There are 8 ways to get from Sapporo to Akan National Park by train, bus, night train, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Kushiro(Hokkaido) Ltd Exp Super Ozora
  2. Take the train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Biruwa JR Senmo

$103 - $127

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Bus, train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo BT to Kushiro BT
  2. Take the train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Biruwa JR Senmo

$79 - $89

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo BT to Asahikawa
  2. Take the bus from Asahikawa to Tsubetsu

$197 - $237

Night train, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the night train from Sapporo(Jr) to Kushiro(Hokkaido) Ltd Exp Super Ozora
  2. Take the train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Biruwa JR Senmo

$103 - $127

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Sapporo to Akan National Park 217.6 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Sapporo, fly to Memambetsu  •  3 h 17 min

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

$277 - $470

Train to Sapporo, fly to Nakashibetsu, taxi  •  3 h 23 min

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

$262 - $590

Fly Sapporo Okadama Apt to Kushiro, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$141 - $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 4 h 5 min.

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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 3 h 17 min.

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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 train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min 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 train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥22000 - ¥27000 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Sapporo Airport to Memambetsu Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Akan National Park. Prices start at $44 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: 6 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Sapporo to Akan National Park via Kushiro(Hokkaido) and Biruwa in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sapporo to Akan National Park via Asahikawa and Tsubetsu in around 8 h 24 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sapporo to Memambetsu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt to Kushiro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Memambetsu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Sapporo to Nakashibetsu
Ave. Duration
50 min
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Biruwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Akan Bus
Website
akanbus.co.jp
Bus from Sapporo BT to Kushiro BT
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
akanbus.co.jp
Dohoku Bus
Website
dohokubus.com
Bus from Sapporo BT to Asahikawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
dohokubus.com
Bus from Asahikawa to Tsubetsu
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
dohokubus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nakashibetsu to Akan National Park
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200

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

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