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There are 4 ways to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Noboribetsu to Sapporo(Jr) Ltd Exp Super Hokuto / ...
  2. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Minami-Otaru Jr Hakodate / ...

$33 - $41

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Bus, train  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Noboribetsu to Sapporo Station BT
  2. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Minami-Otaru Jr Hakodate / ...

$15 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Noboribetsu to Sapporo Station BT
  2. Take the bus from Sapporo Station Terminal to Okusawaguchi

$17 - $24

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Noboribetsu to Otaru 88.7 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru is to drive which costs ¥1600 - ¥2500 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru is to drive which costs ¥1600 - ¥2500 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Noboribetsu to Otaru. However, there are services departing from Noboribetsu and arriving at Okusawaguchi via Sapporo Station Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Noboribetsu to Otaru. However, there are services departing from Noboribetsu and arriving at Minami-Otaru via Sapporo(Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between Noboribetsu and Otaru is 83 km. The road distance is 141.9 km.

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The best way to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru without a car is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs ¥3600 - ¥4700.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru, including transfers.

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Noboribetsu to Otaru bus services, operated by Chuo Bus, depart from Noboribetsu station.

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

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The best way to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs ¥3600 - ¥4700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1800 - ¥2800 and takes 2h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Noboribetsu to Otaru.
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  • Distance: 52 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

You can take a train from Noboribetsu to Otaru via Sapporo(Jr) in around 2h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Noboribetsu to Otaru via Sapporo Station BT and Sapporo Station Terminal in around 2h 56m.

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
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Chuo Bus
Phone
011-231-0500
Website
chuo-bus.co.jp
Bus from Noboribetsu to Sapporo Station BT
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
chuo-bus.co.jp
JR Hokkaido bus
Website
jrhokkaidobus.com
Bus from Sapporo Station Terminal to Okusawaguchi
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
jrhokkaidobus.com

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Noboribetsu to Otaru bus services, operated by JR Hokkaido bus, arrive at Okusawaguchi 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 142 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Noboribetsu to Otaru.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Otaru. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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