Ishioka Station

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Ishioka Station
Ishioka sta.jpg
Ishioka Station, May 2006
Prefecture Ibaraki
(See other stations in Ibaraki)
City Ishioka
Neighborhood 1-1-17 Kokufu
Postal code 315-0014
Address in Japanese 茨城県石岡市国府1-1-17
Opened 1895
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Jōban Line
Statistics 5,702 passengers/day (FY2014, JR East)

Ishioka Station (石岡駅 Ishioka-eki?) is a railway station on the Jōban Line in Ishioka, Ibaraki, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[1]


Ishioka Station is served by the Jōban Line, and is located 80.0 km from the official starting point of the line at Nippori Station. It also used to be the terminal for the Kashima Railway Line until the line closed on 31 March 2007.

Station layout[edit]

Ishioka Station has one side platform and one island platform, connected to the station building by an overhead passageway. The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket counter.[1]


The former Kashima Railway platform in September 2006
1  Jōban Line for Tsuchiura, Toride, and Ueno
2  Jōban Line for Mito, Hitachi, and Iwaki
3  Jōban Line for Mito, Hitachi, and Iwaki

There was also a platform and depot for the Kashima Railway Line, from 1922 until it closed on 31 March 2007.

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōban Line
Takahama Local Hatori


The station opened on 4 November 1895.[1] The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2011, the station was used by an average of 5,702 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

East side of the station, February 2012

There is a bus service from here to Ibaraki Airport.[3]


  1. ^ a b c 各駅情報(石岡駅) [Station Information: Ishioka Station] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Ibaraki Airport website. Retrieved 8 September 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°11′29″N 140°16′47″E / 36.19139°N 140.27972°E / 36.19139; 140.27972