The hydrangea start to bloom in mid-June. The Hakone Tozan Train, which climbs slowly up the Hakone mountains, is known as the Hydrangea Train during this season. The flowers along the tracks between Hakone-Yumoto and Gora Station bloom at a different times depending on the altitude. Passengers can enjoy the colorful view from the middle of June to late July. There is also a special night train during this period, which offers a fantastic view of the illuminated flowers.
There are 4 trains per hour during the day
Hakone Tozan Train operates seven days a week throughout the year. The best season for hydrangeas is from middle of June to late July
It is a 40 minute ride from Hakone-Yumoto Station (OH51) to Gora Station (OH57)
Accepted Credit Cards
English, Chinese and Korean
There are pamphlets in English, Chinese (original and simplified) and Korean
The fare from Hakone-Yumoto to Gora/Adults: 400 yen, Children: 200 yen
0465-32-6823(Business hours/Weekdays from 9：00 to 18：00)
*Information may be in Japanese.
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*Useable only for transfers in Hakone or to the Odakyu Line or the Odawara Hakone Highway Bus.