Coordinates: 35°36′47″N 140°06′47″E / 35.613122°N 140.113192°E / 35.613122; 140.113192

JO28 JB39 CM03
Chiba Station

千葉駅
Platform 1・2 (Sobu Local Line) of JR Chiba Station
Location1 Shin-Chiba, Chūō-ku, Chiba, Chiba
(千葉県千葉市中央区新千葉1丁目)
Japan
Operated by
Line(s)
Connections
History
Opened20 July 1894
Services
Preceding station
JR East
Following station
Tokyo
TYOJO19
towards Ōfuna, Takao or Ōmiya
Narita Express
(rush periods)
Yotsukaidō
JO31
(rush periods)
Funabashi
JO25
towards Minami-Otari
Azusa Terminus
Funabashi
JO25
towards Ōtsuki
Fuji Excursion
Funabashi
JO25
(limited service)
towards Tokyo
Shiosai Yotsukaidō
JO31
(limited service)
towards Chōshi
Funabashi
JO25
towards Tokyo
Sōbu Line
  Commuter Rapid
through to Sōbu Main Line
Inage
JO27
towards Tokyo
Sōbu Line
  Rapid
through to Sōbu Main Line, Sotobō Line and Uchibō Line
Nishi-Chiba
JB38
towards Mitaka
Chūō–Sōbu Line Terminus
through to Sōbu Line Sōbu Main / Narita Lines
  Commuter Rapid
  Rapid
Tsuga
JO30
Terminus Sōbu Main / Narita Lines
Local
Higashi-Chiba
JO29
through to Sōbu Line Sotobō / Uchibō Lines
  Sōbu Rapid
Hon-Chiba
Terminus Sotobō / Uchibō Lines
Local
Hon-Chiba
towards Awa-Kamogawa
Preceding station Chiba Urban Monorail Following station
Shiyakusho-mae
CM02
towards Chiba-Minato
Line 1 Sakaechō
CM16
towards Kenchō-mae
through to Line 1 Line 2 Chibakōen
CM04
towards Chishirodai
Location
Chiba Station
Chiba Station
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.

Lines

Chiba Station is served by the following lines.

JR East

Chiba Urban Monorail

Station layout

Chiba Station Interior
Chiba Station Interior

JR East

1-2 JB 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 JO Sōbu Line (Rapid) for Funabashi, Kinshichō, Tokyo
JO Yokosuka Line for Yokohama, Ōfuna, and Kurihama

Chiba Urban Monorail

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

History

Chiba Station circa 1900
Chiba Station circa 1900

The station opened on 20 July 1894.[1] 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.[2]

Passenger statistics

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.[3] 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.[4] The daily passenger figures (boarding passengers only) for JR East in previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 103,723[5]
2005 103,401[6]
2010 105,777[7]
2011 104,788[8]
2012 104,646[9]
2013 105,812[3]

Bus terminal

Highway buses

References

  1. ^ JR East: Chiba Station information Retrieved 11 December 2009. (in Japanese)
  2. ^ 千葉駅 駅舎・駅ビルが生まれ変わります! (8 December 2009). Retrieved on 11 December 2009. (in Japanese)
  3. ^ a b 各駅の乗車人員 (2013年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2013)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2001-05-06. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  4. ^ 千葉県統計年鑑(平成24年) [11.運輸・通信] [Chiba Prefecture Annual Statistics (2012) [11.Transportation and Communication]] (in Japanese). Chiba Prefecture. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  5. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2000年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2000)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-09. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  6. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2005年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2005)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-09. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  7. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2010年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2010)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2011年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2011)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-08. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  9. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2012年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2012)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. Archived from the original on 2014-10-07. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  10. ^ "ちばフラワーバス フラワーライナー". www.flower-bus.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  11. ^ "成田空港交通 / 仙台線". www.nariku.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  12. ^ "千葉中央バス/高速バス". www.chibachuobus.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2016-01-30. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  13. ^ KCC. "ちばシティバス 館山線". www.citybus.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  14. ^ "東京スカイツリータウン前経由新宿~土気(とけ)線|京王バス". www.keio-bus.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
  15. ^ "千葉中央バス/高速バス/京都線". www.chibachuobus.co.jp. Archived from the original on 2016-01-27. Retrieved 2016-02-04.