The proud winner of the Japan Institute of Design Promotion’s Good Design Award in 2010, the Keisei Skyliner is the fastest of Japan’s older (non-bullet train) rail lines and is capable of reaching Ueno Station from Narita International Airport in 41 minutes. All seats are reserved (¥2,470).
When purchasing your Skyliner ticket, use the Keisei Skyliner e-ticket online reservation service, where you can purchase your ticket for the special price of ¥2,200 (one way, ¥1,100 for children; round-trip ¥4,300/¥2,150) – available only to foreign visitors (you’ll need to flash your passport).
The Keisei Skyliner & Tokyo Subway Ticket allows you to kill two birds with one stone, giving you a one-way or round trip ticket from Narita Airport to Tokyo plus unlimited rides on the Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines for 24-72 hours. The six price options range from ¥2,800 to ¥5,400.