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There are 4 ways to get from Akita to Hakodate by train, car, car ferry or plane

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Train via Shin-Aomori  •  5h 18m

  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 / ...

$92 - $123

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Drive, car ferry  •  5h 49m

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

$56 - $65

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 34m

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

$117 - $166

Fly  •  4h 46m

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

$182 - $662

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

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The quickest way to get from Akita to Hakodate is to fly which costs ¥20000 - ¥75000 and takes 4h 46m.

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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 5h 18m.

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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 5h 18m and costs ¥10000 - ¥14000.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m 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 5h 18m and costs ¥10000 - ¥14000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥20000 - ¥75000 and takes 4h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Akita Airport to Hakodate Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Akita to Hakodate train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto station.

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Map of how to get from Akita to Hakodate.
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  • Distance: 146.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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 5h 18m. Alternatively, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and AIRDO fly from Akita to Hakodate every 2 hours.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Akita to Hakodate via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Aomori to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
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
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Morioka to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 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
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp

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AIRDO, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Akita Airport to Hakodate Airport.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Hakodate. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Akita to Akita Airport is to bus which takes 33m and costs ¥930.

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