Hakone Ropeway


Hakone Ropeway

Hakone Ropeway connects 4 major stations - Sounzan Station, where you can transfer to the Hakone Cable Car, Owakudani Station, a popular sightseeing spot with many visitors, Ubako Station, which leads to Ubako Hot Springs and Togendai Station on the shore of Ashinoko Lake. Many travelers use this ropeway to see the beautiful natural sights of the surrounding areas. For example, from Sounzan to Owakudani you’ll be able to see the bottom of the Owakudani valley and the sulfuric smoke rising from it. Another popular route is between Owakudani and Togendai, where you will get a great 360°view of Ashinoko Lake and Mt. Fuji.



[Sounzan Station] Kanagawa, Ashigarashimo, Hakone, Gora 1300 [ Google Maps ]

Business Hours

March-November: 9:00-17:00
December-February: 9:00-16:15
*Cars leaves every minute during business hours

Days Closed

Closed during bad weather and for routine maintenance

Time Required

About 8 minutes in between the stations



Accepted Credit Cards

Visa, Mastercard, JCB, American Express, UnionPay



Menu/Pamphlet Languages


Nearest Station

Stops at Sounzan Station, Owakudani Station (OH63), Ubako Station (OH64), Togendai Station (65)


How to get to Sounzan Station: ride teh train from Hakone Tozan Railway (Hakone Yumoto Station OH51); after about 40 minutes, get off at Gora Station (OH57); ride the Hakone Tozan Cable Car; after about 10 minutes, get off at Sounzan

How to get to Togendai Station: ride the Hakone Tozan bus (Line T) bound for Togendai from Hakone Yumoto Station (OH51); after about 46 minutes, get off at Togendai Station (OH65)


Adults: 950-1,550 yen (one-way)
Elementary school students: 480-780 yen (one-way)

Freepass Discount Information

Free boarding

Telephone Number

Business hours (operating hours):
Weekdays: 0465-32-2205
Weekend and holidays: 0460‐84-8439

Official Website
*Information may be in Japanese.