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How do I get from Odawara Station to Hakone?

By: Allan PoeUpdated: April 08, 2021

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Getting from Odawara to Hakone. There are two basic options to get you from Odawara to Hakone. The first is the Odakyu Line that will take only about 15 minutes to get you to Hakone Yumoto Station. Along the way there are some worthwhile stops to be made at one of the three stations between Odawara and Hakone.

Similarly, does Odawara Station have lockers?

There are coin operated lockers at Odawara station. If you can use it or not depends on the size of your luggage.

Beside above, how do I get from Odawara to Gora Station?

Hakone Tozan Bus operates a bus from Odawara Station to Miyaginobashi every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ¥750 - ¥1300 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Odawara to Gora Tensui, Hakone via Hakone-Yumoto and Gora in around 1h 21m.

How long is the train ride from Tokyo to Hakone?

Odakyu Railway operates between Tokyo's Shinjuku Station and Hakone-Yumoto Station. The one way journey by the "Romance Car" limited express takes about 85 minutes and costs 2330 yen. By slower express trains (kyuko), the journey takes about two hours, requires one transfer at Odawara Station, but costs only 1220 yen.

How much is a Hakone Free Pass?

Valid for two consecutive days from Shinjuku (Tokyo), the Hakone Free Pass is sold for 5,140 yen (around $46) for adults and 1,500 yen (around $13) for children from 6 to 11 years old. It's free for children 5 years and under.

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Where can I buy Hakone free pass at Odawara Station?

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The pass can be purchased at major railway stations and ticket counters along the Odakyu Railway Line and inside the free area, including Shinjuku Station in central Tokyo and Odawara Station, Hakone-Yumoto Station and Mishima Station inside the free area.

How long does it take from Odawara to Hakone?

Getting from Odawara to Hakone. There are two basic options to get you from Odawara to Hakone. The first is the Odakyu Line that will take only about 15 minutes to get you to Hakone Yumoto Station. Along the way there are some worthwhile stops to be made at one of the three stations between Odawara and Hakone.

What is there to do in Hakone for a day trip?

Hakone Itinerary: Day 1
  • 7:00am Travel from Shinjuku to Hakone-Yumoto Station.
  • 9:20am Hakone-Yumoto Station.
  • 10:15am Hakone Shrine and the Peace Shrine Gate.
  • 11:00am Old Tokaido Highway Cedar Avenue and Hakone Checkpoint.
  • 12:15pm Lunch.
  • 1:00pm Pirate Ship Cruise from Hakone-machi to Togendai.
  • 2:50pm Hakone Open Air Museum.

How much is the bullet train from Tokyo to Hakone?

A regular return train from Tokyo / Shinjuku to Hakone alone is going to cost at least 2,500 yen. Over 4,000 yen if using the 'Romance car' or Shinkansen.

Is the romance car covered by JR pass?

The Romance Car from Shinjuku to Hakone is a special train service which requires an additional fare, even with the Hakone Free Pass nor does the JR Pass cover it. With the JR Pass you can travel from Tokyo - Odawara using the Shinkansen, from there however other transport is required to explore Hakone.

Can you use JR pass to Hakone?

With a Japan Rail Pass, the most economical way to reach Hakone is to take the Shinkansen from Tokyo station or Shinagawa Station on the Tokaido line to Odawara. When taking the train, check the stops as few 'Hikari' Shinkansen stop in Odawara. You can buy a Hakone Free Pass from Odawara.

How do you get around Hakone?

Take the Odakyu Hakone Highway Bus from Togendai or Sengoku in the Hakone area to Gotemba Station (25-35 minutes, 720-1040 yen, 2 buses per hour) and then the Fujikyu Bus from Gotemba Station to Kawaguchiko Station in the Fuji Five Lake area (1 hour, 1540 yen, 1-2 buses per hour, see timetable).

Can you see Mt Fuji from Hakone Yumoto?

"Hakone-Yumoto" has convenient access to Mt. Fuji viewing spots by Hakone Tozan Train, cable car, or ropeway. There are numerous Mt. Fuji viewing spots in the Hakone area, but we will just introduce the top five locations.

Can I use JR pass from Tokyo to Hakone?

Tokyo to Hakone
From Tokyo Station, you can take a bullet train on the Tokaido Shinkansen line to Odawara Station, which is included in the JR Pass. Finally, the Odakyu Hakone highway bus company also offers direct highway buses from Shinjuku Station in Tokyo to Lake Ashi area in Hakone.

How long does the Hakone Round course take?

Takes 25 minutes to Hakone-Yumoto. Some buses will continue to Odawara, taking another 12 minutes.

Is Hakone Tozan Railway covered by JR pass?

How to access to Hakone by JR Pass. The Tokaido Shinkansen is covered by JR pass and it takes you to Odawara. If you have JR pass, you want to use it to get Hakone. However JR pass does not cover the trip to Hakone completely.

How do I get from Kyoto to Odawara?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Odawara to Kyoto hourly. Tickets cost ¥9500 - ¥14000 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Alternatively, Nankai Bus operates a vehicle from Odawara Station to Kyōto once daily. Tickets cost ¥7500 - ¥9500 and the journey takes 5h 59m.

How do I get from Hakone to Kyoto?

Train or bus from Hakone to Kyoto? The best way to get from Hakone to Kyoto is to train which takes 4h 23m and costs ¥10000 - ¥16000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4600 - ¥7000 and takes 7h 17m.

How do I get from Tokyo to Hakone?

The quickest direct route to Hakone from Tokyo is on the Odakyu Electric Railway. It runs trains to Hakone from Shinjuku Station, a major hub in Tokyo and the busiest train station in the world. The Odakyu Limited Express Romancecar travels from Shinjuku to Hakone-Yumoto Station in about an hour and a half.