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Tokyo Station

東京駅
Tokyo station from marunouchi oazo.JPG
Tokyo Station, Marunouchi side
LocationChiyoda, Tokyo
Japan
Operated by
Connections
  • Bus terminal
History
Opened20 December 1914 (1914-12-20) (JGR)
20 March 1956 (1956-03-20) (Tokyo Metro)
Location
Tokyo Station is located in Special wards of Tokyo
Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station
Location within Special wards of Tokyo
Tokyo Station is located in Tokyo
Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station (Tokyo)
Tokyo Station is located in Japan
Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station (Japan)
Outdoor plaza after the renovation in 2018
Tokyo Station night view (2012)

Tokyo Station (東京駅, Tōkyō-eki) is a railway station in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. The original station is located in Chiyoda's Marunouchi business district near the Imperial Palace grounds. The newer eastern extension is not far from the Ginza commercial district. Due to the large area covered by the station, it is divided into the Marunouchi (west) and Yaesu (east) sides in its directional signage.

Served by the high-speed rail lines of the Shinkansen network, Tokyo Station is the main inter-city rail terminal in Tokyo. It is the busiest station in Japan, with more than 4,000 trains arriving and departing daily,[1] and the fifth-busiest in Eastern Japan in terms of passenger throughput;[2] on average, more than 500,000 people use Tokyo Station every day.[1] The station is also served by many regional commuter lines of Japan Railways, as well as the Tokyo Metro network.

Lines[edit]

Trains on the following lines are available at Tokyo Station:

The station is linked by underground passageways to the Ōtemachi underground (subway) station complex served by the Tōzai, Chiyoda, Hanzōmon, and Mita subway lines.

It is also possible to walk to the Nijūbashimae, Hibiya, Yūrakuchō, Ginza, and Higashi-ginza Stations completely underground (the last a distance of over 2 km), but these stations can usually be reached more quickly by train.

Tokyo Station is also a major intercity bus terminal, with regular midday service to several cities in the Kantō region and overnight service to the Kansai and Tōhoku regions.

Station layout[edit]

(video) A busy Tokyo Station from above (2017)

The main station façade on the western side of the station is brick-built, surviving from the time when the station opened in 1914. The main station consists of 10 island platforms serving 20 tracks, raised above street level running in a north–south direction. The main concourse runs east–west below the platforms.

The Shinkansen lines are on the east (or Yaesu) side of the station, along with a multi-storey Daimaru department store.

Underground are the two Sōbu/Yokosuka line platforms serving four tracks (five stories below ground level) to the west of the station; the two Keiyō Line platforms serving four tracks are four stories below ground some hundreds of meters to the south of the main station with moving walkways to serve connecting passengers.

The whole complex is linked by an extensive system of underground passageways which merge with surrounding commercial buildings and shopping centres.

JR[edit]

TYOJT01JU01JK26JY01JC01JO19JE01
Tokyo Station

東京駅
Tokyo-eki-from-above 2004-04-22.jpg
Tokyo Station from above (2004)
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station codeJT01 (Tōkaidō Line)
JC01 (Chūō Line)
JO19 (Yokusuka Line/Sōbu Line (Rapid))
JE01 (Keiyo Line)
JY01 (Yamanote Line)
JU01 (Utsunomiya Line and Takasaki Line)
JK26 (Keihin–Tōhoku Line)
History
Opened20 December 1914 (1914-12-20)
Services
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Terminus Tōhoku Shinkansen Ueno
(limited service)
Tōhoku Shinkansen Ueno
(limited service)
toward Morioka
Tōhoku Shinkansen Ueno
toward Kōriyama
Yamagata Shinkansen
Tsubasa
Ueno
toward Shinjō
Akita Shinkansen
Komachi
Ueno
toward Akita
Jōetsu Shinkansen Ueno
toward Niigata
Jōetsu Shinkansen Ueno
Hokuriku Shinkansen Ueno
toward Kanazawa
Hokuriku Shinkansen Ueno
toward Nagano
Preceding station JR logo (central).svg JR Central Following station
Shinagawa Tōkaidō Shinkansen Terminus
Other services
JY JK JC JT JU JJ JO JE
Preceding station JR logo (east).svg JR East Following station
Yūrakuchō
JY30
next clockwise
Yamanote Line Kanda
KNDJY02
next counter-clockwise
Hamamatsuchō
HMCJK23
toward Yokohama
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
  Rapid
Kanda
KNDJK27
toward Ōmiya
Yūrakuchō
JK25
toward Yokohama
Keihin–Tōhoku Line
  Local
Terminus Azusa Shinjuku
SJKJC05
Kaiji
(limited service)
Shinjuku
SJKJC05
toward Ryuo
Hachioji Shinjuku
SJKJC05
toward Hachiōji
Ōme Shinjuku
SJKJC05
toward Ōme
Chūō Line
  Commuter Special Rapid
Kanda
One-way operation
Chūō Line
  Chūō Special Rapid
Kanda
KNDJC02
toward Ōtsuki
Chūō Line
  Ōme Special Rapid
Kanda
KNDJC02
toward Ōme
Chūō Line
  Commuter Rapid
  Rapid
Kanda
KNDJC02
toward Ōtsuki
Yokohama
YHMJT05
toward Izumoshi
Sunrise Izumo Terminus
Yokohama
YHMJT05
toward Takamatsu
Sunrise Seto
Shinagawa
SGWJT03
Saphir Odoriko
Shinagawa
SGWJT03
Odoriko
Shimbashi
SMBJT02

(Limited service)
toward Odawara
Shōnan Liner
Shimbashi
SMBJT02
toward Odawara
Tōkaidō Main Line
  Commuter Rapid
Shimbashi
SMBJT02
toward Atami
Tōkaidō Main Line
Rapid Acty
  Local & Rapid Rabbit/Urban
Ueno
UENJU02

(through to Utsunomiya Line and Takasaki Line)
Terminus
Shinagawa
SGWJT03
Terminus
Hitachi Ueno
UENJJ01
toward Sendai
Tokiwa Ueno
UENJJ01
toward Takahagi
Shimbashi
SMBJT02
toward Shinagawa
Jōban Line
  Special Rapid
Ueno
UENJJ01
toward Tsuchiura
Jōban Line
Local-Futsuu
Ueno
UENJJ01
toward Sendai
Jōban Line
Rapid
Ueno
UENJJ01
toward Toride
Shinagawa
SGWJO17
toward Ōfuna, Takao or Ōmiya
Narita Express Chiba
JO28
(limited service)
Terminus Shiosai Kinshichō
JO22
toward Chōshi
Shimbashi
SMBJO18
toward Kurihama
Yokosuka Line through to Sōbu Line
through to Yokosuka Line Sōbu Line
  Commuter Rapid
  Rapid
Shin-Nihombashi
JO20
Terminus Sazanami Kaihimmakuhari
JE13
toward Tateyama
Wakashio Kaihimmakuhari
JE13
Keiyō Line
  Commuter Rapid
  Rapid
  Local
Hatchōbori
JE02
toward Soga
Keiyō Line
  Musashino–Tokyo
Hatchōbori
JE02

Main-level platforms[edit]

(listed in order from west to east)

JR East[edit]
1–2 JC Chūō Line  for Shinjuku, Tachikawa, Hachiōji, Takao, Ōtsuki
JC Ōme Line for Haijima, Ōme and Oku-Tama via Tachikawa
JC Itsukaichi Line for Musashi-Itsukaichi via Tachikawa and Haijima
Hachikō Line for Komagawa via Tachikawa and Haijima (morning/night service)
Fujikyuko Line for Kawaguchiko via Ōtsuki
Ltd. Express Azusa[Note 1] for Matsumoto
Ltd. Express Kaiji[Note 2] for Kōfu and Ryūō
3 JK Keihin–Tōhoku Line for Ueno, Nippori, Akabane, and Ōmiya
4 JY Yamanote Line for Ueno, Nippori, and Ikebukuro
5 JY Yamanote Line for Shinagawa and Shibuya
6 JK Keihin–Tōhoku Line for Shinagawa, Kawasaki, Yokohama, and Ōfuna
7–8 JU Ueno–Tokyo Line for Ueno, Ōmiya, Utsunomiya, and Kuroiso (via JU Utsunomiya Line)
for Ueno, Ōmiya, Takasaki, and Maebashi (via JU Takasaki Line)
for Ueno, Nippori, Toride, and Mito
Ltd. Express Hitachi/Tokiwa for Iwaki (via JJ Jōban Line)
JT Tōkaidō Line for Yokohama, Fujisawa, Atami, Numazu
JT Itō Line for Itō via Atami
9–10 JT Tōkaidō Line for Yokohama, Fujisawa, Atami, Numazu
JT Itō Line for Itō via Atami
Ltd. Express Odoriko & Saphir Odoriko for Izukyū Shimoda and Shuzenji
Sleeper Ltd. Express Sunrise Izumo for Okayama and Izumoshi
Sleeper Ltd. Express Sunrise Seto for Okayama and Takamatsu
20–23  Tōhoku Shinkansen for Fukushima, Sendai, Morioka, Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto (via Hokkaido Shinkansen)
 Yamagata Shinkansen for Fukushima, Yamagata, and Shinjo
 Akita Shinkansen for Sendai, Morioka and Akita
 Jōetsu Shinkansen for Takasaki and Echigo-Yuzawa and Niigata
 Hokuriku Shinkansen for Takasaki, Nagano, Toyama, and Kanazawa
  1. ^ Azusa No. 25 starts service here towards Matsumoto.
  2. ^ Kaiji No. 113, 115, 121, 123 starts service here towards Kōfu, and Kaiji No. 117, 119 starts service here towards Ryūō.
JR Central[edit]
14–19  Tokaido Shinkansen for Nagoya, Shin-Osaka and Hakata (via Sanyō Shinkansen)

Originally, platforms 3 to 10 were numbered as platforms 1 to 8 and additional platforms were numbered sequentially from west to east through the opening of the Tōkaidō Shinkansen in 1964. Platforms 9 to 13 were used for the Tōkaidō Main Line and Yokosuka Line but were removed in 1988, and platforms 12 and 13 were then used for the new Tōhoku Shinkansen from 1991 to 1997. The current Chūō Main Line platform opened in 1995 as platforms 1 and 2, and other platforms were renumbered accordingly, leaving platforms 10 and 11 unused. The current platform numbering became effective in 1997, when one of the Tōkaidō Main Line platforms was repurposed for the Jōetsu Shinkansen as platforms 20 and 21. The existing Tōhoku Shinkansen platforms were simultaneously renumbered as 22 and 23.

Yokosuka/Sōbu Line platforms[edit]

Sōbu 1–2 JO Yokosuka Line for Yokohama, Ōfuna, Kamakura, Zushi and Kurihama
Ltd. Express Narita Express for Yokohama and Shinjuku (via JS Shōnan-Shinjuku Line)
Sōbu 2  Sōbu Main Line Ltd. Express Shiosai for Narutō and Chōshi
Sōbu 2–4 JO Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Kinshichō, Funabashi, Chiba and Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1)
Sōbu 4  Sōbu Main Line Ltd. Express Narita Express for Narita Airport

Keiyo Line platforms[edit]

Keiyo 1 JE Keiyo Line for Shin-Kiba, Maihama, Kaihimmakuhari, Soga
Ltd. Express Sazanami for Kimitsu (via Uchibō Line)
Ltd. Express Wakashio for Awa-Kamogawa (via Sotobo Line)
JM Musashino Line through service for Nishi-Funabashi and Fuchūhommachi
Keiyo 2–4 JE Keiyo Line for Shin-Kiba, Maihama, Kaihimmakuhari and Soga
JM Musashino Line through service for Nishi-Funabashi and Fuchūhommachi

Tokyo Metro[edit]

M17
Tokyo Station

東京駅
Tokyo subway station
TokyoMetro-tokyo-platform-marunouchi-line.jpg
Marunouchi Line station platform
Operated byTokyo Metro logo.svg Tokyo Metro
Line(s)M Marunouchi Line
Connections
  • Bus terminal
Other information
Station codeM-17
History
Opened20 March 1956 (1956-03-20)
Services
Preceding station Tokyo Metro logo.svg Tokyo Metro Following station
Ginza
M16
Marunouchi Line Ōtemachi
M18
toward Ikebukuro


1 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Ginza, Shinjuku and Ogikubo
2 M Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line for Otemachi and Ikebukuro

History[edit]

Original brick Tokyo Station (Marunouchi Building) in 1914
Japanese crowds welcoming Hitler Youth in front of Tokyo Station in 1938
View of Tokyo Station in 2000, before renovation work
Renovation of Marunouchi side of station, November 2009

In 1889, a Tokyo municipal committee drew up plans for an elevated railway line connecting the Tōkaidō Main Line terminal at Shinbashi to the Nippon Railway (now Tōhoku Main Line) terminal at Ueno. The Imperial Diet resolved in 1896 to construct a new station on this line called Central Station (中央停車場, Chūō Teishajō), located directly in front of the gardens of the Imperial Palace.[1]

Construction was delayed by the outbreak of the First Sino-Japanese War and Russo-Japanese War, but finally commenced in 1908. The three-story station building was designed by architect Tatsuno Kingo (who also designed Manseibashi Station and the nearby Bank of Japan building) as a restrained celebration of Japan's costly victory in the Russo-Japanese War. The building is often rumored to be fashioned after Amsterdam Centraal station in the Netherlands, although there is little evidence to support the opinion. Terunobu Fujimori, a scholar of Western architecture, denies the rumor, having studied Tatsuno's styles as well as the building itself.[3]

Tokyo Station opened on December 20, 1914 with four platforms;[1] two serving electric trains (current Yamanote/Keihin–Tōhoku Line platforms) and two serving non-electric trains (current Tōkaidō Line platforms). The Chūō Main Line extension to the station was completed in 1919 and originally stopped at the platform now used by northbound Yamanote/Keihin–Tōhoku trains. During this early era, the station only had gates on the Marunouchi side, with the north side serving as an exit and the south side serving as an entrance.[4] The Yaesu side of the station opened in 1929.

Much of the station was destroyed in a B-29 firebombing raid on May 25, 1945. The bombing shattered the impressive rooftop domes and the entire third floor of the building. The station was quickly rebuilt within a year, but the restored building had only two stories instead of three, and simple angular roofs were built in place of the original domes.[1] These postwar alterations were blamed for creating the mistaken impression that the building was based on the Centraal station in Amsterdam. Plans in the 1980s to demolish the building and replace it with a larger structure were derailed by a preservation movement.[5]

Yaesu side, with the GranTokyo South Tower (completed in 2007)

The Yaesu side was also rebuilt after the war, but the new structure was damaged by fire in 1949, and this side of the building was then significantly upgraded with a contemporary exterior and large Daimaru department store. The new Yaesu side facilities opened in 1953, including two new platforms for Tōkaidō Main Line services (now used by Shinkansen trains). Two more platforms opened in 1964 to accommodate the first Shinkansen services. The Yaesu side was partially rebuilt again in 1991 to accommodate the Shinkansen extension from Ueno.

A plan was finalized in 1971 to build a Narita Shinkansen high-speed line connecting Tokyo Station to Narita International Airport. The line was envisioned as extending underground from Tokyo to Shinjuku Station, and the plan was to build the platforms underneath Kajibashi-dori (to the south of Tokyo Station) to avoid the need to run the line under the Imperial Palace. Construction of the Narita Shinkansen was halted in 1983 due to difficulties acquiring the necessary land to build the line, but the area set aside for its platforms was eventually used for the Keiyō Line and Musashino Line terminals, which opened in 1990.[6]

From July 1987, the station hosted a series of regular free public concerts referred to as "Tokyo Eki Kon" (Tokyo Station Concerts). These were first held as a celebration of the launch of Japan Railways Group as the privatized successor to the state-owned Japanese National Railways. Altogether 246 concerts were performed, but the event was discontinued when its popularity waned and the last concert took place in November 2000. The event returned in 2004 as the "Aka Renga (Red Brick) Concerts" but it was again suspended, after 19 concerts, when redevelopment of the station started in earnest. In 2012, as the reconstruction was nearing completion, there were calls for the concerts to resume.[7]

The Tokyo Station complex has undergone extensive development, including major improvements to the Marunouchi (west) and Yaesu (east) sides of the station. The Marunouchi side underwent an extensive five-year renovation, completed in October 2012, in which the historic 98-year-old façade on this side of the station was restored to its pre-war condition. The restoration work included recreating the two domes according to their original design.[8] The surrounding area was converted into a broad plaza (Marunouchi Central Plaza) extending into a walkway toward the Imperial Palace, with space for bus and taxi ranks. In contrast, the Yaesu side of the station is very urban in appearance. The North and South GranTokyo towers are connected to the terminal by the GranRoof, a new commercial facility with a large canopy representing a "sail of light" which covers the outdoor areas. The high-rise towers include multi-story shopping areas and the offices of a number of leading companies and universities.[1] This part of the project was completed in 2013.

Assassinations[edit]

Tokyo Station has been the site of two assassination attempts on Japanese prime ministers. On November 4, 1921, Hara Takashi was stabbed to death by a right-wing railroad switchman in front of the south wing as he arrived to board a train for Kyoto. On November 14, 1930, Osachi Hamaguchi was shot by a member of the Aikokusha ultra-nationalist secret society. He survived the attack but died of his wounds in August the following year.[5]

Proposed developments[edit]

There was a proposal to build a spur to Tokyo Station from the nearby Toei Asakusa Line, which would provide another connection to the subway network, and also possibly provide faster connections from the station to Tokyo's airports, Haneda and Narita.[9] The plan has yet to be formally adopted. Authorities are re-considering a similar plan as part of the infrastructure improvements for the 2020 Summer Olympics; the proposed line would cut travel time to Haneda from 30 minutes to 18 minutes, and to Narita from 55 minutes to 36 minutes, at a total cost of around 400 billion yen.[10]

There are also plans to extend the Tsukuba Express from Akihabara to Tokyo. In September 2013, a number of municipalities along the Tsukuba Express line in Ibaraki Prefecture submitted a proposal to complete the extension at the same time as the new airport-to-airport line.[11]

Passenger statistics[edit]

In fiscal 2018, the JR East station was used by an average of 467,165 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the third busiest station on the JR East network.[12] Over the same fiscal year, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 218,275 passengers daily (both exiting and entering passengers), making it the ninth-busiest Tokyo Metro station.[13] The passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for the JR East (formerly JNR) station in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Annual total
1914 553,105[14]
1919 4,879,042[15]
1924 15,953,910[16]
1929 24,926,502[17]
1934 24,119,757[18]
Fiscal year Daily average
1960 331,275[19]
1971 352,109[19]
1984 338,203[19]
2000 372,611[20]
2005 379,350[21]
2010 381,704[22]
2011 380,997[23]
2012 402,277[24]
2013 415,908[25]
2014 417,822[26]
2015 434,633[27]
2016 439,554[28]
2017 452,549[29]
2018 467,165[12]

Surrounding area[edit]

Districts[edit]

Buildings[edit]

Hotels[edit]

Stations[edit]

Other stations within walking distance of Tokyo station include the following.

Bus terminal[edit]

  • Yaesu South Exit Highway Bus Terminal
Nickname Destination Major stops Operation
La Foret Aomori Station Direct JR Bus Tōhoku
Tsugaru Aomori Station Aomori Kenko Land Kōnan Bus Company
Sirius Shichinohe-Towada Station Hachinohe Station, Towadashi Station Kokusai Kogyo

Towada Kankō Electric Railway

Dream Akita/Yokohama Akita University Akita Station JR Bus Tohoku
Dream Chokai Ugo-Honjō Station Kisakata Station, Konoura Station, Nikaho Station JR Bus Tohoku

Ugo Kotsu

Dream Morioka"Rakuchin" Morioka Bus Center Morioka Station JR Bus Tohoku

Kokusai Kogyo

Iwateken Kotsu

Dream Sasanishiki Furukawa Station Sendai Station, Izumi-Chūō Station, Taiwa JR Bus Tohoku
Dream Fukushima/Yokohama Fukushima Station Kōriyama Station JR Bus Tohoku
Yume Kaidou Aizu Aizu-Wakamatsu Station Inawashiro Station JR Bus Kanto
Iwaki Iwaki Station Kitaibaraki, Nakoso, Yumoto, Iwaki Chuo JR Busu Kanto

Tobu Bus Central

Shin Joban Kotsu

Tokyo Yumeguri Kusatsu Onsen Direct JR Bus Kanto
Marronnier Tokyo Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal Sano Premium Outret JR Bus Kanto
Hitachi Takahagi Station Hitachi-Taga Station, Hitachi Station JR Bus Kanto

Hitachi Dentetsu

Hitachi-Ota Line Hitachi-Ōta Naka IC, Naka City Office, Nukata-Minamigou JR BUs Kanto

Ibaraki Kotsu

Hitachi-Daigo Line Hitachi-Daigo Naka IC, Hitachiōmiya, Fukuroda Falls Ibaraki Kotsu
Katsuta/Tokai Japan Atomic Energy Agency Hitachinaka, Katsuta Station, Tōkai Station Ibaraki Kotsu
Mito Mito Station Ishioka, Akatsuka Station, Ibaraki University JR Bus Kanto

Ibaraki Kotsu

Kantō Railway

Ibaraki Airport Line Ibaraki Airport Direct Kanto Railway
Tsukuba University of Tsukuba Namiki 2, Namiki 1, Tsukuba Center JR Bus Kanto

Kanto Railway

Joso Route Iwai Shin-Moriya Station, Mitsukaidō Station Kanto Railway

Kantetsu Purple Bus

Kashima Kashima Shrine Suigo-Itako, Kashimajingū Station, Kashima Soccer Stadium JR Bus Kanto

Keisei Bus

Kanto Railway

Hasaki Hasaki Suigo-Itako, Kamisu JR Bus Kanto

Kanto Railway

The Access Narita Narita International Airport Direct JR Bus Kanto

Heiwa Kotsu

Aska Kotsu

Yokaichiba Route Sōsa City Office Tomisato, Tako, Yōkaichiba Station JR Bus Kanto

Chiba Kotsu

Boso Nanohana Tateyama Station Kazusa-Minato, Chikura, Awa-Shirahama JR Bus Kanto

Nitto Kotsu

Yoshikawa Matsubushi Line Matsubushi Misato, Yoshikawa Station JR Bus Kanto
Skytree Shuttle Tokyo Skytree Edo-Tokyo Museum, Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo JR Bus Kanto

Tobu Bus Central

Midnight Arrow Kasukabe Kasukabe Station Sōka, Shin-Koshigaya, Koshigaya, Sengendai Tobu Bus Central
Midnight Express Kabe Station Haijima, Kumagawa, Fussa, Hamura, Ozaku Nishi Tokyo Bus
Midnight Express Takao Station Nishi-Hachiōji Station Nishi Tokyo Bus
Midnight Arrow Ōfuna Station Yokohama Station, Higashi-Totsuka Station Kanagawa Chuo kotsu
Midnight Arrow Hiratsuka Station Totsuka Station, Kōnandai Station, Fujisawa Station Kanagawa Chuo kotsu
Midnight Arrow Hon-Atsugi Station Machida Station, Sagami-Ōno Station, Ebina Station Kanagawa Chuo kotsu
Tokyo Hakone Line Hakone-Tōgendai Gotemba Station, Sengokuhara JR Bus Kanto

Odakyu Hakone Kosoku Bus

Tokyo Kawaguchiko Line Kawaguchiko Station Gotemba Station, Lake Yamanaka, Fuji-Q Highland JR Bus Kanto

Fujikyu Yamanashi Bus

Willer Express Nagano Station Nagano, Nagano-Ojimada Willer Express Hokushinetsu
Hakuba Snow Magic Hakuba Cortina Hakuba Goryu, Hakuba Happo Alpico Kōtsū
Sansan Numazu Tokyo Numazu Garrage Numazu Station Fujikyu City Bus
Kaguyahime Express Takaoka Garrage Shin-Fuji Station, Fuji Station Fujikyu Shizuoka Bus
Yakisoba Express Fujinomiya Garrage Fujinomiya City Office, Fujinomiya Station Fujikyu Shizuoka Bus
Shimizu Liner Miho no Matsubara Shimizu Station, Shin-Shimizu Station JR Bus Kanto

Shizutetsu Justline

Tomei Highway Bus Nagoya Station Shizuoka Station, Hamamatsu Station JR Bus Kanto

JR Bus Tech

JR Tokai Bus

Dream Shizuoka/Hamamatsu Hamamatsu Station Shizuoka Station, Kakegawa Station JR Tokai Bus
Chita Seagull Chita Handa Station Chiryū Station, Kariya Station JR Bus Kanto
Dream Nagoya Nagoya Station Nisshin Station, Chikusa, Sakae Station, Gifu Station JR Bus Kanto

JR Tokai Bus

Dream Kanazawa Kanazawa Institute of Technology Toyama Station, Kanazawa Station JR Bus Kanto

West JR Bus

Dream Fukui Fukui Station Tsuruga, Takefu, Sabae JR Bus Kanto

Keifuku Bus

Fukui Railway

Dream / Hirutokkyu Ōsaka Station Kyōto Station, Sannomiya Station, Nara Station JR Bus Kanto

West JR Bus

Dream Nanba/Sakai Sakaishi Station Kyōtanabe, Osaka City Air Terminal, Namba Station Nankai Bus
Dream Tokushima Anan Station Naruto, Matsushige, Tokushima Station, Komatsushima JR Bus Kanto

JR Shikoku Bus

Dream Takamatsu Kannonji Station Takamatsu Station, Sakaide
Dream Kochi Harimayabashi Station Kōchi Station
Dream Matsuyama Matsuyama Station Mishima-Kawanoe, Kawauchi, Matsuyama IC, Okaido
Keihin Kibi Dream Kurashiki Station Sanyo IC, Okayama Station Chugoku JR Bus
New Breeze Hiroshima Bus Center Hiroshima Station, Kure Station Chugoku JR Bus

Odakyu City Bus

Dream Okayama/Hiroshima Hiroshima Bus Center Okayama Station, Hiroshima Station Chugoku JR Bus
Tokubetsu Bin Ube-Shinkawa Station Hiroshima, Shin-Yamaguchi Chugoku JR Bus
Susanoo Izumo-taisha Tamatsukuri, Shinji, Hishikawa IC, Izumoshi Station Ichibata Bus

Chugoku JR Bus

Hagi Express Hagi Bus Center Iwakuni Station, Tokuyama Station, Hōfu Bocho Kotsu

Sister stations[edit]

Tokyo Station has "sister station" agreements with Amsterdam Centraal station in the Netherlands, Grand Central Terminal in New York, USA, Beijing railway station in China, Hsinchu Station in Taiwan,[30] and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof in Germany.[31]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 35°40′51″N 139°46′01″E / 35.68083°N 139.76694°E / 35.68083; 139.76694