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Fuchu (府中 Fuchū-shi) is a suburban city of Tokyo.


Tourist information center[edit]

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Fuchu Station

Several train lines go through Fuchu.

  • Keio Line: Run from Shinjuku to Fuchu. The faster Tokkyu (特急) and Jun-Tokkyu (準特急) trains make trip in 20 minutes and cost ¥270.
  • JR Nanbu Line: Takes about 50 min from Kawasaki to Fuchu-honmachi (府中本町).
  • JR Chuou Line: Takes about 60 min from Tokyo to Fuchu-honmachi via Nishi-kokubunji (西国分寺).

Get around[edit]


Ohkunitama Shrine


Jomon no Yu
  • 1 Tokyo Racecourse (東京競馬場), Hiyoshicho 1-1 (from Shinjuku, take the Keio Tokkyu or Jun-tokkyu to Chofu, change for a local train to Higashi-Fuchu, and change again for the shuttle train to the racecourse; despite the transfer hooplah, it's still only 30-35 minutes and ¥270), +81 42-363-3141. One of Japan's largest horse racing facilities. Home to several prestigious Grade 1 events including the Yasuda Kinen and Japan Cup races. Racing weekends only, generally January-February, April-June and October-November. The facility is served by the Fuchu-Keiba-Seimonmae Station (府中競馬正門前) of the Keio Line, where shuttle trains run to and from Higashi-Fuchu Station (東府中).
  • 2 Toho Cinema, Miyamachi 1-50, Kururu, +81 50-6868-5032.
  • 3 Jomon no Yu (縄文の湯), Miyanishicho 1-5-1 (near Isetan), +81 120-041-265. A hot spa.



There are a collection of restaurants in the area around the railway underpass.

  • 1 Eat Paradice (in the Isetan food court), +81 42-334-1111. Serves sushi, tempura, and soba.


  • 1 Starbucks Coffee (スターバックスコーヒー), Miyamachi 1-50, +81 42-354-8830.
  • 2 Dragon Bar (ドラゴンバー), Maison de Bonheur 1 Flr., 1-9-28 Miyamachi, +81 42-368-1441.
  • 3 Chot Bar, 2-7-1 Fuchucho, +81 42-336-3367.
  • 4 Cafe Hediard (カフェエディアール), Isetan Fuchu 6F, Miyamachi 1-41-2, +81 42-351-9137. 10:00-19:30. Enjoy original blended coffee, various tea and pancakes.


Hotel Continental


  • 2 Sheep Box (シープボックス), Miyanishicho 1-5-1 (near Fuchu Station), +81 42-351-6660. An internet cafe.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Fuchu
TachikawaYaho  N JR JN line symbol.svg S  → Inagi → Kawasaki
KoshigayaNishi Kokubunji  N JR JM line symbol.svg S  END
HachiojiTama  W Number prefix Keiō.PNG E  Tokyo/SetagayaTokyo/Shinjuku
Musashi Sakai  N SeibuTamagawa.jpg S  END
KofuHachioji  W Chuo Expwy Route Sign.svg E  ChofuTokyo
HachiojiKunitachi  W Japanese National Route Sign 0020.svg E  ChofuTokyo

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