|Operated by JR East|
Passengers (FY2015) 37,446 daily
Phone +81 50-2016-1600
|Connections Bus terminal|
Opened 3 May 1904
Platforms in use 4
|Location 1 Hanazono, Chūō-ku, Niigata-shi, Niigata-ken 950-0086
Line(s) Joetsu Shinkansen ■Shinetsu Main Line ■Hakushin Line ■Echigo Line
Address 1 Chome Hanazono, Chuo Ward, Niigata, Niigata Prefecture 950-0086, Japan
Similar Hakusan Station, Niitsu Station, Nagaoka Station, Naoetsu Station, Kameda Station
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Niigata Station (新潟駅, Niigata-eki) is a major railway station in Chūō-ku, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The station is at the centre of Niigata city, the largest city on the Sea of Japan coast in Honshu. It forms the central station for the railway infrastructure along the Sea of Japan coast, and is also the terminus of the Jōetsu Shinkansen high-speed line from Tokyo.
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- Station layout
- Passenger statistics
- Surrounding area
- Bus terminals
- Bandaiguchi Bus Terminal
- Minamiguchi Bus Terminal
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Niigata Station is served by the following lines.
The station has two side platforms (1, 4) and two island platforms (2/3, 8/9) at ground level serving a total of six tracks for conventional narrow gauge lines, and two elevated island platforms serving four shinkansen tracks (11 to 14). The island platform (8/9) is an extension of one of the side platforms (1). Platforms numbered 5, 6 and 7 do not exist. The elevated station building has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket counter and "View Plaza" travel agency.
Niigata Station opened on 3 May 1904. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.
In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 37,446 passengers daily (boarding passengers only). The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.
Both the Bandai Entrance and the South Entrance have bus terminals. As of February 2017, the following transit bus line are on service.