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Matsumoto Station

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Elevation  586 meters
Distance  13.3 km from Shiojiri
Address  Japan
Operated by  JR East Alpico Kōtsū
Platforms  4 island platforms
Opened  15 June 1902
Matsumoto Station
Location  1-1-1 Fukashi, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano-ken 390-0815 Japan
Similar  Shinonoi Line, Kita‑Matsumoto Station, Shinonoi Station, Shiojiri Station, Kamikōchi

fhd jr at matsumoto station on the jr shinonoi and oito line

Matsumoto Station (松本駅, Matsumoto-eki) is a train station in the city of Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East), and the private railway operator Alpico Kōtsū.


Matsumoto station west exit to matsumoto backpackers


Matsumoto Station is served by the Shinonoi Line and is 13.3 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Shiojiri Station. It is also a terminal station for the Ōito Line. Chūō Main Line trains using the Shinonoi Line tracks also pass through Matsumoto. Matsumoto is also a terminus for the 14.4 kilometer private Kamikōchi Line operated by Alpico Kōtsū.

Station layout

The JR-East station consists of a three ground-level island platforms, connected to the station building by an elevated station building. The Alpico Kōtsū portion of the station has a single island platform, connected to the JR portion of the station by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.


Matsumoto Station opened on 15 June 1902. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the JR East portion of the station was used by an average of 16,303 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).

Surrounding area

  • Matsumoto City Hall
  • National Route 143
  • References

    Matsumoto Station Wikipedia

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