Tochigi Green Stadium is a soccer stadium located in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, and is the home stadium of Tochigi Soccer Club (Tochigi SC) of the J-League. The stadium is located in the Kiyohara Industrial Park.
Getting to the Stadium
A shuttle bus will be available from JR Utsunomiya Station on match days.
Please pay attention to the bus stop.
The shuttle bus to Green Stadium is at the east exit.
The bus departs from Bus Terminal #2 at the East Exit of Utsunomiya Station.
Fare for the 2019 season: 1000 yen (round trip)
The bus will run approximately every 20 minutes starting 4 hours before the start of the game, and the last bus will be the last one to leave JR Utsunomiya Station 20 minutes before the start of the game. The last bus departs from JR Utsunomiya Station 20 minutes before the game starts, and the last bus departs from the stadium 1 hour and 30 minutes after the game.
About the Stadium
Location: Kiyohara Industrial Park 32, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi
Home team: Tochigi SC (J League)
Opened: March 1993
Before your trip, we have compiled some basic information about Tochigi for your reference.
Utsunomiya is about 40 minutes from the Tokyo metropolitan area by bullet train and less than two hours by conventional train.
You can come to Utsunomiya by train if you only want to go around the station, but if you want to go to the suburban areas such as Otani Museum and Nikko, a car is more convenient.
The following is a guide on how to get to the Utsunomiya and Nikko areas and how to get around the city.
Nikko is a tourist city, so there are many pension-type accommodations in the area. Recently, luxury hotels such as the Ritz-Carlton have been built in the area.
In Utsunomiya, there are many business hotels around the station where you can easily stay.
The following is a selection of hotels in the Utsunomiya and Nikko areas.
If you want to combine watching a game in Utsunomiya with sightseeing, I recommend the Otani Museum.
The museum is a huge underground space, but it is not a museum.
The museum is about 10 kilometers from Utsunomiya Station, so if you have a car, you can get there in about 30 minutes.
Nikko has become a nationally known tourist spot.
In the case of Nikko, the area is not as close as the distance because of the heavy traffic during the high season. Please be careful when you go.
Here is a selection of tourist spots in the Utsunomiya and Nikko areas.
One of the best things to eat in Utsunomiya is gyoza.
There are popular restaurants in and near the station, and if you can walk a bit from the station, you can also go to Masatsugu, Karan, etc.