Tennōji Station

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Tennōji Station

天王寺駅
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Tennōji Station
LocationTennōji-ku, Abeno-ku, Osaka, Osaka
Japan
Operated by
ConnectionsBus terminal

Tennōji Station (天王寺駅, Tennōji-eki) is a railway station on the JR West Osaka Loop Line, Hanwa Line, Yamatoji Line, Osaka Metro Midōsuji Line, and Tanimachi Line, located in Tennōji-ku and Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan, and Tennōji-ekimae Station (天王寺駅前駅, Tennōji-eki-mae-eki) is a railway station on the tram Hankai Uemachi Line in Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan. They are also connected to Ōsaka Abenobashi Station on the Kintetsu Minami Osaka Line.

Contents

Lines

Tennōji Station
Tennōji-eki-mae Station
Connecting station

JR West Tennōji Station

Tennōji Station

天王寺駅
JR West
Tennoji Station Night View 201406.jpg
Location10-45, Hiden-inchō, Tennōji-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
Japan
Coordinates 34°38′50.36″N135°30′50.18″E / 34.6473222°N 135.5139389°E / 34.6473222; 135.5139389 (Tennoji Station (JR West))
Operated by JR logo (west).svg JR West
Line(s)
Platforms2 island platforms (Yamatoji Line, Osaka Loop Line), 5 bay platforms (Hanwa Line)
Other information
Station codeJR-Q20 (Yamatoji Line)
JR-O01 (Osaka Loop Line)
JR-R20 (Hanwa Line)
History
Opened1889
Location
Japan location map with side map of the Ryukyu Islands.svg
Red pog.svg
Tennōji Station
Location within Japan
Platforms of Hanwa Line Tennoji sta01s3872.jpg
Platforms of Hanwa Line
Concourse of JR Tennoji Station after renovation in 2013 Tennoji Station Concourse 20140625.jpg
Concourse of JR Tennōji Station after renovation in 2013
Concourse of JR Tennoji Station before renovation JR-TennjiSta.jpg
Concourse of JR Tennōji Station before renovation

Layout

1 Hanwa Line
Kinokuni Line
only for disembarking passengers in the morning
Extra limited express train "Kuroshio 81"
2 only for disembarking passengers
3, 4 Hanwa Line
Kinokuni Line
rapid services and regional rapid services for Otori , Hineno, Wakayama, Gobo and Kii-Tanabe
 Kansai Airport LineKansai Airport rapid services starting for Kansai Airport
5, 6 only for disembarking passengers
7 Hanwa Linelocal trains and regional rapid services for Otori, Hineno and Wakayama
8 Hanwa Linelocal trains for Otori, Hineno and Wakayama
9 only for disembarking passengers
11, 12 Osaka Loop Linecounterclockwise for Tsuruhashi, Kyobashi and Osaka
13 only for disembarking passengers
14 Osaka Loop Lineclockwise local trains from Tsuruhashi for Bentencho , Nishikujo and Osaka
Change trains at Nishikujo for Universal City
15 Hanwa Linefrom the Osaka Loop Line counterclockwise track for Otori and Wakayama
 Kansai Airport LineKansai Airport limited express trains "Haruka" for Kansai Airport
Kansai Airport rapid services for Kansai Airport
 Kinokuni Linelimited express trains "Kuroshio" for Shirahama and Shingu (except "Kuroshio 81")
Kishuji rapid service for Yuasa and Gobo
 Yamatoji Linefor Oji, Nara, Kamo and Takada (only in the morning)
16 Yamatoji Linefor Oji , Nara, Kamo and Takada
17 Yamatoji Linefor JR Namba
 Osaka Loop Lineclockwise trains from the Yamatoji Line
for Bentencho, Nishikujo and Osaka
Change trains at Nishikujo for Universal City
18 Yamatoji Linepart of trains for JR Namba
 Osaka Loop Lineclockwise trains from the Yamatoji Line and the Hanwa Line
for Bentencho, Nishikujo and Osaka
Change trains at Nishikujo for Universal City
 JR Kyoto Linelimited express trains for Shin-Osaka and Kyoto
Track layout of Tennōji Station and vicinity [1] [2] [3] [4]
Osaka Loop Line
to Kyōbashi
Kansai Main Line
(Yamatoji Line)
to JR Namba
Rail Tracks map JR-W between Imamiya and Tennoji Station.svg
Osaka Loop Line
to Nishikujō
Kansai Main Line
(Yamatoji Line)
to Nara
Hanwa Line
to Wakayama

Train services in off-peak hours

Yamatoji Line
eastbound trains
4 Yamatoji rapid services from the Osaka Loop Line to Nara (every 15 minutes), of which 2 continue to Kamo (every 30 minutes)
4 local trains from JR Namba to Oji (every 15 minutes)
westbound trains
4 local trains to JR Namba (every 15 minutes)
Osaka Loop Line
counterclockwise trains
12 trains to Osaka via Kyobashi (every 5 minutes)
clockwise trains
4 Yamatoji rapid services to Osaka via Nishikujo (every 15 minutes)
4 Airport/Kishuji rapid services to Osaka via Nishikujo (every 15 minutes)
4 local trains to Osaka via Nishikujo (every 15 minutes)
Hanwa Line
southbound trains
4 Airport rapid services to Kansai Airport, coupling with Kishuji rapid services until Hineno
4 Kishuji rapid services to Wakayama, coupling with Airport rapid services until Hineno
4 regional rapid services to Hineno
4 local trains to Otori

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Yamatoji Line
Shin-Imamiya  Local  Tōbu-shijō-mae
Shin-Imamiya Regional Rapid Kyūhōji
Shin-Imamiya  Rapid Kyūhōji
Shin-Imamiya  Yamatoji Rapid Kyūhōji
Osaka Loop Line
Shin-Imamiya Local  Teradacho
Nishikujo  Limited Express Kuroshio  Hanwa Line
Shin-Osaka  Limited Express Haruka  Hanwa Line
Hanwa Line
Terminus Local  Bishōen
Terminus Regional Rapid  Sakaishi
Shin-Imamiya (Yamatoji Line) Direct Rapid (Northbound only) Sakaishi
Shin-Imamiya (Yamatoji Line) Rapid Sakaishi
Shin-Imamiya (Yamatoji Line) Kansai Airport Rapid
Kishuji Rapid
 Sakaishi
Osaka Loop Line Limited Express Kuroshio   Izumi-Fuchu
Osaka Loop Line Limited Express Haruka   Izumi-Fuchu or Hineno or Kansai Airport

Osaka Metro station

Tennoji Station

天王寺駅
Osaka Metro
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Midōsuji Line platforms
Location1-48, Abenosuji Itchōme, Abeno-ku (Midosuji Line)
5-52, Chausuyamachō, Tennōji-ku (Tanimachi Line)
Osaka, Osaka
(大阪市阿倍野区阿倍野筋一丁目1-48(御堂筋線)
大阪市天王寺区茶臼山町5-52(谷町線))

Japan
Coordinates 34°38′47.59″N135°30′49.54″E / 34.6465528°N 135.5137611°E / 34.6465528; 135.5137611 (Tennoji Station (Midosuji Line)) (Midosuji Line)
34°38′50.87″N135°30′47.4″E / 34.6474639°N 135.513167°E / 34.6474639; 135.513167 (Tennoji Station (Tanimachi Line)) (Tanimachi Line)
Operated by Osaka Metro Co., Ltd.
Line(s)
Platforms1 side platform, 1 island platform (Midosuji Line)
2 side platforms (Tanimachi Line)
Tracks5
Other information
Station codeM23 (Midōsuji Line)
T27 (Tanimachi Line)
History
Opened1938 (Midōsuji Line)
1968 (Tanimachi Line)
Passengers
FY2016256,959 daily [5]

Osaka Metro Tennōji Station is an interchange serving the Midōsuji and Tanimachi lines. The platforms are not adjacent to each other, but are connected by a long passageway within the ticket gates.

Layout

Midosuji Line
1 Midosuji Linefor Abiko and Nakamozu
(including trains terminating at Tennōji)
2 Midosuji LineStarting Tennoji for Namba, Umeda, Nakatsu and Shin-Osaka
3 Midosuji Linefrom Nakamozu, Shinkanaoka and Abiko for Namba, Umeda, Shin-Osaka and Senri-Chūō
Tanimachi Line
1 Tanimachi Linefor Yaominami
2 Tanimachi Linefor Higashi-Umeda, Miyakojima and Dainichi

Train services in off-peak hours

Midosuji Line (weekdays)
northbound trains
6 or 7 trains from Nakamozu to Senri-chuo (every 8 minutes)
6 or 7 trains starting from Tennoji to Shin-Osaka (every 8 minutes)
southbound trains
6 or 7 trains to Nakamozu (every 8 minutes)
Midosuji Line (weekends and holidays)
northbound trains
8 trains from Nakamozu to Senri-chuo (every 7.5 minutes)
8 trains starting from Tennoji to Shin-Osaka (every 7.5 minutes)
southbound trains
8 trains to Nakamozu (every 7.5 minutes)
Tanimachi Line
northbound trains
10 trains to Dainichi (every 6 minutes)
southbound trains
10 trains to Yao-minami (every 6 minutes)

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Osaka Metro
Midosuji Line (M23)
Dōbutsuen-mae (M22)- Shōwachō (M24)
Tanimachi Line (T27)
Shitennōji-mae Yūhigaoka (T26)- Abeno (T28)

Hankai Tramway Tennoji-ekimae Station

Tennōji-ekimae Station

天王寺駅前駅
Hankai Tramway
Hankai Tramway Tennoji-Ekimae Station.jpg
Station building
LocationAbenosuji Itchōme, Abeno-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
Japan
Coordinates 34°38′46.74″N135°30′46.56″E / 34.6463167°N 135.5129333°E / 34.6463167; 135.5129333 (Tennoji-ekimae)
Operated by Hankai Tramway
Line(s) Uemachi Line
Other information
Station codeHN01
History
Opened1900

Layout

2 dead-end platforms serving a track are located on Abenosuji Avenue. After widening the avenue and relocated westward on December 3, 2016, the tram stop is connected from JR West Tennoji Station and Kintetsu Railway Osaka Abenobashi Station via Abeno Pedestrian Bridge and from Osaka Metro Tennoji Station via the underground passage. After the relocation, an elevator became in use to enable wheelchairs and baby buggies to access to the Uemachi Line. [6]

  Uemachi Linefor Sumiyoshi-Toriimae, Abikomichi and Hamadera-ekimae

Tram services in off-peak hours

10 trams to Abikomichi via Sumiyoshi-Toriimae, of which 5 continues to Hamadera-ekimae (every 6 minutes)

Adjacent stations

«Service»
Hankai Tramway (HN01)
Uemachi Line
Terminus- Abeno (HN02)

Surrounding area

Since so many train lines meet in one location, Tennōji has become a large transfer station. As a result, the area around the station has become quite built up with may buildings as high as 10 or 12 stories high.

Buses

Transit bus
Osaka City Bus Corporation (Abenobashi, Abenobashi-nishi)
Kintetsu Bus Co., Ltd. (Abenobashi, Abenobashi-higashiguchi)
Expressway bus
Kintetsu Bus Co., Ltd. (Abenobashi Bus Station)
West JR Bus Company, JR Bus Kanto Co., Ltd., Osaka Bus Co., Ltd. (Tennoji Station, the east side of Tennoji Park)
Airport limousine
Osaka Airport Transport Co., Ltd. (the north side of Apollo Building)
Kintetsu Bus Co., Ltd., Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise Co., Ltd. (the north side of Osaka Abenobashi Station)

For details, see Osaka Abenobashi Station#Bus stops

See also

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