Discover Enoshima

Enoshima, a small island connected to the mainland by a bridge, offers a diverse range of attractions despite its size. Explore the renowned Enoshima Aquarium, stroll through the enchanting botanical garden, and climb the lookout tower for panoramic views. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the island's historical temples and shrines, creating a memorable experience for all.

Things to see and do

Tours and Activities


Getting around in Enoshima

The easiest way around Enoshima is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. 

Getting to Enoshima

Public transportation: 

To get from Tokyo to Enoshima by public transportation, travelers need to take the Odakyu Odawara Line from Shinjuku Station to Fujisawa Station. Transfer to the Enoden Line and continue to Enoshima Station. The total journey takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.



Valid rail passes:

  • Enoshima Kamakura Free Pass

    • Coverage:

      • round trip from Tokyo (Shinjuku) to Enoshima and / or Kamakura on Odakyu Railways (except for the Romance Car Train)

      • all Enoden and Odakyu stations within the Kamakura / Enoshima area

    • Duration: 1 day

    • Price: 1520 Yen

    • Where to buy: all Odakyu railway stations


Nearest airport: 

The nearest and most convenient airport is Haneda Airport in Tokyo. 

  • by car: approximately 2 hours

  • by public transport: approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes


Rental cars:

How long to stay in Enoshima

We recommend staying in Enoshima for about half a day.

Seasonal information

Scenic Rides:

  • Sightseeing Boat "Bentenmaru"

    • Click here to find up-to-date information

    • Be aware: scenic boat tours usually close down during the autumn and winter months.

Festivals in Enoshima

There are several festivals here throughout the year. Please be advised that the following list is based upon previous entries of those festivals and that the dates might have changed slightly in the following year. It is also possible that the entire festival is cancelled in the case of heavy rainfall or a natural disaster. Please check with the official organisers' website for the most up-to-date information. 
For the exact location of any of the festivals listed here, you can consult our map above by clicking on the icon in the upper most corner of the map to open the map legend. Festivals are hidden by default but can be made visible by clicking on the "Festivals" checkbox in the map legend.


  • Yoshitsune Festival

    • Date: April 18th

    • Time: 12:00 - ???


  • Enoshima Harbor Festival

    • Date: June 15th and 16th

    • Time: 10:00 - 16:30


  • Chigasaki Coastal Beach Festival

    • Date: June 14th

    • Time: 16:30 - 21:00


  • Enoshima Tenno Festival

    • Date: July 14th

    • Time: 09:30 - ???


  • Enoshima Lantern Festival

    • Date: August 1st until September 1st

    • Time: 18:00 - 20:30


  • Ryū no Kuchi Taketoro Festival

    • Date: August 3rd and 4th

    • Time: 18:00 - 21:00


  • Enoshima Fireworks Festival

    • Date: August 21st

    • Time: 19:00 - 19:20


  • Southern Beach Chigasaki Fireworks Festival

    • Date: August 22nd

    • Time: 19:30 - 20:20


  • Katase Suwa Shrine Festival

    • Date: August 26th and 27th


  • Fujisawa Enoshima Fireworks Festival

    • Date: October 20th

    • Time: 18:00 - 18:45


  • Kugenuma Hawaiian Festival

    • Date: October 3rd and 4th


  • Shonan Festival

    • Date: October 3rd and 4th

Hotels in Enoshima

Flights to Enoshima

Nearest airport: 

The nearest and most convenient airport is Haneda Airport in Tokyo. 

  • by car: approximately 2 hours

  • by public transport: approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes

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