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.

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Train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Akita to Shin-Aomori Ltd Exp Tsugaru
  2. Take the train from Shin-Aomori to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Shinkansen Hayabusa

$84 - $114

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Akita to Aomori
  2. Take the car ferry from Aomori to Hakodate

$56 - $65

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Akita to Morioka Shinkansen Komachi
  2. Take the train from Morioka to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Shinkansen Hayabusa

$110 - $158

Fly to Hakodate  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Akita (AXT) to Hakodate (HKD) AXT - HKD

$162 - $712

Fly to Sapporo, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Akita (AXT) to Sapporo (CTS) AXT - CTS
  2. Take the train from Minami-Chitose to Hakodate

$178 - $510

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Akita to Hakodate is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥6000 - ¥7500 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Akita to Hakodate is to train which costs ¥9000 - ¥13000 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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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 24 min.

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The distance between Akita and Hakodate is 235 km.

The best way to get from Akita to Hakodate without a car is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs ¥9000 - ¥13000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Akita to Hakodate, including transfers.

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Akita to Hakodate train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Akita station.

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The best way to get from Akita to Hakodate is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs ¥9000 - ¥13000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥18000 - ¥80000 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Akita to Hakodate.
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  • Distance: 146.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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 24 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 3 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 Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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 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 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Minami-Chitose to Hakodate
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $80
Train from Akita to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Morioka to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
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
$38
Schedules at
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp

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