Kunitachi Station

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Coordinates: 35°41′58″N 139°26′48″E / 35.6994946194°N 139.446544647°E / 35.6994946194; 139.446544647

Kunitachi Station

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The north entrance and station forecourt in October 2015
Location1-14-22 Kita, Kunitachi-shi, Tokyo
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s) Chuo Line (Rapid)
Distance34.5 km from Tokyo
Other information
Opened1 April 1926 (1926-04-01)
Passengers (FY2014)52518

Kunitachi Station (国立駅, Kunitachi-eki) is a railway station on the Chuo Main Line in Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Kunitachi Station is served by the Chuo Line (Rapid). It is 34.5 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station.

Station layout[edit]

The station has one elevated side platform (platform 1) and one island platform (platforms 2 and 3), serving a total of three tracks. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


1 JC Chuo Line (Rapid) for Tachikawa, Hachiōji, and Takao
2/3 JC Chuo Line (Rapid) for Mitaka, Shinjuku and Tokyo

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chuo Line (Rapid) JC18
Chuo Liner: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Chuo Special Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Ome Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Commuter Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Shin-Kodaira JM32   Musashino Line Musashino   Tachikawa JC19
Nishi-Kokubunji JC17   Rapid   Tachikawa JC19
Nishi-Kokubunji JC17   Local[Note 1]   Tachikawa JC19
  1. ^ Early morning and late night only


The south side of the station in 2006 before rebuilding

Kunitachi Station opened on 1 April 1926.[1] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2014, the station was used by 52,518 passengers (boarding passengers only).[2]

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 日本国有鉄道停車場一覧 [JNR Station Directory]. Japan: Japanese National Railways. 1985. p. 52. ISBN 4-533-00503-9.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2014年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2014)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2015. Archived from the original on 6 May 2001. Retrieved 6 February 2016.

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