7:30 AM – From Shinjuku to Hakone-Yumoto by Romancecar
In this article, we will introduce a travel course using the Hakone Freepass. The pass allows you to travel within Hakone for a great value and also offers discounts at participating facilities (some exclusions may apply). Unless stated otherwise, all methods of transportations can be used for free with this pass. Use the pass to start your Hakone travels the fun and smart way!
Ride the Romancecar to travel from Tokyo to Hakone. The Romancecar is a limited express train that can be used to go from Shinjuku to Hakone-Yumoto Station (OH51) with just one train. It will take about an hour and a half. All seats are designated so that you can travel in comfort while enjoying the scenery (*1).
Make sure to look out for Mt. Fuji, which can be seen from the windows during clear weather.
*1: If taking the Romancecar with the Hakone Freepass from Shinjuku Station to Hakone-Yumoto Station, a separate express fee (1,090 yen) will be required.