Travel Information about Yokohama and surrounding areas

Yokohama is a convenient place to start your travels around Japan. Accessible from the Haneda Airport, and close to major trains stations, especially the Shinkansen Line (bullet trains). So, you can plan and extend your traveling destinations to other regions in Japan, directly from Kotobukicho.

Sightseeing and tourist attractions near Yokohama

Kamakura
Kamakura was formerly the site of the government of Japan for over 150 years, dating back to 1192. Kamakura is one of the most popular sightseeing spots in the Kanto region of Japan, and is called the "Little Kyoto in Eastern Japan". There are many temples, shrines and historical monuments in Kamakura. The beach along Kamakura is also quite popular, where many people vacation in summer.

To Kamakura from Kotobukicho
Kannai Stn. - (JR Keihin Tohoku Line. Approx. 5 min.) - Yokohama Stn. - (Yokosuka Line Approx. 25 min.) - Kamakura
Hakone
One of the most famous Onsen (Hot Springs) resort areas in Japan. Hakone is easily accessible from Yokohama by train, where you can enjoy Hot springs in traditional Japanese style. Enjoy a beautiful view together with Onsen hot springs bathing, an unforgettable travel experience while in Japan

To Hakone from Kotobukicho
Kannai Stn. - (JR Keihin Tohoku Line Approx. 5 min.) - Yokohama Stn. - (Tokaido Line Approx. 60 min.) - Odawara - (Hakone Tozan Railway Approx. 15 min.) - Hakone Yumoto Stn.

Or

Kannai Stn. - (JR Keihin Tohoku Line. Approx. 5 min.) - Yokohama Stn. - (Kosoku Express Bus Approx. 120 min.) - Hakone Sengokuhara, Hakone Togenkyo and onward
Kawaguchiko Lake
A beautiful lake located on the foot of Mount Fuji. From the Kawaguchiko station, you can take a bus that travels to the 5th level of Mount Fuji, where climbers start mountaineering towards the summit.

To Kawaguchiko from Kotobukicho
Kannai Stn. - (JR Keihin Tohoku Line Approx. 5 min.) - Yokohama Stn. - (Kosoku Express Bus Approx. 120 min.) - Kawaguchiko

Other major tourist attractions in Japan

Nikko
To Nikko from Kotobukicho
Kannai Stn. - (JR Keihin Tohoku Line Approx. 5 min.) - Yokohama Stn. - (Toyoko Line Approx. 30 min.) - Nakameguro Stn - (Hibiya Subway Line. Approx. 45 min.) - Kitasenju Stn. - (Tobu Line. Approx. 120 min.) - Tobu Nikko Station
Kyoto
To Kyoto from Kotobukicho
By taking a Night Bus (Total traveling time: Approx. 500 min. Total Fare: 8080 Yen)
Kannai Stn. - (JR Keihin Tohoku Line. Approx.5 min.) - Yokohama Stn. - (Yakan Kosoku Night Bus. Approx. 480 min.) - Kyoto

By Shinkansen Line: Bullet train (Total traveling time: Approx. 150 min. Total Fare: 12340 Yen) Kannai Stn. - (JR Keihin Tohoku Line Approx. 10 min.) - Higashi Kanagawa Stn. - (JR Yokohama Line. Approx. 10 min.) - Shin Yakohama Stn. - (Shinkansen Line. Approx. 120 min.) - Kyoto Stn.
Hiroshima
To Hiroshima from Kotobukicho
By taking a Night Bus (Total traveling time: Approx. 730 min. Total Fare: 11830 Yen)
Kannai Stn.- (JR Keihin Tohoku Line. Approx. 5 min.) - Yokohama Stn. - (Yakan Kosoku Night Bus. Approx. 720 min.) - Hiroshima

By Shinkansen Line: Bullet train (Total traveling time: Approx. 260 min. Total Fare: 17490 Yen) Kannai Stn. - (JR Keihin Tohoku Line. Approx. 10 min.) - Higashi Kanagawa Stn.- (JR Yokohama Line. Approx. 10 min.) - Shin Yakohama Stn. - (Shinkansen Line. Approx. 250 min.) - Hiroshima Stn.

By Air
Kotobukicho - (Approx. 45 min.) - Haneda Airport - (Flight. Approx. 70 min.) - Hiroshima Airport - (Bus Approx. 60 min.) - Hirosihma Stn.