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There are 2 ways to get from Otaru to Tōya-ko by train or car

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Train  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Minami-Otaru to Sapporo(Jr) Jr Hakodate / ...
  2. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Toya(Jr-Muroran) Ltd Exp Super Hokuto

$100 - $137

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Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Otaru to Tōya-ko 68 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Otaru to Tōya-ko is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1900 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Otaru to Tōya-ko is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1900 and takes 1h 36m.

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The distance between Otaru and Tōya-ko is 66 km. The road distance is 108.8 km.

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The best way to get from Otaru to Tōya-ko without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Otaru to Tōya-ko, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Otaru to Tōya-ko is 109 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Otaru to Tōya-ko.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Tōya-ko. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Otaru to Tōya-ko.
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  • Distance: 41.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

What companies run services between Otaru, Japan and Tōya-ko, Japan?

You can take a train from Otaru to Tōya-ko via Sapporo(Jr) and Toya(Jr-Muroran) in around 3h 54m.

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
Train from Minami-Otaru to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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