Kagoshima Chuo Station

  • Published on : 16/03/2014
  • by : Japan Experience

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Kagoshima Chuo Station: read a guide to Kagoshima Chuo Station the southern terminus of the Kyushu shinkansen.

Kyushu Shinkansen

Kagoshima Chuo Station is the terminus of the Kyushu Shinkansen from Hakata Station in Fukuoka. Some journey times from Kagoshima are: Kumamoto 46 minutes, Hakata 1 hour 25 minutes, Hiroshima 2 hours 33 minutes, Osaka 4 hours and Tokyo Station 6 hours 42 minutes.

Nippo Line

Kagoshima Chuo Station is also the terminus for the Nippo Line from Kokura Station in Kitakyushu, via Oita and Miyazaki to Kagoshima Station and Kagoshima Chuo Station.

Kyushu Shinkansen, Kagoshima Chuo Station, Kyushu

Kyushu Shinkansen, Kagoshima Chuo Station, Kyushu

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Kagoshima Trams

Kagoshima Station is also a stop for Kagoshima trams. The Dai-Niki-Line (第二期線) runs from Takamibaba to Kagoshima-Chuo-Ekimae and the Toso Line (唐湊線) operates from Kagoshima-Chuo-Ekimae to Korimoto.

Bus services from Kagoshima Chuo Station include the Kagoshima City View Bus and city buses to Tenmonkan, Kagoshima City Hall, Kagoshima City Aquarium (Io World Kagoshima Suizokukan), Ishiki Newtown, Murasakibaru and Heartpia Kagoshima. The airport limousine to Kagoshima Airport stops at Kagoshima Chuo and costs 1,250 yen.

Tram stop in front of JR Kagoshima-Chuo Station

Tram stop in front of JR Kagoshima-Chuo Station

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Bus Station in front of Kagoshima-Chuo Station for local, long distance, City View Loop, & Kagoshima Airport buses

Bus Station in front of Kagoshima-Chuo Station for local, long distance, City View Loop, & Kagoshima Airport buses

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