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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Kita-Senju
  2. Take the train from Kita-Senju to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Yokohama
  4. Take the train from Shin-Yokohama to Odawara
  5. Take the bus from Odawara Station to Kigaonsen-iriguchi

$61 - $93

Cheapest option

Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Kita-Senju Tsukuba Express Semi-Rapid / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Odawara JR Tokaido / ...

$24 - $36

3 alternative options

Train via Yoyogi-Uehara  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Kita-Senju Tsukuba Express Semi-Rapid / ...
  2. Take the train from Yoyogi-Uehara to Odawara Odakyu Odawara Rapid Exp / ...

$27 - $32

Bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Tsukuba Hospital to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Senkyorou-Mae

$30

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Tsukuba to Hakone 97.9 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Tsukuba to Hakone is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2700 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tsukuba to Hakone is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2700 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tsukuba to Hakone. However, there are services departing from University of Tsukuba Hospital and arriving at Senkyorou-Mae via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Tsukuba and Hakone is 134 km. The road distance is 156.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Hakone without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 49 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Tsukuba to Hakone, including transfers.

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Tsukuba to Hakone bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, depart from University of Tsukuba Hospital station.

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The best way to get from Tsukuba to Hakone is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs ¥2600 - ¥4100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3437 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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Tsukuba to Hakone bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Senkyorou-Mae station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tsukuba to Hakone is 157 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Tsukuba to Hakone.

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  • Distance: 83.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Tsukuba to Hakone via Kita-Senju, Tokyo, Odawara, Hakone-Yumoto, and Hakone Yumoto in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tsukuba to Hakone via Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit in around 4 h 28 min.

Train operators
Tsukuba Express
Website
mir.co.jp
Train from Kenkyu-Gakuen to Kita-Senju
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kita-Senju to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Odawara
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Yokohama
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$19 - $25
Reserved seat
$25 - $30
Green seat
$30 - $40
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
$29 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Hakone Tozan Bus
Website
hakone-tozanbus.co.jp
Bus from Odawara Station to Kigaonsen-iriguchi
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
hakone-tozanbus.co.jp
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from University of Tsukuba Hospital to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Senkyorou-Mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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