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There are 3 ways to get from Hakone to Shimoda by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Odawara to Izukyu Shimoda Ltd Exp Odoriko

$31 - $39

2 alternative options

Bus, train, night train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Kigaonsen-iriguchi to Odawara Station
  2. Take the train from Odawara to Atami
  3. Take the night train from Atami to Izukyu Shimoda

$31 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Hakone to Shimoda 59.7 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Hakone to Shimoda is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1700 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hakone to Shimoda is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1700 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Hakone and Shimoda is 62 km. The road distance is 95.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hakone to Shimoda without a car is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs ¥3500 - ¥4400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Hakone to Shimoda, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hakone to Shimoda is 95 km. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Hakone to Shimoda.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Shimoda. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 38.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

What companies run services between Hakone, Japan and Shimoda, Shizuoka, Japan?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Hakone to Shimoda 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Odawara to Izukyu Shimoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Night train from Atami to Izukyu Shimoda
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Atami
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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

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