Haneda Airport Information: Pocket Wi-Fi Comparison

When traveling to Japan it may be pretty common to go through Haneda International Airport (HND). Located in Ota city, Tokyo, Haneda Airport is the hub for domestic flights within Japan but also has an international terminal to serve many of the international flights in and out of Japan. With Haneda being closer to the city center than Tokyo’s international hub Narita, if you want to get into Tokyo quickly this is the airport to arrive in.

In Japan you need internet to do just about anything. Finding a good place to eat, making a reservation at a hotel, or even navigating through the city. Although Japan has a few free Wi-Fi areas, these are just not enough when traveling. To have the best possible experience in Japan, getting a Pocket Wi-Fi is the way.

Although there are alternatives to getting online such as a travel SIM, there are many disadvantages to using a SIM than a Pocket Wi-Fi. A few examples include the setup being more complicated and the SIM being constrained to only be used by one device while a Pocket Wi-Fi can be used by multiple. Therefore, a Pocket Wi-Fi is recommended to stay connected in Japan.

With so many companies offering Pocket Wi-Fis in Haneda Airport, it may be hard to choose between the multiple options. That is why we have taken the information such as price, speeds, and data caps of the most popular companies and compared them against each other.

Company LightPocket AnyFi NinjaWiFi JapanWireless Sakura Mobile Sushi Wi-Fi
Data Cap Unlimited* Unlimited* Unlimited* Truly Unlimited 3GB/day Truly Unlimited
Network SoftBank ? SoftBank SoftBank SoftBank SoftBank
Battery Life 9 Hours ? 9 Hours 10 Hours 20 Hours 17 Hours(With
complementary
power bank)
Data Type 4G LTE Hybrid 4G LTE Hybrid 4G LTE 4G LTE 4G LTE 4G LTE
Service Times Open 24
Hours a Day
(Post Office Pickup)
10:00 – 20:00
(Shibuya Pickup Counter)
Open 24
Hours a Day
(Post Office Pickup)
Open 24
Hours a Day
(Post Office Pickup)
Open 24
Hours a Day
(Post Office Pickup)
10:30 - 19:00
(Shibuya Pickup Counter)
Price (7 days) ¥4,130 ¥4,480 ¥7,884 ¥5,980 ¥10,900 ¥5,092

From the table, if you want to use the internet without a worry in the world for a cheap price, the best Pocket Wi-Fi available is Sushi Wi-Fi.

Borrowing Sushi Wi-Fi at Haneda Airport

Sushi Wi-Fi has an airport delivery service in place for people wanting to rent from the minute they land. However, you will have to order in advance to make sure that the Pocket Wi-Fi will be delivered on time. This can be done here: 【SUSHI website】. Delivery of the Pocket Wi-Fi is done through the post office located in Terminal 1 of Haneda Airport so keep track of the post office’s service hours so that it isn’t closed when you get there. Here is a map to the location of the post office, it is located in Terminal 1 of Haneda Airport.

If you try to order a Pocket Wi-Fi the day you land in Haneda Airport, it will be expensive. So, if you didn’t order your Pocket Wi-Fi before coming to Japan, you can still get a Pocket Wi-Fi from Sushi Wi-Fi at the pickup locations in Shibuya, Asakusa, and Akihabara which offer same-day pickups. Additionally, if you don’t want to spend time going to the post office in Haneda Airport, you can always ask the Pocket Wi-Fi to be sent to your hotel or private residence that you are staying at. More information can be found here: 【SUSHI Wi-Fi Web】. Enjoy your stay in Japan!