Tokyo Prices & Travel Costs

Last Updated: Jan 2024

Tokyo feels like visiting 10 years in the future. This huge and crowded city is amazingly well organized and definitely one of the first stops any traveler should make when visiting Asia for the first time.

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Travel Costs to Tokyo

Population 8,700,000
Area 12,800,000
Timezone UTC+9
Currency Japanese yen
Airports Narita International Airport (NRT), Haneda Airport (HND)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$60.26
1 USD = 153.8700 JPY
134 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

Accommodation Costs in Tokyo

Tokyo Hotel Seasons

Tokyo Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar13.65 - 31.20
starstarstarstarstar16.90 - 82.51
starstarstarstarstar20.91 - 142.76
starstarstarstarstar45.56 - 203.73
starstarstarstarstar182.37 - 347.75

Tokyo Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed15.60 - 21.45

Tokyo Attractions Prices

Best tours in Tokyo

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Tokyo DisneylandThe park isn't far outside the city center and it can be reached quickly and cheaply by train.
adults
12-17
4-11
51.34
42.89
30.55
Sky Bus tourThese open-top buses run guided tours on several different routes around Tokyo.
adults
children
9.75
4.55
Tokyo TowerTake an elevator up this Eiffel Tower lookalike for great views.
adult
7.80

Tokyo Food and Drink Prices

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastIf you eat noodles or soup or rice dishes like the locals you can have a filling breakfast at a reasonable price.3.57 - 6.50
Budget lunchAgain, follow the local workers to noodle shops or rice places.4.29 - 7.80
Budget dinnerThings like sushi can be pricey, but Japanese cuisine is varied and some good choices are fairly cheap.7.15 - 11.70
Beer (pint)Hotel bars and expat places are most expensive, though foreigners aren't welcome everywhere.3.90 - 6.50
Beer (can)Getting drunk is much cheaper if you start in a local shop rather than a bar.1.62
McDonalds Big MacStrangely enough, Big Macs are fairly cheap in Tokyo, at least compared to other Western foods.2.24

Tokyo Transport Prices

Type Price(USD)
Express train from Narita to city center20.73
Express bus from Narita to city center20.15
Taxi from Narita to city center116.98 - 194.97
3km taxi ride in Tokyo6.82 - 8.45
Metro ride in city center1.10 - 2.01
All-day Metro ticket3.90

Getting to Tokyo

Getting around Tokyo

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When to visit Tokyo

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January50361.9
February50362.4
March55414.5
April65515.1
May73595.0
June77666.5
July84736.4
August87766.1
September80698.2
October71596.4
November62493.6
December54401.6

Tokyo Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar5:44am5:53pm
21 Jun4:25am7:00pm
21 Sep5:28am5:40pm
21 Dec6:47am4:31pm

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