|Location||4-10-10-saki (Asakusa Line)|
4-12-15-saki (Hibiya Line) Ginza, Chūō-ku, Tokyo
|Line(s)||Hibiya Line |
|Station code||A-11, H-10|
|FY2019||91,855 daily (Tokyo Metro)|
86,726 daily (Toei)
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.
Higashi-ginza station consists of two stations perpendicular to each other: the Toei and Tokyo Metro stations.
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||Toei Asakusa Line||for Sengakuji and Nishi-magome|
Keikyu Main Line for Shinagawa, Haneda Airport (International Terminal and Domestic Terminal) and Misakiguchi
|2||Toei Asakusa Line||for Nihombashi and Oshiage|
Keisei Main Line for Aoto, Keisei Funabashi and Narita Airport (Terminal 2·3 and Terminal 1)
Hokusō Line for Imba Nihon-idai
Narita Sky Access Line for Narita Airport
Shibayama Railway Line for Shibayama-Chiyoda
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||Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line||for Ginza, Roppongi, and Naka-Meguro|
|4||Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line||for Ueno, Kita-Senju|
Tobu Skytree Line for Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen
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.
In fiscal 2019, the Tokyo Metro station was used by an average of 91,855 passengers per day, and Toei Station was used by an average of 86,726 passengers per day.
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.