JR Shinjuku Station

Located about 20 minutes on foot from UNPLAN Shinjuku. JR Shinjuku Station is the world’s busiest station and also boasts the largest number of daily passengers. As the station houses many different train lines, it can be a bit confusing to navigate if it’s your first time. If you have big luggage with you, we recommend to take a taxi to get to UNPLAN Shinjuku.

*Reason for recommendation

Even for local Japanese people, Shinjuku station can be quite daunting and hard to explain. It's easy to get lost inside, so please be careful if you are meeting friends here. In a nutshell, there are two separate main floors, one underground and one at ground level. For example, the West Exit is underground and the South Exit is at ground level. When getting off the train here, take care to check the signs and make sure you are headed to the correct exit you'd like to go to. In addition to the JR lines, Shinjuku station also has 7 other train lines including metro lines.

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