Higashi-Shinjuku Station

Higashi-Shinjuku Station

Entrance B2 in June 2008
Location 7-23 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Operated by
Platforms 3 island platforms
Tracks 6
Other information
Station code E-02, F-12
Opened 12 December 2000
Higashi-Shinjuku Station
Location within Japan

Higashi-Shinjuku Station (東新宿駅 Higashi-Shinjuku-eki) is a subway station in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the two Tokyo subway operators Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei) and Tokyo Metro.


Higashi-Shinjuku Station is served by the Toei Oedo Line and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line. The station is numbered E-02 for the Oedo Line, and F-12 for the Fukutoshin Line.

Station layout

The platforms and tracks are located underground.

Toei platforms

The Toei platform is an island platform serving two tracks located on the third basement ("B3F") level.

1  Toei Oedo Line for Tochōmae (Transfer at Tochōmae for Nerima, Hikarigaoka, and Roppongi)
2  Toei Oedo Line for Iidabashi and Ryōgoku

Tokyo Metro platforms

The Tokyo Metro station has two island platforms each serving two tracks, with platform 1/2 (southbound) on the fifth basement ("B5F") level and platform 2/4 (northbound) on the sixth basement ("B6F") level. Non-stop trains (Express and Commuter Express) pass stopping (Local) trains at this station.

1/2  Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Shinjuku-sanchōme and Shibuya
Tokyu Toyoko Line for Yokohama
Minatomirai Line for Motomachi-Chukagai
3/4  Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line for Ikebukuro and Wakōshi
Tobu Tojo Line
Seibu Yurakucho Line
Seibu Ikebukuro Line

Adjacent stations

« Service »
Toei Oedo Line (E-02)
Shinjuku-Nishiguchi (E-01) - Wakamatsu-kawada (E-03)
Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line (F-12)
Commuter Express: Does not stop at this station
Nishi-Waseda (F-11) Local Shinjuku-sanchōme (F-13)


The station opened on 12 December 2000, with the opening of the Toei Oedo Line.[1] The Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line part of the station opened on 14 June 2008.[1]

The two Tokyo Metro island platforms initially used only one track each, with the second tracks for passing non-stop trains hidden behind screens. The Shibuya-bound platform was numbered 1, and the Wakoshi-bound platform was numbered 2.[2] The screens were removed some time in 2015.

Passenger statistics

In fiscal 2011, the Toei station was used by an average of 21,552 passengers daily, and the Tokyo Metro Station was used by 20,188.[1]

Surrounding area

Eastside Square

See also


  1. 1 2 3 Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 216, 219. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.
  2. 東新宿駅 構内図 [Higashi-Shinjuku Station Layout Diagram] (in Japanese). Japan: Tokyo Metro. September 2013. Archived from the original on 25 April 2015. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
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