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

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Train, bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Otaru to Kutchan Jr Hakodate / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kutchan Station to Rusutsu Resort

$14 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Okusawaguchi to Sapporo Station Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal to Rusutsu Resort

$15 - $34

Ski Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the Ski Bus from JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo to Westin Rusutsu Resort

$41 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Otaru to Rusutsu Resort 54.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Otaru to Rusutsu Resort is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1500 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Otaru to Rusutsu Resort is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1500 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Otaru to Rusutsu Resort. However, there are services departing from Okusawaguchi and arriving at Rusutsu Resort via Sapporo Station Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Otaru and Rusutsu Resort is 50 km. The road distance is 87.4 km.

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The best way to get from Otaru to Rusutsu Resort without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 13 min and costs ¥1500 - ¥2400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Otaru to Rusutsu Resort, including transfers.

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Otaru to Rusutsu Resort bus services, operated by JR Hokkaido bus, depart from Okusawaguchi station.

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Otaru to Rusutsu Resort bus services, operated by Donan Bus, arrive at Rusutsu Resort station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Otaru to Rusutsu Resort is 87 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Otaru to Rusutsu Resort.

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There are 218+ hotels available in Rusutsu Resort. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Otaru to Rusutsu Resort.
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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Otaru, Japan and Rusutsu Resort, Japan?

You can take a bus from Otaru to Rusutsu Resort via Sapporo Station Terminal, Sapporo Station Bus Terminal, and Rusutsu in around 4 h 7 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.

Contact Details
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
Bus operators
Donan Bus
Phone
0143-45-2131
Website
donanbus.co.jp
Bus from Kutchan Station to Rusutsu Resort
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
hokkaido-rusutsu.com
Bus from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal to Rusutsu Resort
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
hokkaido-rusutsu.com
JR Hokkaido bus
Website
jrhokkaidobus.com
Bus from Okusawaguchi to Sapporo Station Terminal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
jrhokkaidobus.com
Hokkaido Access Network
Website
access-n.jp
Bus from JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo to Westin Rusutsu Resort
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
access-n.jp

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