Kikugawa Station

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Kikugawa Station
JR Kikugawa Station
Location Horinouchi, Kikugawa, Shizuoka
Operated by JR Central
Line(s) Tōkaidō Main Line
  • Bus terminal
Opened 1889
Previous names Horinouchi (until 1956)
Passengers (2006) 4,544 daily
Station platforms, 2014.

Kikugawa Station (菊川駅 Kikugawa-eki?) is a railway station on the Tōkaidō Main Line of Central Japan Railway Company in Kikugawa, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. The station is 222.2 rail kilometers from Tokyo Station.

Station history[edit]

Kikugawa Station was opened on April 16, 1889 when the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line connecting Shizuoka with Hamamatsu was completed. It was originally named Horinouchi Station (堀ノ内駅 Horinouchi-eki?). It was renamed Kikugawa on April 10, 1956. Regularly scheduled freight service was discontinued in 1971.



Kikugawa Station has a single side platform serving Track 1 and an island platform serving Track 2 and Track 3, connected to the station building by an overpass. Track 1 is used only during peak hours. The station building has automated ticket machines, TOICA automated turnstiles and a manned "Green Window" service counter.


1  Tōkaidō Main Line For Hamamatsu
2  Tōkaidō Main Line For Shimada, Shizuoka

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Central Japan Railway Company
Tōkaidō Main Line
Shimada   Home Liner   Kakegawa
Kanaya   Local   Kakegawa


  • Yoshikawa, Fumio. Tokaido-sen 130-nen no ayumi. Grand-Prix Publishing (2002) ISBN 4-87687-234-1.(Japanese)
  • Ishino, Tetsu et al. (eds.) (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 21. ISBN 4533029809. 

Coordinates: 34°45′42″N 138°5′8″E / 34.76167°N 138.08556°E / 34.76167; 138.08556