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There are 4 ways to get from Kushiro to Utoro by train, bus or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Shiretoko-Shari
  2. Take the bus from 斜里バスターミナル to 道の駅シリエトク

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Bus via 羅臼

  1. Take the bus from kushiro sta.bus tarminal to rausu

Bus

  1. Take the bus from 釧路駅前 to 北こぶし知床ホテル&リゾート

Drive

  1. Drive from Kushiro to Utoro

Kushiro to Utoro by bus

The bus journey time between Kushiro and Utoro is around 5h 24m and covers a distance of around 209 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Akan Bus and Shari Bus, the Kushiro to Utoro bus service departs from kushiro sta.bus tarminal and arrives in グランドホテル前. Typically 24 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

24 Weekly Buses
5h 24m Average Duration
¥3104 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Kushiro to Utoro is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3800 and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Kushiro to Utoro is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3800 and takes 2h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 釧路駅前 and arriving at 北こぶし知床ホテル&リゾート. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10h 15m.

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The distance between Kushiro and Utoro is 132 km. The road distance is 168.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kushiro to Utoro without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 3m and costs ¥2700 - ¥4400.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Kushiro to Utoro, including transfers.

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Kushiro to Utoro bus services, operated by Akan Bus, depart from kushiro sta.bus tarminal station.

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Kushiro to Utoro bus services, operated by Akan Bus, arrive at rausu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kushiro to Utoro is 168 km. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Kushiro to Utoro.

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Map of how to get from Kushiro to Utoro.
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  • Distance: 131.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Kushiro, Japan and Utoro, Japan?

Akan Bus operates a bus from kushiro sta.bus tarminal to rausu 3 times a day. Tickets cost ¥2500 - ¥3900 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Shiretoko-Shari
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥2900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Shari Bus
Phone
0152-23-3145
Website
sharibus.co.jp
Bus from 斜里バスターミナル to 道の駅シリエトク
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1500
Schedules at
sharibus.co.jp
Abashiri Bus
Phone
0152-43-4101
Website
abashiribus.com
Bus from Shari Bus Terminal to Michi-no-Eki
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1100
Schedules at
abashiribus.com
Akan Bus
Phone
0154-37-2224
Website
akanbus.co.jp
Bus from kushiro sta.bus tarminal to rausu
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥3900
Schedules at
akanbus.co.jp
East Hokkaido Express Bus
Website
easthokkaido.com
Bus from 釧路駅前 to 北こぶし知床ホテル&リゾート
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥7500
Schedules at
easthokkaido.com

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