Odawara Station

  • Through station
  • JR East: 32.857/Tag (2007)
  • Hakone-machi: 18.962/Tag (2001)
  • Izu -Hakone: 18.842/Tag (2001)
  • JR Central: 10.223/Tag (2006)

JR East

  • Shonan -Shinjuku Line

JR Central

  • Tōkaidō Shinkansen


  • Odawara Line

Hakone Tozan tetsudō

  • Hakone- Tozan Line

Izu -Hakone tetsudō

  • Daiyuzan - line


The Odawara Station (Japanese小田原 駅, Odawara -eki ) is located in Odawara in Kanagawa Prefecture. The railway station is an important railway junction and the terminus of the busy commuters towards Tokyo Odawara Line.


Long before the opening of the station presented Odawara an important transportation hub along the Tōkaidō - trade route dar. 1888 Odawara was connected to the Tōkaidō Main Line and the first station was opened.

Opened in 1927, the private Odakyu Odawara Dentetsu the line with the aim of transporting the rural population to their department stores in Tokyo. The demand for this rail link was therefore rather low with 2,343 passengers per day in 1928 and 4,025 passengers per day in 1940. Was only with the rapid economic growth of Japan in the 1960s, increased ridership on the current level ( 65.555/Tag in 2008).

1964 Odawara was joined by the occasion of the Olympic Summer Games built Tōkaidō Shinkansen to the Japanese high-speed railway network.




The Odawara Station is the nearest train station to the castle Odawara, which is visited by many tourists. In addition, the train station is conveniently located for traveling to the attractive tourist town of Hakone.

Pictures of Odawara Station