Kita-Senju Station

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Not to be confused with Minami-Senju Station.
Kita-Senju Station
Kitasenju Station (West Exit).jpg
West Exit
Location Adachi, Tokyo
Operated by
Other information
Station code H-21, C-18, 05, TS-09
Opened 1896
Passengers (JR East, FY2013) 203,428 daily

Kita-Senju Station (北千住駅 Kitasenju-eki?) is a railway station in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan. Kita-Senju is the third-busiest station on the Tokyo Metro network (Ikebukuro being the busiest station). It is the tenth-busiest JR East station.[1]


Kita-Senju Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout[edit]

Tobu Skytree Line ticket barriers
Chiyoda Line platforms
Tsukuba Express platforms
Joban Line Rapid ticket barriers

JR East Joban Line (Rapid)[edit]

1/2 for Matsudo, Toride, Narita and Tsuchiura
2/3 for Nippori and Ueno

Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line and JR East Jōban Line (Local)[edit]

1 Chiyoda Line for Nishi-Nippori, Ōtemachi, Yoyogi-Uehara and Karakida
2 Chiyoda Line and Jōban Line for Ayase, Abiko, Matsudo and Toride

Tobu Skytree Line and Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line[edit]

Platforms 1 to 4 are located on the first floor, and platforms 5 to 7 are located on the third floor.

1, 2  Tobu Skytree Line Limited Express services for Tōbu Nikkō, Kinugawa-Onsen, Akagi, Kuzū, Ashikagashi, Ōta, Isesaki, and Tōbu Utsunomiya
Other services for Takenotsuka, Shin-Koshigaya, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, Kuki, Tatebayashi, Ashikagashi, Ōta, Minami-Kurihashi, Shin-Tochigi, Tōbu Nikkō, and Aizu Tajima
3, 4  Tobu Skytree Line for Oshiage and Asakusa
Subway TokyoHanzomon.png Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line for Ōtemachi, Shibuya
Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line for Chūō-Rinkan
5  Tobu Skytree Line (Through trains from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line) for Takenotsuka, Kita-Koshigaya, Kita-Kasukabe, Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen, and Minami-Kurihashi
6, 7  Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ueno, Ginza, Roppongi, and Naka-Meguro

Metropolitan Intercity Railway Company[edit]

1  Tsukuba Express for Minami-Nagareyama, Moriya, and Tsukuba
2  Tsukuba Express for Akihabara

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Jōban Line
Nippori Special Rapid Matsudo
Minami-Senju Rapid Matsudo
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (C-18)
Ōtemachi (C-11) Limited Express Romancecar Terminus
Machiya (C-17) Tama Express Ayase (C-19)
Machiya (C-17) Semi Express Ayase (C-19)
Machiya (C-17) Local Ayase (C-19)
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line (H-21)
Minami-Senju (H-20) - Kosuge (TS-10) (Tobu Skytree Line)
Tobu Skytree Line (TS-09)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Limited Express Spacia   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Limited Express Ryōmō   Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen (TS-30)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Limited Express Kirifuri   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Limited Express Shimotsuke   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Rapid   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Tokyo Skytree (TS-02)   Section Rapid   Kasukabe (TS-27)
Hikifune (TS-04)   Express   Nishiarai (TS-13)
Ushida (TS-08)   Section Express   Nishiarai (TS-13)
Hikifune (TS-04)   Semi Express   Nishiarai (TS-13)
Ushida (TS-08)   Section Semi Express   Nishiarai (TS-13)
Ushida (TS-08)   Local   Kosuge (TS-10)
Minami-Senju (H-20)   Local (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line)   Kosuge (TS-10)
Tsukuba Express (05)
Minami-Senju (04)   Rapid   Minami-Nagareyama (10)
Minami-Senju (04)   Commuter-Rapid   Rokuchō (07)
Minami-Senju (04)   Semi-Rapid   Yashio (08)
Minami-Senju (04)   Local   Aoi (06)


Funeral mourners in front of Kita-Senju Station in 1932

The station opened on 25 December 1896.[2]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Kita-Senju Station becoming "TS-09".[3]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by an average of 203,428 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the tenth-busiest station operated by JR East.[1] In fiscal 2013, the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda station was used by an average of 283,962 passengers per day and the Tokyo Metro Hibiya station was used by an average of 291,466 passengers per day. Note that the latter statistics consider passengers who travel through Kita-Senju station on a through service as users of the station, even if they did not disembark at the station. The Chiyoda Line station is the third-busiest on the Tokyo Metro network which does not offer through services onto other lines.[4] The JR East passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 183,611[5]
2005 177,104[6]
2010 195,260[7]
2011 194,136[8]
2012 198,624[9]
2013 203,428[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  2. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 103. ISBN 4-533-00503-9. 
  3. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tobu Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  4. ^ 各駅の乗降人員ランキング [Station usage ranking] (in Japanese). Tokyo Metro. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°44′58″N 139°48′18″E / 35.749407°N 139.805102°E / 35.749407; 139.805102