Getting There & Away
- Train The JR Yamanote line stops at Ueno, Nippori (for Yanaka) and Komagome (for Rikugi-en). Keisei line trains from Narita Airport stop at Keisei Ueno Station (just south of JR Ueno Station).
- Subway The Ginza and Hibiya lines stop at Ueno. The Chiyoda line runs along the west side of Ueno-kōen, stopping at Yushima, Nezu and Sendagi; the latter two stops are convenient for Yanaka. The Namboku line runs to Komagome for Rikugi-en.
- Bus The tōzai (東西; east–west) route of the Megurin community bus does a helpful loop around the area. Stops are announced on the bus.