There are 4 ways to get from Otaru to Sapporo by train, bus, taxi or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Otaru to Sapporo is to drive which costs ¥390 - ¥600 and takes 31 min.
The quickest way to get from Otaru to Sapporo is to taxi which costs ¥10000 - ¥13000 and takes 31 min.
The distance between Otaru and Sapporo is 31 km. The road distance is 34.1 km.
The train from Minami-Otaru to Sapporo(Jr) takes 43 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Okusawaguchi and arriving at Sapporo Station Terminal station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Minami-Otaru and arriving at Sapporo(Jr). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.
The nearest airport to Sapporo is Sapporo Okadama Apt (OKD) Airport which is 6 km away. Other nearby airports include Sapporo (CTS) (41.1 km), Asahikawa (AKJ) (111.7 km), Hakodate (HKD) (150.1 km) and Memambetsu (MMB) (244 km).
What companies run services between Otaru, Japan and Sapporo, Japan?
Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Otaru to Sapporo every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, JR Hokkaido bus operates a bus from Otaru to Sapporo every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 56 min.
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