I am a Japanese living in Japan. On this page, you will find a 2 minutes route from the Yamanote Line outer tracks platform of Tokyo Station to the Yaesu South Exit using the stairs.
The station attracts a lot of people. Get out as fast as you can!
- 1．What car and what door should I use to get to the Yaesu South Exit in 2 minutes?
- 2．View of Yaesu South Exit from above
- 3．About the stairs to use
- 4．Route to Yaesu South Exit in 2 minutes
- 5．Video of route guidance with explanations
- 6．Explanation of how long it will take to travel
- 8．Other information
1．What car and what door should I use to get to the Yaesu South Exit in 2 minutes?
The first car of the Yamanote Line outer tracks train is No.1, so car No.3 is the third car from the front.
Check the platform door before you get on the train and move!
If you get lost on the platform where you got off, look for door No.1 of car No.3 on the platform door. If you start from there, you can get there without getting lost.
Look for door No.1 of car No.3 on the platform door of platform No.5, which has two green lines. Please do not make a mistake.
2．View of Yaesu South Exit from above
The Yaesu South Exit we are aiming for is the is marked with the red circle. Use the 2 stairs to get there.
Let’s zoom in on the map below to see the location. You should be able to get a vague idea of the location here. Tap the icon to see the explanation in English.
Diagram of Tokyo Station
Inner tracks : Orange line. Trains enter the station from South and stop at 2F, platform No. 4.
The red numbers indicate the location of the stairs, escalators, and elevators on platform No.5, where the outer track trains stop. They match the red numbers on the platform map shown next.
If the Yaesu South Exit is not included in the map, try lowering the magnification.
3．About the stairs to use
This is a guide to the stairs you will use. Yamanote line outer tracks trains stop at 2F, platform No. 5.
First, look for door No.1 of car No.3 on the guide map below. The stairs you will be using is located at 2.
2F Yamanote Line outer tracks platform No. 5＜magnified view＞
In the platform map above, the direction of travel is on the right, so after getting off the train, you should go forward (right) which is the direction of travel.
You can use the magnified view to display the platform map vertically in a larger size.
If you point the top of the screen in the direction the train is going, it will stop at the station in the same way, so it’s easy to visualize. door No.1 of car No.3. Don’t forget ^^.
4．Route to Yaesu South Exit in 2 minutes
Let’s look at the main part of this page, the route.
The red line is the route from the 2 stairs to the Yaesu South Exit in 2 minutes. The distance is about 135m. Moving from the 2F Yamanote line outer tracks platform to the 1F.
Tap the icon to see the explanation in English.
The outer trains enter the station from the north, so the upper part of the map is Kanda, one stop previous, and the lower part is Yurakucho, the next stop.
This map also shows where the stations before and after and Tokyo Station are on the Yamanote Line map if you keep decreasing the magnification.
5．Video of route guidance with explanations
Let’s see it in action.
You can see the route from the 2 stairs to the Yaesu South Exit.
Click here for a video with explanation of the route guidance.
Playback time is 1m10s.
Subtitles are set for the video. Select the language according to your needs.
6．Explanation of how long it will take to travel
The distance from the 2 stairs to the Yaesu South Exit is about 135m.
The time taken is calculated using the commonly used 80m per minute, and any remainder is rounded up to the nearest minute.
From 2 stairs to the Yaesu South Exit
(80m x 1 min) + 55m
So, I rounded up to 2 minutes.
This does not consider the waiting time for stairs, escalators, and elevators along the way, so please allow a little extra time if you have it.
In this article, I showed you how to get from the Yamanote Line’s outer tracks platform to the Yaesu South Exit using the stairs.
The contents of this page are summarized below.
- This time, use door No. 1 or door No. 2 on the left side of car No. 3.
- The first car of the Yamanote line outer tracks train is No.1, so car No.3 is the third car from the front.
- Check the platform door before you get on the train and move!
- Using the stairs on the right as soon as you get off the train.
- After that, just follow the red line on the route guide.
- The time required is about 2 minutes. If you have time, please act with a little extra time^^.
I sincerely hope that you can escape from the station quickly.
The stations on the Yamanote Line are constantly undergoing improvements and changes. There is a good chance that the information provided here may be outdated.
When this happens, “Oh, this is the way I used to go these days…” Please go easy on me.
If you have an important appointment, please don’t trust this site, but check directly with the station. ^^;
This was the “Yamanote Line Transfer Information“.
Other information about the Yaesu South Exit.
If you want to head out another way, click here.
Outer tracks [by stairs]
★This page will guide you through the process.
Outer tracks [by wheelchair-accessible]
How to get to the Yaesu South Exit in 5 minutes
Inner tracks [by stairs]
How to get to the Yaesu South Exit in 2 minutes
Inner tracks [by wheelchair-accessible]
How to get to the Yaesu South Exit in 5 minutes
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List of maps around Tokyo Station exit
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Links to each station can be found here.
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