There are 5 ways to get from Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Rusutsu Resort to Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Takikawa
  3. Take the train from Takikawa to Furano

¥4770 - ¥7730

4 alternative options

Ski bus via Sapporo Airport (CTS)  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the Ski bus from Westin Rusutsu Resort to New Chitose Airport International Terminal
  2. Take the Ski bus from New Chitose Airport to Furano Natulux Hotel

¥8200

Ski bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the Ski bus from Westin Rusutsu Resort to Furano Natulux Hotel

¥5600

Ski bus #2  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the Ski bus from Rusutsu Resort Hotel & Convention to Furano Natulux Hotel

¥5600

Drive  •  2h 34m

  1. Drive from Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano 185 km

¥2100 - ¥3100

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The cheapest way to get from Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3100 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3100 and takes 2h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westin Rusutsu Resort and arriving at Furano Natulux Hotel. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between Rusutsu Resort and Shimo-furano is 138 km. The road distance is 185 km.

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The best way to get from Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 36m and costs ¥4700 - ¥8000.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano, including transfers.

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Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano bus services, operated by Hokkaido Access Network, depart from Westin Rusutsu Resort station.

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Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano bus services, operated by Hokkaido Access Network, arrive at Furano Natulux Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano is 185 km. It takes approximately 2h 34m to drive from Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Shimo-furano. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano.
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  • Distance: 137.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Rusutsu Resort, Japan and Shimo-furano, Japan?

You can take a bus from Rusutsu Resort to Shimo-furano via Westin Rusutsu Resort and New Chitose Airport in around 6h 12m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to Takikawa
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥3600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3400
Reserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3600
Green Seat
¥3400 - ¥4600
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takikawa to Furano
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥1300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Donan Bus
Phone
0143-45-2131
Website
donanbus.co.jp
Bus from Rusutsu Resort to Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥2900
Schedules at
hokkaido-rusutsu.com
Hokkaido Access Network
Website
access-n.jp
Bus from Westin Rusutsu Resort to New Chitose Airport International Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥4100
Schedules at
access-n.jp
Bus from New Chitose Airport to Furano Natulux Hotel
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥4100
Schedules at
access-n.jp
Bus from Westin Rusutsu Resort to Furano Natulux Hotel
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥5600
Schedules at
access-n.jp
Bus from Rusutsu Resort Hotel & Convention to Furano Natulux Hotel
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥5600
Schedules at
access-n.jp

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Things to do in Shimo-furano

  • Blue Pond

    Blue Pond is a man-made water feature in Biei, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the result of works on the Biei River, carried out after the 1988 eruption of Mount Tokachi, to protect the town of Biei from volcanic mudflows. The colour is thought to result from the accidental presence of colloidal aluminium hydroxide in the water. Damage caused by Typhoon Mindulle in August 2016 resulted in a temporary drop in the water level and in the colour briefly turning brown with mud and sand from the Biei River.

  • Furano Ski Resort

    Furano Ski Resort, also known as Furano Ski Area, is a resort in Furano, Hokkaido, Japan, owned and operated by Prince Hotels. One of the leading ski areas in Hokkaido, the resort became famous for its long-standing relationship with the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup. In more recent years, it has held the mid-February Snowboarding World Cup, sponsored by Dydo Drinco. A view from the top of the slopes offers a panoramic view of the Furano Valley and the Tokachi Peak Mountain Range. Recently, there has been a sudden influx of interest from winter sports enthusiasts abroad, particularly from Australia, and the number of tourists has increased dramatically.

  • Takisato Dam

    The Takisato Dam is a dam on the Sorachi River in west central Hokkaidō, Japan.

  • Furano-Ashibetsu Prefectural Natural Park

    Furano-Ashibetsu Prefectural Natural Park is a Prefectural Natural Park in central Hokkaidō, Japan. Established as a Prefectural Park in 1955 and redesignated a Prefectural Natural Park in 1958, the park spans the municipalities of Ashibetsu, Furano, Mikasa, Minamifurano, and Yūbari.

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