The Strings by InterContinental Tokyo is enviably located in Shinagawa, one of the city's leading business districts. Conveniently situated next to Shinagawa Railway Station, fully connected by internal walkway, which is a major transport hub between Tokyo and destinations such as Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe, with direct rail access from both Narita and Haneda Airports also. Explore the local area, historically developed as the first post town of Tokaido highway from Nihonbashi to Kyoto in Edo period, where you can experience the old ambience by cruising Tokyo Bay with a classic boat "Yakata-Bune" before retreating to your city oasis, high above the bustling city below.

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  • Train
  • Access from Haneda Airport
  • Access from Narita Airport
  • Trains

    ・Approximately 10 mins from Tokyo Station to Shinagawa Station via JR Line
    ・Approximately 20 mins from Shinjuku Station to Shinagawa Station via Yamanote Line.
    ・Each JR Line, Shinkansen lines and Keihin Electric Express Railway are a one minute walk from Shinagawa Station Konan Exit.

    Tokkaido Shinkansen Time Table
      Train Name Destination Time
    First Train Nozomi 99 Hakata 06:00
    Hikari 501 Shin-Osaka 06:34
    Last Train Nozomi 59 Hakata 18:57
    Nozimi 265 Shin-Osaka 21:30
    Hikari 539 Nagoya 22:07
    Kodama 809 Mishima 22:54
  • Train
    Please take the Keikyu Airport Express for direct access to Shinagawa Station from Haneda Airport.
  • Limousine Bus
    Departure from Narita
    Narita Airport Terminal 3 Dep. 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 20:00 21:00
    Narita Airport Terminal 2 Dep. 15:05 16:05 17:05 18:05 20:05 21:05
    South Wing Airport Terminal 1 South Wing Dep. 15:10 16:10 17:10 18:10 20:10 21:10
    North Wing Airport Terminal 1 North Wing Dep. 15:15 16:15 17:15 18:15 20:15 21:15
    Shinagawa Station Konan Exit Arriving 16:25 17:25 18:30 19:20 21:20 22:20
    Shinagawa Station Konan Exit Departure
    Shinagawa Station Konan Exit Departure 06:30 12:20 15:20
    Narita Airport Terminal 2 Arr. 08:15 14:05 17:05
    South Wing Airport Terminal 1 South Wing Arr. 08:20 14:10 17:10
    Narita Airport Terminal 3 Arr. 08:25 14:15 17:15

    【Reservations must be made one day prior.】
    ・For reservations: Limousine Bus Reservation Center (Tel: +81 3 3665 7220)
    ・Reservation Center hours: Mon. - Fri. 9:00-19:00 / Sat. Sun. & Holidays. 9:00-18:00
    ※reservations must be made one day prior.

    For stay guests please come to the 26F Guest Service Counter or contact our concierge directly. Available 24 hours. Please note due to availability that reservations sometimes are not possible.

    »For Limousine bus details please visit Tokyo Airport Transportation home page.


    ・From Narita Airport take the JR Tokyu Narita Express to Shinagawa Station approx. 70 mins
    ・From Narita airport take the JR Rapid from Narita Airport to Shinagawa Station approx. 90 mins

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The Strings by Intercontinental Tokyo is pleased to provide our Guests with a private car service for airport transfers to/from the hotel. Our provider has a number of different vehicles available for you, and for a published price list please see the below and contact our dedicated team at who would be more than happy to provide you with assistance on your special journey to Tokyo.

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