Kokubunji is on the JR Chūō Line (中央線). Chūō trains depart from Tokyo Station on platforms 1 and 2 (40 minutes; ¥540), and from Shinjuku on platform 12 (20 minutes; ¥380). Fast trains designated Special Rapid, including Chūō Special Rapid (中央特快 chūō-tokkai), Ome Special Rapid (青梅特快 ōme-tokkai), and Commuter Special Rapid (通勤特快 tsūkin-tokkai), stop at Kokubunji.
Kokubunji is also terminal of the Seibu Kokubunji line(西武国分寺線) and Seibu Tamako line(西武多摩湖線).
At café is a comic café. This café has a massage chair. It has smoking area, no smoking area, and open area. All PC have big screens.
OIOI (Marui), next to Kokubunji station. The local branch of the famous fashion mall, with countless small shops on the 2nd through 6th floors. There are also food shops on the first basement food floorm while 7F is CD and books store. AM 10:30-PM8:30. 8F is open from AM10:30 to PM10:00.
Akagi is like a Japanese traditional canteen restaurant. You will be full with any dinner set at 1000 yen. You can select counter seat or tatami seat. Customers are generally hungry school boys.
Aburaya - Nice Chinese restaurant with good aburasoba and delicious donburi.
Panas, an Indian restaurant, located 3 mins walk from the north exit, sells a variety of good Indian food and drinks. They also incorporate a small bar and offer several Indian and Nepalese brews.
Sitar is an authentic Indian restaurant, about 15 mins walk from Kokubunji Station and 1 mins walk away from Hitachi's Koigakubo Dormitory. The food is reasonably priced but tastes very authentic Indian. Be sure to try their Garlic Nan and Lassi! The restaurant manager and staff are very friendly.
Takeshige-shokudo has a reasonably priced set menu, under 1000 yen. It is located in front of Tokyo Keizai university, a 10 min walk from Kokubunji station. Popular with students, this shop provides filling menu choices. Try the fried rice.
Supuun is a special curry shop. Be sure to order the weekly special curry. The store has a relaxed and congenial atmosphere, five minutes walk from the north exit of the station.