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Yamagata Station

Yamagata Station
East entrance, August 2006
Prefecture Yamagata
(See other stations in Yamagata)
City Yamagata
Neighborhood 1 Kasumi-chō
Postal code 990-0039
Address in Japanese 山形県山形市香澄町一丁目
Opened 1901
Rail services
Operator(s) JR East
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Statistics 10,860 passengers/day (FY2012)
Bus Major bus terminal(s) attached to the station

Yamagata Station (山形駅 Yamagata-eki) is a railway station in Yamagata, Yamagata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East).


  • Lines 1
  • Station layout 2
    • Platforms 2.1
  • Adjacent stations 3
  • History 4
  • Passenger statistics 5
  • Surrounding area 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8


Yamagata Station is served by the following lines.

Station layout


The station has a "Midori no Madoguchi" staffed ticket office and a View Plaza travel agency.


1, 2  Yamagata Shinkansen for Fukushima, Utsunomiya, Ōmiya, and Tokyo
for Sakurambo-Higashine, Shinjō
3, 4  Yamagata Line for Tendō, Sakurambo-Higashine, and Shinjō
for Yonezawa and Fukushima
5  Special platform for additional trains and services
6  Aterazawa Line for Sagae and Aterazawa
7  Senzan Line for Yamadera, Ayashi, and Sendai

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Yamagata Shinkansen
Kaminoyama Onsen   Tsubasa   Tendō
Ōu Main Line (Yamagata Line)
Zaō   Local   Kita-Yamagata
Senzan Line
Kita-Yamagata   Rapid   Terminus
Kita-Yamagata   Local   Terminus
Aterazawa Line
Terminus   Local   Kita-Yamagata


Yamagata Station opened on 11 April 1901.[1] With the privatization of JNR on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR East.[2]

Yamagata Shinkansen services started on 1 July 1992. From 4 December 1999, Yamagata Shinkansen services were extended to Shinjō Station.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2012, the station was used by an average of 10,860 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).[3] The passenger figures for previous years are as shown below.

Fiscal year Daily average
2000 11,800[4]
2005 11,096[5]
2010 10,562[6]
2011 10,518[7]
2012 10,860[3]

Surrounding area

  • Yamagata City Office
  • Yamagata Museum of Art
  • Mogami Yoshiaki Historical Museum
  • Yamagata Citizens' Hall
  • Yamagata Gakuin High School
  • Yamagata No. 3 Junior High School


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External links

  • Yamagata Station (JR East) (Japanese)
  • Yamagata Station map
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