Kochi Station in Kochi city in Shikoku is a train station on the JR Dosan Line. The JR Dosan Line runs from Tadotsu Station in Kagawa prefecture, which connects with the Yosan Line and Seto-Ohashi Line for services to Kurashiki and Okayama on Honshu and Kubokawa Station in western Kochi prefecture.
A direct Nanpu express train from Okayama to Kochi takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes.
To your right as you exit Kochi Station is one terminus of the Tosaden Kotsu Sanbashi Line, a tram (streetcar line) which runs 3.2km south to Sanbashi-dori-go-chome and is useful for getting to Kochi Castle and the downtown area of Kochi.
There are a number of affordable hotels near Kochi Station including the Kochi Pacific Hotel, the Comfort Hotel Kochi and the Hotel Mintoya. Staying in this area allows easy access to the streetcar and JR trains.
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