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Train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from Odawara to Shizuoka Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the train from Shizuoka to Shimada Jr Tokaido Local / ...

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Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Odawara to Shimada 135 km
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shimada is 0120-565653.

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The cheapest way to get from Odawara to Shimada is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2700 and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Odawara to Shimada is to train which costs ¥4000 - ¥6000 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Odawara to Shimada. However, there are services departing from Odawara and arriving at Shimada via Shizuoka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Odawara and Shimada is 101 km. The road distance is 135 km.

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The best way to get from Odawara to Shimada without a car is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs ¥4000 - ¥6000.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from Odawara to Shimada, including transfers.

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Odawara to Shimada train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Odawara station.

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Odawara to Shimada train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Shimada station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Odawara to Shimada is 135 km. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Odawara to Shimada.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Shimada. Prices start at ¥12500 per night.

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  • Distance: 101.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 16m

What companies run services between Odawara, Japan and Shimada, Japan?

You can take a train from Odawara to Shimada via Shizuoka in around 1h 16m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Train from Odawara to Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥5500
Schedules at
Unreserved seat
¥3500 - ¥4700
Reserved seat
¥4400 - ¥5500
Green seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

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Train from Shizuoka to Shimada
Ave. Duration
27 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥470 - ¥700
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