Sendai Station

Sendai Station 仙台駅

Sendai Station is the major main point of access for Sendai city in Miyagi Prefecture along with Sendai Airport and to a lesser extent Sendai Port.

Sendai Station, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture.
Sendai Station, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture
Sendai Station, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture.
Sendai Station, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture

Trains from Sendai Station

JR Sendai Station is on the Akita and Tohoku Shinkansen lines, the Senzan Line from Sendai to Yamagata Station in Yamagata Prefecture, the Tohoku Main Line and the Senseki Line between Aoba-dori Station in Sendai to Ishinomaki Station in Ishinomaki.

The Sendai Airport Line to Sendai Airport runs out of Sendai Station and the Joban Line from Nippori Station and Ueno Station in Tokyo runs north to Iwanuma Station and JR Sendai Station.

In addition, Sendai Station is the intersection station for the Tozai and Namboku lines of the Sendai subway.

Sendai Station, Sendai city, Miyagi Prefecture.
Sendai Station, Sendai city, Miyagi Prefecture
Sendai Station Shinkansen ticket gates.
Sendai Station Shinkansen ticket gates

Buses From Sendai Station

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

There are highway bus services day and night to Shinjuku Bus Station (Busta Shinjuku) in Tokyo (6 hours) and Yokohama (7 hours).

There are overnight highway buses to Kyoto (11 hours), Kanazawa (9 hours), Nagoya (10 hours) and Osaka (13 hours).

Sendai is the major hub for buses in the Tohoku region with departures to most destinations including Morioka, Akita, Aomori and Hachinohe.

Local buses mainly leave from the West Exit of Sendai Station as well as the Loople Sendai Bus.

JR Train to Sendai Airport at Sendai Station.
JR Train to Sendai Airport at Sendai Station
Sendai Loople Bus at Sendai Station.
Sendai Loople Bus

Around Sendai Station

Inside Sendai Station on the second floor is the Sendaishi Total Information Centre with pamphlets and maps in various languages and free Wifi.

Sendaishi Total Information Centre
JR Sendai Station 2F
1-1-1, Chuo, Aoba-ku
Sendai 980-0021
Tel: 022 222 4069

Hours: daily from 8.30am - 7pm; 9am - 5pm 31 December - 3 January.

The Sendai Tourist Information Desk (i-Sendai) is close by at Aoba-dori Ichibancho Station on the Tozai Line of Sendai subway, one stop from Sendai Station:

3-2-17 Fujisaki Main Bldg 1F
Ichibancho, Aoba-ku
Sendai 980-8652
Tel: 080 2815 8321

Hours: daily from 10am-7.30pm

Sendai Station Shopping

The six-floor S-Pal shopping mall is part of the Sendai Station complex with over 300 stores and restaurants. The basement floor has a range of restaurants with several serving the regional cuisine of Sendai and Miyagi Prefecture. The is free Wifi at various points throughout the store.

Within Sendai Station and S-Pal are also numerous stores selling local Miyagi and Tohoku souvenirs.

There is a branch of Yodobashi Camera for computers, electronics and phone accessories near to Sendai Station.

Sendai Anpanman Museum is a 10 minute walk from Sendai Station. The Kamei Collection Museum with its collections of butterflies from around the world, kokeshi dolls and mainly local art is about 10 minutes on foot from either Sendai Station or Itsutsubashi Station.

Hotels Near Sendai Station

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

See here for a complete listing of hotels in Sendai.

Sendai Station Area Map


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