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Hakone Tozan Railway

Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 465-32-6821
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We had a Hakone free pass and we're looking forward to experiencing all aspects. This was our first... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Darrington, United Kingdom
via mobile
An interesting ride on the Hakone Tozan Railway

Convenient mode of transport with lots of passengers each time when the train was heading the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark L
Singapore, Singapore
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Railroad buffs in particular will enjoy a ride on this small train, which includes two stretches, the more scenic of which is Hakone Yumoto to Gora.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 465-32-6821
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a Hakone free pass and we're looking forward to experiencing all aspects. This was our first experience and when we got there to catch the train it was so busy. We decided to wait until the next train and joined the queue. By...More

Thank bowenqs
Reviewed 4 days ago

Convenient mode of transport with lots of passengers each time when the train was heading the Ropeway or back to Gora. The ride was comfortable and short for a ride.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure I'd classify this as an attraction in its own right (it's still just a train) but it's a very pleasant way to move around for sure. To look at the trains are all very Swiss looking - little cabins clearly destined to...More

2  Thank barneyinkaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best transport option to take us to our hotel. Regular schedule. Not too crowded. Station is in the centre of gora so easy walk to hotel

Thank kesgris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took this railway as part of our 4000 yen transportation package 2 day pass. If you are doing this package trip out of Hakone, be sure to ride up to the Lake Ashi by bus first and take the train to come back as...More

Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is necessary to take this railway to go to Gora station from Hakone-Yumoto station. It takes 40mins to reach Gora & best to get a seat if you are able to! But even standing for 40 mins is alright with beautiful scenic view outside...More

1  Thank aska215
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Very strange rail track to Gora. Have to go on it if going to Gora like we did. Goes forward then stops, then goes backwards. The tracks are only letting 1 train through at 1 time so has to stop & wait for other train...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Little train will take you all the way to Gora station. Don't be surprised as there are 2 changes of direction and tracks. Train was clean, seats are comfortable, and it runs on time. From Gora you can take the cable train further up the...More

Thank Robby9999
Reviewed 19 August 2017

What I feel was a clean air and all green tree all the track. Please keep those trees like that so clean air and beautiful place last.

Thank stefanuswisnu
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We used this service as part of the Hakone travel pass scheme. The seats are bench like but well padded and comfortable. A nice way to get about.

Thank 585Rodney585
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26 July 2017|
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Response from lisatan188 | Reviewed this property |
1. No point driving to Yumoto; not just about parking but it is more difficult to get there than train. Park at Odawara or any other major train stations where parking is ample. Yumoto is a bustling place with lots of... More
Aloysius C
4 December 2016|
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Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
You may want to consider the Hakone Free pass. See my review on this and there are a lot more details on planning and the pass as well journey time/details from Tokyo.