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There are 7 ways to get from Sapporo to Akan National Park by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo Station BT to Bihoro Station

$163 - $227

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo BT to Kushiro BT
  2. Take the train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Biruwa Shiretoko-Mashu-Go / ...

$79 - $89

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Train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Kushiro(Hokkaido) Ltd Exp Super Ozora
  2. Take the train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Biruwa Shiretoko-Mashu-Go / ...

$102 - $127

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Sapporo to Akan National Park 217.6 miles

$35 - $55

Train to New Chitose, fly to Memambetsu  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from New Chitose (CTS) to Memambetsu (MMB) CTS - MMB

$277 - $469

Train to New Chitose, fly to Nakashibetsu, taxi  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from New Chitose (CTS) to Nakashibetsu (SHB) CTS - SHB
  3. Take a taxi from Nakashibetsu to Akan National Park

$262 - $589

Fly Sapporo Okadama to Kushiro, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Sapporo Okadama (OKD) to Kushiro (KUH) OKD - KUH
  2. Take the train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Biruwa

$140 - $261

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The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Akan National Park is to drive which costs ¥4100 - ¥6000 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Sapporo to Akan National Park is to train and fly which costs ¥31000 - ¥55000 and takes 3h 17m.

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The distance between Sapporo and Akan National Park is 253 km. The road distance is 348.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sapporo to Akan National Park without a car is to bus which takes 6h 16m and costs ¥18000 - ¥26000.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Sapporo to Akan National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sapporo to Akan National Park is to bus which takes 6h 16m and costs ¥18000 - ¥26000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥11000 - ¥15000 and takes 6h 36m.

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The quickest flight from New Chitose Airport to Memambetsu Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sapporo to Akan National Park is 348 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Sapporo to Akan National Park.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from New Chitose Airport to Memambetsu Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Akan National Park. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sapporo to Akan National Park.
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  • Distance: 158.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Sapporo, Japan and Akan National Park, Japan?

Chuo Bus operates a bus from Sapporo to Akan National Park every 3 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $60 and the journey takes 5h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sapporo to Akan National Park via Kushiro(Hokkaido) and Biruwa in around 6h 36m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from New Chitose to Memambetsu
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Kushiro
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Memambetsu
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from New Chitose to Nakashibetsu
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
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 Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Biruwa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Chuo Bus
Phone
011-231-0500
Website
chuo-bus.co.jp
Bus from Sapporo Station BT to Bihoro Station
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
chuo-bus.co.jp
Akan Bus
Website
akanbus.co.jp
Bus from Sapporo BT to Kushiro BT
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
akanbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Nakashibetsu to Akan National Park
Ave. Duration
56m
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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The best way to get from Sapporo to Sapporo Okadama Airport is to taxi which takes 8m and costs ¥3200 - ¥3800.

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