Super View Odoriko will retire on March 13 2020, New train Saphir Odoriko will replace it on March 14, 2020. Odoriko will run by new fleet on this date too.
Saphir Odoriko offers only Grenn class and Premium Green class seats. JR East Pass and Tokyo Wide Pass do not cover this train. Only JR Pass Green covers this train. But even JR Pass Greee does not cover Premium Green seat on Saphir Odoriko. If you use JR East Pass or Tokyo Wide Pass, your choice is Odoriko.
Odoriko and Super View Odoriko are limited express trains to Izukyu-Shimoda (伊豆急下田) or Shuzenji (修善寺) in Izu peninsula (伊豆半島) from Tokyo. As probably you know, Izu peninsula is one of most famous hot springs resort area in Japan. These express trains take you to many places, such as Atami (熱海), Ito (伊東) and Atagawa (熱川), in Izu hot springs resort from Greater Tokyo area.
Super View Odoriko is serviced by higher grade fleet 251 series. This series has three double-deck cars and even other cars have higher passenger’s deck with the huge panoramic windows. If you pay the single regular fare, the limited express surcharge for Odoriko is cheaper than Super View Odoriko. But it is same for Japan Rail Pass user. Why don’t you take Super View Odoriko? Continue reading The limited express Odoriko and Super View Odoriko train ride guide. The express trains which run between Tokyo, Yokohama, Izu and Atami