Tokyo DisneySea

Tokyo DisneySea 東京ディズニーシー

Tokyo DisneySea and Tokyo Disneyland are the two theme parks that make up Tokyo Disney Resort in Chiba Prefecture just outside Tokyo.

Tokyo DisneySea opened in 2001 and is the most expensive theme park ever built. The site covers 176 acres and received over 12 million visitors in 2009, with many people now visiting from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea.

Tokyo DisneySea Attractions

Like Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea consists of seven themed areas or "ports of call" all with the theme of maritime exploration - Mediterranean Harbor, American Waterfront, Arabian Coast, Lost River Delta, Port Discovery, Mermaid Lagoon, and Mysterious Island as well as numerous hotels, shops and restaurants.

Tokyo DisneySea.
Tokyo DisneySea.

Recognizable icons of Tokyo DisneySea are the DisneySea AquaSphere - a water fountain with a large globe and Mount Prometheus, a huge model volcano set in the center of the park.

Things to do at Tokyo DisneySea include riding on the DisneySea elevated electric railway that transports passengers from American Waterfront to Port Discovery, water cruises on the Transit Steamers, and watching the Disney characters dance tap and sing in Big Band Beat. Caravan Carousel, The Whirlpool and Scuttle's Scooters are short, but fun rides for children.

Tokyo Disney Resort Hours

Hours at the two Disney Resort attractions differ slightly according to the day.

Tokyo DisneySea Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. (or sometimes 8:30 a.m. or 9:00 a.m.) to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday Sunday and public holidays: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Check out the Tokyo DisneySea Crowd Calendar to see what hours the attractions are open and what days are busier than others at Tokyo Disneysea.

Tokyo Disneyland Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday and public holidays 8:00 (or sometimes 8:30 a.m. or 9:00 a.m.) to 10:00 p.m.

Check out the Tokyo Disneyland Crowd Calendar to see what hours the attractions are open and what days are busier than others at Tokyo Disneyland.

Admission prices are the same for both Tokyo DisneySea and Tokyo Disneyland. The following are ticket prices (not including annual passport prices.)
1-Day Passport Adult (18+) 7,400 yen, Junior (12-17) 6,400 yen, Child (4-11) 4,800 yen, Senior (65+) 6,700 yen
2-Day Passport Adult (18+) 13,200 yen, Junior (12-17) 11,600 yen, Child (4-11) 8,600 yen
3-Day Magic Passport Adult (18+) 17,800 yen, Junior (12-17) 15,500 yen, Child (4-11) 11,500 yen
4-Day Magic Passport Adult (18+) 22,400 yen, Junior (12-17) 19,400 yen, Child (4-11) 14,400 yen
Starlight Passport (from 3pm on Sat., Sun., pub. hols.) Adult (18+) 5,400 yen, Junior (12-17) 4,700 yen, Child (4-11) 3,500 yen
After Six Passport (from 6pm Mon-Fri except pub. hols.) 4,200 yen for all ages

Tokyo Disneyland.
Tokyo Disneyland, Chiba Prefecture

Tokyo DisneySea Access - how to get to Tokyo DisneySea


From Tokyo Station take the JR Keiyo Line or JR Musashino Line (about 15 minutes) and get off at JR Maihama Station (South Exit).


There are direct buses to Tokyo DisneySeafrom Busta Shinjuku (about an hour), Yokohama Station East Exit (about an hour) from Kawasaki Station East Exit (about 65 minutes), Tama Plaza Station North Exit (about 85 minutes), Koiwa Station South Exit (about 55 minutes), Kameari Station South Exit - city bus - (about 70 minutes)
Urayasu Station (Tokyo Metro Tozai subway line) - city bus - (about 25 minutes)

Keisei Bus Company along with JR operate the buses to Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea from the Busta Shinjuku bus terminal at the South Exit of Shinjuku Station. See the Keisei Bus Shinjuku-Tokyo Disney Resort timetable. Pre-paid swipe cards like Pasmo and Suica etc cannot be used. Please buy a ticket from the automatic vending machine. For JR buses, pay the driver when you get off.

There are direct buses to Tokyo Disney Resort from both Narita Airport (about an hour) and Haneda Airport (about 50 minutes) and from Tokyo Station (25 minutes) and Akihabara Station (35 minutes).

There are long distance highway buses from Nagoya Station, Kyoto Station and Osaka Station as well as Kashima Jingu Station, Iwaki Station, Kobe Station, Wakayama Station, Matsuyama Station and Kintetsu Nara Station.


The Wangan Expressway, 5 minutes (from Urayasu exit). There are around 8,000 car park spaces available.

Tokyo Disney Resort
1-1 Maihama
Urayasu-shi, Chiba-ken
Tel: 0570 00 8632

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