Tokyo is a cosmopolitan city where modern skyscrapers meet ancient temples on a modern landscape. Visitors can enjoy unique hotels, delicious food and dazzling sights. Travelers flying from San Francisco to Tokyo can book deals on airline tickets and hotels at Orbitz.com.
The San Francisco International Airport is located south of the city on San Francisco Bay. Bay Area Rapid Transit offers rail service to the airport from a variety of locations around the city. The rates vary, but the average fare is about $10 for a one-way trip. Caltrain offers service to the airport for $3 to $13, or travelers can take a public bus for $2. Long-term parking is available on-site for $18 a day, and a shuttle from the parking area takes passengers to the terminal every 5 to 15 minutes. International garages A and G offer daily parking at a rate of $28 per day.
If you have time to eat, you can grab a beer or snack at Anchor Brewing Company, enjoy a slice of pizza from Firewood CafÃ©, or order a steaming cup of soup or a fresh sandwich from San Francisco Soup Company. The airport has dozens of dining establishments for hungry travelers.
Tokyo is a bayside city located on the eastern side of Japan. The city was established more than 400 years ago and given the name Edo. The name was later changed in honor of Emperor Tokugawa Shogunate, who settled in the great city. Tokyo has suffered a great deal of losses from war, earthquakes and fire, but the city has become a thriving metropolis and epicenter of modern technology.
The Tokyo International Airport is also known as Haneda Airport and is located on the bay. Travelers arriving at the airport can travel to their hotel by bus for about Â¥200. The Narita Express can take visitors to Tokyo Station for Â¥2940, and the JR kaisoku offers slower service for Â¥1280. Taxis are the most expensive option and should be avoided if possible.
The winters in Tokyo can be quite cold, and the area does experience a handful of snowy days. Temperatures in December through February can dip below freezing, and summer temperatures regularly climb into the 80s. Early April is the best time to see the cherry blossoms, and the months of May through March have the most pleasant weather.
In January, visitors can experience ShÅgatsu, which is a festival that celebrates the new year. The Tokyo International Anime Fair is held in late March or early April and is a must-see for anime fans. Tokyo Disney Resort is the most visited attraction in the city. This amusement park is popular with locals and travelers and has a variety of entertainment options for adults and children. Fresh sushi can be found at Kyubey, and visitors can splurge on a steak from New York Grill while enjoying magnificent views of the city.
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