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

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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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Minami-Otaru to Sapporo(Jr) JR Hakodate / ...
  2. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Asahikawa Ltd Exp Lilac / ...

$35 - $51

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 53 min

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

$24 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Otaru to Asahikawa 105.2 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Otaru to Asahikawa is to drive which costs ¥1900 - ¥2900 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Otaru to Asahikawa is to drive which costs ¥1900 - ¥2900 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Otaru and Asahikawa is 128 km. The road distance is 168.3 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Otaru to Asahikawa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Otaru to Asahikawa. However, there are services departing from Minami-Otaru and arriving at Asahikawa via Sapporo(Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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

You can take a train from Otaru to Asahikawa via Sapporo(Jr) in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Minami-Otaru to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Dohoku Bus
Website
dohokubus.com
Bus from Sapporo BT to Asahikawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
dohokubus.com

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