There are 8 ways to get from Sapporo to Kyoto by plane, train, car ferry, car, bus or night bus

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

Recommended option

Fly Sapporo Okadama Apt to Osaka  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Sapporo Okadama Apt (OKD) to Osaka (ITM) OKD - ITM

$553 - $1,270

Cheapest option

Train to Sapporo, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from Sapporo (CTS) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) CTS - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$82 - $387

6 alternative options

Train to Sapporo, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 40 min

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

$141 - $594

Train to Sapporo, fly to Nagoya, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from Sapporo (CTS) to Nagoya (NGO) CTS - NGO
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$95 - $320

Train to Sapporo, fly to Komatsu, train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from Sapporo (CTS) to Komatsu (KMQ) CTS - KMQ
  3. Take the train from Komatsu to Kyoto

$221 - $768

Train  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto

$308 - $442

Car ferry, drive  •  21 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Otaru to Maizuru
  2. Drive from Maizuru to Kyoto

$99 - $211

Bus, train, night bus  •  21 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo Station to Shin Hakodate Hokuto
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
  3. Take the bus from Sendai to Yamagata
  4. Take the night bus from Yamagata to Kyoto

$210 - $326

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Kyoto is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥10000 - ¥24000 and takes 21 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sapporo to Kyoto is to train and fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs ¥15000 - ¥70000.

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The distance between Sapporo and Kyoto is 1016 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Sapporo to Kyoto, including transfers.

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

Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways fly from Sapporo to Kyoto hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sapporo to Kyoto via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto, Tokyo, and Kyoto in around 11 h 24 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt to Osaka via Misawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt to Osaka via Hakodate
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt to Osaka via Hakodate, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt to Osaka via Kushiro, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt to Osaka via Misawa, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka via Aomori
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka via Morioka
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka via Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka via Niigata
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Sapporo to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka via Fukushima
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka via Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka via Aomori
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Sapporo to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sapporo to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka Kobe via Ibaraki
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
AirAsia Japan
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Komatsu to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49 - $53
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hokuto Kotsu
Website
hokto.co.jp
Bus from Sapporo Station to Shin Hakodate Hokuto
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
hokto.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Night bus from Yamagata to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Ferry operators
Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Website
snf.jp
Car ferry from Otaru to Maizuru
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $190
Schedules at
snf.jp
State Room
$170 - $230
Tourist
$85 - $190
Suite Room
$410 - $480
Deluxe Room
$250 - $330

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