Traffic guide of Tokyo ⇔ Mount Fuji

There are direct buses from Tokyo to Mount Fuji 5th station in July and August.
You can also take a bus from Kawaguchiko to Mount Fuji 5th station, a popular tourist destination just below Mount Fuji.
The highway bus is the best way to go to Mount Fuji from Tokyo.
It will save you the trouble of transferring buses and carrying your luggage around.

Popular Climbing Routes

1. Yoshida Route

Yoshida route is on the Northern Yamanashi prefecture.
Grab a local bus from Kawaguchiko station or Fujisan station to Fuji Subaru line 5th station.

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Features of the Yoshida Route

The trail going up the mountain is different from the trail going down.
There are many mountain huts where you can rest on the way up, but there are not many on the way down.
It is the most popular route - almost half of the climbers use the Yoshida route.

Access by Bus

Access by Train


2. Fujinomiya Route

Fujinomiya route starts from Fujinomiya 5th station, and it is on the Southern Shizuoka prefecture.

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Feature of Fujinomiya route

Of the four routes, Fujinomiya starts at the highest point, and it is the shortest route to the top.
It is the second most popular route.
It is steep, and the path is rocky.
The route going up the mountain and going down the mountain are the same.
However, it is not necessary to take the same route when climbing down. You can choose the route you want.

Access by Bus

Access by Train



To Mount Fuji 5th Station

Access by Bus

From Shinjuku (Direct bus to Mount Fuji)

Travel time : Approx. 2h 25min
Fare : one way 2,950 JPY


  • Shinjuku

    Highway bus
    Reserve a ticket

  • Mount Fuji 5th Station

    * Direct buses from Shinjuku to Mount Fuji 5th Station operate during peak season only.


From Shinjuku (Transfer at kawaguchiko)

Travel time : Approx. 2h 45min
Fare : one way 3,490 JPY

  • Shinjuku

    Highway bus
    Approx. 1h 45min
    one way 2,000 JPY
    Reserve a ticket

  • Lake Kawaguchiko

    Local bus
    Approx.1h
    one way 1,540 JPY / round trip 2,300 JPY

  • Mount Fuji 5th Station
    (Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station)


From Shibuya

Travel time : Approx. 2h 40min
Fare : one way 3,540 JPY

  • Shibuya

    Highway bus
    Approx.2h 30min
    one way 2,000 JPY
    Reserve a ticket

  • Lake Kawaguchiko

    Local bus
    Approx.1h
    one way 1,540 JPY / round trip 2,300 JPY

  • Mount Fuji 5th Station
    (Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station)


From Tokyo

Travel time : Approx. 3h 20min
Fare : one way 3,540 JPY

  • Tokyo

    Highway bus
    Approx. 2h 20min
    one way 2,000 JPY

  • Lake Kawaguchiko

    Local bus
    Approx.1h
    one way 1,540 JPY / round trip 2,300 JPY

  • Mount Fuji 5th Station
    (Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station)


From Ikebukuro

Travel time : Approx.3h
Fare : one way 3,540 JPY

  • Ikebukuro

    Highway bus
    Approx.2h
    one way 2,000 JPY

  • Lake Kawaguchiko

    Local bus
    Approx. 1h
    one way 1,540 JPY / round trip 2,300 JPY

  • Mount Fuji 5th Station
    (Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station)


From Haneda Airport / Shinagawa

Travel time : Approx. 3h 30 - 50min
Fare : one way 3,580 JPY - 4,060 JPY

  • Haneda Airport / Shinagawa

    Highway bus
    Approx.2h 30 - 50min
    one way : 2,040 JPY - 2,520 JPY

  • Lake Kawaguchiko

    Local bus
    Approx.1h
    one way 1,540 JPY / round trip 2,300 JPY

  • Mount Fuji 5th Station
    (Fuji Subaru Line 5th Station)


Access by Train

From Shinjuku

Travel time : Approx.4h
Fare : one way 4,000 JPY

  • Shinjuku

    JR Chuo main line

  • Otsuki

    Fujikyuko line

  • Lake Kawaguchiko

    Local bus
    Approx. 1h
    one way 1,540 JPY / round trip 2,300 JPY

  • Mount Fuji 5th Station

    * A 1,000 JPY charge will apply for limited express train from Shinjuku to Otsuki.
    * For the express train from Otsuki to Kawaguchiko, open seating is 400 JPY and reserved seating is 1,300 JPY.


To Fujinomiyaguchi New 5th Station

Access by Bus

From Shinjuku

Travel time : Approx. 4h 40min - 50min
Fare : one way 4,520 JPY

  • Shinjuku

    Highway bus
    Approx. 2h 40 - 50min
    one way 2,060 JPY
    Reserve a ticket

  • Mishima station north exit

    Local bus
    Approx. 2h
    one way 2,460 JPY / round trip 3,100 JPY

  • Fujinomiyaguchi New 5th Station


From Tokyo

Travel time : Approx. 4h 30min
Fare : one way 4,470 JPY

  • Tokyo

    Highway bus
    Approx.2h 30min
    one way 2,500 JPY / round trip 4,700 JPY

  • Fujinomiya station

    Local bus
    Approx.2h
    one way 1,970 JPY / round trip 3,000 JPY

  • Fujinomiyaguchi New 5th Station


Access by Train

From Tokyo / Shinagawa

Travel time : Approx. 2h 35min - 42min
Fare : one way 6,690 JPY

  • Tokyo / Shinagawa

    Shinkansen
    Approx 35 - 42min
    one way 4,720 JPY

  • Mishima

    Local bus
    Approx 2h
    one way 1,970 JPY / round trip 3,000 JPY

  • Fujinomiyaguchi New 5th Station