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How to get Mt.Fuji from Kyoto?

May 17, 2019

How to get Mt.Fuji from Kyoto?

If you want to visit around Mt.Fuji on the way to Tokyo from Kyoto by Shinkansen train, there are two routes to reach around Mt.Fuji.

- Get off at Shin-Fuji station ( nearer to Kyoto station )

- Get off at Mishima station ( the next stop of Shin-Fuji from Kyoto station )

 

 

Get off at Shin-Fuji station

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- Climbing Mt.Fuji?

Climbing Mt.Fuji

If you want to climb Mt.Fuji from “Fujinomiya Trail 5th station”, you can go there by Fujikyuko express bus for about 2 hours 5 minutes ride.

 

 

 

- Visiting around Fuji Five Lakes ( Fujigoko )?

Mt.Fuji with Kawaguchiko

If you want to visit and enjoy the beautiful scenery with the beautiful lakes, you can visit there by bus also from this station. The buses by Fujikyuko are operating three times per day, and they bring you to Kawaguchiko station by about 2 hours ride. From there, you can change to Sightseeing Bus operated by Fujikyuko to be feel beautiful Mt.Fuji closer, such as “Kawaguchiko sightseeing Bus”, “Saiko sightseeing bus” and “Mount Fuji World Heritage Loop Bus” .

 

Please refer the Fujikyuko But Site ( English ) for your reference: http://bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp/

 

After enjoying Mt.Fuji, you can return to Tokyo by Fujikaiyu from Kawaguchiko station to Shinjuku station.

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Fujikaiyu ( Fuji Excursion ) Time Schedule is:

  • Weekdays:
    • Fuji Excursion No.16: 15:05 at Kawaguchiko > 16:58 at Shinjuku
    • Fuji Excursion No.20: 17:38 at Kawaguchiko > 19:27 at Shinjuku
  • Saturday, Sunday, and holidays:
    • Fuji Excursion No.16: 15:05 at Kawaguchiko > 16:58 at Shinjuku
    • Fuji Excursion No.92: 16:00 at Kawaguchiko > 17:59 at Shinjuku
    • Fuji Excursion No.20: 17:38 at Kawaguchiko > 19:27 at Shinjuku

 

Get off at Mishima station

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- Just Seeing the beautiful mountain for a short time?

Mishima Skywalk

If you don’t have much time but you want to see Mt.Fuji closer than the window of your Shinkansen train, you can visit “Mishima Sky Walk ( Japanese longest Suspension bridge: http://mishima-skywalk.jp/pdf/english_pamph_2018.pdf )” by local bus ( 20 minutes ride ) from JR Mishima station and see the beautiful mountain from the bridge.

 

- Visiting around Fuji Five Lakes ( Fujigoko )?

Mt.Fuji with Kawaguhiko

Or if you want to see the beautiful mountain closer, you can take Fujikyuko Bus (Mishima/Kawaguchiko Liner Express Bus) from Mishima station to Kawaguchiko station. From there you can change to Sightseeing Bus by Fujikyuko to be able to feel beautiful Mt.Fuji closer, such as “Kawaguchiko sightseeing Bus”, “Saiko sightseeing bus” and “Mount Fuji World Heritage Loop Bus”.

 

 

Please refer the Fujikyuko But Site ( English ) for your reference: http://bus-en.fujikyu.co.jp/

 

After enjoying Mt.Fuji, you can return to Tokyo by Fujikaiyu from Kawaguchiko station to Shinjuku station.

https://shinkansen-ticket.com/products/fujiexcursionticket-kawaguchiko-shinjuku

Fujikaiyu ( Fuji Excursion ) Time Schedule is:

  • Weekdays:
    • Fuji Excursion No.16: 15:05 at Kawaguchiko > 16:58 at Shinjuku
    • Fuji Excursion No.20: 17:38 at Kawaguchiko > 19:27 at Shinjuku
  • Saturday, Sunday, and holidays:
    • Fuji Excursion No.16: 15:05 at Kawaguchiko > 16:58 at Shinjuku
    • Fuji Excursion No.92: 16:00 at Kawaguchiko > 17:59 at Shinjuku
    • Fuji Excursion No.20: 17:38 at Kawaguchiko > 19:27 at Shinjuku

 





Seat guide

Shinkansen seats are available in four levels depending on the comfort and services your require.

Reserved Seat

Your seat is reserved and secured when you book your tickets. Head to the station with a peace of mind.

Green Reserved Seat

Better seats and free blankets. Popular among Japanese business persons, executives and people who values comfortable travel. Consider it as "business class" seats.

GranClass Seat

Know as "First Class" of Shinkansen seats. Only available on Hokuriku and Tohoku Shinkansen lines. Gran Class seats comes with airline-like amenities and meals.The most expensive of all.

Unreserved Seat

You can take any open seats in dedicated unreserved cars. The best seat type if your priority is the cost and are traveling during less-crowded season/time.

 

For further information and photos, please visit official page at http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/ticket/types.html