Yamashina Station

Yamashina Station (山科駅, Yamashina-eki) is a train station in Yamashina-ku ward, city of Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Yamashina Station

Yamashina Station platform, April 2007
LocationYamashina, Kyoto, Kyoto
Coordinates34°59′32.41″N 135°49′1.50″E / 34.9923361°N 135.8170833°E / 34.9923361; 135.8170833Coordinates: 34°59′32.41″N 135°49′1.50″E / 34.9923361°N 135.8170833°E / 34.9923361; 135.8170833
Operated by
  • 68,440 daily (JR West, FY2016)[1]
  • 43,490 daily (Subway, FY2016)[2]
  • 4,937 daily (Keihan, FY2015)[3]

The station has two separated sections: underground subway section and above-ground JR section. In addition, Keihan Yamashina Station (京阪山科駅, Keihan Yamashina-eki) on the Keishin Line of Keihan Electric Railway is located just in front of the JR station. This article also covers the Keihan station.



Yamashina Station (JR West)Edit

Yamashina subway platform, April 2005

The JR station has two island platforms with four tracks.[4]

1  JR Kyōto Line for Kyoto and Osaka
(trains from the Kosei Line, limited express "Biwako Express", part of special rapid service)
Kansai Airport Limited Express "Haruka 3" for Kansai Airport
2  JR Kyōto Line for Kyoto and Osaka (trains from the Biwako Line)
3  Biwako Line for Kusatsu and Maibara (local trains, special rapid service)
 Kosei Line for Katata and Ōmi-Imazu
4  Biwako Line for Kusatsu and Maibara (special rapid service in the morning, limited express "Biwako Express")
 through to the Kusatsu Line for Kusatsu and Kibukawa
 Kosei Line for Katata and Ōmi-Imazu (part of trains in the rush hour)
  • This station is an intermediate station on the "Biwako Line", but only the Tokaido Line for Maibara is informed as that common name, and the line for Kyoto and Osaka is as the "JR Kyoto Line". There are trains of the Biwako Line and the Kosei Line between this station and Kyoto.

Yamashina Station (Kyoto Subway Tozai Line)Edit

The subway station has an island platform with two tracks.

1  Tōzai Line for Karasuma Oike and Uzumasa Tenjingawa
2  Tōzai Line for Daigo and Rokujizō

Keihan Yamashina Station (Keihan Keishin Line)Edit

Keihan Station platform, November 2007

The Keihan station has two side platforms with two tracks.

north side  Keishin Line for Hamaōtsu
Change trains at Hamaotsu for Ishiyamadera and Sakamoto
south side  Keishin Line for Sanjō Keihan, Kyōto Shiyakusho-mae and Uzumasa Tenjingawa
Change trains at Sanjo Keihan for the Keihan Line (Demachiyanagi, Osaka (Yodoyabashi, Nakanoshima))

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
West Japan Railway Company (JR West) (Yamashina)
Tōkaidō Line (Biwako Line)
Limited Express "Hida": Does not stop at this station
Ōtsu   Local   Kyoto
Ōtsu   Special Rapid Service   Kyoto
Kosei Line
Kyoto   Local   Ōtsukyō
Kyoto   Rapid Service   Ōtsukyō
Kyoto   Special Rapid Service   Ōtsukyō
Kyoto Municipal Subway (Yamashina)
Tōzai Line (T07)
Higashino (T06) - Misasagi (T08)
Keihan Electric Railway (Keihan Yamashina)
Keishin Line (OT31)
Misasagi (T08) - Shinomiya (OT32)

Yamashina Station (first)Edit

« Service »
Japanese Government Railway Tōkaidō Line (Old route)
Ōtani - Inari


  1. ^ "データで見るJR西日本" (in Japanese). West Japan Railway Company.
  2. ^ 京都市交通事業白書 (in Japanese). Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau.
  3. ^ 第8章 都市施設【交通機関】 07 私鉄市内駅乗降客数(JRを除く) (in Japanese). Kyoto Open Data. 2016-11-26.
  4. ^ 山科駅構内図 (in Japanese). West Japan Railway Company. Retrieved 17 December 2017.

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