Expressways in Japan - Tohoku Expressway

Tohoku Expressway
東北自動車道

The Tohoku Expressway connects the Kanto region and Tokyo with the Tohoku region of Honshu, and is the longest expressway operated by East Nippon Expressway Company at nearly 680km.

The Expressway starts at Kawaguchi JCT in the north area of Tokyo (actually in Saitama) and heads north through Saitama Prefecture, Tochigi Prefecture, Fukushima Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture. In the northern area of Iwate Prefecture at Hachinohe JCT, the Tohoku Expressway goes in a north-westerly direction with the Hachinohe Expressway continuing to the north east. The expressway finally ends in Aomori, about 680km from Kawaguchi JCT.

At Koriyama JCT, the Banetsu Expressway heads towards the Bandai and Inawashiro regions of Fukushima Prefecture.

At Murata JCT, the Yamagata Expressway heads east towards Yamagata City.

The Tohoku Expressway is often used to get to:
Tohoku regions including
Tochigi
Fukushima
Yamagata
Iwate
Akita
Aomori

See also:

>> Driving in Japan
>> Regional Expressway connections

 

Tohoku Expressway
Interchange Exits, Junctions, Parking Areas and Services Areas on the Tohoku Expressway between Kawaguchi JCT in Saitama Prefecture and Aomori IC in Aomori Prefecture

IC = Interchange; JCT = Junction; PA = Parking Area; SA = Service Area; SIC = Smart IC exit

Name Prefecture Distance from Kawaguchi JCT Notes
Kawaguchi JCT 川口JCT Saitama
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Urawa IC 浦和IC 4.0km  
Iwatsuki IC 岩槻IC 10.5km  
Hasuda SA SIC 蓮田SA・SIC 18.2km Service Area and Smart IC exit
Kuki Shiraoka JCT 久喜白岡JCT 24.1km  
Kuki IC 久喜IC 25.5km  
Kazo IC 加須IC 33.4km  
Hanyu IC 羽生IC 39.4km  
Hanyu PA 羽生PA 40.6km Parking Area
Tatebayashi IC 館林IC Tochigi
46.0km  
Sano Fujioka IC 佐野藤岡IC 55.0km  
Sano SA SIC 佐野SA/SIC 58.0km Service Area and Smart IC exit
Iwafune JCT 岩舟JCT 61.8km  
Tochigi IC 栃木IC 72.7km  
Tochigi Tsuga JCT 栃木都賀JCT 75.4km  
Tsuga Nishigata PA 都賀西方PA 79.3km Parking Area
Kanuma IC 鹿沼IC 91.5km  
Oya PA 大谷PA 99.3km  
Utsunomiya IC 宇都宮IC 103.0km  
Kami Kawachi SA SIC 上河内SA・SIC 110.6km Service Area and Smart IC exit
Yaita IC 矢板IC 120.2km  
Yaita Kita PA 矢板北PA 127.5km Parking Area
Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC 西那須野塩原IC 139.1km  
Kuroiso Itamuro IC PA 黒磯板室IC・PA 145.5km Parking Area
Nasu IC 那須IC 152.5km  
Nasu Kogen SA SIC 那須高原SA・SIC 160.5km Service Area and Smart IC exit
Shirakawa IC 白河IC 169.7km  
Shirakawa Chuo SIC 白河中央SIC 176.1km Smart IC exit
Abukuma PA 阿武隈PA Fukushima
178.7km Parking Area
Yabuki IC 矢吹IC 186.3km  
Kagamiishi PA 鏡石PA 193.9km Parking Area
Sukagawa IC 須賀川IC 198.2km  
Asaka PA 安積PA 206.9km  
Koriyama Minami IC 郡山南IC 207.7km  
Koriyama IC 郡山IC 216.4km  
Koriyama JCT 郡山JCT 220.2km Banetsu Expressway
Motomiya IC 本宮IC 223.1km  
Adatara SA 安達太良SA 226,3km Service Area
Nihonmatsu IC 二本松IC 236.0km  
Fukushima Matsukawa PA SIC 福島松川PA・SIC 244.7km Parking Area and Smart IC exit
Fukushima Nishi IC 福島西IC 254.9km  
Azuma PA 吾妻PA 257.7km Parking Area
Fukushima Iizaka IC 福島飯坂IC 264.9km  
Kunimi IC 国見IC 276.0km  
Kunimi SA 国見SA 281.9km Service Area
Shiroishi IC 白石IC Miyagi
299.5km  
Zao PA 蔵王PA 204.1km Parking Area
Murata IC 村田IC 311.8km  
Murata JCT 村田JCT 314.5km Yamagata Expressway
Sugou PA 菅生PA 319.6km Parking Area
Sendai Minami IC 仙台南IC 326.8km  
Sendai Miyagi IC 仙台宮城IC 332.4km  
Izumi PA SIC 泉PA 342.6km Parking Area and Smart IC exit
Izumi IC 泉IC 346.1km  
Tomiya JCT 富谷JCT 349.3km  
Tsurusu PA 鶴巣PA 354.4km Parking Area
Daiwa IC 大和IC 357.1km  
Ohira IC 大衡IC 360.3km  
Sanbongi PA SIC 三本木PA・SIC 366.8km Parking Area and Smart IC exit
Furukawa IC 古川IC 372.1km  
Chojahara SA SIC 長者原SA・SIC 381.0km Service Area and Smart IC exit
Tsukidate IC 築館IC 391.2km  
Shiwahime PA 志波姫PA 396.8km Parking Area
Wakayanagi Kannari IC 若柳金成IC 403.0km  
Kannari PA 金成PA 408.8km  
Ichinoseki IC 一関IC Iwate
420.3km  
Chusonji PA 中尊寺PA 423.3km Parking Area
Hira Izumi Maesawa IC 平泉前沢IC 431.8km  
Maesawa SA 前沢SA 437.5km Service Area
Mizusawa IC 水沢IC 449.3km  
Kitakami Kanegasaki IC PA 北上金ヶ崎IC・PA 458.0km Parking Area
Kitakami JCT 北上JCT 461.8km  
Kitakami Eduriko IC 北上江釣子IC 464.7km  
Hanamaki PA 花巻PA 472.6km Parking Area
Hanamaki Minami IC 花巻南IC 474.5km  
Hanamaki JCT 花巻JCT 481.3km  
Shiwa SA 紫波SA 489.2km Service Area
Shiwa IC 紫波IC 494.1km  
Yahaba PA 矢巾PA 501.3km Parking Area
Morioka Minami IC 盛岡南IC 505.1km  
Morioka IC 盛岡IC 512.1km  
Takizawa PA 滝沢PA 520.1km Parking Area
Takizawa IC 滝沢IC 522.1km  
Nishine IC 西根IC 532.2km  
Iwate-san SA 岩手山SA 537.3km Service Area
Matsuo Hachimantai IC 松尾八幡平IC 541.7km  
Maemoriyama PA 前森山PA 544.2km Parking Area
Hata PA 畑PA 556.6km Parking Area
Ashiro JCT 安代JCT 563.3km Hachinohe Expressway
Ashiro IC 安代IC 564..6km  
Tayama PA 田山PA 573.2km Parking Area
Yuze PA 湯瀬PA Akita
585.2km Parking Area
Kazuno Hachimantai IC 鹿角八幡平IC 590.7km  
Hanawa SA 花輪SA 593.7km Service Area
Towada IC 十和田IC 602.6km  
Kosaka IC 小坂IC 610.7km  
Kosaka PA 小坂PA 613.5km Parking Area
Kosaka JCT 小坂JCT 617.0km Akita Expressway
Ikarigaseki IC 碇ヶ関IC Aomori
630.7km  
Ajara PA 阿闍羅PA 635.8km Parking Area
Owani Hirosaki IC 大鰐弘前IC 643.7km  
Tsugaru SA 津軽SA 646.5km Service Area
Kuroishi IC 黒石IC 653.6km  
Takadate PA 高館PA 660.8km Parking Area
Namioka IC 浪岡IC 667.6km  
Aomori JCT 青森JCT 677.4km  
Aomori IC 青森IC 679.5km  

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