Discover Tokyo Station
The central station in Tokyo
Tokyo Station is the central station in Tokyo. Shinkansen Lines go to the north and the south. JR lines will bring you all around Tokyo. The visitors will also find shops, restaurants and many services in this "station city". To navigate in the station easily have a look on our maps !
Transportation, Shopping and History
About the station
Tokyo station is more than a station. It is a station city : there are tracks, platforms but also restaurants, shops, supermarket and an hotelat the same place.
Do not miss the basement with a lot of bento 's shop, the Character Street and the Ramen Street.
New : a Japan Rail Cafe opened in march 2020 just outside the Yaesu Central Gate.
Tokyo Station - or Tokyo Eki (東京 駅) - consists of 14 platforms (10 outside and 4 underground).
The JR trains departure area (including the Yamanote Line) is on the West side, called Marunouchi side and known for its historical western façade. Note the presence of an incredible underground network in place that allows to reach the neighbouring subway stations ( Marunouchi Line, Chiyoda Line, Hanzomon Line, Tozai Line, Mita Line).
Where to find lockers ?
The lockers 'location and the Luggage Storage services are detailed in the TOKYO STATION CITY guide.
Where to collect your Japan Rail Pass ?
To collect your Japan Rail Pass, you can go either at the JR East Travel Service Center on the Marunouchi North side or at the JR Central Ticket Office on the Yaesu North Side.
The station's history
The Marunouchi building was recently renovated with the reconstruction of the missing floor and the two domes as originally.
The Yaesu side became a more modern architecture glass facade in front of which there is a large bus station.