There are 5 ways to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai by train, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Abashiri to Asahikawa Ltd Exp Taisetsu / ...
  2. Take the train from Asahikawa to Wakkanai Ltd Exp Sarobetsu

$108 - $133

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Fly from Memambetsu  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Memambetsu (MMB) to Wakkanai (WKJ) MMB - WKJ

$99 - $421

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Night train, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the night train from Abashiri to Asahikawa Ltd Exp Taisetsu / ...
  2. Take the train from Asahikawa to Wakkanai Ltd Exp Sarobetsu

$108 - $133

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Abashiri to Wakkanai 197.6 miles

$30 - $50

Drive to Nakashibetsu, fly  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Abashiri to Nakashibetsu
  2. Fly from Nakashibetsu (SHB) to Wakkanai (WKJ) SHB - WKJ

$112 - $452

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No, there is no direct train from Abashiri to Wakkanai. However, there are services departing from Abashiri and arriving at Wakkanai via Asahikawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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The distance between Abashiri and Wakkanai is 257 km. The road distance is 316.2 km.

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The best way to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai without a car is to train which takes 8 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai, including transfers.

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Abashiri to Wakkanai train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Abashiri station.

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The best way to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai is to train which takes 8 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Memambetsu Airport to Wakkanai Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h and has one stopover.

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Abashiri to Wakkanai train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Wakkanai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abashiri to Wakkanai is 316 km. It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to drive from Abashiri to Wakkanai.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Memambetsu Airport to Wakkanai Airport.

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Map of how to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai.
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  • Distance: 160.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

What companies run services between Abashiri, Japan and Wakkanai, Japan?

You can take a train from Abashiri to Wakkanai via Asahikawa in around 8 h 25 min. Alternatively, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines fly from Abashiri to Wakkanai twice daily.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Memambetsu to Wakkanai via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Nakashibetsu to Wakkanai via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Abashiri to Asahikawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Asahikawa to Wakkanai
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com

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There are eight+ hotels available in Wakkanai. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Abashiri to Memambetsu Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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