What Is Kamata Station Area Like?

What Is Kamata Station Area Like?

2019-12-17

Town & Local Area Info

When moving to a new place, how do you choose which area to live in?
We all have different priorities as to what makes a place comfortable: public security, accessiblity to schools and work places, abundance in shopping facilities, etc.
No matter the preference, it is often difficult to find a suitable area without acquiring enough understanding of the place in advance.

In this article, I’ll tell you about the public transportation and atmosphere of Kamata Station area.
To those who are interested in Kamata Station area, or are on the lookout for a good place to live in―this may be the article for you.

 

What is Kamata Station Like?

Kamata Station is located in Kamata district of Ota Ward. It is a station served by East Japan Railway Company (JR-East), and Tokyu Corporation(Tokyu).
The station is close to Kawasaki Station and Yokohama Station in Kanagawa, and is also easily accessible to central Tokyo.

The areas around this station are well-developed; it is a convenient location for a wide range of age groups, from single residents to couples to families.

 

Public Transport And Accessibility Of Kamata Station

≪Trains Running Through Kamata Station≫
①East Japan Railway Company (JR-East): Keihin-Tohoku Line
②Tokyu Corporation(Tokyu): Tokyu Ikegami Line and Tokyu Tamagawa Line

≪Approximate Travel Time From Kamata Station To Central Stations≫
・Shinjuku Station: 35 min (1 transfer)
・Tokyo Station: 22 min (No transfer)
・Roppongi Station: 30 min (1 transfer)
・Shinagawa Station: 10 min (No transfer)
・Ikebukuro Station: 45 min (1 transfer)
・Shibuya Station: 30 min (1 transfer)

Kamata Station affords easy access to central stations, with no or few transfers and short travel time.
In addition, there are also regular buses bound for Haneda Airport. The bus can take you to the airport within a mere 30 minutes.

 

Popular Restaurants Around Kamata Station

①Tonkatsu Aoki Kamata Store
・Kamata Station Area is a hotspot for tonkatsu (fried pork cutlet) restaurants. In such a competitive area, this famous restaurant has customers lining up to eat during lunch hours.

・Restaurant Information
Address: 5 Chome-43-7 Kamata, Ota City, Tokyo 144-0052
TEL: 03-3739-4231
Opening Hours:11:00~14:00(L.O.)
17:00~21:00(L.O.)
Regular Holidays: Sundays and Mondays (includes holidays)
Restaurant’s HP Link:https://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1315/A131503/13114843/

②Huānyíng Main Restaurant
・Kamata Station area is also famous for winged Gyoza dumplings. Huānyíng is one of the three major restaurants in this area. It is coveniently located near the station.

・Restaurant Information
Address: Tokyo Ota-ku Kamata 5-13-26 Ota Ward Lifestyle Center 1
TEL: 03-3730-7811
Opening Hours: 11:30-13:30(Close 14:00), 17:00-22:30 (Close 23:00)
Sunday Evenings -21:30(Close 22:00)
Days Before Holidays -22:30 (Close 23:00)
On Holiday Mondays -21:30 (Close 22:00)
Regular Holidays: Open all year round
Restaurant’s HP Link: https://tabelog.com/tokyo/A1315/A131503/13003304/

 

Main Shopping Spots In Kamata Station Area

●Supermarkets
Many supermarkets surround the station, such as Tokyu Store, Life, Maruetsu, and My Basket.

●Drug Stores(Medical supplies & Daily Life Essentials)
Cocokarafine, TSURUHA Drug, Kusuri no Seijo, are located to the east and west of the station.

●Other Shopping Streets and Shopping Facilities
Just outside the station’s west exit, is the Don Quijote (discount store). Directly linked to the station is Tokyu Plaza Kamata and Granduo Kamata. These are all great places to go shopping.
There are also shopping streets such as Sun Plaza Underground Shopping, SUNRISE, and Asuto near Keikyu Kamata Station.

As mentioned above, there are plenty of shopping facilities such as supermarkets around Kamata Station. It is also a convenient place for those who don’t cook, since the place is filled with restaurants and deli food shops.

 

Rental Market Value In Kamata Station Area

●General Rent Rates From A Current Real Estate Agent
The rent for many of the 1R or 1K rooms( single units) are affordable at around 80k to 100k yen.
1LDK rooms would cost around 120k to 140k yen monthly.

Below are some examples for reference:

・1R Room Example
Rent: 69,000 yen/ Management Fee, Common Service Fee: 3,500 yen 20m2
1st Floor, 13 years old, 7 min walk from station, mansion type, western-style room 6.5 Jo (approx. 10.7m2), separate bath/ toilet, etc.

・1K Room Example
Rent: 76,500 yen/ Management Fee, Common Service Fee: 10,000 yen 20.11m2
6th Floor, 9 years old, 5 min walk from station, mansion type, western-style room 5.4 Jo (approx. 8.9m2), separate bath/ toilet, independent wash basin, auto-lock system, delivery box, etc.

Rent: 83,000 yen/ Management Fee, Common Service Fee: 8,000 yen 23.86m2
5th Floor, 9 years old, 10 min walk from station, mansion type, western-style room 7.7 Jo (approx. 12.7m2), separate bath/ toilet, independent wash basin, auto-lock system, delivery box, etc.

・1LDK Room Example
Rent: 121,000 yen/ Management Fee, Common Service Fee: 6,000 yen 34.78m2
3rd Floor, 4 years old, 4 min walk from station, mansion type, western-style room 6.1 Jo (approx. 10m2)+ 8 Jo (approx. 13m2), independent wash basin, auto-lock system, delivery box, etc.

 

How was this article?

Kamata Station affords easy access to central parts of Japan, the airport, etc., and the area is full of supermarkets and restaurants.
It is a comfortable place to live in from singles to families.

At any occasions where you are planning to move―to live away from home, change jobs, enter a new school, or live with a partner―Kamata Station area would be a good place to consider.

I’ve also published articles about other station areas, so make sure to check them out.

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