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There are 5 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo by plane, train, car, car ferry, bus or night bus

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 to New Chitose, train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to New Chitose (CTS) KIX - CTS
  2. Take the train from New Chitose Airport to Sapporo(Jr)

$56 - $547

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Fly to Asahikawa, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Asahikawa (AKJ) KIX - AKJ
  2. Take the train from Asahikawa to Sapporo(Jr)

$209 - $654

Train  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  4. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sapporo(Jr)

$338 - $472

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Maizuru
  2. Take the car ferry from Maizuru to Otaru

$106 - $117

Bus, night bus, train  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto
  2. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Sendai Station
  3. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  4. Take the bus from Shin Hakodate Hokuto to Sapporo Station

$268 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥12000 - ¥14000 and takes 22 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo is to fly and train which costs ¥6000 - ¥65000 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Sapporo(Jr) via Shin-Osaka, Tokyo and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Sapporo is 1095 km.

The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo without a car is to train which takes 13 h 25 min and costs ¥38000 - ¥55000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo, including transfers.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Kansai Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to New Chitose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Sapporo(Jr) station.

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JetStar Japan, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to New Chitose Airport.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo.
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  • Distance: 684.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Sapporo, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Sapporo via Shin-Osaka, Tokyo, and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto in around 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $2,200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Asahikawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Asahikawa via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $3,100
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Asahikawa via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to New Chitose via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Asahikawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to New Chitose
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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.

Contact Details
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 Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Asahikawa to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $200
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $220
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $310
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$150 - $200
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Kyōto to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$111
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
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
Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Website
snf.jp
Car ferry from Maizuru to Otaru
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
snf.jp

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