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There are 7 ways to get from Morioka to Sapporo by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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 Morioka to New Chitose, train  •  3 h 43 min

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

$150 - $766

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Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 59 min

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

$84 - $106

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Train to Akita, fly to New Chitose, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Morioka to Akita
  2. Fly from Akita (AXT) to New Chitose (CTS) AXT - CTS
  3. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$162 - $492

Train to Misawa, fly to Sapporo Okadama  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Morioka to Hachinohe
  2. Fly from Misawa (MSJ) to Sapporo Okadama (OKD) MSJ - OKD

$460 - $1,186

Train to Sendai, fly to New Chitose, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Morioka to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
  2. Fly from Sendai (SDJ) to New Chitose (CTS) SDJ - CTS
  3. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$141 - $732

Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Morioka to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Shinkansen Hayabusa
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sapporo(Jr) Ltd Exp Super Hokuto

$133 - $180

Train, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Morioka to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Shinkansen Hayabusa
  2. Take the bus from Shin Hakodate Hokuto to Sapporo Station

$108 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Morioka to Sapporo is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥9500 - ¥12000 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Morioka to Sapporo is to fly and train which costs ¥17000 - ¥90000 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Morioka to Sapporo. However, there are services departing from Morioka and arriving at Sapporo(Jr) via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Morioka and Sapporo is 375 km.

The best way to get from Morioka to Sapporo without a car is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs ¥15000 - ¥21000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Morioka to Sapporo, including transfers.

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

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

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

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Morioka Airport to New Chitose Airport.

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Map of how to get from Morioka to Sapporo.
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  • Distance: 234.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Morioka to Sapporo via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto in around 6 h 36 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Morioka to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Akita to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Misawa to Sapporo Okadama
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Sendai to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Akita to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Sendai to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Sendai to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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 Morioka to Akita
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Morioka to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Train from Morioka to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Aoimori Railway
Website
aoimorirailway.com
Train from Morioka to Hachinohe
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
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
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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The best way to get from Morioka to Morioka Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs ¥470 - ¥700.

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