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There are 4 ways to get from Otaru to Nisekoā by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train via Kutchan  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Otaru to Kutchan Jr Hakodate / ...

$59 - $77

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Otaru to Niseko Jr Hakodate

$29 - $38

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Otaru to Nisekoā 49.3 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Otaru to Nisekoā 49.3 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Otaru to Nisekoā is to drive which costs ¥900 - ¥1400 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Otaru to Nisekoā is to taxi which costs ¥24000 - ¥30000 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Otaru and Nisekoā is 53 km. The road distance is 78.9 km.

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The best way to get from Otaru to Nisekoā without a car is to train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥9000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Otaru to Nisekoā, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Otaru to Nisekoā is 79 km. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Otaru to Nisekoā.

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There are 208+ hotels available in Nisekoā. Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Otaru to Nisekoā.
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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Otaru to Nisekoā every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 13 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 Otaru to Kutchan
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Otaru to Niseko
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Otaru to Nisekoā
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Otaru Kinsei
Phone
+81 134-23-8181
Website
otaru-kinsei.jp

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