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There are 8 ways to get from Kobe 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 Kobe to New Chitose, train  •  3 h 57 min

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

$59 - $353

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Fly Osaka Itami to Sapporo Okadama  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Sapporo Okadama (OKD) ITM - OKD

$538 - $1,246

Fly Osaka Itami to New Chitose, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to New Chitose (CTS) ITM - CTS
  2. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$125 - $571

Train to Okayama, fly to New Chitose, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Okayama
  2. Fly from Okayama (OKJ) to New Chitose (CTS) OKJ - CTS
  3. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$188 - $821

Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to New Chitose, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to New Chitose (CTS) NGO - CTS
  3. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$108 - $339

Train  •  12 h 37 min

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

$333 - $450

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 25 min

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

$102 - $111

Train, night bus, bus  •  22 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
  2. Take the night bus from Kyōto 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

$273 - $341

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Sapporo is to fly and train which costs ¥6500 - ¥40000 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kobe to Sapporo is to fly and train which costs ¥6500 - ¥40000 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kobe to Sapporo. However, there are services departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Sapporo(Jr) via Tokyo and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 37 min.

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The distance between Kobe and Sapporo is 1073 km.

The best way to get from Kobe to Sapporo without a car is to train which takes 12 h 37 min and costs ¥37000 - ¥55000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Kobe to Sapporo, including transfers.

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Kobe to Sapporo train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Kobe station.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Sapporo is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs ¥60000 - ¥150000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥37000 - ¥55000 and takes 12 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Kobe Airport to New Chitose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Kobe 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 Kobe to Sapporo.
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  • Distance: 670.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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

Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways fly from Kobe to Sapporo every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kobe to Sapporo via Tokyo and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto in around 12 h 37 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Kobe to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose via Fukushima
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose via Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose via Aomori
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Okayama to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Okayama to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sapporo Okadama via Hakodate
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sapporo Okadama via Tokyo Haneda, Hakodate
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sapporo Okadama via Tokyo Haneda, Kushiro
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose via Aomori
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose via Morioka
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Osaka Itami to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Okayama to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Kobe to New Chitose via Ibaraki
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Kobe to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Kobe to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
AirAsia Japan
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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.

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 Shin-Kobe to Okayama
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Shin-Kobe to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $100
Train from Shin-Kobe to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$160 - $210
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 Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$150 - $200
Bus operators
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Kyōto to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$111
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.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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AIRDO, All Nippon Airways and Skymark Airlines offer flights from Kobe Airport to New Chitose Airport.

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There are 385+ hotels available in Sapporo. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Kobe Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs ¥330 - ¥360.

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