Where to Find Wi-Fi in Japan? The Killer Guide for Wi-Fi Spots for Tourists

   

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Wherever you go, most of you probably need Wi-Fi or the Internet access. Read, save this article so that you can enjoy 200% hassle free travel in Japan!

 

 

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Airport

As soon as you arrive in the airport, you can access to Wi-Fi. Select the Network ID (SSID) and launch the Internet browser. Just follow the instructions and Wi-Fi is available anywhere in the terminal.

 

Narita Airport

 

Network ID: FreeWiFi-NARITA

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information:http://www.narita-airport.jp

 

Haneda Airport (International Terminal)

Network ID: HANEDA-FREE-WIFI

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information: http://www.haneda-airport.jp

 

Haneda Airport (Domestic Terminal)

Network ID: HANEDA-FREE-WIFI

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information:http://www.tokyo-airport-bldg.co.jp

 

Kansai Airport (International Terminal)

 

Network ID: FreeWiFi@KIX or other SSID that starts with FreeWiFi@KIX 

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information: http://www.kansai-airport.or.jp

Also refer this map, which shows Wi-Fi accessible spots within the airport.

→ Kansai Airport Wi-Fi Spots

 

 

Osaka Internation Airport (Itami Airport, Domestic Terminal Only)

Network ID: Osaka-airport-free-wifi

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information: http://osaka-airport.co.jp

Up to 2 hours per entry.

 

Fukuoka Airport

Network ID: fukuoka-ap_Free-Wi-Fi

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information: http://www.fuk-ab.co.jp

 

 

New Chitose Airport

 

Network ID: NewChitose_Airport_Free_Wi-Fi

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information: http://www.new-chitose-airport.jp

43 access points are available within the airport. Select the SSID (NewChitose_Airport_Free_Wi-Fi) and accept policy by NTT and it’s ready to be used!

 

 

Railway Station

Not all stations but major train stations, such as Yamanote Line, offer Wi-Fi.

It is also available in many Shinkansen (bullet train) stations.

 

JR East

Watch out for this sign. This is the area Wi-Fi is available.

 

 

You need email address and Wi-Fi is available up to 3 hours per session. Just need to reconnect after the 3-hour-session.

Network ID:JR-EAST_FREE_WiFi

Registration: Not Necessary, but Email address Required

More Information: http://www.jreast.co.jp

This broacher has a list of all locations where Wi-Fi is available. Pretty handy. You better check if you are visiting Tokyo.

 

JR West

Source:https://www.westjr.co.jp

 

You need email address or SNS account to use JR West free Wi-Fi. Simply choose either, enter account information or email address. If you use email address, URL will be sent to the address.

Network ID:JR-WEST_FREE_Wi-Fi

Registration: Not Necessary, but Email address or SNS account Required

More Information:https://www.westjr.co.jp

 

This map shows where hotspot is available in JR West area.

→ JR West Hot Spot Map

 

 

Hankyu Railway

 

Network ID: HANKYU-HANSHIN WELCOME Wi-Fi

Registration: Use email address, SNS account or ID

More Information: http://www.hankyu.co.jp

 

This Wi-Fi is available train stations in Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto area.

No usage restriction applies.

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Attractions

Even when you are outside, you can use Wi-Fi! Let’s see Tokyo and Osaka.

Tokyo

 

This website summarizes all the outdoor Wi-Fi spots in Tokyo and other major cities. Wi-Fi is available in parks, zoos, museums, gardens and information maps area.

Information maps are available near the major train stations and city has been trying to increase more spots within Tokyo.

 

Network ID: FREE_Wi-Fi_and_TOKYO

Registration required. Need Email address or SNS account

More Information: http://www.wifi-tokyo.jp

 

Find Wi-Fi spots for Free Wi-Fi and Tokyo and select the SSID.

Tap “Access the Internet here.” Then you will receive email.

Tap the URL from email and complete registration within 10 minutes.

 

 

Free Wi-Fi and Tokyo is also connected to Metro Free Wi-Fi, Toei Free Wi-Fi and Toei Bus Free Wi-Fi. No restriction on usage, so it’s very convenient!

 

 

Osaka

 

It’s easy to find Wi-Fi in Osaka area because Osaka provides “Osaka Free Wi-Fi”

Use this map to make sure that Wi-Fi is available → Osaka Free Wifi Search

Many places offer Wi-Fi including Restaurants, coffee shops, bakery, bars, Izakaya, Department stores, etc.

 

 

Hotels

Most hotels provide free Internet access. When you stay in remote area, however, it’s better to check before booking. Even some Ryokan may not offer Wi-Fi, or it’s only available in the lobby.

It’s always a great idea to check. Otherwise your trip could be ruined.

 

 

Coffee Shops

Major coffee shops such as Starbucks provide Wi-Fi. It’s easy to find those coffee shops in cities, so try to find one of Starbucks, Tully’s Coffee, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Komeda’s Coffee or Ueshima Coffee. Other coffee shops have Wi-Fi but not free.

 

Starbucks

Network ID: at_STARBUCKS_wi2

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information: http://starbucks.wi2.co.jp

Click “Connect”, “Accept” the Terms of Use and it’s ready to be used!

 

 

Tully’s Coffee

Network ID: tully’s Wi-Fi

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information: http://www.tullys.co.jp

Just like Starbucks, you need to accept Terms of Use. Free Wi-Fi is only available up to 1 hour each day.

 

 

Seattle’s Best Coffee

Network ID: FREESPOT

Registration: Not necessary but email address required

 

 

Komeda’s Coffee

Network ID: FREESPOT

Registration: Not Necessary but email address is required.

 

 

Ueshima Coffee

 

Network ID:+Free_UESHIMA_WiFi (without any limit)

Another SSID: +Tourist_UESHIMA_WiFi (30 min per entry, up to 6 entry each day. Available in 11 languages)

Registration: Not Necessary

More Information: http://www.ueshima-coffee-ten.jp(in Japanese)

 

 

Convenience Stores

Major convenience store chains also offer free Wi-Fi. Such stores include 7-Eleven, Lawson and FamilyMart.

 

Lawson

Network ID: LAWSON_Free_Wi-Fi

Registration: Not Necessary but email address needed (it’s valid for 1 year). Agreement with Terms of Use on the first time is also required.

More Information: http://www.lawson.co.jp

You can find stores that offer free Wi-Fi by referring URL above.

 

 

FamilyMart

Network ID: Famima_Wi-Fi

Registration: Email address, password and registration are necessary.

More Information: http://www.family.co.jp (in Japanese)

20 minutes per session and up to 3 sessions per day.

 

 

7-Eleven

Network ID:7SPOT

Registration: SNS account is required. Or, only available for 7 Spot account holders.

More Information: http://7spot-info.jp

7Spot is available not only in 7-Eleven but also in other places such as Ito-Yokado, Denny’s, Sogo/Seibu, Loft and Akachan Honpo.

7 Spot account can be registered for free of charge.

 

 

 

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