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Utsunomiya Station

宇都宮駅
Utsunomiya Station front - Nov 3 2020 various.jpeg
Station and the connecting pedestrian walkway, 2020
General information
Location1 Kawamukocho, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321-0965
Japan
Coordinates36°33′34″N 139°53′55″E / 36.559532°N 139.898529°E / 36.559532; 139.898529Coordinates: 36°33′34″N 139°53′55″E / 36.559532°N 139.898529°E / 36.559532; 139.898529
Operated by
Line(s)
Distance109.5 km from Tokyo
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
StatusStaffed ( Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
History
Opened16 July 1885
Passengers
FY201937,374
Services
Preceding station
JR logo (east).svg
JR East
Following station
Oyama
towards Tokyo
Tōhoku Shinkansen Nasu-Shiobara
towards Morioka
Tōhoku Shinkansen Nasu-Shiobara
towards Kōriyama
Yamagata Shinkansen
Tsubasa
Kōriyama
towards Shinjō
Suzumenomiya
towards Tokyo
Utsunomiya Line
Rapid Rabbit
Terminus
Utsunomiya Line
Local
Okamoto
towards Kuroiso
Terminus Karasuyama Line Okamoto
towards Karasuyama
Suzumenomiya
towards Zushi
Shōnan–Shinjuku Line
  Rapid
  Local
Terminus
Tsuruta
towards Nikkō
Nikkō Line
Location
Utsunomiya Station is located in Tochigi Prefecture
Utsunomiya Station
Utsunomiya Station
Location within Tochigi Prefecture
Utsunomiya Station is located in Japan
Utsunomiya Station
Utsunomiya Station
Utsunomiya Station (Japan)

Utsunomiya Station (宇都宮駅, Utsunomiya-eki) is a railway station in the city of Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The station also is a freight depot for the Japan Freight Railway Company (JR Freight).

Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station is located 1.6 km west of this station.

Lines

Utsunomiya Station is served by the following JR East lines.

Layout

Shinkansen platform
Shinkansen platform

The elevated Shinkansen platforms are designed to handle 16-car trains. Inbound and Outbound trains have their own platform. An additional two through (passing) tracks (lines 2 and 3) are located between the platforms.

The platforms for local trains are a combination of both island and individual platforms, designed to handle 15-car trains. A side track (often used for freight trains) is located between platforms 5 and 7.

LED information signboards are located on the 2nd-floor concourse both outside and within the ticket gates. Further LED signboards are located on each individual platform.

Platforms

1  Tohoku Shinkansen for Nasushiobara, Fukushima, Sendai, Morioka
 Yamagata Shinkansen for Yamagata and Shinjo
4  Tohoku Shinkansen for Ōmiya, Ueno, and Tokyo
5  Nikko Line for Kanuma, Imaichi, and Nikko
7-10  Utsunomiya Line for Nasushiobara and Kuroiso (Some direct through services to Karasuyama Line)
 Utsunomiya Line for Oyama
 Utsunomiya Line (Ueno-Tokyo Line) for Ōmiya, Ueno, Tokyo, Yokohama, Atami, Numazu and Ito (via JT Tokaido Line and JT Ito Line)
 Shonan-Shinjuku Line for Ōmiya, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ōfuna and Zushi (via JO Yokosuka Line)

Some Nikkō Line trains operate from platform 7. Some Utsunomiya Line trains operate from platform 5.

History

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Passenger statistics

The east side of Utsunomiya Station
The east side of Utsunomiya Station

In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 37,374 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[2]

Bus routes

West Exit

Track 1,2

Operator NO Via Destination Note
Kanto Jidosha 33 Utsunomiya CastleTōbu-Utsunomiya Station (Circular-route) Utsunomiya Station Only one service is operated on weekdays morning
50 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Kiyosumicho・Takaragi Hosoya Shako There are midnight buses
53 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Oshouduka・Takaragi
54 Nishi-Hanawada Tomatsuri Only one service is operated on weekdays morning
Nishi-Hanawada・Tomatsuri Takaragi Danchi
54 Nishi-Hanawada・Daiichi Green Hill・Nishi-Hanawada (Circular-route)Utsunomiya Station
55 Tōbu-Utsunomiya StationSakushin Gakuin University・Takaragi Hosoya Shako
Tōbu-Utsunomiya StationSakushin Gakuin University・Takaragi Takaragi danchi
60 Miyajimacho Jumonji・Toyosato Chuo Elementary school Teikyo University There is a service of a midnight bus on weekdays
Babacho
  • Utsunomiya Tobu
  • Nishihaea Shako

Track 3

It is possible for passengers who have valid Japan Rail Pass to use following all bus routes operated by JR Bus Kanto at free.

Operator NO Via Destination Note
JR BUS KANTO Suito Sai Line Utsunomiya University Bell Mall
Udai mae・Koteyama・Kiyoharadai Danchi Haga Bus Terminal
Udai mae・Koteyama・Seiryo High School・Kiyoharadai Danchi Haga Bus Terminal
Udai mae・Koteyama・Seiryo High School・Kiyoharadai Danchi・Tochigi Industry Creaty Plaza Haga Bus Terminal Runs on only weekdays
Udai mae・Bell Mall・Koteyama・Kiyoharadai Danchi Haga Bus Terminal
Udai mae・Koteyama・Kiyoharadai Danchi・Haga Bus Terminal・Haga Onsen Roman no Yu・Soboi Haga Village Hall
Udai mae・Bell Mall・Koteyama・Kiyoharadai Danchi・Haga Bus Terminal・Haga Onsen Roman no Yu・Soboi
Udai mae・Koteyama・Dojojuku・Haga Bus Terminal・Haga Onsen Roman no Yu・Soboi・Haga Village Hall・Ichihana Station Motegi Station
Udai mae・Koteyama・Dojojuku・Haga Bus Terminal・Haga Onsen Roman no Yu・Soboi・Haga Village Hall・Ichikai Elementary schoolIchihana Station
Udai mae・Bell Mall・Haga Bus Terminal・Haga Onsen Roman no Yu・Soboi・Haga Village Hall・Michi no eki Motegi・Motegi Station Twin Ring Motegi Runs on only holidays

Track 4

Buses bound for Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station or Sakushin Gakuin University via Babacho and Prefectural Hall depart from and arrive at this track operated by JR Bus Kanto. All services come from Motegi Station via Haga Bus Terminal and Bell Mall.

Operator NO Via Destination Note
JR Bus Kanto Suito Sai Line Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station
Sakuradori Jumonji Sakushin Gakuin University

Track 5

Buses bound for Fujimigaoka via Hanada and Utsunomiya Commercial high school or Takebayashi and FKD operated by Kanto Transportation depart from and arrive at this track.

Operator NO Via Destination Note
Kanto Transportation 16 Imaizumi 5 chome・Takebayashi Jumonji Fujimigaoka Danchi
Imaizumi 5 chome・Takebayahsi Jumonji・Saiseikai Hospital
Miyajimacho Jumonji・Utsunomiya Commercial Highschool
18 Imaizumi 5 chome・Takebayshi Jumonji Saiseikai Hospital
60 Imaizumi 5 chome・Takebayashi Jumonji・Saiseikai Hospital・Ustunomiya Kita Highschool・Toyosato Chuo Elementary School Teikyo University
Miyajima Jumonji・Utsunomiya Commercial Highschool・Toyosato Chuo Elementary school Toyosatodai or Teikyo University There are services which don't stop at all bus stops between this bus stop and Teikyo University the last.
Miyajima Jumonji・Utsunomiya Commercial Highschool・Toyosato Chuo Elementary school・Toyosatodai・Teikyo University Utsunomiya Museum
61 Miyajima Jumonji・Utsunomiya Commercial Highschool・Toyosato Chuo Elementary school・Toyosatodai・Shimotahara Utsunomiya Green Town
Miyajima Jumonji・Utsunomiya Commercial Highschool・Toyosato Chuo Elementary school・Shimo-Takarai
62 Miyajima Jumonji・Utsunomiya Commercial Highschool・Toyosato Chuo Elementary school・Shimotahara・Nakazatobara Jumonji Imazato
Miyajima Jumonji・Utsunomiya Commercial Highschool・Toyosato Chuo Elementary school・Shimotahara・Nakazatobara Jumonji・Imazato・Omiya shitamachi Tamanyu Shako
64 Miyajima Jumonji・Utsunomiya Commercial Highschool・Toyosato Chuo Elementary school・Toyosatodai・Taikyo University New Fujimigaoka Danchi

Track 6

Buses bound for Otani Kaido Avenue via Babacho and Prefectural operated by Kanto Transportation depart from and arrive at this track.

Operator NO Via Destination Note
Kanto Transportation 10 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Sakushin Gakuin University Komanyu Office There are partly services which bound for Sakushin Gakuin, and don't stop at all bus stops between this bus stop and Komanyu Office. There are midnight buses. The partly buses run on only weekdays bound for Komanyu via Tochigi Kenko no Mori.
45 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Sakushin Gakuin University・Shiroyama chiku Citizen Center・Oya Heiwa Kan'nonOya Shiryokan Tateiwa
46 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Sakushin Gakuin University・Yozei junior high school・Takaragi・Niraduka Romantic Villiage
47 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Sakushin Gakuin University・Shiroyama chiku Citizen Center・New Sunpia Tochigi・Kanuma Station・Tori-ato machi[3] Kanuma Office

Track 7

Operator NO Via Destination Note
Kanto Transportation 10 and so on Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Sakushin Gakuin University Komanyu Office There are partly services which bound for Sakushin Gakuin, and don't stop at all bus stops between this bus stop and Komanyu Office. The partly buses run on only weekdays bound for Komanyu via Tochigi Kenko no Mori.

Track 8

Operator NO Via Destination Note
Kanto Transportation 51 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Tochigi Medical Center・Tomatsuri・Takaragi・Niraduka Romantic Villiage
52 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Tochigi Medical Center・Bunsei University of Art Sano Apartment Complex
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Tochigi Medical Center・Bunsei University of Art・Naka-Tokujira Ishinada
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Tochigi Medical Center・Bunsei University of Art・Naka-Tokujira・Ishinada Shinoi New Town Run on only one service on weekdays afternoon
56 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Tochigi Medical Center・Bunsei University of Art・Naka-Tokujira・Ishinada・Ebi-uchi・Shimo-Osawa Imaichi Shako[4]
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Tochigi Medical Center・Bunsei University of Art・Naka-Tokujira・Ishinada・Shinoi New Town・Shimo-Osawa
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Tochigi Medical Center・Bunsei University of Art・Naka-Tokujira・Ishinada・Ebi-uchi・Shimo-Osawa・Nikkō StationTōbu-Nikkō Station Nikkō Tōshō-gū
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Tochigi Medical Center・Bunsei University of Art・Naka-Tokujira・Ishinada・Shinoi New Town・Shimo-Osawa・Nikkō StationTōbu-Nikkō Station
58 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakuradori Jumonji・Tochigi Medical Center・Bunsei University of Art・Naka-Tokujira・Ishinada・Shinoi Gakudo・Shiono muro・Sanuki Kan'non Funyu
70 Imaizumi 5 chome・Takebayashi Jumonji・Horikiri・Nakakaidocho Kamaidai Danchi
71 Imaizumi 5 chome・Takebayashi Jumonji・Horikiri・Nakakaidocho・Kawachi chiiki jichi Center Shirasawa Kawara
Imaizumi 5 chome・Takebayashi Jumonji・Horikiri・Natsubodai Chuo・Kawachi chiiki jichi Center
73 Imaizumi 5 chome・Takebayashi Jumonji・Horikiri・Miyukigahara Elementary School Natsubodai Chuo

Track 9

Operator NO Via Destination Note
Kanto Transportation 12 Hakuyo High school・koshido・Karahiraide iriguchi Yanada Shako
12 Matsusita Denki
80 Joto Elementary・Yanase Kanabori・Hiramatsu Juku・Higashi High School Mizuhono Danchi
Joto Elementary・Yanase Kanabori・Hiramatsu Juku・Higashi High school・Midori no Sato irguchi
81 Joto Elementary・Yanase Kanabori・Hiramatsu Juku・Shimo-Kuwajima Higashi Fuzakashi
83 Joto Elementary・Yanase Kanabori・Hiramatsu Juku Oroshi-kaikan mae
84 Joto Elementary・Yanase Kanabori・Hiramatsu juku・Higashi Highschool・Mizuhono Danchi・Mandorokoro joganji・Hongodai Hongodai Nishi Fuzakashi
85 Chuo Shijo mae・Yanase Kanebori・Higashi Kawata・Yaita Yubinkyoku mae・Minami High school・Kami-Kamo Kami-Mikawa Shako
Chuo Shijo mae・Yanase Kanebori・Higashi Kawata・Yaita Yubinkyoku mae・Minami High school・Inter Park Utsunomiya minami・Kami-Kamo

Track 10

Operator NO Via Destination Note
Kanto Transportation 40 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakura Dori Jumonji・Mitsu no Sawa Nishi no Miya Danchi
43 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakura Dori Jumonji・Mitsu no Sawa・Nojiri Togami Shako
43 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakura Dori Jumonji・Mitsu no Sawa・Nojiri・Nagasaka sakaue・Shirokuwata・Kanuma Station・Toriiato machi[5] Kanuma Office
Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Sakura Dori Jumonji・Mitsu no Sawa・Nojiri・Utsunomiya Kyowa UniversityUtsunomiya Junior College・Nagasaka sakaue・Shirokuwata・Kanuma Station・Toriiato machi[5] Any service doesn't pass through Utsunomiya Kyowa University or Utsunomiya Junior College when those schools are closed.

Track 11

Operator NO Via Destination Note
Kanto Transportation 31 Tōbu-Utsunomiya Station・Ichijo Junior High school・Kawada iriguchi・Prefectural Cancer Center・Esojima Station・Midori 2 chome Nishi Kawada higashi There are midnight buses
25 (via Kyokuryo Dori) Kawada iriguchi・Esojima 4 chome・Imanomiya 1 chome・Tochigi Prefectural Animal Welfare Center Suzumenomiya Station

Track 12

Track 13

Track 14

Former Toya Kotsu (Kanto Transportation)

Track 15

Toya Kotsu (Kanto Transportation)

Track 16
Track 16

Track 16

Highway buses operated by Kanto Transportation depart from and arrive at this track.

Track 38

East Exit

Track 3

Operator NO Via Destination Note
Kanto Transportation 02・Hiramatsu Motomachi Line Yanasemachi Jumonji・Hiramatsu Motomachi nishi・Kenei Hiramastu Motomachi Jutaku mae・Hiramastu Motomachi Kominkan・Hiramastu Motomachi nishi・Yanasemachi Jumonji (Circular-route) Utsunomiya Station
02 Bell Mall・Utsunomiya University
02 Utsunomiya University・Bell Mall
11 Bypass Jumonji・Naka-Hiraide Yanada Shako
11 Bypass Jumonji・Youto 4 chome
Bypass Jumonji・Youto 4 chome・Bell Mall
Bypass Jumonji・Youto 4 chome Bell Mall
10 Yadosatomachi Jumoji・JR Ustunomiya Station・Tōbu-Utsunomiya StationSakushin Gakuin University Komanyu Office

Track 4

Operator Via Destination Note
Kanto Transportation

(Toya Kotsu)

Bypass Jumoji・Yoto 3 chome・Kami-Hiraide iriguchi・Hiraide Industrial Danchi・Miyuki Koban mae Okamoto Station (Tochigi) Runs on only weekdays
Bypass Jumoji・Yoto 3 chome・Kami-Hiraide iriguchi・Hiraide Industrial Danchi Miyuki Koban mae Runs on only weekdays
Bypass Jumoji・Yoto 3 chome・Bell Mall・Kami-Hiraide iriguchi・Hiraide Industrial Danchi・Miyuki Koban mae Okamoto Station (Tochigi) Runs on only holidays
Bypass Jumoji・Yoto 3 chome・Bell Mall・Kita Koshido machi・Imaizumi Municipal Residence (Circular-route) Utsunomiya Station
Imaizumi Municipal Residence・Kita Koshido・Utsunomiya City Soccer・Yoto 3 chome・Bypass Jumoji・Yoto (Circular-route) Utsunomiya Station
Marronnier Plaza mae・Higashi Library・kita Koshido machi Hiraide Industrial Danchi
Bypass Jumoji・Yoto 3 chome・Bell Mall・Hiraishi Elementary School・koteyama Jujiro Kaisei Gakuin
Utsunomiya University・Hiramastu Motomachi・Higashi highschool・Oroshi Danchi・Tohocho (Circular-route) Utsunomiya Station

See also

References

  1. ^ Discontiued operating services bound for Takasaki via Ryomo Line
  2. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  3. ^ It is located near Shin-Kanuma Station on Japan National Route 121
  4. ^ It is located near Kami-Imaichi Station
  5. ^ a b It is located near Shin-Kanuma Station
  6. ^ [http://www.fukushima-koutu.co.jp/highway/area_13.html Fukushima - Nagoya
  7. ^ 名古屋 - 宇都宮・福島 名鉄バス
  8. ^ [http://www.kantobus.co.jp/highway/nagoya.html Nagoya

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