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nagasakiekimae and nagasakidaigakumae

8pin
8pin
about 4 years ago
31 responses

I was using the Hyperdia to check on the time tables.
I want to go to Nagasaki train station.
the options show me
Nagasaki(Nagasaki)
nagasakiekimae
and nagasakidaigakumae
which one should I chose?

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Daniel-san
12228 posts
about 4 years ago
Expert button 2

Hi there!

For Nagasaki train station use Nagasaki(Nagasaki).

Nagasaki eki mae means in front of the Nagasaki station, so this is probably a bus stop. You will find this a lot in Japan when riding a bus where you will hear an announcement xxxx - Mae, this simply means in front of. Pretty handy to know!

The same is true for Nagasaki Daigaku Mae, meaning in front of Nagasaki University (Daigaku means University).

I hope this helps!
Daniel

8pin
8pin
31 posts
about 4 years ago

what about Nagasaki and Nagasaki- chuo station?

8pin
8pin
31 posts
about 4 years ago

sorry it should be kagoshima and kagoshima- chuo

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Daniel-san
12228 posts
almost 4 years ago
Expert button 2

Kagoshima Chuo is the new station in Kagoshima where the Shinkansen stop, so this is probably the station you'd want to use.

Kagoshima is the old Kagoshima station but only local trains stop there.


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