Hakone is famous for its spectacular views of Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi. It is located less than 100 km west of Tokyo and its picturesque location is very popular for day trips or weekends.
There are several popular activities in Hakone that are worth your time. Many people go there for the onsen (hot springs). However, the city also has fascinating cultural points of interest, such as the Hakone Shrine and the Open Air Museum .
How to get to Hakone from Tokyo
Hakone is located in the beautiful Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park and is quite easy to get to. There are 2 lines you can take: the Tokaido Shinkansen line and the Odakyu line .
From Tokyo Station take a bullet train on the Tokaido Shinkansen
Remember that this journey is included in your JR Pass .
From Odawara Station, take the Hakone Tozan Whatsapp Mobile Number List train and get off at the Hakone-Itabashi stop, which is the last stop on your trip.
In total, the journey takes a little less than 2 hours . The second part of the trip is not covered by the Japan Rail Pass, so you need to buy a separate ticket.
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With the Odakyu line
The Odakyu Line runs from Tokyo Shinjuku Station to Hakone-Yumoto Station and vice versa.
There is an express train that takes about 85 minutes and a slower, cheaper train that takes about 2 hours (this journey includes a change at Odawara station).
One option is to purchase a Hakone Free Pass Includes return travel from Hakone to
Tokyo, as well as unlimited use of certain trains, cable cars, boats, and buses CRYP Email List around the Hakone area.
The highway (non-city) bus company Odakyu Hakon e also offers direct trips from Shinjuku Station in Tokyo to the Lake Ashi area of Hakone.
The ticket costs around 2,000 yen and the journey time, if the traffic is good, is about 2 hours.
How to get to Hakone from Kyoto
From Kyoto Station , take the Tokaido Shinkansen Line (included in your Japan Rail Pass ) to Mishima, Atami or Odawara Stations . From Mishima you can reach Lake Ashi with the Numazu Tozan Tokai bus .
Lake Ashi can also be reached from Atami Station by the Izuhakone bus. From Odawara, you can take the Hakone Tozan train to Hakone-Yumoto Station.