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Summary of Floor Plans of Main Stations

Summary of Floor Plans of Main Stations

March 25, 2019
Japanese railway is well known for its complexity, so we will now provide you with a better understanding of the floor plans of main stations all over Japan.

Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station
Tokyo Station, the center of Japan. Being one of the few terminsal stations, there are more than 10 conventional railway lines, subway lines and Shinkansen lines entering the station, as well as over 10 ticket gates. With various commercial facilities, you can find many delicious restaurants and fun shops inside the station!

http://www.tokyostationcity.com/en/information/
 

Shinjuku Station

Shinjuku Station
Shinjuku Station, top of the world in terms of users. With around 15 lines entering the station, it is often described as a dungeon. With such high level of difficulty, the evolving Shinjuku Station is perhaps a difficult component for even repeater travelers. Let's aim at becominsg a Shinjuku Master!

https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/stations/e866.html
 

Shibuya Station

Shibuya Station
Shibuya Station, famous for its scramble intersection and the statue of Hachiko the faithful dog. It has established itself as the source of fashion and culture over the years. Although having fewers lines than Shinjuku and Tokyo Stations, it also has a complex structure same as the two. Let's look forward to the development of Shibuya Station into a more user-friendly station!

https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/stations/e808.html
 

Ikebukuro Station

Ikebukuro Station
Ikebukuro Station is a convenient place for shopping, with multiple large department stores directly accessible from its exits. While having 8 lines entering the station and located in the downtown area, the structure of Ikebukuro Station is relatively simple to beginners.

https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/stations/e108.html
 

Umeda Station

Umeda Station
Umeda Station, the center of Osaka. It connects main stations in Osaka like “JR Osaka Station”, “Higashi Umeda Station”, “Nishi Umeda Station”, as well as various department stores. However, please be careful that it is not connected to Shin-Osaka Station at where Shinkansen stops.

http://www.hankyu.co.jp/global/common/pdf/station_guide/umeda.pdf
 

Hakata Station

Hakata Station
Terminsal station of Fukuoka. Apart from conventional railway lines, there are also Shinkansen lines heading towards different parts of Kyushu and the direction of Osaka and Tokyo.

http://www.jr-odekake.net/eki/premises.php?id=0910127
 

Sapporo Station

Sapporo Station
Central station of Hokkaido. There are trains going to the New Chitose Airport and different parts of Hokkaido.

http://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/network/station/station.html#1
 

Narita International Airport

Narita International Airport
There is a high possibility that you will pass through Narita Airport for your travel in Tokyo. It is convenient that a lot of LCC arrive to and depart from the airport.

https://www.narita-airport.jp/en/access/train
 

Haneda Airport

Haneda Airport
It takes only 30 minsutes to reach Tokyo Station. You can have very good access to the city center from the airport.

http://www.haneda-airport.jp/inter/en/access/train.html
 

Kansai International Airport

Kansai International Airport
The gateway to the travel in Osaka and Kyoto.

https://www.kansai-airport.or.jp/access/train
 

Fukuoka Airport

Fukuoka Airport
It takes only 10 minsutes by subway from the airport to reach Tenjin, the center of Fukuoka.

http://www.fuk-ab.co.jp/english/subway.html
 

Naha Airport

Naha Airport
The gateway to Okinawa.

http://www.naha-airport.co.jp/en/terminsal/international/