Shin-Takaoka Station is a new station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line from Tokyo Station to Kanazawa and opened March 14, 2015.
Shin-Takaoka Station is the stop after Toyama Station and the stop before Kanazawa Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen. Semi-fast Hakutaka Tokyo to Kanazawa trains and Tsurugi Toyama to Kanazawa trains stop at Shin-Takaoka.
Johana Line trains from Takaoka Station to Johana also run through Shin-Takaoka Station. Buses also connect Takaoka Station and Shin-Takaoka Station including bus services that run south to the gassho-zukuri villages of Gokayama and Shirakawa-go.
The surrounding area in the south of Takaoka city includes an Aeon shopping mall and a Karma home center. There is also a Nippon Rentacar outlet close by.
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