Karatsu Station

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The north exit of Karatsu Station

Karatsu Station (唐津駅, Karatsu-eki) is a railway station in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by JR Kyushu and is on the Karatsu and Chikuhi lines. It is the main station of Karatsu City.



It is an elevated station with two island platforms and four tracks.


  • Karatsu Castle
  • Maizuru Park
  • Hikiyama Exhibition Hall
  • Showa Bus Ōteguchi Bus Center
  • Saga Prefectural Karatsu Nishi High School


  • 1898-12-01 – Opening

Adjacent stations[edit]

-   Chikuhi Line   Watada
Onizuka   Karatsu Line   Nishi-Karatsu

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 2,290 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), and it ranked 83rd among the busiest stations of JR Kyushu.[1]


  1. ^ "駅別乗車人員上位300駅(平成28年度)" [Passengers embarking by station - Top 300 stations (Fiscal 2016)] (PDF). JR Kyushu. 31 July 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

Coordinates: 33°26′46″N 129°58′4″E / 33.44611°N 129.96778°E / 33.44611; 129.96778