How do I get from Tokyo to Kawaguchiko by train?

Take the JR Chuo Line from Tokyo’s Shinjuku Station to Otsuki Station (70 minutes, 2360 yen one way by direct limited express train or 100 minutes, 1340 yen by local trains with usually one transfer along the way). From Otsuki, take the Fujikyu Railway Line to Kawaguchiko Station (55 minutes, 1170 yen one way).

How do I get from Chureito pagoda to Kawaguchiko?

If you are in Kawaguchiko and would like to drop by the Chureito Pagoda, you can easily do so by taking the Fujikyu Railway line from Kawaguchiko Station to Shimoyoshida Station. The trip takes about 15 minutes and costs only 300 yen.

How do you get from Kawaguchiko to Fuji Shibazakura festival?

The Fuji Shibazakura Festival site is accessible by bus from Kawaguchiko Station. If coming by train, get off at Kawaguchiko Station, and catch a bus to the festival, which usually takes around 30 minutes. For those driving, the Kawaguchiko Interchange is about 25 minutes drive away.

How long does it take from Tokyo to Kawaguchiko?

about two and a half hours
Kawaguchiko Station can only be reached by train using the Fujikyu Railway Line. From Shinjuku Station (Tokyo), you may take the JR Chuo Line to Otsuki Station. There, transfer to the Fujikyu Line to Kawaguchiko Station. This trip takes about two and a half hours.

How do you get around kawaguchiko?

  1. For getting around the Lake Kawaguchiko Area, we recommend purchasing a bus pass that gives you unlimited rides on the “Retro Bus” sightseeing bus lines. (A PDF version of the bus map can be found here and saved to your phone for easy access.)
  2. The pass costs just JPY1500 and is valid for two days.

How do I get to Lake Kawaguchiko?

Lake Kawaguchi is in southeastern Yamanashi near the border with Shizuoka. You can take a train or a highway bus from Tokyo. Take a train from JR Shinjuku Station to JR Otsuki Station on the JR Chuo Line (about an hour). Change to the Fuji Kyuko Line for Kawaguchiko Station (JR Rail Pass not accepted).

Can you walk around Lake Kawaguchiko?

Lake Kawaguchi Walk is a 10.9 mile loop trail located near Yamanashi Shi, Yamanashi, Japan that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Can you go inside Chureito Pagoda?

The Chureito Pagoda is open 24 hours a day – its grounds are never closed to the public. Parking and admission are free of charge.

Why is the Fuji Shibazakura festival important?

The festival gives insight into real Mount Fuji beauty as well as the natural beauty of Japan in spring. Approximately 800,000 Shibazakura – covering 2.4 hectors of land, burst into life and ready to show their absolute beauty from mid April to mid May.

How is the Fuji Shibazakura festival celebrated?

During the festival, there will be a food festival set in the site, offering delicious local street food and drinks. The festival is held for one month and a half from mid April, yet the most recommended time for viewing is early to mid May.

How much is it to see Mount Fuji?

For a 2-day trip, you can expect to pay approximately 100,000 yen for a private excursion. That cost is significantly less- around 50,000 yen– if you join a group tour of around six people. The price generally includes: Guiding fee.

Is Lake kawaguchiko worth visiting?

Lake Kawaguchiko is one of the best places to see the iconic Mount Fuji. Japan’s highest mountain (at 3776 metres) is a perfectly shaped volcano and looks especially stunning when snow-capped in winter and spring. Kawaguchiko is a town around the lake of the same name in the Fuji Five Lakes region.

Where does the JR train stop in Otsuki?

Otsuki station is the station where you change to/from JR train and Fuji Kyuko train. If you travel to Kawaguchiko (Lake Kawaguchi) and Mt. Fuji by train, you will transfer at this station. Many limited express trains to/from Tokyo and Shinjuku stop at this station.

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How to transfer from JR train to Fuji Kyuko train?

If you use Suica when you enter JR station, like Shinjuku, you can go through transfer gate and get Fuji Kyuko train. Fuji Kyuko accept Suica. So you can tap your Suica at any Fuji Kyuko station when you exit. You may find some more information at Fuji Kyuko Railway official site: