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Whether it be traveling to Japan from abroad, from prefecture to prefecture, or just within the city, transportation plays a big role in everyone's daily lives. Japan has two major Japanese airlines and several international airports you can fly into. Upon arrival, you can decide to rent a car, travel by taxi, or use public transportation in the forms of buses, trains, and bullet trains. Being a large island itself, Japan has many ferries as well, easing travelling to and from the islands.
The major airline companies in Japan are Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA)
International Air Traffic and The Arrival Point of a Majority of Foreign Visitors
Handles 65 million passengers a year and very convenient location to any other places in Tokyo
Japan's second most important international airport on a man-made island
Formally known as Osaka International Airport
Even with spectacular public transportation, cars become necessary in the daily lives of people living in the outskirts of major cities.
Although comparatively higher in price than trains or buses, taxis nonetheless are the most convenient means of transportation in urban areas.
Buses in Japan serve purposes of local transportation, long distance, and sightseeing.
Ferries play an important role in transportation, tourism, and distribution of goods in Japan.