There are 3 ways to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Horobetsu to Sapporo(Jr) Ltd Exp Suzuran
  2. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Minami-Otaru Jr Hakodate / ...

$34 - $43

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Horobetsu to Sapporo(Jr) Ltd Exp Suzuran
  2. Take the bus from Sapporo Station Terminal to Okusawaguchi

$36 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Noboribetsu to Otaru 94.3 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Noboribetsu to Otaru. However, there are services departing from Horobetsu and arriving at Minami-Otaru via Sapporo(Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Noboribetsu and Otaru is 86 km. The road distance is 150.8 km.

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The best way to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru without a car is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs ¥3800 - ¥4900.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru, including transfers.

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Noboribetsu to Otaru train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Horobetsu station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Noboribetsu to Otaru is 151 km. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Noboribetsu to Otaru.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Otaru. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru.
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  • Distance: 53.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

What companies run services between Noboribetsu, Japan and Otaru, Japan?

You can take a train from Noboribetsu to Otaru via Sapporo(Jr) in around 2 h 17 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 Sapporo(Jr) to Minami-Otaru
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
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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