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Riding the Romancecar

Riding the Romancecar

Instructions for riding the Odakyu Limited Express Romancecar, from buying a ticket to boarding,
are provided below. We hope these tips make your journey even more enjoyable.

About the Romancecar

Important note about tickets

Both a regular ticket and a limited express ticket are needed to ride the Romancecar.

1Purchasing Tickets

Purchase with the e-Romancecar System

Purchase with the e-Romancecar System

The e-Romancecar System makes it easy to purchase Romancecar limited express tickets and browse available seats online.

Tickets become available for purchase at 10:00 one month before departure.

  • e-Romancecar
  • Credit card
How to Use e-Romancecar
Mobile Voucher Available

Mobile Voucher Available

Instead of a print-out, you can also bring your mobile device to show the online reservation details or a screenshot.

Purchase at an Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center

Purchase at an Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center

Romancecar limited express tickets can be purchased at an Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center.

Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center

Purchase from a Ticket Vending Machine

Purchase from a Ticket Vending Machine

Romancecar limited express tickets can also be purchased from ticket vending machines.

How to Use a Ticket Vending Machine

How to Read a Limited Express Ticket

How to Read a Limited Express Ticket

Purchase Travel Packages that Include the Romancecar

Purchase Travel Packages that Include the Romancecar

Odakyu Travel is an agency that offers travel packages, including those with the Romancecar.

Odakyu Travel Website

If you have trouble making a reservation, e-mail the Odakyu Sightseeing Service Center, Shinjuku,
at: welcome@odakyu-dentetsu.co.jp

2Going through the Ticket Gate

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Going through the Ticket Gate

Either insert your ticket into the automatic ticket gate or scan your IC card (PASMO/Suica) on the panel.

Walk forward and collect your ticket as you exit the ticket gate.

What You Need for the Ticket Gate

  • What You Need for the Ticket Gate
  • What You Need for the Ticket Gate
  • What You Need for the Ticket Gate
2
Going through the Ticket Gate

Follow the station signs to a Romancecar platform.

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Going through the Ticket Gate

Check to make sure the Romancecar name and departure platform on your limited express ticket or e-Romancecar screenshot match the information on the platform information sign.

Going through the Ticket Gate

e-Romancecar purchase confirmation page

3Boarding and Departure

Boarding and Finding Your Seat

Check the car number and type on your limited express ticket, and follow the platform signs to the boarding position for your car.
Climb on board after the train arrives. If boarding at the first station, there may be a boarding delay until car preparation and cleaning are complete.

  • Boarding and Finding Your Seat

Finding Your Seat

Check your limited express ticket for your reserved seat number, settle into your seat and enjoy a comfortable ride on the Odakyu Limited Express Romancecar.

  • Finding Your Seat
  • Finding Your Seat