Hamada station is the main station in Hamada city.
All San-in trains stop at this station. The station has an expressway bus terminal for Hiroshima, Tokyo and Osaka.
West Japan Railway Company (JR West) Sanin Main Line
Hashi ⇔ Rapid Aqua Liner ⇔ Nishi-Hamada
Shimokō ⇔ Local ⇔ Nishi-Hamada
You can get to Hamada by JR West’s San-in Line. It takes about two and half hours from Matsue to Hamada. If you take the limited express, it’s about one hour faster than local trains.
Hamada station is not as large as stations in big cities, but this station has a unique function. In 2009, National Hospital Organization Hamada Medical Centre relocated next to the station. Hamada station got a walk-through to the medical centre. It’s rare in Japan.
Facilities in station
Midori no madoguchi (Ticket counter)
Ticket counter for expressway buses (ground floor)
You can buy tickets bound for Hiroshima station and Hiroshima bus centre here.
Asai-cho 791-2, Hamada city, Shimane prefecture
HP: http://www.jr-odekake.net/eki/top.php?id=0640764 (Japanese)
Accommodation around the station
Green Rich Hotel Hamada Eki-mae
It takes two minutes from Hamada station on foot. This hotel has a hot spring and all facilities are well-designed. You can borrow laptop computers and a LAN cable at the counter for free.
Information Check IN: 15:00 Check OUT: 11:00 Parking space for 200 cars / 800yen
Asai-cho 86-91, Hamada city, Shimane prefecture
TEL 0855-24-1234 / FAX 0855-25-0009
Credit cards: VISA , JCB, Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS
Hamada Washington Hotel
It takes three minutes from Hamada station on foot. This is the biggest hotel near Hamada station. This hotel has a wedding venue, two restaurants and a bar.
Information Check IN: 14:00 Check OUT: 10:00 Parking space for 260 cars / 800yen
Kurokawa-cho 4177, Hamada city, Shimane prefecture
TEL 0855-23-6111/ FAX 0855-23-6446
Credit cards: VISA , JCB, UC, Mitsubishi UFJ NICOS, American Express, Dinersclub, Cedyna
Hamada Station Hotel
It takes only one minute from Hamada station on foot. This hotel is the nearest and cheapest hotel around the station. This hotel has a bakery on the ground floor. There is a place to eat inside the shop.
Information Check IN: 15:00 Check OUT: 11:00 Parking space for a few cars / You can park for free.
Asai-cho 64-1, Hamada city, Shimane prefecture
TEL 0855-22-8111/ FAX 0855-23-6446
Credit cards: VISA, JCB, Amex, UC, DC, NICOS, OMC, Bank, UFJ, Master, Saison, AEON, JTB, KC