The JR Yokosuka Line
Access to Yokohama and Kamakura with a Japan Rail Pass
The JR Yokosuka Line connects Tokyo Station to Yokohama, Kamakura, Zushi, Yokosuka and Kurihama and is covered with a Japan Rail Pass.
Travel with the JR Yokosuka Line around Tokyo
Some trains are connected directly to Chiba via the Sobu Line.
The JR Yokosuka line was one of the first railway in Japan. The initial purpose was to connect the new military harbour of Yokosuka to Ofuna.
49,5 KM - 0h55 - OFUNA STATIONOfuna station is in a middle of a big commercial area. You can change here to Shonan-Shinjuku Line to Shibuya and Shinjuku.
2 minutes walk west along the Kashio River, you will find the Ofuna Kannon Temple with its 25 meter high Buddha statue.
52 KM - 0H58 - KITA KAMAKURA STATIONKita Kamakura station is very to the famous zen temple Engaku-ji.
In Kamakura Station, you can take the Enoden Line to explore the city, to go to Hase and its wondeful Hasedera temple and visit the Daibutsu. With the Enoden Line you can also reach Enoshima.
Book now a Kamakura private guided tour.
58 KM - 1H05 - Zushi station Zushi is a pleasant seaside resort.
65 KM - 1H20 - YOKOSUKA station Yokosuka station is near the Yokosuka US military base.
73 KM - 1H 27 - KURIHAMA Station