There are 5 ways to get from Akita to Hakodate by train, car, car ferry or plane

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 Japan Railways Limited Express  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Ltd Exp Tsugaru
  2. Shinkansen Hayabusa / ...

$80 - $110

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 39 min

$56 - $65

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Shinkansen Komachi
  2. Shinkansen Hayabusa / ...

$101 - $145

Fly to Hakodate  •  5 h 56 min

  1. AXT - HKD

$162 - $712

Fly to Sapporo, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. AXT - CTS

$183 - $510

Questions & Answers

The distance between Akita and Hakodate is 235 km.

The cheapest way to get from Akita to Hakodate is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥6000 - ¥7500 and takes 6 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Akita to Hakodate is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs ¥8500 - ¥13000.

No, there is no direct train from Akita to Hakodate. However, there are services departing from Akita and arriving at Hakodate via Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Akita to Hakodate, including transfers.

What companies run services between Akita, Japan and Hakodate, Japan?

You can take a train from Akita to Hakodate via Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto in around 5 h 22 min. Alternatively, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and AIRDO fly from Akita to Hakodate hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Osaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Tokyo Haneda, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Nagoya, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Osaka, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Flights from Akita to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,500
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,600
Flights from Akita to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Akita to Shin-Aomori
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Minami-Chitose to Hakodate
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Aomori to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Akita to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Morioka to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Ferry operators
Tsugaru Kaikyo Ferry
Website
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp
Car ferry from Aomori to Hakodate
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp

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