Japan Travel – Route,Map,Guide

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About this app

Japan Travel by NAVITIME will help you travel around like a local!

App Overview:
-Explore (Travel guides/articles)
-Route Search
-Map / Offline Spot Search

About the Features:
-We provide you with basic guides and informative articles about traveling in Japan, written by foreign autohrs residing in Japan.
-Topics include transportation, money, internet connection, food, art&culture, nightlife, shopping, etc.
-Recommended itineraries are also provided for areas throughout the country.

[Route Search]
-The app navigates you from your preferred point of departure to your destination.
-Search covers all modes of public transport (trains including JR and subway lines, airplanes, taxis, and ferries).
-Provides useful information such as the platform number, station lists, and timetables.
-Search directly from a zoomable interactive map of the Tokyo area.
-Allows you to save up to 50 recently searched routes. You can also see them while offline.
-The Japan Rail Pass mode will show the most efficient route for pass holders.

[Map / Offline Spot Search]
-Search offline for the following spots: Free Wi-Fi hotspots (NTT FREE Wi-Fi, FREESPOT, Starbucks, etc.), currency exchange spots, ATMs, TICs, and train stations.
-Book hotels, rental cars, and activities nearby you or your destination.

-While reading articles or searching on the map, add spots to your favorites that sounds attractive.
-Create your own travel plan with your favorite spots by adding them in a timeline. Your plan can be also viewed on a map.
-Comfirm the transportation information directly from your plan. You can select modes of transportation like train, taxi, walking, local buses, etc.
-Start your planning from our recommended itineraries, and coordinate it by adding spots from your interests.

[Itinerary] (New!)
- Search, create, and share travel itineraries. Search from +200 itineraries created by our Editorial Team, as well as by other users.

[PAID Features]
-Search alternative routes in case of a disruption to your searched route.
-Voice navigation will show you directions and landmarks.
-Check the rankings of articles to know the hot topics.
-Make more collections and sort out your favorite spots.
-Rain & snow radar will show the forecast up to 6 hours ahead.
To upgrade, please purchase the 30-day ticket via In-App-Purchase.

-This app uses GPS in the background for the purpose of enhancing user experience. You can turn the GPS off from Settings on your device.
-Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
-At the time of your initial access, we ask users to participate in a survey for the Japan Tourism Agency, which is aimed to enhance tourism experience in Japan. This survey is optional, and you will be able to use the app without answering them.
Updated on
May 20, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info and 3 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 4 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

10.2K reviews
Nathan Flood
September 29, 2023
Edit: Features that used to be free like viewing intermediary stops on routes are now behind a VERY expensive subscription. The app is useful, but it's a bad change. Original: This app is pretty much a must-have if you're planning on taking the train while in Japan. It's also useful for traveling aside from the train as well. Ads are minimal and unintrusive, too. The only issue I have is that I wish you could just look at timetables for entire days, but overall it's still extremely useful.
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moo kau
January 1, 2023
Has a notification permanently stuck in the notification bar that cannot be dismissed or disabled. Please remove this. Hard to use. Won't show a map of the route. Won't show a list of departures from a station. Can't find many destinations. Planning my trip is easier with google maps. ETA, this app is trash. I'm at station, looking for the train this suggested. It does not exist! No such depature time or train number at this station! Google told me a train and platform that is real. Garbage app.
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A Google user
August 27, 2019
Really amazing app. Gives you clear detailed info on train schedules and even filters if you have the rail pass. Has a drop down train station feature so you only need to type a few letters to find the station. Much better then other apps where you have to type the entire name and then find out the special characters are different in the app then on the sign. Plus it has Japanese text on the app so if you ever need to ask for help the Japanese person can read what you have on your phone.
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What's new

Our car navigation has been significantly updated with a new UI and user experience.
・Displays traffic signs and enlarged view of intersections.
・Auto-reroutes your way to go based on real-time traffic congestion or accidents occuring on your route.
・Provides real-time traffic information on the map during navigation.