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There are 6 ways to get from Fukuoka to Sapporo by plane, train, car, car ferry, night bus or bus

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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Fly to New Chitose, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to New Chitose (CTS) FUK - CTS
  2. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$102 - $372

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Fly to Sapporo Okadama  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Sapporo Okadama (OKD) FUK - OKD

$330 - $3,637

Train  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Tokyo
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  3. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sapporo(Jr)

$426 - $570

Drive, car ferry  •  28 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Maizuru
  2. Take the car ferry from Maizuru to Otaru

$156 - $189

Night bus, bus, car ferry  •  36 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hakata Station to Kyōto
  2. Take the bus from Kyōto to Higashimaizuru-eki
  3. Take the car ferry from Maizuru to Otaru

$166 - $186

Night bus, bus, train  •  30 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Basuta Shinjuku
  2. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station
  3. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  4. Take the bus from Shin Hakodate Hokuto to Sapporo Station

$310 - $437

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Sapporo is to night bus and bus and car ferry which costs ¥18000 - ¥21000 and takes 36 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Sapporo is to fly and train which costs ¥11000 - ¥42000 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fukuoka to Sapporo. However, there are services departing from Hakata and arriving at Sapporo(Jr) via Tokyo and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 58 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Sapporo is 1418 km.

The best way to get from Fukuoka to Sapporo without a car is to train which takes 14 h 58 min and costs ¥48000 - ¥65000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Fukuoka to Sapporo, including transfers.

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Fukuoka to Sapporo train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Hakata station.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Sapporo is to fly which takes 6 h 28 min and costs ¥37000 - ¥410000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥48000 - ¥65000 and takes 14 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to New Chitose Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Fukuoka to Sapporo train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Sapporo(Jr) station.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Sapporo.
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  • Distance: 886.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Fukuoka, Japan and Sapporo, Japan?

Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Skymark Airlines fly from Fukuoka to Sapporo every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fukuoka to Sapporo via Tokyo and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto in around 14 h 58 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose via Morioka
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to Sapporo Okadama via Tokyo Haneda, Hakodate
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $4,100
Flights from Fukuoka to Sapporo Okadama via Tokyo Haneda, Kushiro
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $4,800
Flights from Fukuoka to Sapporo Okadama via Osaka Itami, Hakodate
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $3,200
Flights from Fukuoka to Sapporo Okadama via Matsuyama, Tokyo Haneda, Hakodate
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $4,100
Flights from Fukuoka to Sapporo Okadama via Miyazaki, Osaka Itami, Hakodate
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $4,200
Flights from Fukuoka to Sapporo Okadama via Osaka Itami, Tokyo Haneda, Hakodate
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $4,100
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to New Chitose via Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $270
Reserved seat
$220 - $270
Green seat
$290 - $390
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $220
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $310
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$150 - $200
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Hakata Station to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Kyoto Kotsu
Phone
0773-75-5000
Website
kyotokotsu.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Higashimaizuru-eki
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
kyotokotsu.jp
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Hokuto Kotsu
Website
hokto.co.jp
Bus from Shin Hakodate Hokuto to Sapporo Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hokto.co.jp
Ferry operators
Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Website
snf.jp
Car ferry from Maizuru to Otaru
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
snf.jp

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Peach Aviation Limited, Skymark Airlines, Fuji Dream and two other airlines offer flights from Fukuoka Airport to New Chitose Airport.

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There are 583+ hotels available in Sapporo. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Fukuoka Airport is to subway which takes 5 min and costs ¥120 - ¥190.

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