Odakyu Electric Railway Releases HAKONE KAMAKURA PASS - Excursion Ticket Allowing Foreign Travelers to Freely Tour Popular Tourist Spots in Tokyo Suburbs

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Wednesday December 6, 2017 12:00
TOKYO--6 Dec--Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/InfoQuest

Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd. started selling "HAKONE KAMAKURA PASS" -- a new discount excursion ticket exclusively available to foreign visitors to Japan -- from December 1, 2017. It is a very economical excursion ticket that can help foreign visitors begin traveling from Shinjuku, Odakyu's terminal station in Tokyo, and fully enjoy visiting popular tourist spots near Tokyo such as "Hakone," where one can enjoy nature and hot springs from season to season at the foot of Mt. Fuji, and "Enoshima-Kamakura," a seaside tourist destination where one can feel nature and history, among other attractive features.

A single "HAKONE KAMAKURA PASS" allows tourists to freely ride and get off trains on all Odakyu lines linking Shinjuku with the Hakone area and the Enoshima-Kamakura area, as well as eight kinds of transportation in the Hakone area and on Enoshima Electric Railway Co., Ltd. (Enoden) lines. By showing the pass, one can receive complimentary services at about 70 facilities such as restaurants and art museums mainly in the Hakone area and the Enoshima-Kamakura area. The pass, valid for three days, is 6,500 yen for an adult.

Details: http://www.odakyu.jp/english/deels/freepass/hakone_kamakura/
Pamphlet: https://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104691/201712018581/_prw_PA1fl_VE6eV9YM.pdf
1. Release date: December 1 (Friday), 2017
2. Ticket counter: Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center Shinjuku (near the west exit ticket gate at Odakyu Shinjuku Station)
3. Price: 6,500 yen per adult and 2,250 yen per child between 6 and 11 years old
4. Valid period: Three days
5. Areas covered by the pass: https://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104691/201712018581/_prw_PI2fl_g42MxyQF.png
Pass allows for unlimited rides on following vehicles:
  • Trains between Shinjuku and the Hakone area and between Shinjuku and the Enoshima-Kamakura area: Trains on all Odakyu lines
*A limited express ticket is needed to take Odakyu limited express "Romancecar."
  • Hakone area:

Hakone Tozan Line, Hakone Tozan Cable Car, Hakone Ropeway, Hakone Sightseeing Cruise, Odakyu Hakone Highway Bus (in designated zones), Hakone Tozan Bus (in designated zones), Kanko Shisetsu-Meguri Bus (Hakone Tozan Bus), Tokai Bus Orange Shuttle (in designated zones)

Details of Hakone area: https://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104691/201712018581/_prw_PI3fl_jHl93u2C.jpg
  • Enoshima-Kamakura area: All Enoden lines
Details of Enoshima-Kamakura area: https://prw.kyodonews.jp/prwfile/release/M104691/201712018581/_prw_PA2fl_KrC728pW.pdf
6. Privileges
By showing the pass, one can receive privileges such as discounts at about 70 facilities, including restaurants and art museums, in the Hakone and Enoshima-Kamakura areas.
About Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd.

Odakyu Electric Railway, established in 1948, is one of Japan's major private railway companies. With the "Shinjuku" central transportation terminal in the capital of Japan, Odakyu lines extend to "Hakone," one of Japan's foremost hot spring tourist destinations, and "Enoshima-Kamakura," the historical seaside town close to the city center, and they are used not only for sightseeing but also by two million commuters traveling to work every day. In addition to transportation, Odakyu conducts a variety of other businesses, primarily in the Tokyo and Kanagawa areas, such as department stores, supermarkets, real estate, hotels and restaurants.

SOURCE: Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
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