Making a place more accessible is possible by studying the terrain or booking accommodation in the heart of the city. You can save on this effort and of course money, if you understand the different modes of transport and how to get by different routes in the city. Japan has an efficient public transportation network, especially within metropolitan areas and between the large cities. Japanese public transportation is clean, reliable, punctual and often very comfortable! Japan’s network system is well-connected and punctual. One needn’t worry about delayed trains, long queues and disruption of service because of the country’s strong emphasis on timeliness and rapidness. There are many types of public transport – flights, buses, metro, trains, and ferries that are popular.
1. Buses- City buses are a convenient mode of transport if you reside in rather offbeat places in the country. Frequent bus lines run from Tokyo to Osaka, Kyoto, Yokohama and other places around the country. Since sign boards may not be in English, you can make use of the Maritime Bus Transit App to check for the bus schedule and routing.