Odakyu Hakone

Hakone Tozan Bus

How to Ride

boarding the Hakone Freepass

When boarding and getting off the bus

the ticket be clearly shown to the driver

We ask that each passenger have his or her own ticket, and that the ticket be clearly shown to the driver.

* There is no need to take a boarding ticket.

Boarding with cash or a bus ticket

When boarding and getting off the bus

Getting a boarding ticket

When boarding, each passenger takes one boarding ticket.

Boarding tickets

The ticket confirms the stop where each passenger boarded and is needed when paying the fare. Please make sure to hold onto it until you get off the bus.

When your stop is announced (or displayed)

Check Fares

You can check your fare on the fare chart at the front of the bus. The fare displayed is the amount to be paid if you get off at the next stop.

How the fare chart works

The ticket confirms the stop where each passenger boarded and is needed when paying the fare. Please make sure to hold onto it until you get off the bus.

Next stop

When your stop is announced (or displayed)

Press the buzzer

When the bus stop that you want to get off at is displayed on the fare chart at the front of the bus, please press the buzzer button near the window.

※When somebody presses the buzzer button, all of the buzzer buttons light up to indicate that the bus will be stopping at the next stop.

Please check what your fare will be and prepare to pay

When getting off

Put in your boarding ticket and fare

Please place the boarding ticket and fare into the fare collection box that is next to the driver's seat.

*Please note that change is not available.

Getting change on the bus

There is a change machine available as part of the fare collection box next to the driver's seat. Change is available only for coins and 1,000 yen bills. As it is dangerous to collect change while the bus is moving, we ask that you change your money after the bus has come to a complete stop.

Use the front door to board and get off the bus. Pay your fare as you get off.

Please use the front door, so the bus driver can confirm all boarding and exits.
Pay your fare as you get off the bus.

Check Destination

Bus destination is indicated on the front and side display panels of the bus. Please check your destination.

There are tourist information centers with foreign-language services located at main stations and bus stops.

The Hakone Freepass is great value : board and get off wherever you like!

The Hakone Freepass lets you board and get off the bus at any stop you like. Just show it to the driver when entering and exiting the bus. A Hakone Freepass also gives you discounts at many sightseeing facilities. Tailor your trip to your sightseeing goals!

Please observe the following points

  • Smoking is prohibited in buses.
  • Please do not eat or drink in buses.
  • Please fold up baby strollers before entering.
  • Please place carry packs etc where they will not inconvenience other passengers.