Aomori Station

Aomori Station 青森駅

Most visitors to Aomori in Aomori Prefecture arriving by train do so at Shin-Aomori Station before changing trains for the short journey to Aomori Station.

Aomori Station, Aomori, Aomori Prefecture.
Aomori Station, Aomori, Aomori Prefecture
Aomori Station, Aomori, Aomori Prefecture.
Aomori Station, Aomori, Aomori Prefecture (The Super-Hakucho train on the right has been superseded by the Hokkaido Shinkansen)

Trains from Aomori Station

JR Aomori Station is the Ou Main Line for Shin-Aomori Station, Hirosaki Station, Akita Station, Yamagata and Niigata and the Aoimori Railway Line for Hachinohe and Morioka.

Shin-Aomori Station is the northern terminus station for the Tohoku Shinkansen from Tokyo Station and Ueno Station in Tokyo and the starting point for the Hokkaido Shinkansen to Hakodate and eventually Sapporo.

Aomori Station, Aomori city, Aomori Prefecture.
Aoimori Railway, Aomori Station, Aomori city, Aomori Prefecture
Aomori Station Shinkansen train board.
Aomori Station departures board

Buses From Aomori Station

Aomori Station is a highway bus terminus for buses to various destinations in Tohoku and farther afield.

There are overnight highway bus services to Shinjuku Bus Station (Busta Shinjuku), Ueno and Tokyo Station in Tokyo (10+ hours) via Hirosaki. Buses to Yokohama Station (YCAT) take 12 hours.

There are buses from Aomori Station to other towns and cities in the Tohoku region with departures to Morioka, Namioka and Kosaka.

Local Aomori city buses and buses operated by Shimokita Kotsu and Konan Bus company depart from outside the station. Taxis congregate in front of the station.

Aomori City Buses at Aomori Station.
Aomori City Buses at Aomori Station
Aomori Bay Bridge and A-Factory near Aomori Station.
Aomori Bay Bridge and A-Factory near Aomori Station

Around Aomori Station

Just outside Aomori Station is the Aomori Tourist Information Center.

Aomori Tourist Information Centre
1-1-25 Shin-machi
Aomori 030-0801
Tel: 017 723 4670

The Aomori Tourist Information Center is located in the ASPAM Building nearby.

Aomori Tourist Information Center
1-1-40 Yasukata, Aomori City
Aomori 030-0803 Aptinet (ASPAM) 1F
Tel: 017 734 2500

There are a number of attractions within easy walking distance of Aomori Station including ASPAM, the Memorial Ship Hakkoda Maru, the Auga department store, and the fascinating Wa-Rasse center which celebrates Aomori's Nebuta Festival with displays of the elaborate and colorful paper floats.

Aomori Station Shopping

Next door to Aomori Station is the five-storey Lovina department store with several tax-free stores, a branch of Starbucks, a Vie de France bakery, and an assortment of fashion and food stores. Adjacent to Lovina is a branch of the Matsumoto Kiyoshi pharmacy and cosmetics chain with a tax free section.

The Auga Festival City department store close to the station has an interesting fish market in the basement with several sushi restaurants. Auga also has a number of stores selling Aomori and Tohoku foodstuffs and souvenirs.

The Aomori Gyosai fresh produce market has a lively local fish and vegetable market.

A-Factory under the Aomori Bay Bridge is a market-style mini-mall with workshops producing and selling local products and chic cafes.

ASPAM sells Aomori's signature products of apples, apple cider, sake, hiba cypress woodwork, Kokeshi dolls, Koginsashi embroidery, Tsugaru lacquerware, Kanayama-yaki ceramics and marine products.

Hotels Near Aomori Station

There are a number of affordable hotels near Aomori Station including the upmarket Hotel Metropolitan Aomori, the Hotel Monterey AomoriAomori Washington Hotel the budget Toyoko Inn Aomori Higashi-guchi No.1Hotel Green WellHotel Green Mark, Aomori Garden Palace, Daiwa Roynet Hotel Aomori and Comfort Hotel Aomori West.

See here for a complete listing of hotels in Aomori.

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