There are 4 ways to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai by train, car, plane or taxi

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

Recommended option

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 / ...

$109 - $140

Cheapest option

Fly from Memambetsu  •  6 h 12 min

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

$99 - $420

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Abashiri to Wakkanai 197.6 miles

$30 - $50

Taxi to Nakashibetsu, fly  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shiretoko-Shari to Nakashibetsu
  2. Fly from Nakashibetsu (SHB) to Wakkanai (WKJ) SHB - WKJ

$287 - $663

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 27 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Asahikawa to Wakkanai
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shiretoko-Shari to Nakashibetsu
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Abashiri to Wakkanai?

The distance between Abashiri and Wakkanai is 257 km. The road distance is 316 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai?

The cheapest way to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai is to drive which costs ¥3600 - ¥5500 and takes 4 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai?

The quickest way to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai is to drive which takes 4 h 34 min and costs ¥3600 - ¥5500.

Is there a direct train between Abashiri and Wakkanai?

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.

How long does it take to get from Abashiri to Wakkanai?

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