Kanagawa Prefecture, located just south of Tokyo, is a diverse and captivating region offering a wealth of attractions and experiences. From the bustling port city of Yokohama, with its vibrant Chinatown and picturesque waterfront, to the serene beauty of Kamakura, home to the iconic Great Buddha and numerous historic temples, there’s something for everyone in Kanagawa. Explore the scenic Enoshima Island and its lush botanical garden, or relax in the hot springs of Hakone while admiring the stunning views of Mount Fuji. Kanagawa Prefecture truly offers a delightful mix of culture, history, and natural beauty.
Sites in Kanagawa
Tokaido Shinkansen (Bullet Train)
Shin-Yokohama Station or Odawara Station
The ticket can be bought at any Shinkansen Station.
Procedure to buy the ticket is explained here by the operator. (External Website)
JR Tokaido Line Ueno-Tokyo Line/Shonan Shinjuku Line
From Tokyo Area
Use the Suica/Pasmo cards to ride any train. (Paper tickets are available too)
JR Trains runs from several areas in Tokyo to points in Kanagawa including Kawasaki, Yokohama, and Odawara.
JR Keihin Tohoku Line
From Saitama or Tokyo Area
From Shinagawa to Yokohama
From Shinjuku to Odawara
From Haneda Airport to YCAT (Yokohama City Air Terminal)
Reservations of the bus can be done online from here. (External Website)
Keihin Kyuko Bus
Haneda ~ Odaiba ~ YCAT (Yokohama City Air Terminal)
No reservation required. Can be paid with IC cards or cash on the bus.