We know to use the transportation in Japan It is usually one of the main fears of travelers when traveling to Japan, usually caused by the language barrier and the mistake of considering it much more difficult than it really is.
It is for this reason, that after our first trip to Japan for free in 18 days, where we met many of the essential places to see in Japan and our second visit to the Japanese country, where we have spent two months in the country and of which we have written the guide to travel to Japan, we want to leave you a series of tips on how to use transportation in Japan, so that you can get to know this amazing country, just dedicating yourself to enjoy it, without fear of not understand, even making public transport an unforgettable experience.
Useful applications to use transportation in Japan
First of all and start describing the different transport in Japan, which you will surely use in your trip, we want to leave some of what we believe, they are Useful applications to use transportation in JapanIn addition to transport maps in the main cities, which we are sure, will make your trip even easier.
- Hyperdia: With this tool, you will be able to prepare and consult any data about train transportation in Japan, including schedules, platform number, prices ...
It is not available in Spanish, but English and both the web and the application are very intuitive and easy to use. Without doubt one of the most necessary tools for a trip to Japan for free.
- How to use HyperDia
- How to use the Japan Rail Pass (JRP)
- Google Maps: Perfect tool to plan both walking routes and public transport. If you have no connection, you can download the maps and consult them offline.
- Maps.me: Next to Google Maps, the best tool to plan routes on foot. After downloading the maps, it works offline.
- Kyoto metro map
- Kyoto bus map
- Tokyo metro map
Japan Rail Pass