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Book cheap flights from Australia to Tokyo with Globehunters today and experience this iconic city for yourself.
Tokyo is a truly unique city that you really have to experience for yourself, with a manic pace and futuristic outlook.
While it’s primarily known for its skyscrapers and incredibly modern way of living, there is another side to Tokyo just waiting to be discovered.
Look past the shiny buildings and you’ll see that Tokyo is still very much in touch with its Japanese traditions, with old bathhouses and shrines dotted around.
The city is also home to Japan’s Imperial Palace, the country’s seat of government, as well as the Tokyo Tower, where you can get a breath-taking birds-eye-view of the city below.
Be sure to check out the local markets, such as Tsujiki market, one of the busiest fish markets in the world or head to Akihabara (also known as Electric Town), which is a major shopping area for electronic goods, but also for anime, manga and computer game goods.
So read on to find out more about Tokyo, or check out our cheap fares, including business class and first class to book your flights now!
If you’re busy planning a trip to Tokyo, here are five things which you need to know before you set off:Time Difference: UTC +9 hoursCurrency: Japanese Yen Native Language: JapaneseWeather: Warm, humid summers and cool winters. August is the warmest month with average temperatures of (26.4°C) and January is the coldest, with an average of 5.2°C.Sales Tax: 8% (rising to 10% in October 2019)
If you’re flying from Australia to Tokyo, here’s everything you’ll need to know, such as flight times and entry requirements:
Direct flights are available to Tokyo from Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Goal Coast and Brisbane, with the average flight taking around nine to ten hours.
If you’re an Australian citizen visiting Tokyo, then you won’t need a visa for visits of up to 90 days, as long as you won’t be working while you’re there.
The following airlines currently offer direct services to Tokyo from Australia:
- Japan Airlines
- Jetstar Airways
- All Nippon Airways
Tokyo is home to two international airports:
- Narita International (NRT)
- Haneda (HND)
Narita is Tokyo’s main international gateway and is located about 37 miles of central Tokyo, in Chiba Prefecture.
The Keisei train is usually the quickest way to get to the city, with a new airport line which goes straight to Nippori Station (36 mins) and Keisei Ueno Station (41 mins).
There’s also the JR trains, which operate the Narita Express to Tokyo Station, which takes about 55 minutes.
Haneda mainly handles regional and domestic flights, but some flights from Sydney do land here too.
The airport is located in Ota, about 8.7 miles south of Tokyo Station. The airport is served by the Keikyu rail service as well as the Tokyo Monorail, with the train offering trains to Shinagawa and Yokohama Stations, and the Monorail running to Hamamatsucho station.
Here are our top ten picks for things to see and do during your trip to Tokyo:
- Tokyo Skytree
- Tokyo Disneyland
- Meiji Shrine
- Ueno Park
- Tokyo Imperial Palace
- Tokyo DisneySea
So, if you’re looking to visit Tokyo, be sure to get in touch with one of our friendly and experienced travel consultants, who will be more than happy to assist you in getting the best possible deal on your flights, hotel and car hire.
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