Utsunomiya Station 宇都宮駅

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Front of Utsunomiya Station

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Utsunomiya Station is the main point of access for rail services to Utsunomiya city in Tochigi Prefecture in the northern Kanto.

Tobu-Utsunomiya Station

Tobu-Utsunomiya Station is connected by local bus the 1.6 km from JR Utsunomiya Station. The Tobu-Utsunomiya Line runs just over 24 km in 33 minutes south to Shin-Tochigi Station. From Shin-Tochigi Station which connects to the Tobu Nikko Line the stations are Yashu-Hirakawa, Yashu-Otsuka, Mibu, Kuniya, Omocha-no-Machi, Yasuzuka, Nishi-Kawada, Esojima, Minami-Utsunomiya and Tobu-Utsunomiya.

The station is inside the Tobu department store. The surrounding area is a lively entertainment hub in the evening centered around the Orion Dori aka Orion Shopping Street arcade (shotengai).

Tobu-Utsunomiya Station

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Local Kanto buses run from just outside the station and connect with Tobu-Utsunomiya, the Tochigi Prefectural Office, Utsunomiya Bunka Kaikan, Utsunomiya Castle Park, the Oya History Museum and Oyaji Temple in nearby Oya as well as many other local destinations.

These include the Utsunomiya campus of Teikyo University, Suzumenomiya Station, Ishibashi Station, Tsuruta Station, Okamoto Station and Ujiie Station.

Station Facilities

The station includes a Tourist Information Office with leaflets in a variety of languages, convenience stores, souvenir shops and coin lockers.

Local Kanto bus outside Utsunomiya Station

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Utsunomiya Station

Surrounding are of Utsunomiya Station

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