HAKONE ROPEWAY

Hakone Ropeway provides scenic views of Hakone and Mt Fuji on a clear day. The Hakone Ropeway runs between Sounzan, via Owakudani to Togendai on the edge of Lake Ashi.

The Hakone Ropeway (箱根ロープウェイ Hakone Rōpuwei) is the aerial lift (funitel line) that links Sōunzan and Togendai, all within Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan. The line became funitel in 2002, the second of its kind in Japan. The Hakone Ropeway is part of the sightseeing route between Odawara and Lake Ashi. See also the Hakone Komagatake Ropeway.

Hakone Ropeway
Hakone Ropeway

Hakone Ropeway Route

Between Sōunzan and Owakudani (Great Boiling Valley)
System: Funitel
Distance: 1.4 kilometres (0.9 mi)
Vertical interval: 281 m (922 ft)
Maximum gradient: 25°33′
Operational speed: 5.0 m/s
Passenger capacity per a cabin: 18
Cabins: 18

Between Owakudani and Togendai
System: Funitel
Distance: 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi)
Vertical interval: 298 m (978 ft)
Maximum gradient: 19°42′
Operational speed: 5.0 m/s
Passenger capacity per a cabin: 18
Cabins: 30

Hakone Ropeway
Hakone Ropeway

 

Station name Japanese Total distance Elevation Transfers
Sōunzan 早雲山 0.0 km 767 m Hakone Tozan Railway Hakone Tozan Cable Car
Owakudani 大涌谷 1.2 km 1,044 m  
Ubako 姥子 2.4 km 878 m  
Tōgendai 桃源台 4.0 km 740 m Hakone Sightseeing Cruise (A cruise line of Lake Ashi.)

Hakone Ropeway Station at Togendai
Hakone Ropeway Station at Togendai

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