Honjō Station (Saitama)

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Honjō Station
Honjo sta north.jpg
The north entrance of Honjō Station
Location 3-6-19 Ginza, Honjō-shi, Saitama-ken
Operated by JR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Takasaki Line
Tracks 3
Other information
Website www.jreast.co.jp/estation/station/info.aspx?StationCd=1408
Opened 21 October 1883
Passengers (FY2014) 10,051 (daily)
Honjō Station is located in Japan
Honjō Station
Honjō Station
Location within Japan

Honjō Station (本庄駅 Honjō-eki?) is a railway station on the Takasaki Line in the city of Honjō, Saitama, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


The station has one side platform and one island platform serving three tracks, connected by a footbridge, with an elevated station building located above the platforms. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office.


1, 2  Takasaki Line for Ōmiya, Urawa, and Ueno
Ueno-Tokyo Line (Tokaido Line, Ito Line through service) for Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, and Ito
 Shōnan-Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Hiratsuka
2, 3  Takasaki Line for Kumagaya, Kagohara, Takasaki, and Maebashi

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Takasaki Line/Ueno-Tokyo Line
Limited Express Kusatsu: Does not stop at this station
Fukaya Limited Express Akagi / Swallow Akagi Shimmachi
Okabe   Urban Rapid   Jimbohara
Okabe   Local   Jimbohara
Shonan-Shinjuku Line
Okabe   Special Rapid   Jimbohara
Okabe   Rapid   Jimbohara


Honjō Station was opened on 21 October 1883. The station became part of the JR East network after the privatization of the JNR on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 10,051 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[1]

Surrounding area[edit]

  • Honjō City Hall
  • Honjō Post Office

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°14′11″N 139°11′18″E / 36.2364°N 139.1884°E / 36.2364; 139.1884