Sendai Station 仙台駅
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.
In addition, Sendai Station is the intersection station for the Tozai and Namboku lines of the Sendai subway.
Buses From Sendai Station
Local buses mainly leave from the West Exit of Sendai Station as well as the Loople Sendai 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
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
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 Sendai, Sendai Washington Hotel the budget Toyoko Inn Sendai Higashi-guchi No.1, Hotel Green Well, Hotel Green Mark, Sendai Garden Palace, Daiwa Roynet Hotel Sendai and Comfort Hotel Sendai West.
See here for a complete listing of hotels in Sendai.