Discover Shinagawa Station
Connections between Shinkansen Lines, JR Lines and Keykiu Lines
Shinagawa station is an important transportation hub where are connected many lines Discover our tips to navigate in the station including a station map !
first stop between tokyo and kyoto
There is no connection with the Tokyo Metro lines but there are two bus stations on both sides of the station. For example limousine bus stop is on the east side.
The station has only two entrances (or exits): Takanawa Exit on the West side and Konan Exit on the East side.They are linked by a long corridor, which separates the south side and the north side.
The station has two floors. On the first floor, you will find the JR and Shinkansen platforms.On the second floor there are the Keykiu platforms which by an easy transfer bring you to Narita airport, Haneda airport, Yokohama and the Miura's peninsula ( not covered by the Japan Rail Pass).
The Shinkansen area is at the east of the station. Transfer from JR platforms is easy and direct.
If you come from the Yamanote line and if you have to take the Shinkansen in Shinagawa station (sometimes more convenient than from Tokyo Station depending on where you are staying in the city), it is not necessary to leave the JR station. Follow the notice boards. Depending from where you are coming from, you will arrive in the North Hall or South Hall.
Where to collect your Japan Rail Pass ?
To collect your Japan Rail Pass, you have to go to the JR Ticket Office located in the center of the station in the Main Hall.