Transportation

Transportation in Hakone

Hakone Tozan Bus

Scheduled buses are convenient for sightseeing in Hakone. There are several different routes, so be sure to check the bus's destination before boarding.

Each bus route is indicated by a symbol.

Various shapes and types of bus stops


Bus stop at
Moto-Hakone Port

Each bus stop displays the various bus destinations and directions they are heading for, so please check carefully before boarding. Each bus stop also displays route timetables.

At the bus stop


Various types of
bus stop sign

Check where buses are bound for and your destination. Line up at the bus stop and wait for the bus. Buses will stop when passengers are standing at the bus stop.

Get on the bus from the front door

The bus's destination is shown on the side of the bus, so check the destination before getting on. If you don't know the destination, please ask the driver. Get on from the front door; pay the fare when you get off.

If using a Hakone Freepass

Show your Freepass to the driver when you get on.

If not using a Hakone Freepass

When you get on the bus, take a boarding ticket from the ticket dispenser at the entrance. You will need the boarding ticket for paying your fare when you get off.

Seats


  • View of the bus interior

  • Priority seats

There are no reserved seats on buses. Priority seats designated for use by seniors, mothers-to-be or persons with disabilities are provided. Please give up your seat to passengers in need.

Fare chart displayed at the front of the bus, and button to press when you wish to get off


  • Fare chart at the front of
    the bus

  • When you press the
    buzzer for signaling you
    want to get off, it will
    display a red light.

As the bus approaches each stop, the name of the stop lights up on the fare chart at the front of the bus. When your stop is next, press the buzzer to let the driver know you want to get off. If no one is standing at the bus stop, the bus will not stop unless you press the buzzer, so be sure to keep an eye on the fare chart and listen carefully to the recorded announcements so that you don't miss your stop.

If using a Hakone Freepass

Show your Freepass to the driver when you get off.

If not using a Hakone Freepass

Checking the fare

If you are not using a Hakone Freepass, check the number on your boarding ticket against the fare chart at the front of the bus before getting off. Your fare is the one shown under the number that matches the number on your boarding ticket.

Paying the fare

When you get off, place the fare corresponding to the one on the fare chart in the fare collection box along with your boarding ticket.

  • *Credit cards are not accepted. Payment is in cash only.
  • *The fare collection box does not make change, so if necessary please obtain change before getting on the bus.

Normal Fares (one way up to major stations and touristic spots in Hakone)

  Adults Children
Odawara station to Hakone-Yumoto 370 yen 190 yen
Odawara station to Hoteru-mae (Fujiya Hotel) 680 yen 340 yen
Odawara station to Kowakien (Yunessun) 830 yen 420 yen
Odawara station to Moto-Hakone Port 1,180 yen 590 yen
Odawara station to Hyoseki, Hakone Glass Forest Venetian Glass Museum 1,000 yen 500 yen
Odawara station to Kawamukai, Museum of Saint-Exupéry and The Little Prince in Hakone 1,050 yen 530 yen
Odawara station to Togendai 1,230 yen 620 yen
Hakone-Yumoto to Hoteru-mae (Fujiya Hotel) 410 yen 210 yen
Hakone-Yumoto to Kowakien (Yunessun) 580 yen 290 yen
Hakone-Yumoto to Moto-Hakone Port 960 yen 480 yen
Hakone-Yumoto to Hyoseki, Hakone Glass Forest Venetian Glass Museum 750 yen 380 yen
Hakone-Yumoto to Kawamukai, Museum of Saint-Exupéry and The Little Prince in Hakone 800 yen 400 yen
Hakone-Yumoto to Togendai 1,050 yen 530 yen
  • *Child fares are for children between 6 and 11 years of age.