Outside Shinagawa Station

Shinagawa Station Travel Guide

Outside Shinagawa Station

Shinagawa Station is one of Tokyo's most important transport hubs. We've got all the vital info you need to make the most of it.

Outside Shinagawa Station

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Shinagawa Station is one of Tokyo’s main transportation hubs. Located in southern Tokyo’s Shinagawa ward, it is connected to seven train lines operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East), Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) and Keikyu, a private train company. It is a busy train station with both commuters and tourists passing through each day. The station is also home to an array of shopping and dining options. 

Shinagawa Station Exits

There are two main exits from Shinagawa Station, one to the east and one to the west:

Takanawa Exit (West Exit):

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Nearby: Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa, Shinagawa Prince Hotel, TGI Friday, Singapore Seafood Republic, Shinagawa Prince Cinema, Epsom Shinagawa Aqua (stadium).

 

Konan Exit (East Exit):

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Nearby: Shinagawa Bus Depot (including for the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau), Atre Shinagawa Department Store, Konan Dining and Entertainment District, Strings International Hotel, Shinawa Grand Commons. 

Shinagawa Train lines

Shinagawa is the terminus for seven different train lines including the Shinkansen:

Tokaido Shinkansen

Shinagawa is one of Tokyo’s main Shinkansen (bullet train) stops, serving three different services between Tokyo and the Kansai area:

Nozomi: Tokyo to Osaka in two hours and 20 minutes (not covered by the JR Rail Pass)

Hikari: Tokyo to Osaka in three hours. 

Kodama: Tokyo to Osaka in four hours. 

 

Yamanote Line

Covering 35 kilometres and stopping at 29 stations, the Yamanote is a loop line circling central Tokyo. Stopping at major stations such as Shibuya, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Nippori and Ikebukuro, it is one of the busiest and most useful lines in the city. With trains every two minutes and services starting earlier and running later than any other line, it is a highly convenient transport link, especially for tourists. 

 

Yokosuka Line

Connecting Tokyo Station with Kurihama in Kanagawa via Shinagawa Station and Yokohama. 

 

Keikyu Main Line

A privately operated line connecting Minato, Shinagawa and Ota wards with Kanagawa, Kawasaki, Yokohama and Yokosuka. 

 

Keihen-Tohoku Line / Tohoku Main Line

The Tohoku Main Line is a long distance line that operates services from Ueno Station in Tokyo to Morioka in Iwate Prefecture, passing through Saitama, Utsunomiya, Fukushima, and Sendai along its route. The section between Tokyo Station and Omiya Station which passes through Shinagawa is part of the Keihen-Tohoku Line.  

 

Tokaido Main Line

Another long distance line passing connecting Tokyo and Kobe. Although referred to as the Tokaido Main Line, the route is in reality operated by a number of different operators, meaning different portions of the route go by different names. 

 

Narita Express (N’EX)

Although cheaper alternative routes to Narita Airport are available, the most convenient route is on the Narita Express which takes you directly from Shinagawa Station to the airport in roughly an hour. 

Shopping Near Shinagawa Station 

Dean & Deluca Shinagawa

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An upmarket American home and grocery store as well as coffee shop, Dean & Deluca is the perfect place to pick up a treat or sit and watch the chaos of the station unfold with a hot coffee. 

Access: Konan Exit.

Address: 108-0075 Tokyo, Minato, 2-18-1 2F Atre Shinagawa

 

Atre Shinagawa

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On the Konan side of Shinagawa Station and accessible directly from the station itself, Atre Shinagawa is a three-floor shopping complex packed with mostly upmarket stores and restaurants as well as a supermarket.  

Access: Konan Exit

Address: 2 Chome-18-1 Konan, Minato, Tokyo 108-0075

 

Wing Takanawa

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Photo Credit: sodai gomi via Flickr cc

Split in two, east and west, Wing Takanawa is an extensive shopping mall – four floors of clothing stores, cafes, restaurants and more. 

Access: Takanawa Exit

Address: 108-0074 Tokyo, Takanawa, 3−26−2

Hotels Near Shinagawa Station

The Strings by InterContinental, Tokyo

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Photo Credit: Matt@PEK via Flickr cc

A luxury hotel just behind Shinagawa Station with five-star and amenities and service. Guests are able to enjoy the onsite restaurant and bar, banquet hall, conference rooms, sauna and gym. The views over Tokyo from the guest rooms are one of the hotels best features. 

Access: 1 min walk from the Konan Exit. 

Address: Konan, 2-16-1, Shinagawa, Tokyo

Price: Starting at 28,000 yen per night

Website: The Strings, Tokyo

 

The Prince Sakura Tower, Tokyo

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Just four minutes from the station, the Prince Sakura Tower Hotel is a great combination of traditional Japanese charm and modern comforts. Welcoming staff, free Wi-Fi, a spa, sauna and multiple restaurants are just a taste of the benefits on offer here. 

Access: 3 min walk from Takanawa Exit 

Address: 3-13-1 Takanawa, Minato, Tokyo,108-8612, Japan.

Price: Sstarting from 24,000 yen per night

Website: Prince Sakura Tower

 

Shinagawa Prince Hotel

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The Shinagawa Prince Hotel consists of four towers and can cater to any budget, With facilities including a cinema, aquarium, swimming pools and even a nightclub you won’t get bored.

Access: 2 min walk from the Takanawa Exit 

Address: 4 Chome-10-30 Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8611

Price: Starting from 8,910 yen 

Website : Shinagawa Prince Hotel

 

Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa

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Photo credit: William Cho via Flickr cc

Five minutes from Shinagawa Station, this hotel features a lush garden and a public onsen. The perfect place to relax and unwind. 

Access: 5-minute walk from the Takanawa Exit 

Address: 3 Chome-13-1 Takanawa, Minato, Tokyo 108-0074

Price: Starting from 11,800 yen

Website: Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa 

 

Restaurants Near Shinagawa Station

The Dining Room

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The in-house restaurant of the previously mentioned Strings by InterContinental Hotel. The food, a mix of styles, is to a good standard, the atmosphere is light and there is a nice selection of wines, beers and sake. 

Address:  Konan, 2-16-1, Shinagawa, Tokyo

Price: 1,000 – 10,000

Hours: 6.30 – 22.00 

 

Singapore Seafood Republic, Shinagawa

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Singapore Seafood Republic opened in 2008 with a mission to provide Tokyo with some authentic Singaporean seafood. Booking in advance is recommended as this is a highly popular restaurant with three other branches across the city. 

Address: o108-0074 Tokyo-to, Minato-ku, Takanawa, 3 Chome-3-13-3, Shinagawa

Price: 7,000 – 10,000 

Hours: 11.00 – 23.00

Website: Singapore Seafood Republic

 

Outback Steakhouse, Shinagawa

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A popular chain restaurant serving Australian-style steak of all varieties as well as a plethora of largely meat based dishes and side. Always busy, get there early to avoid a wait. 

Address: Keikyu EX Inn B1F 4-10-8, Takanawa Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0074 Japan

Price: 4,000 – 7,000

Hours: Mon-Fri – 17:00 – 24:00, Sat-Sun – 11:30 – 24:00 

Website: Outback Steakhouse 

 

Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant

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With an elegant atmosphere and excellent food, this oyster bar chain is a charming place to eat in the heart of Shinagawa. 

Address: Atre Shinagawa 4F, 2-18-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo   

Price: 3,000 – 6,000 

Hours: 11.00 – 23.00

Website: Grand Central Oyster Bar 

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