There are 3 ways to get from Otaru to Furano-eki by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Minami-Otaru to Sapporo(Jr)
  2. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Takikawa
  3. Take the train from Takikawa to Furano

$36 - $47

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 11 min

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

$26 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Otaru to Furano-eki 92.7 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Otaru to Furano-eki is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2500 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Otaru to Furano-eki is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2500 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Otaru and Furano-eki is 114 km. The road distance is 148.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Otaru to Furano-eki, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Otaru to Furano-eki. However, there are services departing from Minami-Otaru and arriving at Furano via Sapporo(Jr) and Takikawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Otaru to Furano-eki is 148 km. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Otaru to Furano-eki.

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Otaru to Furano-eki train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Sapporo(Jr) station.

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Map of how to get from Otaru to Furano-eki.
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  • Distance: 71.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Otaru, Japan and Furano-eki, Japan?

You can take a train from Otaru to Furano-eki via Sapporo(Jr) and Takikawa in around 4 h 9 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
$5 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takikawa to Furano
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Furano bus
Website
furanobus.jp
Bus from Sapporo Station BT to Furano Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
furanotourism.com

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