The Gotemba Outlet from Hakone
Gotemba Outlet is a premier shopping destination for many people coming to Japan. The outlet is at the base of Mt. Fuji and has a wonderful selection of shops to choose from. Shop or browse outlets from Nike, Puma, Coach, Gap, Polo, North Face, Paul Smith, Bose, and many more. The outlet is a short bus ride from Hakone and has wonderful views of Fuji. Take the bus from Hakone Yumoto or Gora to the Gotemba Premium Outlet.
Hakone Yumoto to Gotemba Premium Outlets
Getting to the Gotemba Outlets from Yumoto is easy. If you are in Yumoto, take the bus from bus depot 2 across from Hakone Yumoto Station. There are three direct buses from Hakone Yumoto to the Gotemba Outlets.
Gora to Gotemba Premium Outlets
The Gotemba Premium Outlets can also be reached from Gora in central Hakone. Gora a mountain side village where the Hakone Tozan Train ends and many people transfer to the cable car for the steaming vents of Owakudani. There are direct buses running throughout the day, times are subject to change.
The Odakyu group runs two buses an hour from Togendai Port (the V and W labeled buses) , the ropeway station on the shores of Lake Ashi, passing by the Sengokuhara bus stop.
The Hakone Freepass covers the route to the Gotemba Outlet is a convenient and economical way to see all of Hakone and more! Times are subject to change.