There are 6 ways to get from Hakuba to Hakone by bus, train or car

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Bus, train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakuba-Happo bus terminal to Nagano station
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Odawara

$105 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus Jam Jam Liner, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Lawson Shinshu to Yokohama
  2. Take the train from Yokohama to Odawara JR Tokaido / ...

$57 - $63

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Hakuba to Hachioji Ltd Exp Azusa
  2. Take the train from Shin-Yokohama to Odawara Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$85 - $120

Train, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Hakuba to Kofu
  2. Take the bus from 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) to 富士急ハイランド(1番)
  3. Take the bus from 富士急ハイランド(2番) to 御殿場プレミアムアウトレット

$68 - $90

Bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakuba Happo to Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo
  2. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakone Garasunomori Museum

$61

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Hakuba to Hakone 152 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Hakuba to Hakone is to drive which costs ¥2800 - ¥4200 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hakuba to Hakone is to drive which costs ¥2800 - ¥4200 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hakuba to Hakone. However, there are services departing from Hakuba Happo and arriving at Hakone Garasunomori Museum via Basuta Shinjuku. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

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The distance between Hakuba and Hakone is 195 km. The road distance is 243.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hakuba to Hakone without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 38 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥18000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Hakuba to Hakone, including transfers.

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Hakuba to Hakone bus services, operated by Access Shinshu, depart from Hakuba Happo station.

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The best way to get from Hakuba to Hakone is to train which takes 5 h 34 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6867 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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Hakuba to Hakone bus services, operated by Odakyu Hakone highway bus, arrive at Hakone Garasunomori Museum station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hakuba to Hakone is 243 km. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Hakuba to Hakone.

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There are 357+ hotels available in Hakone. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hakuba to Hakone.
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  • Distance: 122.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Hakuba, Japan and Hakone, Japan?

You can take a train from Hakuba to Hakone via Hachioji, Shin-Yokohama, Odawara, Hakone-Yumoto, and Hakone Yumoto in around 5 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hakuba to Hakone via Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo and Basuta Shinjuku in around 8 h 17 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagano to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
Train from Tokyo to Odawara
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Train from Shin-Yokohama to Odawara
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$23 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakuba to Hachioji
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakuba to Kofu
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Yokohama to Odawara
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Alpico Group
Phone
+886-2-2501-8559
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Hakuba-Happo bus terminal to Nagano station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Fuji Express
Website
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 甲府駅バスターミナル(5番) to 富士急ハイランド(1番)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp
Bus from 富士急ハイランド(2番) to 御殿場プレミアムアウトレット
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fujikyu.co.jp
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Bus from Lawson Shinshu to Yokohama
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Hakuba Happo to Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
Odakyu Hakone highway bus
Website
odakyu-hakonehighway.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakone Garasunomori Museum
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
odakyu-hakonehighway.co.jp

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