Noble Home Stadium Mito is a baseball stadium located in Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture.
In the past, it has hosted official professional baseball games.
Currently, the Ibaraki Astroplanets of the BC League play their home games at this stadium.
Getting to the Stadium
The nearest station is Mito Station. If you are coming from Tokyo, regular trains on the Joban Line connect Shinagawa to Mito in about 2 hours and 30 minutes, and express trains take about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The Mito Station is also served by the Suigun Line and the Oarai-Kashima Line of the Kashima Rinkai Railway.
Noble Home Stadium Mito is about 7 kilometers away from Mito Station.
Therefore, the venue is basically accessible by car.
The stadium is located in a general park, so parking is available, but on event days, parking may be restricted, so please check the team website beforehand.
About the Stadium
Noble Home Stadium Mito has the back row behind the back net on the roof. Seats in this stadium are single-board, single-seat seats (blue) on the infield side, but without backrests. The seats from the outfield (orange) will be single-panel bench seats.
Location: 2256 Mikawa-cho, Mito, Ibaraki 310-0913, Japan
Surface: Natural grass
Before your trip, we have compiled some basic information about Ibaraki for your reference.
Basic information on sports teams in Ibaraki Prefecture
1. "Getting there & Around" Mito, Hitachinaka
Ibaraki Prefecture does not have a Shinkansen station, and in the case of Mito, it takes about 1 hour and 10 minutes from Ueno using the limited express Hitachi, and about 1 hour and 20 minutes using the limited express Tokiwa.
After that, it is common to come to the Mito/Hitachinaka area using expressways.
Here is a guide on how to get to the Mito/Hitachinaka area and how to get around the city.
2. "Where to Stay" in Mito, Hitachinaka
In Mito, the Kairakuen Garden, Kodokan, and other major tourist attractions are located around Mito Station, making it possible to combine watching a game with sightseeing. Therefore, if the game is at night, you can usually arrive from Tokyo in the morning, do some sightseeing before the game, watch the game at night, and return to Tokyo. If you want to visit the Mito area the next day, we have picked up some hotels in the Mito/Hitachinaka area for you.
3. "What to Do & See" in Mito, Hitachinaka
When it comes to sightseeing in Mito, Kairakuen comes first. Sightseeing in Mito is around the station, but it is a bit far away, and for Kairakuen, buses and rental bicycles are convenient.
If you go to the Hitachinaka area, Hitachinaka Seaside Park is a good place to visit.
Here, we have picked up some sightseeing spots in the Mito and Hitachinaka areas.
4. "What / Where to Eat" in Mito, Hitachinaka
Natto is the most famous food in Mito.
Dried sweet potatoes are also a good souvenir.
If you go to Oarai, you can also enjoy delicious seafood.