The subway system in Tokyo is world famous for its efficiency. This is a popular mode of travelling in Tokyo amongst locals and tourists alike. The letter “M” indicates stations located nearby. Tickets can be bought at the stations where vending machines are numerous. The 13 lines are opearted by two companies: The Tokyo Metro and Toei. The 13 lines are visibly marked in 13 different colors making it easier for passengers to understand which line covers which part of the city. All announcements are made in English and there is always a screen dispalying the previous and next stops in English. Avoid using the metro during rush hour when the subway is extremely busy making rides rather unpleasant.
Price: Adults 160 JPY (basic fare; increases proportionally for longer rides) Children: 80 JPY
Timings: 5 A.M- 12 A.M