Guide to the Tokyo Haneda Airport
Along with Narita International Airport, Tokyo International Airport (HND) is one of two airports serving the city of Tokyo and surrounding towns. Also known as Tokyo Haneda Airport, it is the second-busiest airport in Asia and the fourth-busiest airport in the world. The airport also has one of the best records in terms of on-time arrivals and departures.
Haneda Airport Airlines & Destinations
All Nippon Airways, Air Do, Japan Airlines and Skymark Airlines all have hubs at Haneda Airport. In all, more than 30 carriers operate from the airport, including major airlines such as Air France, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, United Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.
Passengers can fly to Tokyo International Airport from points across Japan, elsewhere in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Major international destinations include Beijing, Bangkok, Seoul, Singapore, Honolulu, Los Angeles, New York, Frankfurt, London, Doha and Dubai.
Getting Around Tokyo International Airport
Tokyo Haneda Airport has three terminals. Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, which handle domestic flights, are connected via an underground walkway as well as by shuttle bus. Japan Airlines and Skymark Airlines operate from Terminal 1. Air Do, All Nippon Airways and Solaseed Air operate from Terminal 2. StarFlyer has flights in both terminals.
The International Terminal, which opened in 2010, handles all international flights.
Within all three terminals you'll find an assortment of restaurants and retail stores. Other airport amenities include banks, wireless internet, ATMs, currency exchanges, duty free shops and baggage storage services.
Terminals 1 and 2 each have pay lounges that are open to passengers regardless of what airline they are flying. The International Terminal has a number of lounges available to passengers flying certain classes of service on specific airlines, as well as paid members. These include three lounges operated by Japan Airlines and two operated by All Nippon Airways, as well as four lounges that are for the shared use of passengers on several carriers, as well as customers of certain credit card companies. Passengers arriving at the International Terminal can rent shower rooms on the second floor of the Arrival Lobby.
Getting To & From Tokyo Haneda Airport
Tokyo Haneda Airport is located in ?ta, which is about 9 miles from Tokyo Station. Passengers have a number of transportation options for getting to and from the airport.
There are taxi stands located curbside adjacent each of the airport's three terminals. Reservations are not required. A number of bus lines also serve the airport and can transport passengers to destinations in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Gunma, Tochigi and Ibaraki.
The airport is connected to the city by two train lines: The Keikyu Line, which transports passengers to Shinagawa Station, and the Tokyo Monorail, which connects passengers to the Hamamatsu-cho Station. The Monorail stops at three airport stations: The Haneda Airport International Terminal Station, Haneda Airport Terminal 1 and Haneda Airport Terminal 2. The Keikyu Line stops at the Haneda Airport Domestic Terminal Station (serving Terminals 1 and 2) and the Haneda Airport International Terminal Station.
For travelers who are driving to Tokyo International Airport, there are four parking lots in close proximity to Terminals 1 and 2, and one parking lot adjacent to the International Terminal. A number of rental car companies also operate from the airport, including Japaren, Mazda Rent A Car, Nissan Rent A Car, Nippon Rent A Car and Toyota Rent A Car.