There are 9 ways to get from Hakuba to Sapporo by train, plane, shuttle, bus, car ferry or car

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 to Matsumoto, fly, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Hakuba to Shiojiri
  2. Fly from Matsumoto (MMJ) to Sapporo (CTS) MMJ - CTS
  3. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$277 - $735

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Bus, carferry  •  26 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Nagano to Niigata City Bus Center
  2. Take the carferry from Niigata to Otaru

$109 - $174

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Shuttle, train to Toyama, fly, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Hakuba Base Camp to Nagano
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Toyama
  3. Fly from Toyama (TOY) to Sapporo (CTS) TOY - CTS
  4. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$300 - $764

Train to Komatsu, fly, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Kanazawa
  2. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Sapporo (CTS) KMQ - CTS
  3. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$313 - $885

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Tokyo
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Sapporo (CTS) HND - CTS
  3. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$222 - $730

Train  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Nagano to Omiya(Saitama)
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  3. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sapporo(Jr)

$273 - $378

Train via Itoigawa  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Itoigawa to Omiya(Saitama)
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  3. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sapporo(Jr)

$282 - $391

Bus, train  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakuba Happo to Shinagawa Station East Exit
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo to Aomori
  3. Take the train from Shin-Aomori to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  4. Take the bus from Shin Hakodate Hokuto to Sapporo Station

$219 - $295

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Hakuba to Aomori
  2. Take the car ferry from Aomori to Hakodate
  3. Drive from Hakodate to Sapporo

$133 - $176

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Hakuba to Sapporo. However, there are services departing from Hakuba and arriving at Sapporo(Jr) via Minami-Otari, Itoigawa, Omiya(Saitama) and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 31 min.

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The distance between Hakuba and Sapporo is 768 km.

The best way to get from Hakuba to Sapporo without a car is to train which takes 12 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Hakuba to Sapporo, including transfers.

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Hakuba to Sapporo train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Itoigawa station.

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The quickest flight from Matsumoto Airport to Sapporo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Fuji Dream offers flights from Matsumoto Airport to Sapporo Airport.

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There are 335+ hotels available in Sapporo. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hakuba to Sapporo.
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  • Distance: 480 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Hakuba to Sapporo via Nagano station, Nagano, Omiya(Saitama), and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto in around 12 h 4 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Toyama to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Toyama to Sapporo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Komatsu to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Komatsu to Sapporo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Komatsu to Sapporo via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Komatsu to Sapporo via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $850
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Matsumoto to Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakuba to Shiojiri
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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.

Contact Details
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 Nagano to Toyama
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Train from Nagano to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
Train from Nagano to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$80 - $110
Train from Nagano to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $65
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $95
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$150 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $210
Green seat
$220 - $300
Train from Itoigawa to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $90
Reserved seat
$70 - $90
Green seat
$95 - $130
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
Bus operators
Nagano Snow Shuttle
Website
naganosnowshuttle.com
Shuttle from Hakuba Base Camp to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
naganosnowshuttle.com
Keikyu Limousine
Website
hnd-bus.com
Bus from Hakuba Happo to Shinagawa Station East Exit
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
hnd-bus.com
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Tokyo to Aomori
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$76
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
Nagaden Bus
Website
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Bus from Nagano to Niigata City Bus Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp.e.aaf.hp.transer.com
Ferry operators
Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Website
snf.jp
Car ferry from Niigata to Otaru
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
snf.jp
Tourist
$58
State Room
$116
Deluxe Room
$190
Suite Room
$329
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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