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Himeji Station

Himeji Sation

Access Himeji Station to see one of the most well-known destinations in the Kansai area, notable for its iconic castle and picturesque Mount Shosa!

Lockers in Station in Japan

Station Lockers in Japan: A Comprehensive Guide for Travelers

Traveling around Japan is an incredible experience, but hauling heavy luggage can quickly put a damper on your adventures.

Takayama Station

Takayama Station

Takayama City is located in northern Gifu, one of the few fully inland prefectures in Japan with no seacoast.

Odawara Station

Odawara Station

For many, Odawara is the gateway to Hakone, one of the most captivating getaways in the Kanto area, blessed with tremendous views of Mount Fuji, warm onsen hot springs, and the venerable Lake Ashi.

Hara Station Entrance

Hara Station Nagoya

Hara Station is a subway station in the east of Nagoya on the Tsurumai Line. Hara is one stop after Hirabari going west; the next stop is Ueda Station.

Kuramaguchi Station, Kyoto.

Kuramaguchi Station

Kuramaguchi Station (鞍馬口 ) is a subway station on the Karasuma Line of the Kyoto subway one stop north of Imadegawa Station.

Fujigaoka Station Entrance

Fujigaoka Station Nagoya

Fujigaoka Station is at the eastern end of the Higashiyama (Yellow) Line of the Nagoya subway.

Izumo Station

Izumo-shi Station

JR Izumo Station JR出雲市駅 in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture is built in the style of the nearby Izumo Taisha shrine. Izumo Taisha is the main attraction in town.

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Horyuji Station Nara JR Yamatoji Line

Horyuji Station is on the JR Yamatoji Line and is a 20 minute walk from Horyuji Temple in Nara. The station has coin lockers and is staffed.

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JR Gifu Station

JR Gifu Station services one of the country's most central Prefectures, allowing access to a number of locations throughout Honshu. 

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Kanayama Station

Kanayama Station Nagoya: read a guide to Kanayama Station in Nagoya including train and subway lines and surrounding attractions.

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Tsurumai Station Nagoya

Tsurumai Station Nagoya is a railway station on the Tsurumai subway line and JR Chuo Line from Nagoya Station to Nakatsugawa.

Kiso Fukushima Station

Kiso Fukushima Station

Kiso Fukushima Station is a JR station serving the pleasant town of Kiso Fukushima in Nagano Prefecture. Kiso Fukushima Station is on the Chuo Main Line.

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Gifu Meitetsu Station

A guide to Gifu Meitetsu Station in Gifu city, Gifu Prefecture.

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Fukui Station

Fukui Station: read a guide to Fukui Station with connections to Kanazawa, Kyoto, Osaka and Nagoya,

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Hitoyoshi Station

Hitoyoshi Station in Kumamoto is on the Hisatsu Line and is the terminus for several scenic trains: the Kawasemi Yamasemi, Isaburo Shinpei and Hitoyoshi SL.

Tsukuba Station

Tsukuba Station TX Express Ibaraki

Tsukuba Station is the terminus of the Tsukuba Express (TX) that runs between Akihabara and Tsukuba (Science City) in Ibaraki Prefecture.

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Tokorozawa Station

Tokorozawa Station in Tokorozawa, Saitama has Seibu Line trains to Ikebukuro and Nishi-Shinjuku stations in Tokyo.

Akita Station

JR Akita Station

JR Akita Station in Akita Prefecture 秋田駅 the main station in the center of the city.

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Takamatsu Station

Takamatsu Station in Kagawa Prefecture in Shikoku is a major railway station with rail connections to Okayama, Matsuyama, Kochi and Tokushima.

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Kokura Station

Kokura Station: Kokura Station in Kokura, the second largest station in all of Kyushu, is the main transportation hub for the city of Kitakyushu in Fukuoka Prefecture, northern Kyushu.

Chikusa Station Entrance

Chikusa Station

Chikusa Station in Nagoya is on the Higashiyama Line of the subway and also the JR Chuo Line with Shinano trains to Matsumoto and Nagano.

Nakatsugawa Station

Nakatsugawa Station Gifu

Nakatsugawa Station, Gifu is on the JR Chuo Line from Nagoya via Tajimi to Nakatsugawa. The Chuo Line then continues to Shiojiri, Takao, Mitaka and Tokyo.

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Yonago Station

Yonago Station: Yonago Station in Tottori Prefecture is a major rail hub with trains on the San-in Line, Hakubi Line and Sakai Line.

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Kawagoe Train Stations

Kawagoe train stations: Kawagoe, in Saitama is served by three train stations: Hon Kawagoe Station, Kawagoe Station and Kawagoe-shi Station.

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Tennoji Station

Tennoji Station: read a guide to Tennoji Station in south Osaka with details on train and bus connections and nearby sights and attractions around Tennoji.

Matsue Station

Matsue Station Sanin Line

JR Matsue Station in Matsue in Shimane Prefecture is a main point of access for visitors to the city. JR Matsue Station is on the Sanin Line.

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Osaka Station City

Osaka Station City is the new development of the JR Umeda Station that includes department stores, roof gardens and a cinema.

Fukuchiyama Station Kyoto Prefecture

Fukuchiyama Station connects the city by train with both Osaka and Kyoto, Kansai's two biggest cities. Fukuchiyama is on the Sanin Main Line to Shimonoseki.

Tsurumai Station

Tsurumai Station: read a guide to Tsurumai Station in Nagoya with information on train connections and local attractions.

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Mito Station

Mito Station in Mito city, Ibaraki Prefecture has trains on the Joban, Suigun and Oarai Kashima lines. Ueno Station is just over an hour by express.

JR Kaihin-Makuhari Station

JR Kaihin-Makuhari Station

JR Kaihin-Makuhari Station 海浜幕張駅 - Kaihin-Makuhari Station (Kaihimmakuhari Station) in Chiba Prefecture is on the JR Keiyo Line to Tokyo Station.

Mojiko Station

Mojiko Station Kitakyushu

Mojiko Station 門司港駅:, Kitakyushu, on the Kagoshima Main Line, is one of few remaining large scale stations made of wood in Japan.

Dotonbori, Osaka

Osaka Loop Line

The Osaka Loop Line in one of the many convenient train lines that runs through the metropolitan Osaka area.


Japan's Most Unique Train Stations

Check out some of Japan's highest and deepest train stations. Order your Japan Rail Pass today!

Omotesando, Harajuku

Harajuku station along the JR Yamanote Line

Harajuku station (JY19) is a key station in Tokyo served by the Yamanote Line.

Rugby 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 : access to the stadiums

For each stadium of the RWC 2019, you will find our tips to access to the cities and to the stadium.

Tokyo Monorail

Hamamatsucho Station 

Hamamatsucho Station is a gateway of Tokyo city if you take the Monorail from Haneda International Airport with a Japan Rail Pass.


Discover Sapporo Station

Sapporo Station is the main station of Hokkaido Island. It is also home to many shops and to the JR Tower, the tallest building in Sapporo.

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Kawaramachi Station Takamatsu

Kawaramachi Station in Takamatsu city, Shikoku, is a major hub for Kotoden trains and buses. Kawaramachi Station in Takamatsu incorporates Flag department store.

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Nishitetsu-Fukuoka Tenjin Station

Nishitetsu-Fukuoka Tenjin Station in Fukuoka is a terminus for Nishitetsu trains and buses as well as being a busy entertainment and shopping center.


Discover Kanazawa Station

With its huge glass dome, Kanazawa Station is connected to Nagano and Tokyo with the Hokuriku Shinkansen since March 2005.


Discover Shin-Osaka Station 

If you are using a bullet train to Osaka you will arrive at Shin Osaka Station.

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Kakunodate Station

Kakunodate Station in Akita Prefecture serves the JR East and Akita Nairiku Jukan, and is attractive in its antique samurai style.

Kyushu Shinkansen

Sannomiya, Kobe, and Shin-Kobe Stations

The many JR Stations in Kobe can sometimes be confusing for travellers. Learn more about them here!

Dotonbori, Osaka

Navigating Namba Station

Namba Station is a large group of stations in the center of Osaka, including Kintetsu, Nankai, JR and subway lines, department stores and Namba entertainment.


Navigating Hiroshima Station

Never been to Hiroshima? Your guide to Hiroshima Station and transport that you can use with your Japan Rail Pass.


Nagoya Station

Explaining Central Japan's biggest transportation hub. Visit today with your Japan Rail Pass!


Japan's Eki Naka Phenomenon

Japan's Eki Naka Phenomenon with everything you need including shopping, food/drink, and events. Find out what you can explore with your Japan Rail Pass!


Incredible Train Station Water Vistas

See incredible Views from trains and stations. Order your Japan Rail Pass online today - 7, 14, & 21 day JR passes available.


Hakata Station

Explaining Fukuoka's biggest transportation hub, the newly restored Hakata Station and the Kyushu and Shinkansen Pass. Visit today with your Japan Rail Pass!


Osaka Station City

An explanation of Osaka's biggest transportation hub, the newly restored Osaka Station. Visit today with your Japan Rail Pass!

Kawasaki Station East Exit

Kawasaki Station

Kawasaki Station is a major rail station in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture on the Tokaido Main Line, the Keihin-Tohoku Line and the Nambu Line.


Yamato-Saidaiji Station

Yamato-Saidaiji Station in Nara is a Kintetsu railway station with connections to Kyoto, Osaka, Asuka and Yoshino.

JR Kyobashi Station

Kyobashi Station

Kyobashi Station Osaka: find information on Osaka's JR Kyobashi Station including train and subway services and nearby attractions.