Aomori Station 青森駅
Aomori Station is on the Ou Main Line for Shin-Aomori Station, Hirosaki Station, Akita Station, Yamagata, and Niigata and the Aoimori Railway Line for Hachinohe and Morioka.
Trains from Aomori Station
JR Aomori Station is on the Ou Main Line for Shin-Aomori Station, Hirosaki Station, Akita Station, Yamagata and Niigata. In addition it is also on the Aoimori Railway Line for Hachinohe and then onto Morioka on the Iwate Galaxy Line from Metoki. The JR Tsugaru Line connects Aomori with Minmaya Station on the Tsugaru Peninsula.
Shin-Aomori Station is the northern terminus station for the Tohoku Shinkansen from Tokyo Station and Ueno Station in Tokyo and the starting point for the Hokkaido Shinkansen to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station in Hakodate (with connections to Hakodate Station) and eventually Sapporo.
Buses From Aomori Station
There are buses from Aomori Station to other towns and cities in the Tohoku region with departures to Morioka, Namioka and Kosaka.
Local Aomori city buses and buses operated by Shimokita Kotsu and Konan Bus company depart from outside the station. Taxis congregate in front of the station.
Around Aomori Station
There are a number of attractions within easy walking distance of Aomori Station including ASPAM, the Memorial Ship Hakkoda Maru, the Auga department store, and the fascinating Wa-Rasse center which celebrates Aomori's Nebuta Festival with displays of the elaborate and colorful paper floats.
Aomori Station Shopping
Next door to Aomori Station is the five-storey Lovina department store with several tax-free stores, a branch of Starbucks, a Vie de France bakery, and an assortment of fashion and food stores. Adjacent to Lovina is a branch of the Matsumoto Kiyoshi pharmacy and cosmetics chain with a tax free section.
The Auga Festival City department store close to the station has an interesting fish market in the basement with several sushi restaurants. Auga also has a number of stores selling Aomori and Tohoku foodstuffs and souvenirs.
The Aomori Gyosai fresh produce market has a lively local fish and vegetable market.
A-Factory under the Aomori Bay Bridge is a market-style mini-mall with workshops producing and selling local products and chic cafes.
ASPAM sells Aomori's signature products of apples, apple cider, sake, hiba cypress woodwork, Kokeshi dolls, Koginsashi embroidery, Tsugaru lacquerware, Kanayama-yaki ceramics and marine products.
Hotels Near Aomori Station
There are a number of affordable hotels near Aomori Station including the upmarket Hotel Metropolitan Aomori, the Hotel Monterey Aomori, Aomori Washington Hotel the budget Toyoko Inn Aomori Higashi-guchi No.1, Hotel Green Well, Hotel Green Mark, Aomori Garden Palace, Daiwa Roynet Hotel Aomori and Comfort Hotel Aomori West.