|Location||4-10-10-saki (Asakusa Line)
4-12-15-saki (Hibiya Line) Ginza, Chūō-ku, Tokyo
|Operated by||Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway|
|Station code||A-11, H-09|
Higashi-ginza Station (東銀座駅 Higashi-ginza-eki) is a subway station on the Toei Asakusa Line, operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, and on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. The Hibiya Line station is subtitled "Kabukiza-mae". The station is located in Ginza, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. Its numbers are A-11 and H-09.
Higashi-ginza station consists of two stations perpendicular to each other: the Toei and Tokyo Metro stations.
Running underneath Shōwa Street (昭和通り Shōwa-dori) Higashi-ginza's Asakusa Line station has two platforms serving two tracks. Platform 1 is for passengers bound for Sengakuji and Nishi-Magome Stations. Platform 2 is for those traveling in the opposite direction, toward Nihombashi and Oshiage Stations.
Tokyo Metro station
The Tokyo Metro component of Higashi-ginza station runs below Harumi Street (晴海通り Harumi-dori). On the Hibiya line, an island station serves the two tracks. Platform 3 is for Ginza and Naka-Meguro Stations, and trains depart Platform 4 for Ueno, Kita-Senju, and Minami-Kurihashi on the Tobu Skytree Line and Tōbu Nikkō Line.
|1||Toei Asakusa Line||for Sengakuji and Nishi-magome
Keikyu Main Line for Shinagawa, Haneda Airport (International Terminal and Domestic Terminal) and Misakiguchi
|2||Toei Asakusa Line||for Nihombashi and Oshiage
Keisei Main Line for Aoto, Keisei Funabashi and Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1)
Hokusō Line for Imba Nihon-idai
Narita Sky Access Line for Narita Airport
|3||Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line||for Ginza, Roppongi, and Naka-Meguro|
|4||Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line||for Ueno, Kita-Senju, Kuki, and Minami-Kurihashi (via Tobu Skytree Line)|
|Toei Asakusa Line|
|Airport Limited Express: Does not stop at this station|
|Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line|
Higashi-ginza Station opened on February 28, 1963, as a station on Toei Line 1. In 1978, the line was renamed the Asakusa Line.
In fiscal 2007, the Tokyo Metro station was used by a total of 55.067 million passengers annually.
The station serves the eastern part of the Ginza. In the area are the Kabuki-za, the Shinbashi Enbujō (a theater owned by Shochiku), the Tōgeki (a Shochiku cinema), the Electric Power Development Company, and the Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Higashi-Ginza Station.|
- Higashi-ginza Station information (Tokyo Metro) (in Japanese)
- Higashi-ginza Station information (Toei) (in Japanese)