Mishima is the gateway of the west coast of Izu peninsula, such as Shuzenji. This station is also the departure point of a bus to Fuji and Hakone. You can catch the bus to Lake Kawaguchi and Lake Yamanaka in Fuji area, and Motohakone and Hakonemachi by Lake Ashi in Hakone.
In this post, I will show you many photos of inside and outside of Mishima station. And I will explain about this station structure and transfer among trains and buses.
Please see the map below:
At Mishima station, there are three railway lines, Tokaido Shinkansen, JR Tokaido line (JR conventional line) and Izu-Hakone Railway Sunzu line. The Tokaido Shinkansen connects Mishima and Tokyo, Nagoya, Shin-Yokohama, Shin-Osaka. All Nozomi on the Tokaido Shinkansen which is the fastest train skip Mishima. Some trops of Hikari on the Tokaido Shinkansen which is the second fastest train stop at Mishima. Kodama on the Tokaido Shinkansen which stops at all stations stop at Mishima, of course. If you can catch Hikari which stops at Mishima, that is the fastest way to get there from Tokyo, Nagoya and Shin-Osaka.
Station structure, tracks and platforms
You can watch whole part of Mishima station in the movie below:
On the ground floor, there are Tokaido line platforms. And Izu Hakone Railway Mishima station is located at the south side of Mishima station. The Shinkansen platforms are located at the second level. These platforms are connected by the underground walkway.
All platforms and tracks of Mishima station are the following:
|1||Limited Express Odoriko||Shuzenji, Atami, Yokohama, Tokyo|
|2||JR Tokaido line||Numazu, Shizuoka|
|3||JR Tokaido line||Atami, Tokyo, Yokohama|
|4||JR Tokaido line||Numazu, Shizuoka|
Atami, Tokyo, Yokohama
|5||The Tokaido Shinkansen||Nagoya, Kyoto, Shin-Osaka|
|6||The Tokaido Shinkansen||Shin-Yokohama, Tokyo|
|7,8,9||Izu Hakone Railway||Shuzenji|
Ticket gate / Exit
JR exits/ticket gates are located at both north side and south side. Izu Hakone Railway ticket gate is located beside JR north side ticket gate. There is the transfer gate between JR and Izu Hakone Railway. You can transfer these trains without exiting the station.
At north side, there are the Shinkansen ticket gate, JR Conventional line ticket gate and Shinkansen transfer gate.
All exits/ticket gates are connected the underground walkway. This walkway is available for the passenger only. You cannot go through this walkway between north side and south side without a ticket.
The bus stops at Mishima station
You can get Fuji and Hakone area by the bus from Mishima station. The bus stops for these places depart from south side of the station. There are many bus stops at north side of the station. But all bus services for the tourist destinations depart from south side of the station. When you take a bus from Mishima station, please do not exit at north ticket gate.
The bus which runs between Mishima and Lake Kawaguchi, you can get off the bus at Mishima station north side if you travel from Lake Kawaguchi or other Fuji area.
If you take the Shinkansen, it is easier than getting of the bus at south side.
|Bus stop #||Destination|
|2||Fujikyu Bus “Mishima/Kawaguchiko Liner“|
to Lake Kawaguchi, Fuji-Q Highland, Lake Yamanaka
Fujikyu Bus local bus to Gotemba station
Fujikyu Bus “Gotemba Premium Outlet Direct Shuttle“
|5||Tokai Bus to Hakonemachi and Motohakone (Lake Ashi)|
If you go to Mt. Fuji and/or Gotemba area, you can catch the bus at the bus stop #2. If you go to Hakone, you can take the bus at the bus stop #5.
Hakone Free Pass can be purchased at Tokai Orange Shuttle Bus Mishima branch. It is located near the bus stop #5 or #6. Fuji Hakone Pass is not available in Mishima station.
How to transfer the train between the Shinkansen, the conventional line (JR Tokaido line), Izu Hakone Railway, and the bus to Fuji or Hakone
Mishima station is not a mega terminal station. It is easy to change trains.
When you arrive in Mishima by the Shinkansen and change the train on JR Tokaido line or Izu Hakone Railway, just go through the Shinkansen transfer gate and proceed the platform of JR Tokaido line by the underground walkway.
When you want to take the bus to Fuji or Hakone, just go through the underground walkway and exit from the south ticket gate. The bus stops are located just in front of the station.
If you just transfer the trains and buses, you can make it in 10 minutes. However if you need to purchase a ticket or pass, you have to add 5 to 10 more minutes at least.