Shin-Aomori Station 新青森駅

  • Published on : 05/11/2017
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Shin-Aomori Station is the northern terminus station for the Tohoku Shinkansen from Tokyo and the starting point for the Hokkaido Shinkansen to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station in Hakodate.

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 and eventually (around 2031) Sapporo. There are connections from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station to Hakodate Station in the center of the city.

JR Aomori Station is also on the Ou Main Line for Hirosaki Station in Hirosaki, Akita Station in Akita city, Yamagata and Niigata going south and Aomori Station the next stop to the east.

Platforms 1 and 2 are for the Ou Line and platforms 11, 12, 13 and 14 for the Tohoku Shinkansen.

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Shin-Aomori Station

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There are fewer services in and around Shin-Aomori Station compared with Aomori Station in the center of the city. Shin-Aomori Station has several rental car offices, ATMs, convenience stores and the Shunmikan, which contains several restaurants serving local food and stores selling Aomori Prefecture souvenirs including sake and apples. There are coin lockers within the Shunmikan.

There is a small Tourist Information Center within the station supplying brochures and information on Aomori Prefecture.

Most visitors make the short 3km trip into Aomori to find a hotel and a wider range of dining options.

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Shinkansen at Shin-Aomori Station

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