How to Reach Chiba, Japan

The Easiest Way to Reach Chiba


  • By Air: Flights to Chiba disembark at Narita’s International airport. From there, an airport shuttle can be boarded to reach the city.
  • By Train: There are frequent trains from Tokyo to Chiba.
  • By Road: Busses connect Chiba to neighbouring cities and towns.
  • By Boat: It is possible to reach the Chiba prefecture by ferry. From there, a taxi or bus will take you to the city.


  • By Monorail: Having the longest monorail system, places and neighbourhoods in Chiba are well connected by it.
  • By Bus: Bus service is good in Chiba. However, people prefer monorail.
  • By Taxi: Taxis although available prove to be expensive.

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Modes of Transportation in Chiba

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Chiba. The most preferred mode of transport in Chiba is Train/Metro.

Average distance: 14.7 km Average time: 40.3 min

  • Train/Metro 50%
    Train 34.6 min Walking 10.52 min Waiting 3.46 min Bus 0.8 min Overall average time for 21.14 kms 49.38 min
  • Car 10%
    Driving 26.6 min Walking 0.2 min Overall average time for 14.56 kms 26.8 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 4%
    Bus 24 min Walking 7 min Waiting 3 min Overall average time for 5.9 kms 34 min
  • Walking 26%
    Walking 19.31 min Train 9.08 min Waiting 2.31 min Bus 0.77 min Overall average time for 5.67 kms 31.46 min
  • Bike 4%
    Bike 20 min Overall average time for 4 kms 20 min

How to Reach Chiba from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Ichihara to Chiba 10.3 km 10 mins
Funabashi to Chiba 21.12 km 21 mins
Tomisato to Chiba 22.93 km 22 mins
Abiko to Chiba 26.53 km 26 mins
Nagareyama to Chiba 35.7 km 35 mins
Tokyo to Chiba 40.78 km 58 mins
Kawasaki to Chiba 49.67 km 49 mins
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