Chino Station

Chino Station

The west entrance of Chino Station in December 2005
General information
Location3506 Chino, Chino-Shi, Nagano-ken 391-0001
Coordinates35°59′41″N 138°09′04″E / 35.9947°N 138.1511°E / 35.9947; 138.1511
Elevation790 meters [1]
Operated by JR East
Line(s) Chūō Main Line
Distance195.2 km from Tokyo
Platforms1 side + 1 island platform
Other information
StatusStaffed (Midori no Madoguchi )
WebsiteOfficial website
Opened25 November 1905; 117 years ago (1905-11-25)
FY20153,715 daily
Preceding station Logo of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) JR East Following station
towards Minami-Otari
Azusa Fujimi
towards Chiba or Tokyo
towards Shiojiri
Chūō Main Line
towards Tachikawa
Chino Station is located in Nagano Prefecture
Chino Station
Chino Station
Location within Nagano Prefecture
Chino Station is located in Japan
Chino Station
Chino Station
Chino Station (Japan)

Chino Station (茅野駅, Chino-eki) is a railway station on the Chūō Main Line in the city of Chino, Nagano, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).[2]


Chino Station is served by the Chūō Main Line, and is 195.2 kilometers from the terminus of the line at Tokyo Station.[2]

Station layout

The station consists of one ground level side platform and one ground level island platform, connected by a footbridge. The station has a Midori no Madoguchi staffed ticket office.[2] A JNR Class C12 steam locomotive is preserved in the plaza outside the station's east entrance.


1  Chūō Main Line for Kami-Suwa, Shiojiri, Matsumoto, and Nagano
2  Chūō Main Line for Kami-Suwa, Shiojiri, Matsumoto, and Nagano
for Kobuchizawa, Kōfu, Ōtsuki, and Hachiōji
3  Chūō Main Line for Kobuchizawa, Kōfu, Ōtsuki, and Hachiōji

Bus terminal

Highway buses

Route buses


Chino Station opened on 25 November 1905.[2] With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2015, the station was used by an average of 3,715 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[8]

Surrounding area

See also


  1. ^ JR East
  2. ^ a b c d Shinano Mainichi Shimbun (2011). Nagano Prefecture All Railway Stations, revised edition (長野県鉄道全駅 増補改訂版) (in Japanese). Shinano Mainichi Shinbun Publishing. p. 64. ISBN 9784784071647.
  3. ^ "高速バス諏訪・岡谷・茅野-新宿線". Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  4. ^ "高速バス茅野・諏訪-大阪線". Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  5. ^ At the bus stop, you are able to transfer onto bus routes bound for Mount Senjō
  6. ^ Transferring onto Chikuma Bus at this bus stop enables you to go to Sakudaira Station
  7. ^ Transferring onto Tateshina Smile Kotsu and Toshin Kanko Bus at this bus stop enables you to go to Oya Station (Nagano), Sakudaira Station or Ueda Station
  8. ^ 各駅の乗車人員 (2015年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2015)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2016. Retrieved 5 October 2016.

External links

  • JR East station information (in Japanese)
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