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There are 7 ways to get from Sapporo to Kyoto by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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 to Osaka Itami  •  6 h 5 min

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

$534 - $1,243

Cheapest option

Train to New Chitose, fly to Kobe, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$85 - $392

5 alternative options

Train to New Chitose, fly to Osaka Itami  •  4 h 59 min

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

$123 - $568

Train to New Chitose, fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$95 - $325

Train  •  11 h 26 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

$327 - $440

Bus, train  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo Station to Shin Hakodate Hokuto
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Omiya(Saitama)
  3. Take the bus from さいたま新都心駅東口 to 京都駅八条口

Car ferry, drive  •  21 h 56 min

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

$99 - $106

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Kyoto is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥11000 - ¥12000 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 costs ¥13000 - ¥65000 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Sapporo and Kyoto is 1016 km.

The best way to get from Sapporo to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 11 h 26 min and costs ¥36000 - ¥50000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Sapporo to Kyoto, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sapporo to Kyoto is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs ¥60000 - ¥140000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥36000 - ¥50000 and takes 11 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sapporo Okadama Airport to Osaka Itami Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Sapporo Okadama Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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There are 2253+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Sapporo to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 635.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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, Kyoto, and Kyoto in around 11 h 26 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami via Fukushima
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami via Akita
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami via Aomori
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New Chitose to Kobe
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from New Chitose to Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair via Hakodate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Osaka Itami via Misawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Osaka Itami via Hakodate
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Osaka Itami via Hakodate, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Osaka Itami via Kushiro, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Sapporo Okadama to Osaka Itami via Misawa, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami via Aomori
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami via Morioka
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Kobe
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from New Chitose to Kobe via Ibaraki
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from New Chitose to Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Kobe
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
AirAsia Japan
Website
airasia.com
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
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 Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $220
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $310
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$150 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $210
Green seat
$220 - $300
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
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hokto.co.jp
日本中央バス株式会社
Website
ncbbus.co.jp
Bus from さいたま新都心駅東口 to 京都駅八条口
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ncbbus.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
Schedules at
snf.jp

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