|Location||1 Shin-Chiba, Chūō-ku, Chiba, Chiba|
|Opened||20 July 1894|
Location within Chiba Prefecture
Chiba Station (千葉駅, Chiba-eki) is a railway station in Chiba, Chiba, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and Chiba Urban Monorail.
Chiba Station is served by the following lines.
|1-2||Chūō-Sōbu Line||for Nishi-Funabashi, Kinshichō, Akihabara, Shinjuku, Nakano, and Mitaka|
|3-4||■ Uchibō Line||for Soga, Kisarazu, Kimitsu, Tateyama, and Awa-Kamogawa|
|5-6||■ Sotobō Line||for Soga, Ōami, Kazusa-Ichinomiya, Katsuura, Tōgane, and Awa-Kamogawa|
|7-8||■ Sōbu Main Line||for Yotsukaidō, Sakura, Yachimata, Narutō, Yōkaichiba, and Chōshi|
|9-10||■ Narita Line||for Yotsukaidō, Sakura, Narita, Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1), Sawara, and Kashima-Jingū|
|3 - 10||Sōbu Line (Rapid)||for Funabashi, Kinshichō, Tokyo|
Yokosuka Line for Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Kurihama
|1||■ Line 1||for Yoshikawa-kōen and Kenchō-mae|
|2||■ Line 2||for Sports Center, Dōbutsukōen, and Chishirodai|
|3||■ Line 2||for Shiyakusho-mae and Chiba-Minato|
|4||■ Line 1||for Shiyakusho-mae and Chiba-Minato|
The station opened on 20 July 1894. The present station building was built in 1963. Rebuilding work is scheduled to start in January 2010, with the new station building opening in fiscal 2015.
In fiscal 2013, the JR East station was used by 105,812 passengers daily (boarding passengers only), making it the 33rd-busiest station operated by JR East. In fiscal 2011, the Chiba Urban Monorail station was used by an average of 10,639 passengers per day (boarding passengers only), making it the busiest station operated by Chiba Urban Monorail. The daily passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for JR East in previous years are as shown below.
|Fiscal year||Daily average|