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osaka -> hakone -> tokyo or tokyo -> hakone -> osaka

osaka -> hakone -> tokyo or tokyo -> hakone -> osaka

2 days osaka visiting Universal studios and city tour
1 - 2 days hakone - want to sleep overnight
2 days tokyo disnyland and shopping

where should i start? osaka or tokyo? and what trains should i take?


Hi there,

You could start in Osaka or Tokyo, it does not make a lot of difference. Visiting Hakone will also be easy, as it has a Shinkansen station directly on the route between Osaka and Tokyo. The Shinkansen station for Hakone is called Odawara.

You can use the Hikari Shinkansen to travel between Osaka, Hakone and Tokyo. Generally there is at least a train service every 30 minutes.

Hope this helps,


thank you very much.

I would like to ask if there is a Hakone pass for 2 days at odawara 9from osaka) then will return to tokyo. What is the luggae limit in Shinkansen. Can we bring a 20kl luggage in and a handcarry ? we are a family of 4 . and we will have 4 20 kilos luggage, thanks


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