Guide to Buying Park Tickets for Tokyo Disney Resort


Buying park tickets is a bit confusing, even in English. Follow our updated comprehensive guide to purchasing Park tickets, and find out ways to save money. Once you buy your tickets, don’t forget to start planning the rest of your trip with our Ultimate Guide to Tokyo Disney Resort!

If you want to buy your tickets now, I recommend buying your tickets in advance through Klook. It’s the easiest way to buy them online. See my recommendation for discounted activities in Tokyo to save even more money.

Use our discount code KLKTDREX and get $4USD off your first order.

Overview

  • You can buy tickets for up to 4 days (consecutive)
  • You cannot Park hop with a 1 or 2-day Park ticket
  • On a 2-day Park ticket, you can choose to visit both Parks (1 each day) or visit the same Park both days
  • On a 3-day or 4-day ticket, you can park hop on the 3rd and 4th day
  • Multi-day passports must be used consecutively
    • If you wish to split your days, you have to buy separate tickets
  • If you’re a Disney Hotel or Official Hotel Guest you’re able to buy the tickets at your hotel (guaranteed admission) during your stay
Ticket TypeAdult (18 years & older)Junior (Ages 12-17)Child (Ages 4-11)
1-Day Passport¥7,400 (~$66 USD)¥6,400 (~$57 USD)¥4,800 (~$43 USD)
Senior Passport (Ages 65 & over)¥6,700 (~$60 USD)
2-Day Passport¥13,200 (~$117 USD)¥11,600 (~$103 USD)¥8,600 (~$76 USD)
3-Day Magic Passport¥17,800 (~$158 USD)¥15,500 (~$138 USD)¥11,500 (~$102 USD)
4-Day Magic Passport¥22,400 (~$199 USD)¥19,400 (~$172 USD)¥14,400 (~$128 USD)
Starlight Passport¥5,400 (~$48 USD)¥4,700 (~$42 USD)¥3,500 (~$31 USD)
After 6 Passport¥4,200 (~$37 USD)
  • Starlight Passports are for Park admission after 15:00 on Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays only.
  • After 6 Passports are for Park admission after 18:00 on weekdays (excluding National Holidays).
  • Check the Park operation calendar to see when these two cheaper tickets are offered.

Where to Buy

Tokyo Disneyland Park Tickets Overview

It’s best to buy your tickets in advance (up to 60 days):

You can buy tickets on the same day right at the ticket booths. However, if the Parks are at capacity, they will suspend sales of tickets until a specified time (they post this information outside the parks). If you are staying at the resort, you can buy tickets when you book your hotel. Hotel guests are also guaranteed Park admittance.

Check the crowd calendar to see predicted days the park may reach capacity.

Cast members in both locations are very helpful and give service in English.

Park Tickets from Klook

Klook Tokyo Disney Resort Tickets

One service we recommend is Klook. They offer ticket for both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. They accept all major credit cards and PayPal, which is perfect if you are unable to buy tickets from the official website. Use our discount code KLKTDREX and save off your first order.

You print off the e-ticket and that is your ticket to get into the Park. Here’s a quick rundown:

  • 1-Day Park Ticket for Tokyo Disneyland OR Tokyo DisneySea
    • You should receive your voucher instantly after purchasing
  • 2-Day Park Ticket
    • You can visit Tokyo Disneyland one day, then Tokyo DisneySea on the other. Or visit the same park two days in a row.
    • It takes 2 business days to receive your tickets. Buy these ahead of time to give yourself time to receive the tickets. If you need a ticket immediately, buy the 1-day Park Ticket and upgrade once at the park.
  • Guests can extend this ticket — while still valid — to a 3-day or 4-day ticket.
    • Days 3 and 4 are park hopper days
  • Guests with this ticket are able to enter the park even when the park is at capacity (suspended ticket sales).
  • Guests can exchange this ticket for a printed ticket at any ticket booth or ticket center for a cost of ¥200.
  • You must present a print out of your ticket. As long as the QR code is readable you can print it on any sized paper.
  • To get FastPasses you fold the paper and have the QR scanner in the machine read it.
  • This ticket is labeled as an “Overseas Limited Passport” (海外限定パスポート).

Using a Non-Japanese Credit Card

To use a non-Japanese credit card with the Tokyo Disney Resort reservation system for both tickets & hotels, your card must have the 3-D Secure Authentication (MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa).

There is more information on the official website, which lists which credit cards are accepted. If you can book successfully with your credit card, let us know what type of card you used in the comments. It appears that Amex is not accepted.

What to do if your Credit Card doesn’t work

If your credit card does not work with the Tokyo Disney Resort reservation system? You have a few options:

  • Buy your tickets through Klook.
  • Buy your tickets at select Disney Stores in Japan
  • Buy your tickets right at the resort before or on the day of your visit.
    • Be aware that on days which are at high capacity, they may suspend ticket sales for a certain amount of time. Check the crowd calendar to see if your dates are predicted to reach capacity.
  • Check with your local travel agent.
  • Ask a friend in Japan to buy tickets for you.

Hotel Guest Tickets

Guests staying at the Disney Hotels can buy a “Multi-Day Passport Special.” This allows visitors to Park hop on any day during their ticket, which is not available to regular ticket holders.

  • 2 Day Ticket: ¥14,800 ($131 USD)
  • 3 Day Ticket: ¥19,400 ($172 USD)
  • 4 Day Ticket: ¥24,000 ($212 USD)

All the tickets listed above are a ¥1,600 ($14 USD) difference to a normal ticket. You’re able to buy normal tickets as well and you’re able to buy your tickets right at the hotel and are guaranteed admission.

While it is up to you to decide if this is worth the extra money, we do not recommend this if it is your first visit. There is much to see and experience at the parks, that you can easily spend an entire day there. If your trip is short or you have visited in the past, then this is an excellent way to get the most out of your journey.

It’ll take you about 20 to 30 minutes to get between the parks on any given day, even with using the monorail.

Other Discounted Tickets

Toy Story Midway Mania Tokyo DisneySea

You can enjoy sights like this for much cheaper if you come after 6 pm.

If you’re not looking to spend all day in the Parks, there are some options to cut your ticket price. Two discounted passports are available on select days. Check the Parks Operation Calendar to see when they are available.

After 6 Passport

A discounted ticket for ¥4,200 ($37 USD) after 6 pm. It is available only on weekdays, except National Holidays. Admission is not guaranteed if the Parks are at capacity.

This is perfect if you wish to simply enjoy the Park and take in an evening show. Do not expect to ride many attractions or get FastPasses, unless the weather is not ideal.

Starlight Passport

Enjoy one Park for ¥5,400 ($48 USD) after 3 pm. This ticket is only available on weekends and National Holidays. While not much of a discount, it is still cheaper than the average adult ticket of 6,900 yen. That’s one other adorable plush to put in your suitcase!

Seasonal Discounted Tickets

Tokyo Disney Resort sometimes offers discounted tickets during their slow season (see our When Should You Visit Tokyo Disney Resort to find out when that is.) This is sometimes limited to residents in Japan. If you have a friend in Japan, ask them to buy tickets for you ahead of time. Discounts are not much and are usually around ¥700-800 (~$6-7 USD), but it is better than nothing.

Annual Passport (Annual Pass)

Tokyo Disney Resort 2-Park Annual Passport

2-Park Annual Passport. You get to choose the design you want.

Is it worth buying an annual passport? The short answer is no.

That is unless you plan on going to the parks more than eight days (that’s with buying a 1-Park Annual Passport). You also don’t get any notable perks, such as discounts on merchandise and hotel rooms.  However, you would be allowed into the Parks on high volume days only with the 1-Park Annual Passport.

  • 2-Park Annual Passport – ¥93,000 ($825USD)
  • 1-Park Annual Passport – ¥63,000 ($560USD)

Changing or Exchanging Your Ticket

Once you buy your ticket, you can change the following with a ¥200 fee. Take your tickets to Guest Services or the ticket booths.  There, you can:

  • Change the ticket date, type, Park, or expiration date.
  • Exchange your printed e-ticket (from the convenience store or through the official website) to a hard printed ticket. The designs vary. This is perfect if you want to have a ticket for a souvenir.
  • Reduce the number of days on your multi-day passport. This is ¥200 for each day you reduce, with an extra ¥200 per ticket.

Extending Your Passport

If you buy a 1 to a 3-day passport, you can extend it to a maximum of 4 days. To do this, go to the Guest Relations Center in either Park or at the Ticketing Center in Ikispari. Your passport must still be valid to be extended.

Tips & Advice

There’s a lot to take in, so here’s a quick summary of tips and advice:

  • Buy tickets in advance (up to 60 days).
  • Use Klook for your 1-day or 2-day Park tickets.
  • Most Disney Stores in Japan sell tickets (Shibuya and Ikebukuro).
  • If you are staying at a Disney Hotel, you are guaranteed entrance and can buy your tickets during your stay or online through your booking.
  • Save money by buying your ticket at the convenience store (Japanese only) or through the FUNderful Disney Club.
  • Save even more money if you buy a Starlight or After 6 Passport.
  • If ticket sales are suspended and you do NOT have a pre-purchased ticket for that day, you have to wait until they allow ticket sales again, which varies depending on the crowds.
  • An annual passport is only worth it if you plan on visiting more than 8-10 times in a year.
  • FUNderful Disney Club offers discount tickets throughout the year.
  • If you have a group of 25 or more, you can enjoy a discounted 1-Day Park Ticket for ¥6,700 for adults.

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  1. Kevin

    Your blog is so helpful in planning tokyo disney! I have been once before and planning to go again thanks to your site. Quick question, do you know why klook’s e-tickets are only valid until April 30, 2018? Do you know if they will extend that at some point? I’d much rather buy on klook (using your discount code!) than trying to buy it at the Disney store in shibuya. Thanks!

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