Odawara is located just a short train ride from Tokyo. The city lies between the famed cities on Tokyo and Kyoto. Odawara is your stop when traveling to Hakone. The city has a rich history to explore and experiences to discover. Welcome to Odawara.
Odawara Station has been a convenient and busy transportation hub for the Hakone, Izu, and Western Kanagawa areas. The Tokaido Shinkansen, Odakyu Line, JR Tokaido Line, and Daiyuzan line all make a stop here. There are also buses running from Odawara to Hakone that start here.
You have a few great options. The fastest option is the 37 minute Tokaido Shinkansen ride from Shinagawa or Tokyo Stations. Another convenient train is the Odakyu line leaving from Shinjuku Station and taking about 1.5 hours. The JR Tokaido line also stops at Odawara and is a fast 1.5 hours.