Tsuchiura Station in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture is located close to the shores of Lake Kasumigaura. Tsuchiura Station is on the Joban Line running south into Tokyo and north to Mito and then Iwanuma in Miyagi Prefecture and then on to Sendai on the Tohoku Main Line.
Tsuichiura Station is built within a large department store with shops, cafes and restaurants. Tsuchiura's Tourist Information is just on your left as you exit the ticket gates next to a bank of coin lockers.
Outside the West Exit of the station is the bus station with buses to outlying areas of Tsuchiura and a bus to Tsukuba that takes around 30 minutes depending on traffic. Take this exit for the 15 minute walk to Tsuchiura Castle.
There are a number of hotels close to Tsuchiura Station including Bell's Inn Tsuchiura and Business Hotel Kohoku. Chisun Inn Tsuchiuraami is closer to JR Arakawaoki Station.
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