There are 3 ways to get from Sōunkyō to Abashiri by bus, train or car

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Bus, train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Sounkyo BT to Rubeshibe
  2. Take the train from Rubeshibe to Abashiri Ltd Exp Taisetsu / ...

$21 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus, train via Kitami(Hokkaido)  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Sounkyo BT to Kitami
  2. Take the train from Kitami(Hokkaido) to Abashiri Jr Sekihoku / ...

$31 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Sōunkyō to Abashiri 85 miles

$14 - $21

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The distance between Sōunkyō and Abashiri is 111 km. The road distance is 136 km.

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The best way to get from Sōunkyō to Abashiri without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Sōunkyō to Abashiri, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sōunkyō to Abashiri is 136 km. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Sōunkyō to Abashiri.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Abashiri. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sōunkyō to Abashiri.
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  • Distance: 69.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

What companies run services between Sōunkyō, Japan and Abashiri, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Sōunkyō to Abashiri. However, you can take the bus to Rubeshibe then take the train to Abashiri. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sōunkyō to Abashiri via Kitami and Kitami(Hokkaido) in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
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 Kitami(Hokkaido) to Abashiri
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
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Bus operators
Dohoku Bus
Website
dohokubus.com
Bus from Sounkyo BT to Rubeshibe
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
dohokubus.com
Bus from Sounkyo BT to Kitami
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
dohokubus.com

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