Tokyo Disneyland is a must-see attraction for many visitors to Japan. Here is our full guide, with transport information, ticket information, park map, and insider tips to skipping lines and getting the most out of your visit.
Cinderella’s castle with Halloween decorations. - image © Florentyna Leow
Tokyo Disneyland Guide Introduction and Contents
If you love amusement parks or have kids that do, you should definitely visit Tokyo Disneyland. It’s well-loved by adults and kids alike, and has a wide range of rides to suit all ages and personalities. The combination of Disney magic and Japanese efficiency makes it one of the most enjoyable amusement parks anywhere.
But it’s busy all year round, so you have to plan carefully and buy tickets in advance to make the most of a visit. Here, we give you all the information you need to skip lines, ride the most rides, and have the most fun.
Tokyo Disneyland is right next door to Tokyo DisneySea, nad you can buy tickets covering both attractions. See also our comprehensive guide to Tokyo DisneySea.
This guide is divided into the following sections:
- Admission fees and ticket types
- How to buy tickets
- Transport to Tokyo Disneyland
- The FastPass System
- Exploring Tokyo Disneyland
- Tokyo Disneyland Park map
- Handy money-saving and time-saving tips
- Recommended accommodation for Tokyo Disneyland
Availability for Tokyo Disneyland passports. - image © Florentyna Leow
Admission fees and ticket types
Here are the basic admission prices for the park:
1-Day Passport for Tokyo Disneyland
- Adult: JPY7,400
- Junior: JPY6,400
- Child: JPY4,800
- Senior: JPY6,700
2-Day Passport for Tokyo DisneySea and Tokyo Disneyland (select parks in advance)
- Adult: JPY13,200
- Junior: JPY11,600
- Child: JPY8,600
- Senior: N/A
3-Day Magic Passport (Visit each park on one day, and both parks on the third day)
- Adult: JPY17,800
- Junior: JPY15,500
- Child: JPY11,500
- Senior: N/A
4-Day Magic Passport (Visit each park on one day, and both parks on the third and fourth days)
- Adult: JPY22,400
- Junior: JPY19,400
- Child: JPY14,400
- Senior: N/A
After 6 Passport (Visit Tokyo Disneyland from 6pm onwards)
- Adult: JPY4,200
- Junior: JPY4,200
- Child: JPY4,200
- Senior: N/A
Adults are anyone over 12 years of age. Juniors are anyone between the ages of 12 and 17. Children are anyone between the ages of 4 and 11. Seniors are anyone over the age of 65.
The best way to get tickets and avoid waiting on line is to purchase tickets in advance with a service like Klook. We’ve tested Klook and found it to be reliable and easy to use. Another similar option is purchasing tickets online from Voyagin. See the following section for more details.
Lines to buy tickets to the park. - image © Florentyna Leow
How To Buy Tickets
- You can buy tickets at the counters at the main entrance to the park. However, there are often long lines at the counters in the morning before the park opens. If you want to ride the most popular attractions, you should arrive before opening time and make good use of the FastPass system detailed below.
- You can also purchase tickets from kiosks at convenience stores in Japan. However, these are in Japanese, which makes it impossible for people who don’t read Japanese.
- A good way to purchase tickets is online via Klook, a reliable and efficient online ticket store. When you purchase a ticket via Klook, you can print it out and skip the lines at the ticket windows. You just scan your ticket at the turnstile and walk into the park.
Here’s a list of Klook’s main Disneyland offerings:
- Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea Ticket 1 Day Pass (Direct Entry at Disney)
- Tokyo Disneyland or DisneySea Ticket 2 Day Pass (Direct Entry at Disney)
A Playing Card from Alice in Wonderland. - image © Florentyna Leow
Transport to Disneyland
- Tokyo Disneyland is 17km east of central Tokyo, in Urayasu City in Chiba prefecture.
- It is very easy to travel there from central Tokyo.
- The journey takes approximately 25 minutes in total from JR Tokyo Station.
- You can use a Japan Rail Pass for this journey.
- Here’s a summary of the basic route from JR Tokyo Station: Take the JR Keiyo Line from JR Tokyo Station to JR Maihama Station. From here, it’s a 5-minute walk to Tokyo Disneyland.
Here are the details: Start at JR Tokyo Station. Look for the signs for the Keiyo Line (Keiyo Sen in Japanese.)
The Keiyo Line is red. - image © Florentyna Leow
Once at Tokyo Station, you’ll need to look or the signs for the Keiyo Line.
Keiyo Street in JR Tokyo Station. - image © Florentyna Leow
If you’re starting from the South Exit of Tokyo Station, this will take you down Keiyo Street, a restaurant-lined section inside the ticket barriers.
Signboard for the Keiyo Line. - image © Florentyna Leow
It’s very clearly signposted in English that you’re heading towards Tokyo Disneyland.
A walkalator towards the Keiyo Line. - image © Florentyna Leow
The Keiyo Line platforms are about a 10-minute walk away - you’ll take several escalators, flights of steps, and even a walkalator. (There are elevators, of course.) Don’t worry about how long it takes. You’ll get there eventually.
Signs for Platforms 3 and 4. - image © Florentyna Leow
You’ll need to look for Platforms 3 and 4. The trains on both platforms go towards JR Maihama Station. The local takes 17 minutes while the rapid train takes 13 minutes, so it doesn’t matter which one you take as long as you alight at the right station. There will be announcements in English.
South Exit at Maihama Station. - image © Florentyna Leow
Once you’re at Maihama Station, head for the South Exit.
Screencap of Klook voucher. - image © Florentyna Leow
Note: When purchasing your Klook ticket, you may have a voucher that says pickup is required at the North Exit, as pictured above. If this is the case, take the North Exit at Maihama Station.
Staff handing out tickets to Disneyland. - image © Florentyna Leow
There will be a member of staff directly outside the barriers. Show them your voucher with your name on it, and they will hand you a Disneyland ticket.
An actual ticket to Disneyland. - image © Florentyna Leow
It’s very important to note that you cannot go directly to the entrance of Disneyland with this particular Klook voucher - they won’t let you in and you’ll have to head back to Maihama Station.
Turn right at the end of this corridor to return to the South Exit. - image © Florentyna Leow
After picking up your ticket, head back to the South Exit by turning right and following the signs, through the passage that will lead you back to the other side.
After you exit through the ticket barriers at the South Exit, you’ll need to turn left and walk towards the Resort Gateway Station for Tokyo DisneySea. Turning right will take you to Tokyo Disneyland.
The queue for a bag check. - image © Florentyna Leow
Turn right and follow the walkway for 4-5 minutes. You’ll reach the first set of barriers, where the staff will check the contents of your bag. There is a slight bottleneck here, but this will be over fairly quickly.
Have the QR code facing upwards. - image © Florentyna Leow
Have your ticket ready and walk past the queues of people for same-day ticket purchase. The staff will scan your ticket and you’ll be in the park.
FastPass ticket machines for the Big Thunder Mountain ride. - image © Florentyna Leow
The FastPass System
Like any popular theme park worth its salt, Disneyland attractions often see long queues and wait times. Disney theme parks have a FastPass system in place to help visitors maximize their time in the park, and you should use it at Tokyo Disneyland as well.
The left lane shows the queue in the ‘standby’ (i.e. non-FastPass) lane for the Big Thunder Mountain ride. - image © Florentyna Leow
Simply put, a FastPass ticket allows you to skip the queues. You can claim a ticket by scanning the QR code on your voucher or ticket (so don’t throw it away) in a FastPass machine.
A FastPass ticket. - image © Florentyna Leow
The machine will dispense a ticket showing a particular time slot. In the ticket above, this is for 12:45~13:45, meaning you would need to return to the Big Thunder Mountain ride during this window. You’ll join the FastPass queue which invariably has fewer people. In between, you can explore the surrounding area, go on other rides, check out the overpriced snacks, and so on. Waiting time for popular rides can be an hour or more, so it pays to plan ahead.
The important thing to remember is that there are a limited number of FastPasses available on any given day, and they run out much faster for some attractions than others. For example, if you must ride Pooh’s Hunny Hunt at any cost, this is probably the first FastPass you should obtain - passes here run out the quickest. By around 11:30am on a sunny weekday, the earliest available FastPass for this ride may be around 8:00pm.
Also, once you’ve obtained one FastPass, you can’t be issued another unless a) two hours have elapsed since you picked one up, or b) you’ve just used it.
The following attractions are eligible for FastPass entry:
- Big Thunder Mountain
- Splash Mountain
- It’s A Small World
- Pooh’s Hunny Hunt
- Haunted Mansion
- Star Tours: The Adventure Continues
- Space Mountain
- Buzz Lightyear’s Astro Blasters
- Monsters, Inc. Ride & Go Seek!
Exploring Tokyo Disneyland
Here, we’ll give a basic walkthrough of the park and mention the main rides and areas. All of the attractions and areas mentioned here are on our special Tokyo Disneyland at the end of this section.
Disneyland is divided into seven zones:
- World Bazaar
- Critter Country
- [Unnamed Zone]
We’ll introduce each of these in turn.
The inside of World Bazaar. - image © Florentyna Leow
World Bazaar is the first zone you enter. It is styled to look like an early 20th-century American town. There are no rides to be found here; only shops and restaurants. It’s the main shopping area for guests and probably the best place to pick up all your Disney paraphernalia and costumes.
One of the shops at World Bazaar. - image © Florentyna Leow
You’ll find restaurants such as Center Street Coffeehouse, Restaurant Hokusai, and Sweetheart Cafe here.
Center Street Coffeehouse. - image © Florentyna Leow
Center Street Coffeehouse is a popular all-day restaurant. Previously, guests were able to make reservations for lunch or dinner. However, this has changed and now you have to show up and queue.
The inside of Center Street Coffeehouse. - image © Florentyna Leow
It’s styled to look like a Twenties-style cafe-diner in New York, and has illustrations from The Aristocats painted on the walls.
The meat patty with demiglace sauce and a Mickey Mouse half-boiled egg. - image © Florentyna Leow
They serve primarily Japanese-style Western food. Not all of the main dishes - like the meat patty - are accompanied by rice so you’ll have to order this separately. On the bright side, they’ll give you endless refills of rice.
The view of Cinderella’s Castle from the central space. - image © Florentyna Leow
Walking straight on after entering the World Bazaar, you’ll see Cinderella’s castle in the distance. The castle is the central landmark of Tokyo Disneyland.
Park goers sitting by the side of the road. - image © Florentyna Leow
There is a large central circular space in front of the castle. You’ll see many people seated on the roadside on tarpaulin mats, portable chairs, or just on the ground. Many guests camp out on the roadside to snag prime viewing spots for the parades that take place several times a day. Sometimes they’ll be waiting as early as 2-3 hours in advance, no matter what the weather is. If watching a parade up close is a priority for you, you may want to join them.
Being photographed with Minnie Mouse. - image © Florentyna Leow
Between the World Bazaar and the entrance to the park, you’ll see Disney staff dressed up as different characters throughout the day. You’ll also see permanent queues for photo opportunities with characters like Minnie Mouse and the mice from Cinderella.
Exiting the World Bazaar and turning left will take you to the next zone, Adventureland.
A scene from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. - image © Florentyna Leow
Adventureland is, as the name suggests, all about adventure. There is a distinct New Orleans swamp-theme to this zone, and many tropical plants here.
The Polynesian Terrace restaurant. - image © Florentyna Leow
This zone is home to rides such as the Pirates of the Caribbean, Western River Railroad, and Jungle Cruise: Wildlife Expeditions. There are also a number of restaurants and stalls here, such as the Blue Bayou Restaurant, China Voyager, Polynesian Terrace, and The Gazebo.
The Crystal Palace Restaurant. - image © Florentyna Leow
On entering the zone, you’ll notice a building to your right that looks like a glasshouse. This is the Crystal Palace Restaurant where you dine buffet-style. It’s extremely popular due to the availability of ‘character dining,’ i.e. Disney staff dressed up as various characters will visit your table during certain hours. This requires advance reservation, preferably online.
The interior of Crystal Palace Restaurant. - image © Florentyna Leow
It’s also popular due to its location. There are good views of the Disney parade from window seats, and many guests will make reservations online to coincide with the parades, prior to visiting Disneyland.
If this is a must-eat place for you but you haven’t made a reservation online, you will need to head here first thing in the morning to make either lunch or dinner reservations. (In fact, you will see a queue just to make a same-day reservation.) Otherwise, you may need to wait in line for at least half an hour to an hour for lunch or dinner.
The Pirates of the Caribbean attraction. - image © Florentyna Leow
If you have not decided to look at the Crystal Palace Restaurant, keep left and walk onwards. You’ll see the Pirates of the Caribbean ride to your left.
The Blue Bayou Restaurant. - image © Florentyna Leow
Walking further along, you’ll pass many restaurants and shops, such as Cafe Orleans and Party Gras Gifts. Keeping further left will take you down a small side street connecting back to the main road, where you’ll find the Blue Bayou Restaurant. This is another restaurant that’s very popular with guests and where you can make lunch or dinner reservations.
The Theatre Orleans. - image © Florentyna Leow
Nearby is the Theatre Orleans, where they hold shows every few hours.
The Western River Railroad attraction. - image © Florentyna Leow
Walking straight will take you to a more open area with several attractions. To your left you’ll see the Western River Railroad ride. This is a steam train which takes you on a loop through the treetops. You’ll have views of Adventureland, Westernland, and Critter Country zones.
Swiss Family Treehouse. - image © Florentyna Leow
To your right you’ll see rides like the Swiss Family Treehouse.
The Enchanted Tiki Room. - image © Florentyna Leow
Further ahead, you’ll see a thatch-roofed building. This is where The Enchanted Tiki Room show takes place. Walk past this building and keep left. This will take you to the next zone, Westernland.
Buildings in Westernland. - image © Florentyna Leow
Westerland is a zone styled after the US western frontier along the Rivers of America. You’ll see plenty of wooden shanty-style houses, saloon-style restaurants and cafes, and hokey Native American Indian statues. There are also shops selling ‘Indian’ or ‘cowboy’-style clothing.
The Diamond Horseshoe, a popular restaurant that often requires advance reservations. - image © Florentyna Leow
This area is home to attractions such as Big Thunder Mountain, Tom Sawyer Island Rafts (in the middle of the body of water up ahead), and the Mark Twain Riverboat.
The Big Thunder Mountain attraction. - image © Florentyna Leow
Walking straight but keeping left, you’ll arrive at the Big Thunder Mountain ride. The FastPass ticket machines for this ride are located opposite.
Camp Woodchuck Kitchen. - image © Florentyna Leow
If you keep left and follow the brown road, you’ll encounter the Camp Woodchuck Kitchen.
Camp Woodchuck Kitchen signpost - image © Florentyna Leow
Following the path will take you to the Woodchuck Greeting Trail. At the end, you’ll meet Donald and Daisy Duck and have the chance to take photos with them. There is usually a queue and waiting time for this.
A riverboat to the left. - image © Florentyna Leow
If you turn right after Big Thunder Mountain and walk straight, you’ll see a large boat on your left. This is Mark Twain’s Riverboat.
Staircase to the left. - image © Florentyna Leow
Walk along. You’ll come to a passageway under the steam train tracks. Take the staircase pictured above and turn left to enter the next zone, Critter Country.
Cutesy backdrops straight out of the movie. - image © Florentyna Leow
Critter Country is based on the Disney film Song of the South, and you’ll see characters like Br’er Rabbit, Br’er Fox, and Br’er Bear in this zone. This is a relatively small zone, with only two attractions and two restaurants.
The menu for Grandma Sara’s Kitchen. - image © Florentyna Leow
Walking straight, you’ll see Grandma Sara’s Kitchen on your right. They serve rice plates here, with omelettes, cream croquettes, and meat patties. Their special set is the roasted chicken with rice.
The Splash Mountain ride. - image © Florentyna Leow
Further along, you’ll see Splash Mountain. This is one of the most popular rides in the park and features a 16-metre drop at the end, ending with a splash. There are FastPasses available for this ride. This is also the only ride in the park where there is a Single Rider queue - if you are alone or are willing to ride separately from your friends, you can use the FastPass line and skip the long wait. Just tell the staff, “Single Rider.”
Signs to the canoe attraction. - image © Florentyna Leow
Further along, if you follow the signs to the canoe and head down to the water, you’ll see the Beaver Brothers Explorer Canoes attraction, just beyond Rackety’s Raccoon Saloon.
Canoes along the river. - image © Florentyna Leow
You can join the guided canoe tours along the river here with other people. This is fun for families.
The steam train passing through Critter Country - image © Florentyna Leow
You’ll also see the steam train passing by this area.
Doubling back and heading out the way you came and keeping left will take you to the next zone, Fantasyland.
A banner for Fantasyland. - image © Florentyna Leow
Fantasyland is a zone based on classic animated Disney films. If you grew up with Disney, you’ll be familiar with all the films in this zone, from Alice in Wonderland to Sleeping Beauty to Pinocchio. This is home to two of the most popular attractions in the park, Pooh’s Hunny Hunt and Haunted Mansion, both of which have FastPasses available.
Peter Pan’s Flight. - image © Florentyna Leow
The first ride you’ll see to your right is Peter Pan’s Flight.
Snow White’s Adventures. - image © Florentyna Leow
A short walk ahead on the right is Snow White’s Adventures.
Entrance to the Haunted Mansion. - image © Florentyna Leow
Opposite that on the far left is the Haunted Mansion. There’s often a long queue for this attraction.
Castle Carousel. - image © Florentyna Leow
Walking along, you’ll see several more rides along the center of the road. These are, respectively, Castle Carousel (a merry-go-round) and Alice’s Tea Party. Both are very child-friendly rides.
An intricate tiled mosaic wall in the castle corridor. - image © Florentyna Leow
On the right after Castle Carousel you’ll see Cinderella’s Castle. At the castle entrance on this side is the Cinderella’s Fairy Tale Hall attraction, where you can explore rooms in the castle.
The Queen of Hearts Banquet Hall. - image © Florentyna Leow
Continuing on the path will lead you past the Queen of Hearts Banquet Hall. It’s another popular restaurant and you’ll see queues for this towards lunchtime.
The It’s A Small World ride. - image © Florentyna Leow
Just after the restaurant on your left is the It’s A Small World attraction.
Pooh’s Hunny Hunt always has a long queue. - image © Florentyna Leow
Walking further along will lead you to Pooh’s Hunny Hunt, one of the most popular attractions in the park. FastPasses for this ride run out the fastest out of all the rides in Tokyo Disneyland, so if this is a must-do, you should aim to pick up FastPasses here first thing in the morning.
Keep left as you walk along the path. This will take you to the next zone, Toontown. (If you turn right instead, you will walk past a construction site before arriving at the Tomorrowland zone.)
Taking photos in front of a sign for Toontown. - image © Florentyna Leow
Welcome to Toontown. This is a suburban neighborhood where Disney characters live, work, and play. It’s particularly popular with young children and their parents, as the rides and attractions here are specifically designed with younger children in mind.
Queues for snacks at the food stalls. - image © Florentyna Leow
To the left, you’ll see a number of restaurants and counter-style cafes, such as Huey, Dewey and Louie’s Good Time Cafe.
Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin. - image © Florentyna Leow
Further towards the left are a few shops and Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin.
Schoolgirls pretending they’re in jail. - image © Florentyna Leow
There are also plenty of interesting backdrops for photo opportunities here.
Kids enjoy exploring Donald’s Boat. - image © Florentyna Leow
Upon entering the zone, following the path but keeping right will take you towards attractions such as Goofy’s Paint n’Play House, Chip n’ Dale’s Treehouse, Donald’s Boat, and Mickey’s House.
Mickey’s house with Halloween decorations. - image © Florentyna Leow
At Mickey’s House, you can queue up to meet and take a photo with Mickey Mouse (or rather, a member of staff dressed up as Mickey).
Doubling back out of Toontown in the direction from which you came and turning left, with the construction site on your left, will take you towards the Tomorrowland zone.
A construction site - image © Florentyna Leow
You’ll pass by a construction site situated between Toontown and Tomorrowland. This is a new area slated to open in 2020. We’ll update this page when the new area is open.
Buildings in Tomorrowland. - image © Florentyna Leow
Tomorrowland is, as the name implies, all about futuristic fun and outer space-themed adventure attractions. The buildings are painted in shades of white and blue, and they look a little like someone’s idea of the future from the 90s. This is home to popular rides such as Space Mountain, Buzz Lightyear’s Astro Blasters, and Monsters, Inc. Ride & Go Seek! FastPasses are available for all of these rides.
The entrance to Tomorrowland Terrace. - image © Florentyna Leow
The first building you’ll see on your left is Tomorrowland Terrace. This is a large restaurant serving mainly sandwiches and other fast food.
Treasure Comet, one of the shops in this zone. - image © Florentyna Leow
Turn left into the zone and follow the path. You’ll see Treasure Comet on your right.
The entrance to the Space Mountain ride. - image © Florentyna Leow
Opposite this on your left in the distance is the entrance to the Space Mountain Ride. This is a high-speed rollercoaster made more exciting by taking you through outer space, mostly in the dark.
The entrance to Pan Galactic Pizza Port. - image © Florentyna Leow
Keep walking straight, between the buildings. You’ll pass by restaurants and shops on your right, including the Pan Galactic Pizza Port.
A long queue in front of the Star Tours attraction. - image © Florentyna Leow
On your left, up ahead, you’ll see the Star Tours: The Adventures Continue ride.
The Monsters, Inc. attraction. - image © Florentyna Leow
Walking along, you’ll see the Monsters, Inc. ride on your left. Here, you’ll ‘shoot’ monsters by holding up a flash light while riding on a tram. On your left, you’ll see Plasma Ray’s Diner. This is a restaurant serving rice bowls, Mickey’s glove-shaped sandwiches, and more.
A view of the World Bazaar zone from the central space in front of the castle. - image © Florentyna Leow
A short distance ahead is the World’s Bazaar zone. You’ll then be back where you started.
Tokyo Disneyland Park Map
Our Tokyo Disneyland park map is realistic and designed for use on a smartphone. You can view the full sized version in Google Maps too.
Handy Money-Saving and Time-Saving Tips
Your time at Tokyo Disneyland can either be one of the best days of your life, or a miserable series of long lines and unhappy kids. Good planning and good timing can make all the difference. Here are some handy tips.
- Buy your Disney admission ticket in advance online. This eliminates the need to wait in line to buy a ticket in the morning before opening time, before having to queue again to enter the park.
- Use the FastPass system detailed above to minimize time spent waiting in lines.
- Make reservations for popular restaurants as early as possible to guarantee your seats. If you are able to, make these reservations online.
- Check the wait-time monitors and information boards around the park.
- Check the weather in advance and dress appropriately. Don’t underestimate how cold it can be in the winter and how hot in the summer. Consider a folding umbrella or raincoat if there is a chance of rain.
- Try to go on weekdays that are not holidays. This means that the park will be less crowded with local visitors.
- Bring your own drinks. You may want to purchase Disney-themed snacks like Mickey Mouse-shaped ice creams for the photo ops, but the drinks sold at the park are average bottled teas and sodas. Better to bring your own if possible.
- Stay near the park to minimize transport time (see the following section for some recommended hotels).
Recommended Accommodation for Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo Disneyland is only 17 minutes or so by train from Tokyo Station, so you can stay in the center of the city and visit this theme park. But, staying at the park makes everything easier and more convenient. The hotels listed here are all within easy walking distance of Tokyo Disneyland; or are connected by a short shuttle bus ride.
- Tokyo Disneyland Hotel
(View on Agoda.com)
This is the closest hotel to the entrance of Tokyo Disneyland and is perfect for guests who want the full theme park experience to continue after the day is over. All 706 rooms are themed around various classic Disney films, including Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, and Beauty and the Beast. Rooms with a view of the park are classified as, appropriately, ‘Park View.’ Staying at this hotel also offers ‘Happy 15 entry privilege,’ meaning that all guests at this hotel are allowed to enter the park 15 minutes before opening time. This might not seem like much but every minute counts when you’re trying to get FastPasses.
- Disney Ambassador Hotel
(View on Agoda.com)
This hotel is around 8 - 15 minutes walk away from the entrance of Tokyo Disneyland, which is not a great hardship considering how much walking you will do in the park, but it’s something to keep in mind. It’s closer to the entrance of Tokyo DisneySea. Alternatively, there are complimentary shuttle buses to both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea for guests. In addition to various Art Deco motifs sprinkled around the hotel, the rooms here are themed around Disney characters, and guests here also have the privilege of entering the park 15 minutes before opening time.
- Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel
(View on Booking.com or Agoda.com)
Located near Bayside Station on the Disney Resort monorail line, this is a large-scale, urban resort hotel that has world-class amenities and spacious rooms. The hotel offers shuttle bus services to both stations on the Disney Resort Line monorail, either DisneySea or Disneyland. It’s a good place to retreat to after the crowds at the theme park.
- Tokyo Bay Maihama Hotel
(View on Booking.com or Agoda.com)
This is also located not far from Bayside Station on the Disney Resort Line. The hotel is structured around a circular atrium filled with natural light, and the guest rooms are laid out around this central atrium. If you don’t need to eat at the theme park, there are restaurants here, too. This hotel offers guaranteed park admission for its guests and shuttle bus services to any of the stations on the monorail line.
- Oriental Hotel Tokyo Bay
(View on Booking.com or Agoda.com )
This hotel is right next to Shin-Urayasu Station on the JR Keiyo Line, one stop away from Maihama Station. Access to Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea is easy if traveling by train. However, the hotel also offers shuttle bus services to both stations on the Disney Resort Line monorail, either DisneySea or Disneyland. Some of the guest rooms here can accommodate up to 6 people - excellent for groups and families traveling together - and entire floors are reserved just for guests with infants and pre-school children.
Other Amusement Parks In Japan:
If you want even more amusement park time, there are several other world-class amusement parks in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya that are easily accessible. See our guides to each of the following amusement parks
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