Atami Station

4.929/Tag (JR Tōkai 2006)

JR Higashi- Nihon JR and Tōkai:

  • Tōkaidō Main Line
  • Tōkaidō Shinkansen
  • Itō Line


The Atami Station (Japanese热 海 駅, Atami -eki ) is located in Atami in Shizuoka Prefecture. As the breakpoint of the Tōkaidō Shinkansen, and Itō junction of the line, the only rail link to the south of the Izu Peninsula, on the Tōkaidō Main Line it is an important railway junction. It is operated jointly by the JR Higashi- Nihon ( JR East ) and the JR Tōkai (JR Central).


Although the city of Atami was for centuries for its hot springs (onsen ) famous, but was not on the historic road Tōkaidō, which was the most important link in the East Coast; and when in 1889 the later Tōkaidō Main Line between Tōkyō and Nagoya was completed, she moved away along the present Gotemba line even further from the Pacific coast as the road to bypass the steep mountains to the coast near Atami. 1895 a manual line was opened by Hayakawa, from where led a horse tram by Kōzu on the Tōkaidō Main Line. In 1907, steam locomotives were used on the line, which was now called Atami tetsudō ( " Atami Railroad "). After the Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923, the operation had to be set again, and the line was abandoned a year later.

1925 presented the Ministry of Railways then the Atami Atami 's line of after Yugawara done, from where they went on after Kōzu. The Atami station was opened on 25 March 1925. Beginning in 1934 the completion of the long-planned Tanna tunnel from Atami allowed to west through traffic to Numazu. Atami was thus a through station and the previous Atami - line portion of the Tōkaidō Main Line. A year later, in 1935 the branching Itō Line from Atami first opened to Ajiro, from 1938 to Itō.

The construction of the Tōkaidō Shinkansen in 1964 Atami was connected to the high-speed network. In 1966, the state railway, a freight transport. When splitting and privatization of the state railway 1987, the Tōkaidō Main Line was divided into Atami between the JR Higashi- Nihon and JR Tōkai, the Tōkaidō Shinkansen went all the way to the JR Tōkai, the Itō Line to the JR Higashi- Nihon. The two companies share since the station.

Lines and adjacent stations

The Atami Station, serviced by the Hikari and Kodama of the Tōkaidō Shinkansen. In force since March 2009 9-2 -2- schedule ( 9-2-2ダイヤ: 9 Nozomi, Hikari 2 and 2 Kodama ) are in any direction up to four trains per hour. On the Tokaido Main Line Atami is approached from some special express trains of the Shonan -Shinjuku Line, next to here keep the Tōkaidō - express Acty, the express trains SuperView Odoriko and Moonlight Nagara, and the night train Sunrise Seto / Izumo. Until the suspension of operations in 2009 and the night train Fuji / Hayabusa held in Atami, Tōkyō linked throughout with Kyūshū. In liner shipping, Atami is linked to the following neighboring stations:


In 2007, took advantage of a daily average of 9,657 people, the Tōkaidō Main Line and in 2006, 4,929 persons the Tōkaidō Shinkansen at this station.