How to Spend Your Time in Tokyo if You Miss the Last Train

For such a happening city, it often surprises tourists how early Tokyo's public transport system shuts down. Most of the train services are done by 12:30 am while buses end for the day even earlier. If you're planning a night out on the town there always comes a time where you must decide one of three options: (1) go home on or before the last train, (2) pay for an expensive taxi later on when you want to go back home or to your hotel, or (3) stay out until the first trains start again the next morning at around 5 am. If you've gone for option 3 (whether intentionally or not!), here's a handy guide to let you know what type of late-night options you have.


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