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Higashi-ginza Station

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A1 exit, 2018
General information
Location4-10-10-saki (Asakusa Line)
4-12-15-saki (Hibiya Line) Ginza, Chūō-ku, Tokyo
Operated by
Tokyo Metro logo.svg
Tokyo Metro
Line(s)H Hibiya Line
A Asakusa Line
Other information
Station codeA-11, H-10
FY201991,855 daily (Tokyo Metro)
86,726 daily (Toei)
Preceding station Tokyo Metro logo.svg Tokyo Metro Following station
towards Naka-meguro
Hibiya Line Tsukiji
towards Kita-Senju
Preceding station PrefSymbol-Tokyo.svg Toei Subway Following station
towards Nishi-magome
Asakusa Line Takaracho
towards Oshiage

Higashi-ginza Station (東銀座駅, Higashi-ginza-eki) is a subway station on the Toei Asakusa Line, operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, and on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line. The Hibiya Line station is subtitled "Kabukiza-mae". The station is located in Ginza, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan. Its numbers are A-11 and H-10.

Station layout

Higashi-ginza station consists of two stations perpendicular to each other: the Toei and Tokyo Metro stations.

Toei station

Running underneath Shōwa Street (昭和通り, Shōwa-dori) Higashi-ginza's Asakusa Line station has two platforms serving two tracks. Platform 1 is for passengers bound for Sengakuji and Nishi-Magome Stations. Platform 2 is for those traveling in the opposite direction, toward Nihombashi and Oshiage Stations.

1 A Toei Asakusa Line for Sengakuji and Nishi-magome
KK Keikyu Main Line for Shinagawa, Haneda Airport (International Terminal and Domestic Terminal) and Misakiguchi
2 A Toei Asakusa Line for Nihombashi and Oshiage
KS Keisei Main Line for Aoto, Keisei Funabashi and Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1)
HS Hokusō Line for Imba Nihon-idai
KS Narita Sky Access Line for Narita Airport
SR Shibayama Railway Line for Shibayama-Chiyoda

Tokyo Metro station

The Tokyo Metro component of Higashi-ginza station runs below Harumi Street (晴海通り, Harumi-dori). On the Hibiya line, an island station serves the two tracks. Platform 3 is for Ginza and Naka-Meguro Stations, and trains depart Platform 4 for Ueno, Kita-Senju, and Minami-Kurihashi on the Tobu Skytree Line and Tōbu Nikkō Line.

3 H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ginza, Roppongi, and Naka-Meguro
4 H Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line for Ueno, Kita-Senju
TS Tobu Skytree Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
TN Tobu Nikko Line for Minami-Kurihashi


Higashi-ginza Station opened on February 28, 1963, as a station on Toei Line 1 and Hibiya Line. Later in 1978, Toei Line 1 was renamed the Asakusa Line.

The station facilities of the Hibiya Line were inherited by Tokyo Metro after the privatization of the Teito Rapid Transit Authority (TRTA) in 2004.[1]

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2019, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 91,855 passengers per day,[2] and Toei Station was used by an average of 86,726 passengers per day.[3]

Surrounding area

The station serves the eastern part of the Ginza. In the area are the Kabuki-za, the Shinbashi Enbujō (a theater owned by Shochiku), the Tōgeki (a Shochiku cinema), the Electric Power Development Company, and the Courtyard by Marriott Tokyo Ginza Hotel.


  1. ^ "「営団地下鉄」から「東京メトロ」へ" [From "Teito Rapid Transit Authority" to "Tokyo Metro"]. Tokyo Metro Online (in Japanese). 2006-07-08. Archived from the original on 16 May 2012. Retrieved 29 May 2022.
  2. ^ 各駅の乗降人員ランキング 2019年度 [Station usage ranking FY2019] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metro. 2020. Archived from the original on 10 January 2021. Retrieved 2021-02-11.
  3. ^ 各駅乗降人員一覧 [The number of passengers] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation. 2020. Archived from the original on 10 January 2021. Retrieved 2021-02-11.

Coordinates: 35°40′11″N 139°46′02″E / 35.6697°N 139.7673°E / 35.6697; 139.7673