Fukushima is the third biggest prefecture in Japan. The prefecture is located in Tohoku, which is the northern region of Japan’s main island. Mountain ranges separate Fukushima into 3 areas: Aizu (historic area to the west), Nakadori (central transport hub of the prefecture) and Hamadori (eastern area overlooking the ocean).
Getting from Tokyo to Fukushima
Tokyo Station → Fukushima Station: 1 h 30 min (via JR Tohoku Shinkansen)
Tokyo Station → Koriyama Station: 1 h 20 min (via JR Tohoku Shinkansen)
Tokyo Station → Iwaki Station: 2 h 30 min (via the JR Joban Line’s Hitachi-Tokiwa Ltd. Express Service)