Takadanobaba Station (高田馬場駅 Takadanobaba-eki?) is a railway station in the Takadanobaba area of Tokyo‘s Shinjuku ward, situated between the commercial districts of Ikebukuro and Shinjuku.


The station is a major commuting hub, linking the Seibu Shinjuku LineTokyo Metro Tōzai Line and Yamanote Line. It also serves the surrounding Takadanobaba area, known as a popular student district, and is linked by bus to nearby Waseda University. It is the busiest station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line, and the second-busiest in the Seibu Railway network after Ikebukuro Station. It is the ninth-busiest station in the Tokyo Metro network and the eleventh-busiest station in the JR East network.