Take an exclusive chartered train to a tour of the Chiba Monorail Train Base

Enjoy learning all about what happens behind the scenes through commentary offered by monorail employees.

Take an exclusive chartered train to a tour of the Chiba Monorail Train Base

Go further behind the scenes than a simple ride could ever take you!

The Chiba Monorail is the longest-running suspended monorail in the world. Now, we are proud to offer a new plan that lets visitors go behind the scenes in a chartered train, complete with guide commentary provided by Chiba Monorail employees, to learn about the train base that supports this world-class operation. As a bonus, we’re also presenting all participants with a commemorative monorail charm.

▲Passengers can also sit in the operator’s seat.

▲The tour provides lots of great photo opportunities.

▲Popular among families. Great for making memories

Plan Number 1
Designated Dates (Fri) May 15
Hours 12:30pm–2:30pm
Registration Deadline 5pm, (Sun) May 10
Prices Adult (12+): ¥1500
Child: ¥1000
Family (up to 2 adults and 2 children): ¥3000

Basic Info

Minimum Participants 10
Maximum Participants: 25(Registration Order)
Time 2 hours
Things to bring None
Meeting spot Chiba Urban Monorail Chiba Minato Station exit
Address 199-1,Hagidai-cho, Inage Ward, Chiba City (Not the designated meeting spot)
URL http://www.chiba-monorail.co.jp
Parking No
Access Chiba Urban Monorail Chiba Minato Station
Caution Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please make sure to wear comfortable shoes. In case of cancellation, visitors will be notified by 5:00pm the day before. The tour does not include a return ticket.
【Host】 Urban Monorail Co., Ltd

Application method


  • (1) Select your favorite plan from our 9 special plans.
  • (2) Go to reservation form. http://onionworld.jp/reserve/
  •   *Registration is only available on this form.
  • (3) Fill in and send the details for registration.
  • (4) You will receive an email with the name and phone number of your guide 2 days before the day of your reservation.
  • (5) On the day of your reservation, please go to the designated meeting spot 15 minutes before your reservation.
  • (6) Please pay the fees in Japanese yen when you arrive on the day of your reservation.

  • If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.
  • Email : plan_apply@onionnews.co.jp *Please note that it may take a short while to receive a response.
  • Phone : 080-6800-6730 *Available from 10:00am to 6:00pm for the period of Thu., May 7 until Thu., May 21

Please arrive at the location for every plan at least 15 minutes early.
Please be ready to pay your participation fees on-site.


Q: Can I make a reservation when a plan is already full?
A: Yes, you can. If someone cancels, your reservation will then already be in place.
Q: Are there any cancelation fees?
A:No, there aren’t.
However, canceling can greatly inconvenience the other participants, so please refrain from doing so unless it’s really necessary.
Q: Do I get something if I make a reservation?
A:No, we don’t use tickets or anything like that.
Q: Can I pay in advance?
A:No, I’m afraid not. All plans must be paid in cash on site.

There is a possibility that each plan may be photographed.
Please be aware that you may end up being photographed as well.