Is the Hakone Free Pass worth it?

Whether you’re taking a day trip to Hakone from Tokyo, or looking to spend a couple of days exploring this beautiful destination, it’s well worth the time, effort and cost. The Hakone Free Pass makes everything simple and convenient. It’s a one time fee and you’re free to explore the Hakone Loop as you please.

What does Hakone Free Pass include?

Unlimited rides on 8 transportation networks, including Hakone Tozan Railway, Hakone Tozan Bus (within the designated area), the Hakone Tozan Cable Car, the Hakone Ropeway and more!

How do I use my Hakone free pass?

Use the Hakone Free Pass to get to Hakone from Shinjuku Upon arrival at the Odawara station, you will have to make a transfer to the Hakone Tozan line and board the local train bound for Hakone. This leg of the journey will take about 15 minutes, where you will disembark at the Hakone Yumoto station.

What is there to do in Hakone for 3 days?

  1. Hakone-Yumoto Station. Change here for the Hakone Tozan Train.
  2. Owakudani.
  3. Togendai.
  4. Hakone Glass no Mori Venetian Glass Museum.
  5. Hakone Highland Hotel.
  6. Gotemba Premium OutletsĀ®
  7. Oshino-hakkai (Eight Springs of Mount Fuji)
  8. Kawaguchiko Station.

How much is the bullet train from Tokyo to Hakone?

about 2280 yen
Tokyo to Hakone This train is a limited express and takes a little over 90 minutes to get to Hakone and costs about 2280 yen ($21). The shinkansen can take you to Odawara in 30 mins, where you’ll transfer to Hakone-Yumoto station.

What does a free pass mean?

A free pass is an official document that allows a person to travel or to enter a particular building without having to pay.

Does JR pass cover Hakone?

By obtaining a JRPass, tourists can take the shinkansen (bullet train), which will get you there in a little under two hours. If you don’t have a pass, then you can take a regular train to the Hakone-Yumoto station, the main station in 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 long should I stay in Hakone?

How long to stay in Hakone. I suggest staying at least 2 days and 2 nights in order to spend time relaxing in an onsen, seeing the historical sights, and visiting the Hakone Open Air Museum. If you have more time, you can do three days and add in some more strenuous hiking, more onsen bathing, or more museum touring.

Is Hakone a day trip from Tokyo?

Day Trips from Tokyo: Hitting Up Hakone. Hakone has a LOT to offer on a day or weekend trip from Tokyo. The hot springs (onsen) and views of Mount Fuji are, of course, what the town and its environs are most famous for, but they also have their own mountains, art museums, pirate ships and bountiful history.

Can I use JR pass in Hakone?

Hakone Yumoto Station. Hakone is accessible by bus, cable cars, and boats. However, the most efficient and stress-free way to get there is by train. By obtaining a JRPass, tourists can take the shinkansen (bullet train), which will get you there in a little under two hours.

What is the Hakone Free Pass?

Discounted admission to selected attractions in the Hakone area. The free pass is valid on two or three consecutive days, respectively.

When will the Hakone Free Pass by Odakyu Railways resume?

The sale of the Hakone Free Pass resumed on October 26, 2019 after a temporary suspension due to typhoon #19. The Hakone Free Pass by Odakyu Railways is a discount pass for exploring Hakone.

Where can I buy a free train pass in Tokyo?

The free pass is valid on two or three consecutive days, respectively. 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.

Where can I use my single ticket in Japan?

This single ticket is valid for use in the popular Fuji and Hakone areas. *The Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center, Odawara also sells this pass. This single ticket allows you to travel around the Hakone and Kamakura and Enoshima area at a discount.