How to use free Wi-Fi in Tokyo
Once Japan compared with other countries, as a country the development of Wi-Fi environment is especially late, (unfortunately) among foreign tourists had bought disrepute.
“Even though this is a big city, there are no free Wi-Fi spots. Why? Where …? … In Southeast Asia there is Wi-Fi everywhere”. Foreign tourists who visited Tokyo talks about dissatisfaction for many times as you will hear.
But the situation recently it is being dramatically improved!
Especially in Tokyo, towards the Olympic Games of 2020, the development of the Internet environment for foreign visitors and tourists are underway at a rapid pace.
So this time, for foreign tourists who visited Tokyo, we will introduce how to use the free Wi-Fi ♪
Two types of free Wi-Fi app
Currently in Japan, targeting the visit foreign tourists, there are two types of free Wi-Fi connection for a smart phone app.
You can use more than 90,000 places of free Wi-Fi spot in Japan Connected-free Wi-Fi
without registration, you can use more than 60,000 places of free Wi-Fi spot in Japan.
Also, when you get the “Premium-code” from the alliance partners, Wi-Fi spot will increase up to a maximum of 200,000 places.
The subway of free Wi-Fi
From December 1, 2014, in 143 Tokyo subway stations, free Wi-Fi- service has started for foreigners visiting Japan. Including the such as Marunouchi Line, Ginza Line, Hibiya Line, Toei Oedo Line, a major underground railroad station in Tokyo has been nearly exhaustive.
Also, if you use the app “Japan Connected free Wi-Fi,” which was introduced on, it is very convenient because will be able to connect to the easy just once to use registration.
Target Area: 143 Tokyo subway station (a major subway station in Tokyo has been exhaustive)
Use time: 3 hours /1 time (no limit on the number of times)
SSID: Toei Subway Station: Toei_Subway_Free_Wi-Fi
Tokyo Metro station: Metro_Free_Wi-Fi
For further details about connection method, please refer to the official website of the Tokyo Metro.
Wi-Fi of the Marunouchi area
In the Marunouchi area centered on the Tokyo Station, you can use the free Wi-Fi, entitled “JAPAN FREE WIFI”.
This free Wi-Fi as well as it were primarily intended for foreign visitors, and currently support four languages. After the connection in the following SSID, your browser will be directly open to the registration page.
It is available immediately by simply entering your name and e-mail address.
Wi-Fi in accommodation place
Attractions in the course of things, it is an important point if you can use the free Wi-Fi in the accommodation.
In “Guest house wasabi”, we offer a free Wi-Fi free-to-use environment for our guests.
Private room and even in dormitory hall it is possible to connect wherever you are, also free Wi-Fi in the facility.
We hope now you won’t have any trouble of free Wi-Fi in Tokyo.
Enjoy your trip♪