Shizuoka is famous for three things- Mount Fuji (the highest mountain in Japan), Onsen (Japanese hot springs) and Japanese tea. It is a unique experience to look out on Mount Fuji while relaxing in a traditional-style hot spring bath.
Many hotels and ryokans are located around Mount Fuji in Shizuoka.
If you are interested in trying some Japanese food, we would recommend some delicious sushi with Japanese tea and Wasabi - a special product of Shizuoka.
It is located in Shizuoka prefecture, eastern foot of Mt. Fuji. There is the most popular outlet mall in there and there are various kinds of shops included luxury and casual. It is also very easy to access from Hakone.
You can get the directly buses to the 5th of Mt. Fuji (Shojisubashiriguchi / the lowest of the 5th station in Mt. Fuji) from Gotemba rail station.
From Shinjuku Station
By Expressway bus [Approx. 100 minutes / 1,680yen]
Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal → (Expressway bus : 100 minutes / 1,680yen) → Gotemba Station
It is located northeast of Izu Peninsula (Izu hanto) and easy to access from Tokyo. There is beautiful beaches, mountains and hot springs which is one of the famous onsen resorts in Japan. Thanks to the city location, you can also enjoy fresh sea food and there are many marine activities for the holiday.
From Tokyo Station
By Shinkansen [Approx. 45 minutes / 3,670yen]
Tokyo Station → (JR Tokaido Shinkansen "Kodama": about 45 minutes / 3,670yen) → Atami Station
From Shizuoka Station
By train [Approx. 90 minutes / 1,320yen]
Shizuoka Station → (JR Tokaido Main Line : about 90 minutes / 1,320yen) → Atami Station
Izu peninsula (Izu-Hanto) is located in Shizuoka prefecture (west of Tokyo) and well-known popular resort and holiday area with hot springs (Onsen), beautiful beaches and natures. It is very convenient to access from Tokyo by trains, buses and cars.
From Tokyo Station
To Izu-Kogen Station [Approx. 120 minutes / 4,680yen(Odorik), 5,680yen(Super View Odoriko)]
Tokyo Station → (JR Ltd. Exp. "Odoriko" or "Super View Odoriko") → Izu-Kogen Station
To Izu-Atagawa Station [Approx. 135 minutes / 5,020yen(Odorik), 6,020yen(Super View Odoriko)]
Tokyo Station → (JR Ltd. Exp. "Odoriko" or "Super View Odoriko") → Izu-Atagawa Station
To Izu-Inatori Station [Approx. 140 minutes / 5,200yen(Odorik), 6,200yen(Super View Odoriko)]
Tokyo Station → (JR Ltd. Exp. "Odoriko" or "Super View Odoriko") → Izu-Inatori Station
To Kawazu Station [Approx. 150 minutes / 5,390yen(Odorik), 6,390yen(Super View Odoriko)]
Tokyo Station → (JR Ltd. Exp. "Odoriko" or "Super View Odoriko") → Kawazu Station
To Izukyu Shimoda Station [Approx. 165 minutes / 5,640yen(Odorik), 6,640yen(Super View Odoriko)]
Tokyo Station → (JR Ltd. Exp. "Odoriko" or "Super View Odoriko") → Izukyu Shimoda Station
To Shuzenji Station [Approx. 80 minutes / 4,510yen]
Tokyo Station → (JR Shinkansen "Hikari" : about 44 minutes / 4,000yen) → Mishima Station → (Izuhakone Sunzu Line : about 34 minutes / 510yen) → Shuzenji Station