Odakyu Line Train Status
From Shinjuku to Odawara
From Sagami-Ono to Katase-Enoshima
From Shin-Yurigaoka to Karakida
Stops, travel times and boarding platforms vary by type of train. Please check that the train stops at your destination on the Odakyu Line Route Map.Odakyu Line Route Map
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Odakyu Limited Express Romancecar
In addition to a regular fare, a limited express surcharge applies.
The rapid express has the fewest number of stops after the Romancecar, and provides service between Shinjuku and Odawara, Katase-Enoshima or Karakida. No extra fare is required.
Stops at major stations between Shinjuku and Odawara, Katase-Enoshima or Karakida.
All trains provide service between Yoyogi-Uehara and Isehara and continue on to the Chiyoda Line at Yoyogi-Uehara. (Service is not provided between Yoyogi-Uehara and Shinjuku.)
Operates on all Odakyu Lines, stopping at each stop.
Operates during the weekday morning commuting hours from Karakida to Shinjuku.
Commuter Semi Express
Operates during the weekday morning commuting hours in the Tokyo direction. Does not provide service between Yoyogi-Uehara and Shinjuku. All trains connect directly to the Chiyoda Line at Yoyogi-Uehara.
The image at left shows the side of a train car. The destination station is displayed.
Using the Romancecar
The Romancecar is a limited express train with reserved seats only. Because there are few stops, travel is quick. Some trains have special viewing seats in the front and back rows. A special limited express ticket is required in addition to a regular ticket to board the Romancecar.
Confirm the destination and departure time on your limited express ticket.
When at the station, check the platform number.
Follow the signs at the station to your platform.
To find your boarding location, find your car type and number indicated on the platform floor.
Using Trains Other Than the Romancecar
At the station, check the destination, departure time, train type and platform on the electronic information board.
Please line up behind the yellow lines while waiting.
Please look for destination information after getting off the train (see photo). Look for signs to your desired exit or the nearest exit. (In Japan, up arrows generally mean "further on" and down arrows mean "immediately ahead.")
Put your ticket in the ticket gate near the exit. One-way tickets are not returned. Discount Passes are returned at the far end of the ticket gate. Round-trip tickets will also be returned on the outward portion of the trip. Remember to pick these up on your way out.
If the fare on your ticket is insufficient, please obtain a ticket with the adjusted amount at a nearby fare adjustment machine or a station official. The fare adjustment machines have an English button at the upper-right part of the screen for English display.
Following the on-screen instructions, insert your ticket and pay the indicated fare shortage. An adjsuted ticket will be dispensed for exiting the ticket gate.
What is the difference between the Odakyu Limited Express Romancecar and the Express Train?
On the Limited Express Romancecar, all seats are reserved, and it takes about 75 minutes to travel between Shinjuku and Hakone-Yumoto. In addition to a regular passenger ticket, a limited express ticket is required to board. On other trains, including Rapid Expresses and Expresses, there is standing space with few seats. While seating is not guaranteed, only a regular ticket is required to board. The ride between Shinjuku and Hakone-Yumoto takes about two hours.
About the Romancecar
Odakyu Limited ExpressRomancecar
With just the addition of a limited express surchage, use your Discount Pass to enjoy the relaxed comfort of the Romancecar with reserved only seating. See the website for fares, sales locations and other information.
75 minutes from Shinjuku to Hakone-Yumoto
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