The Yumoto area of Hakone, located in the centre of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, is one of the most popular hot spring towns in Japan. It's an easy day trip from Tokyo, with plenty of accommodation options for a longer stay.
The Hakone Yumoto Onsen is accessible by train.
Take the Odakyu Line from Shinjuku Station to Hakone-Yumoto Station (90 minutes)
Take the JR Tokaido Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Odawara Station, and then take the Hakone Tozan Line from Odawara Station to Hakone-Yumoto Station (55 minutes)
Located in the centre of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, Yumoto is one of the most popular hot spring towns in Japan. The area was a key rest stop along the Tokaido Highway during the Edo Period. It goes without saying that there are a great many hot springs to enjoy in Yumoto, each with different spring qualities.
Hot springs aren't all Yumoto has to offer. The area is surrounded by mountains, including Mt. Kamiyama and Mt. Komagatake, which has a ropeway offering stunning area views, including iconic Mt Fuji. Nearby Lake Ashinoko is a relaxing spot for sightseeing with its stunning scenery and cruises.