There are 5 ways to get from Sapporo to Sendai by train, plane, bus, car or car ferry

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 Sendai  •  3 h 28 min

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

$98 - $667

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Train, fly to Morioka  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from Sapporo (CTS) to Morioka (HNA) CTS - HNA
  3. Take the train from Shin-Hanamaki to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)

$209 - $842

Train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Ltd Exp Super Hokuto
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Shinkansen Hayabusa

$161 - $219

Bus, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo Station to Shin Hakodate Hokuto
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Shinkansen Hayabusa

$107 - $184

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Sapporo to Hakodate
  2. Take the car ferry from Hakodate to Aomori
  3. Drive from Aomori to Sendai

$101 - $133

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Sendai is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥11000 - ¥15000 and takes 10 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sapporo to Sendai is to train and fly which takes 3 h 28 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥75000.

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The distance between Sapporo and Sendai is 535 km.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Sapporo to Sendai. However, there are services departing from Sapporo(Jr) and arriving at Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Sapporo, Japan and Sendai, Miyagi, Japan?

You can take a train from Sapporo to Sendai via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto in around 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sapporo to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Sapporo to Morioka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,300
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Sapporo to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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
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
Ferry operators
Tsugaru Kaikyo Ferry
Website
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp
Car ferry from Hakodate to Aomori
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp

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