There are 3 ways to get from Otaru to Tōya-ko by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  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

2 alternative options

Bus, Ski Bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Okusawaguchi to Sapporo Station Terminal
  2. Take the Ski Bus from JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo to Westin Rusutsu Resort

$111 - $131

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  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 1 h 36 min.

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

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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 3 h 54 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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

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The best way to get from Otaru to Tōya-ko is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000. Alternatively, you can bus and Ski Bus, which costs ¥12000 - ¥15000 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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

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There are 38+ hotels available in Tōya-ko. Prices start at $87 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: 3 h 54 min

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 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Otaru to Tōya-ko via Sapporo Station Terminal, JR Tower Hotel Nikko Sapporo, and Westin Rusutsu Resort in around 5 h 11 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 Minami-Otaru to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
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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