Skyliner Overview

The Keisei Skyliner is a high speed train that operates between Narita Airport and Ueno that offers comfortable passenger interiors. The Skyliner provides non-stop service to Nippori Station, which offers easy connections onto JR lines, as well as Ueno in the heart of downtown Tokyo. Passengers can travel between the airport and Tokyo without the hassle or stress of transfers or congestion. The Skyliner offers three serveces each hour. We invite you to discover the convenience and comfort of the Skyliner on your next visit to Japan.

Route and Fare

Route Map

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Time Table

Skyliner e-Ticket



Winner of Good Design Award 2010 (Organizer: Japan Institute of Design Promotion)

Winner of Blue Ribbon Award 2011 (Organizer: Japan Railfan Club)

Produced and Designed by Kansai Yamamoto

Open and spacious interior cabin

Open and spacious interior cabin

Ambient lighting produces a bright and crisp interior, while the high domed ceiling offers a sense of openness like few other passenger trains. The Skyliner's interior is so comfortable that passengers may not want to disembark after the quick 40-minute ride from Narita Airport to downtown Tokyo.

Specious vestibules

Open and spacious interior cabin

Doors separating the passenger cabin from the vestibule use glass materials that provide an open and clean look that also ensures bright lighting and a spacious feeling. Floors use Japan's traditional ichimatsu checkered pattern arranged in a wave-like design.

Comfortable seats

Open and spacious interior cabin

Ergonomically designed seats feature a large pitch of 41.3 inches (105 cm) and width of 18.5 inches (47 cm). Each seat also features its own power outlet that can be used to power personal computers or other devices.

Storage space for luggage

Open and spacious interior cabin

A spacious storage space for luggage is provided between the passenger cabin and vestibule of each car. Security cameras can also be found in each car, ensuring safety and peace of mind.


The exterior of the Skyliner was designed based on the concept "wind" to articulate that the train carries passengers from Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2・3 Station in just 41 minutes.

Open and spacious interior cabin

The Skyliner's aerodynamic wind-inspired design was created by noted designer Kansai Yamamoto.

Open and spacious interior cabin

The Skyliner's livery features the color "wind blue," which is a metallic rendering of Japan's traditional indigo blue color, and a bright white color called "stream white."