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There are 5 ways to get from Hakone to Karuizawa Station by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Kigaonsen-iriguchi to Odawara Station
  2. Take the train from Odawara to Shin-Yokohama
  3. Take the train from Shin-Yokohama to Tokyo
  4. Take the train from Tokyo to Karuizawa

$86 - $141

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Hakone-Yumoto to Shinjuku(Jr) Odakyu Ltd Exp Hakone
  2. Take the bus from Ikebukuro to Karuizawa

$39 - $44

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Odawara to Tokyo JR Tokaido / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...

$55 - $88

Bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakone Garasunomori Museum to Basuta Shinjuku
  2. Take the bus from Shinjuku Station New South Exit to Sakudaira

$64 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Hakone to Karuizawa Station 122.9 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Hakone to Karuizawa Station is to drive which costs ¥2300 - ¥3400 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hakone to Karuizawa Station is to drive which costs ¥2300 - ¥3400 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Hakone and Karuizawa Station is 129 km. The road distance is 196.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hakone to Karuizawa Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥16000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Hakone to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hakone to Karuizawa Station is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs ¥6000 - ¥10000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥7000 - ¥8500 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hakone to Karuizawa Station is 197 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Hakone to Karuizawa Station.

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Map of how to get from Hakone to Karuizawa Station.
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  • Distance: 80.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

What companies run services between Hakone, Japan and Karuizawa Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Hakone to Karuizawa Station via Odawara Station, Odawara, and Tokyo in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hakone to Karuizawa Station via Basuta Shinjuku, Shinjuku(Jr), Yoyogi, Shinjuku Station New South Exit, Sakudaira, and Saku-Daira in around 5 h 41 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Odawara to Shin-Yokohama
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$23 - $35
Reserved seat
$29 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Shin-Yokohama to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$19 - $25
Reserved seat
$25 - $30
Green seat
$30 - $40
Train from Tokyo to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Odawara to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hakone Tozan Bus
Website
hakone-tozanbus.co.jp
Bus from Kigaonsen-iriguchi to Odawara Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
hakone-tozanbus.co.jp
Odakyu Hakone highway bus
Website
odakyu-hakonehighway.co.jp
Bus from Hakone Garasunomori Museum to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
odakyu-hakonehighway.co.jp
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Shinjuku Station New South Exit to Sakudaira
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Seibu bus
Website
seibubus.co.jp
Bus from Ikebukuro to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
seibubus.co.jp

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