station to buy your monorail tickets, you can consult the friendly staff over there. They are standby to assist you and they can speak decent English too.

If you have Suica card, then you don’t need to buy the monorail tickets because you can use it to board the monorail directly.

Boarding Gate of Resort Gateway Station
The boarding gate of Resort Gateway Station

4. After bought your monorail tickets, you can proceed to take the monorail to Tokyo DisneySea Station. Just scan your monorail tickets or Suica card at the boarding gate of Resort Gateway Station.

Disney Resort Monorail Route
Disney Resort Monorail Route

5. Kindly take note that the Disney Resort Monorail only operate in one direction. Hence, the travel time will be about 9 minutes from Resort Gateway Station to Tokyo DisneySea Station.

Monorail Operating Time:
06:03 AM – 11:55 PM

Tokyo DisneySea Station
Tokyo DisneySea Station

6. When you reach Tokyo DisneySea Station, you should turn left after you go out the exit gate. Then, you’ll spot the main entrance of the DisneySea on ahead.

Giant Earth Structure at the Entrance of DisneySea
Giant earth structure at the entrance of DisneySea

7. You’ll get to see this giant earth structure at the main entrance. This is definitely one of the best backdrops in the park.

And also, don’t forget to take some nice photos with Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Pluto, Donald Duck and more at the main entrance before entering the park.

The DisneySea tickets can be bought at the ticketing counter of the theme park but expect long queues especially in the morning.

So, the smart way is to book your DisneySea tickets online. In this way, you don’t need to queue up at ticketing counter of DisneySea anymore because it allows you to enjoy direct entry into the park with your e-tickets.

Donald Duck and Pluto Characters

More so, you can spend more time to take many beautiful photos with Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Pluto, Donald Duck and more Disney characters before entering the park.

Here’s the link for you to book DisneySea tickets online:

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