There are 7 ways to get from Sapporo to Rausu by train, plane, taxi, car, bus, night bus or night train

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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Train, fly to Nakashibetsu, taxi  •  3 h 28 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 Rausu

$282 - $610

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Train, fly to Memambetsu, drive  •  4 h 7 min

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

$129 - $289

5 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 41 min

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

$190 - $232

Bus, train  •  11 h 33 min

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

$162 - $190

Night bus, taxi  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Sapporo Station to Nakashibetsu TOYO
  2. Take a taxi from Nakashibetsu TOYO to Rausu

$194 - $286

Night train, train  •  10 h 9 min

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

$186 - $228

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Sapporo to Rausu 283.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Rausu is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sapporo to Rausu is to train and fly and taxi which costs ¥31000 - ¥70000 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Sapporo and Rausu is 324 km. The road distance is 453 km.

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The best way to get from Sapporo to Rausu without a car is to train which takes 9 h 41 min and costs ¥21000 - ¥27000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Sapporo to Rausu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sapporo Airport to Nakashibetsu Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sapporo to Rausu is 453 km. It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to drive from Sapporo to Rausu.

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All Nippon Airways offers flights from Sapporo Airport to Nakashibetsu Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Rausu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sapporo to Rausu.
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  • Distance: 202.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Sapporo to Rausu via Kushiro(Hokkaido), Shiretoko-Shari, Shari Bus Terminal, and Utoro Roadstation in around 9 h 41 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Nakashibetsu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Sapporo to Memambetsu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sapporo to Memambetsu
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
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
Train from Kushiro(Hokkaido) to Shiretoko-Shari
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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
Hokuto Kotsu
Website
hokto.co.jp
Night bus from Sapporo Station to Nakashibetsu TOYO
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $70
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nakashibetsu to Rausu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220

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