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Useful transit apps when traveling Japan

Useful transit apps when traveling Japan

We introduce smart phone apps that will be very useful when you're traveling Japan.

The transportation system in Japan is very complicated.
Quite often there are several ways of going to a destination, each with different costs and travel time.

Here we introduce apps that will be very useful in such occasions.

NAVITME for Japan Travel

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NAVITME for Japan Travel is a smart phone app for overseas tourists in Japan. Aside from a door-to-door route finder combining several means of transportation such as trains, airport buses and walking, it includes features such as GPS voice navigation, train status information, train route map, and offline search for free Wi-Fi spots.

Languages: English only
[iPhone] [Android]

You can use “Transit Search from Train Route Map”, “Information on Must-see”, and “Offline Search for Free Wi-Fi Spot”, for free, but you will have to pay to use the other features.
A 7 days ticket is $7.99, a 30 days ticket is $16.99.

Tokyo Subway Navigation for Tourists

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This is Tokyo Metro’s official app.
Its greatest feature is that you can search for Tokyo Subway (Tokyo Metro, Toei Subway) routes offline.

Languages: English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, Japanese

Available for free.

[iPhone] [Android]

TABIMORI

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Official app of Narita Airport
You can use many functions including a transfer guide offline.
It has many useful functions for traveling Japan such as a Wi-Fi guide and information on sightseeing spots.

Languages: English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, Japanese

Available for free.

[iPhone] [Android]

Use these apps and enjoy traveling in Japan!