There are 6 ways to get from Sapporo to Kushiro by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Sapporo Okadama Apt  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Sapporo Okadama Apt (OKD) to Kushiro (KUH) OKD - KUH

$113 - $223

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Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo BT to Kushiro BT

$52

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Train to Sapporo, fly  •  3 h 41 min

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

$96 - $319

Train  •  4 h 3 min

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

$70 - $90

Night train  •  4 h

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

$70 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Sapporo to Kushiro 190.1 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sapporo BT and arriving at Kushiro BT. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sapporo(Jr) and arriving at Kushiro(Hokkaido). Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Sapporo and Kushiro is 246 km. The road distance is 304.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sapporo to Kushiro without a car is to train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Sapporo to Kushiro, including transfers.

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Sapporo to Kushiro bus services, operated by Akan Bus, depart from Sapporo BT station.

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Sapporo to Kushiro train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Sapporo(Jr) station.

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The best way to get from Sapporo to Kushiro is to fly which takes 2 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 3 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Sapporo Okadama Apt Airport to Kushiro Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Sapporo to Kushiro bus services, operated by Akan Bus, arrive at Kushiro BT station.

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  • Distance: 153.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

What companies run services between Sapporo, Japan and Kushiro, Japan?

Japan Airlines flies from Sapporo to Kushiro 4 times a day. Alternatively, Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Sapporo to Kushiro 4 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
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 Kushiro
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
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 Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
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

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Sapporo to Kushiro train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Kushiro(Hokkaido) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sapporo to Kushiro is 304 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Sapporo to Kushiro.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt Airport to Kushiro Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Kushiro. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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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 .

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