There are 6 ways to get from Sendai to Sapporo by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Sendai, train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Sendai (SDJ) to Sapporo (CTS) SDJ - CTS
  2. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$98 - $668

5 alternative options

Train to Morioka, fly, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hanamaki
  2. Fly from Morioka (HNA) to Sapporo (CTS) HNA - CTS
  3. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$211 - $844

Bus to Yamagata, fly, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
  2. Fly from Yamagata (GAJ) to Sapporo (CTS) GAJ - CTS
  3. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$144 - $530

Train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Shinkansen Hayabusa
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sapporo(Jr) Ltd Exp Super Hokuto

$164 - $217

Train, bus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Shinkansen Hayabusa
  2. Take the bus from Shin Hakodate Hokuto to Sapporo Station

$111 - $182

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Sendai to Aomori
  2. Take the car ferry from Aomori to Hakodate
  3. Drive from Hakodate to Sapporo

$103 - $133

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sendai to Sapporo is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥11000 - ¥15000 and takes 10 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sendai to Sapporo is to fly and train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥75000.

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The distance between Sendai and Sapporo is 535 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Sendai to Sapporo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Sendai to Sapporo. However, there are services departing from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) and arriving at Sapporo(Jr) via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Sendai, Miyagi, Japan and Sapporo, Japan?

You can take a train from Sendai to Sapporo via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto in around 7 h 26 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sendai to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Morioka to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Yamagata to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Sendai to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Sendai to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Yamagata to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Hokuto Kotsu
Website
hokto.co.jp
Bus from Shin Hakodate Hokuto to Sapporo Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
hokto.co.jp
Ferry operators
Tsugaru Kaikyo Ferry
Website
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp
Car ferry from Aomori to Hakodate
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp

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