Hakone is a large area just south of Kanagawa which includes lakes, mountains, hot springs, ryokan, cultural activities, and much more. Hakone sites span a large area, but the transportation in Hakone is efficient and timely. There are also economic options available to ride the various methods of transportation. You can ride historic mountain train(Hakone Tozan Train), get views of Fuji from the ropeway(Hakone Ropeway), feel the cool lake breeze on the leisure ships and much more. Choose from below to get more information on transportation and getting around in Hakone.
The JR Railpass can help you get to Hakone. The Odakyu Freepass is your best option for the Hakone area, but the Japan Railpass can be convenient.
The Hakone Tozan Mountain train is one of Japan`s most impressive and beautiful train rides taking you through wonderful mountain villages and stunning views of nature
The JR Railpass is one of the most convenient tools to use during your trip to Japan. Here is how to use your JR Railpass to get to Hakone.