Reaching Kitakata City by public transport is easy!

 

From Tokyo Station / Ueno Station

From Tokyo, take the Tohoku Shinkansen to Koriyama Station (under 90 minutes).

 

From Koriyama Station

You need to take a train on the Ban’etsu West Line from Koriyama Station.

Although Kitakata Station is on the Ban’est West Line, it is likely that you’ll have to change platforms at Aizu-Wakamatsu Station.

But regardless of whether you need to change platforms or not, you only need to buy 1 ticket at the ticket machine.

The train from Koriyama Station to Aizu-Wakamatsu Station takes 80 minutes, and from Aizu-Wakamatsu to Kitakata Station it takes another 16 minutes or so.

 

Getting Around Kitakata Station

Here is a English-language tourist map produced by Kitakata City Tourism Association

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