Makuhari Station

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Makuhari Station

JR Makuhari Station southexit - Dec 29 2011.jpg
The south side of the station, December 2011
Location5-121 Makuharicho, Hanamigawa-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba-ken
Operated byJR logo (east).svg JR East
Line(s)JB Chūō-Sōbu Line (the official line name: Sōbu Main Line)
Distance31.6 km from Tokyo
Platforms2 island platforms
Other information
Station codeJB35
Opened9 December 1894
Passengers (FY2016)15,730 daily[1]

Makuhari Station (幕張駅, Makuhari-eki) is a railway station on the Sōbu Main Line in Makuharicho, Hanamigawa Ward, Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


Makuhari Station is served by the Sōbu Main Line (Chūō-Sōbu Line local service). Tracks for non-stop Sōbu Line (Rapid) services are situated on the north side of the platforms.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two island platforms serving three tracks (platforms 2 and 3 serve the same track).


1-2 JB Chūō-Sōbu Line for Tsudanuma, Akihabara, Shinjuku, and Mitaka
3-4 JB Chūō-Sōbu Line for Inage and Chiba

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Chūō-Sōbu Line JB35
Makuharihongō JB34   Local   Shin-Kemigawa JB36


The north side in December 2007, before the addition of a passenger lift

The station opened on 9 December 1894. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Surrounding area[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2016年度) [Station passenger boarding figures (Fiscal 2016)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 23 December 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°39′34″N 140°03′28″E / 35.6594°N 140.0577°E / 35.6594; 140.0577