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Hakone Sightseeing Cruise

The Hakone Sightseeing Cruise offers sightseeing boats that sail around Lake Ashinoko, and links popular sightseeing spots with scenic views of Mt. Fuji.The Lake Ashinoko surrounded by rich nature, also known as Lake Ashi and Hakone Lake, is one of the must-see attractions in Hakone. There are three boats in total: Royal II, Victory, and Queen Ashinoko, you can board the boat at any of the three ports. Those ports are Hakone-machi, Moto-Hakone and Togendai. Moto-Hakone and Hakone-machi at the lake's southern shores and Togendai at the lake's northern end, and from one port to the other takes about 30 minutes or round trip for slightly over an hour.

Each of Hakone private ships has a difference in appearance and indoor, it looks like an ancient European battleship, and you can go up to an observation platform where you can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the mountains of Hakone. Taking a boat ride on the tranquil Lake Ashi is believed to drive away any stress and weariness from fast paced urban life. One way ticket fare is 1040 yen per person, and 1930 yen per person for round-trip ticket, you can even upgrade these tickets if you want to stay in a special cabin or you can go up to the observation platform if you pay extra fee.

Business Hours and Check In
The first ship leaves for Hakone-machi port at 9:30 am, and the last ship leaves for Togendai port at 4:20pm, the boats will be canceled in harsh weather conditions. In this case, the cruise company will inform you in advance. passengers must be checked in at least 15 minutes before the departure time, priority boarding is not available.

Telephone Number of Hakone Sightseeing Cruise: +81+0460837722
Address: Hakone 181 Ashigarashimogun Hakonemachi, Kanagawa 250-0521 Japan
Official Website: https://www.hakone-kankosen.co.jp/foreign/en/

Access to Hakone Sightseeing Cruise by Public Transportation
The quickest way to Hakone Sightseeing Cruise from Tokyo is the Odakyu Electric Railway (Romancecar), from Shinjuku station to Hakone Yumoto Station takes about 1.5 hours. Travelers can also choose Shinkansen Bullet Train or local trains. Then, use local buses to get the ports. It is just a 2-min walk from "Hakonemachi " bus stop to Hakone-machi Port, 1-min walk from "Motohakone " bus stop to Moto-Hakone Port, Togendai Port is connected to Togendai Station. The Highway Bus is another choice, it stops at famous attractions and hotels of Hakone so you can choose where you get off.

As an experienced and reliable Japan travel agency,we offer private chauffeur service which is the most convenient way, and the private drivers can speak basic English for better communication. please feel free to contact us!


What is the cheapest way to transfer from Tokyo to Hakone Sightseeing Cruise?
The cheapest way is to take public transportation from downtown Tokyo to Hakone first. T then extend to Hakone Sightseeing Cruise by public transportation. The highway bus is maybe the cheapest and convenient way.

How much is the private car service from Tokyo to Hakone Sightseeing Cruise?
Our door-to-door private transfer price includes a 10-hour service of the day. This refers to the departure from the hotel to the return to the hotel. If you need the final price, please contact our specialists.

Do you provide private transfer service from Yokohama Cruise Port to Lake Ashi Ship?
Yes, we provide private transfer service from Yokohama Cruise Terminal to Hakone Sightseeing Cruise. You may refer to our website for price detail.

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