Yurikamome Line 新交通ゆりかもめ
Automatic line through Odaiba
The New Transit Yurikamome is a driverless, automated transit service linking Shimbashi to Toyosu, via Odaiba across the Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo.
From Shimbashi to Toyosu
The New Transit Yurikamome (Shinkotsu Yurikamome) is a driverless, automated transit service linking Shinbashi Station in Shinbashi to Toyosu Station in Toyosu, via the entertainment and shopping district of Odaiba across the Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo. The entire length of the line is 14.7km.
The Yurikamome opened in 1995 and has steadily grown in popularity, transporting an average of 160,000 people per day. The Ariake-Toyosu stretch of the line opened in 2006.
The stations on the Yurikamome employ the voices of various voice actors known for their work in anime and movies for their announcements.
The name Yurikamome comes from the black-headed seagull found in Tokyo Bay, which is the official prefectural bird.
The complete list of stations on the Yurikamome is:
0 KM - Shimbashi Station
Shimbashi station connects with the JR Yamanote Line (2 stops from Tokyo Station), the Tokaido Line for trains to Fujisawa, Hiratsuka, Odawara and Atami, the Yokosuka Line for Yokohama and the Keihin-Tohoku Line for services to Shinagawa, Yokohama Station in downtown Yokohama, and Ofuna. Shimbashi Station also has Tokyo subway trains on the Toei Asakusa Line between Nishi-Magome in Ota and Oshiage in Sumida and on the Ginza Line from Asakusa to Shibuya.
0.4 KM - 0H01 - Shiodome Station
Take the Tōei Ōedo Line here and access the shops, restaurants, museums and offices of Shiodome.
1.6 KM - 0H04 - Takeshiba Station
2.2 KM - 0H06 - Hinode Station
3.1 KM - 0H07 - Shibaura-Futo Station
The train rises in a 270-degree loop to cross Rainbow Bridge offering spectacular views.
7 KM - 0H13 - Odaiba-Kaihinkoen
This is the closest station of this line to the Sony Explora Science Museum and the Tokyo Teleport Station of the Rinkai Line.
7.8 KM - 0H15 - Daiba Station
Main point of access for Aqua City shopping mall with its Disney Store, the Hilton Tokyo Odaiba, the Grand Pacific Le Daiba, Diver City Tokyo mall and Symbol Park.
8.4 KM - 0H16 - Tokyo International Cruise Terminal Station
Convenient to visit the Museum of Maritime Science, Tokyo International Exchange Center and the Miraikan (National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation). This station was formerly known as Fune-no-kagakukan Station, but changed its name in March 2019.
9.2 KM - 0H18 - Telecom Center Station
The station is adjacent to the Telecom Center building, and close to the Miraikan and the Oedo Onsen Monogatari Hot Springs.
10.2 KM - 0H20 - Aomi Station
Close to Palette Town mall which includes the TeamLab Borderless Odaiba interactive digital art museum, Venus Fort and Megaweb - the Palette Town Big Ferris Wheel - plus Zepp Tokyo.
11.3 KM - 0H22 - Tokyo Big Sight Station
Formerly known as Kokusai-tenjijō-seimon station, it is the nearest station to Tokyo Big Sight convention and exhibition center and Tokyo Ferry Terminal.
12 KM - 0H24 - Ariake Station
Arikae station is closest to the Panasonic Center and the Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel. It is also close to the Kokusai-Tenjijō Station of the Rinkai Line.
12.7 KM - 0H26 Ariake-Tennis-No-Mori Station
Get off the train here to access the Ariake Coliseum, which hosts major tennis tournaments and the numerous outdoor courts nearby in Ariake Tennis Forest Park (有明テニスの森公園).
13.5 KM - 0H28 - Shijō-Mae Station
The station adjacent to the new Toyosu Market (opened 2018), which has replaced the old Tsukiji Fish Market.
14 KM - 0H29 - Shin-Toyosu Station
The station is adjacent to the MIFA Football Park.
14.7 KM - 0H31 - Toyosu Station
Acces here the Gas Museum and Lalaport Urban Dock shopping mall with a branch of Kidzania. Toyosu Station is also on the Yurakucho Line of Tokyo Metro.
The Yurikamome competes with the Rinkai Line for access to Odaiba. The Rinkai Line runs from Osaki to Shin-Kiba.
Yurikamome Line Times
From Shimbashi: the first Yurikamome train leaves Shimbashi at 6 am with the last train to Toyosu at 11.50 pm. The last train is to Ariake at 12.30 am.
From Toyosui: the first Yurikamome train from Toyosu departs at 5.41 am with the last train through to Shimbashi at 11.53 pm. The last train is to Ariake at 12.32 am.
The starting fare is 190 yen and goes up to 390 yen. A one-day pass on the Yurikamome is 820 yen. IC cards such as Suica, Pasmo, Manaca, etc. are valid on the Yurikamome Line.
Visit Yurikamome Official Site for more information.