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There are 4 ways to get from New Chitose Airport to Otaru by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr) Airport
  2. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Minami-Otaru Jr Hakodate / ...

$11 - $16

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Bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal to Sapporo Station
  2. Take the bus from Sapporo Station Terminal to Okusawaguchi

$14 - $20

Bus, train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal to Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo
  2. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Minami-Otaru Jr Hakodate / ...

$12 - $16

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from New Chitose Airport to Otaru 53 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from New Chitose Airport to Otaru is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1500 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Chitose Airport to Otaru is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1500 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Chitose Airport to Otaru. However, there are services departing from New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal and arriving at Okusawaguchi via Sapporo Station Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Chitose Airport to Otaru. However, there are services departing from New Chitose Airport and arriving at Minami-Otaru via Sapporo(Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between New Chitose Airport and Otaru is 71 km. The road distance is 84.7 km.

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The best way to get from New Chitose Airport to Otaru without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs ¥1200 - ¥1900.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from New Chitose Airport to Otaru, including transfers.

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New Chitose Airport to Otaru bus services, operated by Hokuto Kotsu, depart from New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal station.

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New Chitose Airport to Otaru train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from New Chitose Airport station.

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The best way to get from New Chitose Airport to Otaru is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs ¥1200 - ¥1900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1600 - ¥2300 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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  • Distance: 44.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between New Chitose Airport, Japan and Otaru, Japan?

You can take a train from New Chitose Airport to Otaru via Sapporo(Jr) in around 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Chitose Airport to Otaru via Sapporo Station and Sapporo Station Terminal in around 2 h 11 min.

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
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to Minami-Otaru
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hokuto Kotsu
Website
hokto.co.jp
Bus from New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal to Sapporo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hokto.co.jp
Chuo Bus
Phone
011-231-0500
Website
chuo-bus.co.jp
Bus from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
chuo-bus.co.jp
Bus from New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal to Hotel Monterey Edelhof Sapporo
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
chuo-bus.co.jp
JR Hokkaido bus
Website
jrhokkaidobus.com
Bus from Sapporo Station Terminal to Okusawaguchi
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
jrhokkaidobus.com

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New Chitose Airport to Otaru bus services, operated by JR Hokkaido bus, arrive at Okusawaguchi station.

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New Chitose Airport to Otaru train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Minami-Otaru station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Chitose Airport to Otaru is 85 km. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from New Chitose Airport to Otaru.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Otaru. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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