There are 10 ways to get from Sapporo to Takayama by train, plane, bus, night 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 to Sapporo, fly to Toyama, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from Sapporo (CTS) to Toyama (TOY) CTS - TOY
  3. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$195 - $644

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Train to Sapporo, fly to Nagoya, train  •  7 h 27 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 Takayama

$93 - $318

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Train to Sapporo, fly to Matsumoto, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from Sapporo (CTS) to Matsumoto (MMJ) CTS - MMJ
  3. Take the bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal

$286 - $739

Train to Sapporo, fly to Komatsu, train  •  7 h 20 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 Kanazawa to Toyama
  4. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$231 - $798

Fly Sapporo Okadama Apt to Shizuoka, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Sapporo Okadama Apt (OKD) to Shizuoka (FSZ) OKD - FSZ
  2. Take the train from Kakegawa to Nagoya
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Takayama

$324 - $1,044

Train  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Omiya(Saitama)
  3. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Toyama
  4. Take the train from Toyama to Takayama

$314 - $427

Train, bus  •  15 h 29 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 bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC

$285 - $361

Bus, train, night bus  •  21 h 1 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 night bus from Sendai Station to Toyama
  4. Take the bus from Toyama to Takayama Bus Terminal

$227 - $298

Bus, train  •  21 h 50 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 Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
  4. Take the bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC

$220 - $294

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 27 min

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

$145 - $197

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Takayama is to train and fly which costs ¥10000 - ¥36000 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sapporo to Takayama is to train and fly which costs ¥21000 - ¥75000 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sapporo to Takayama. However, there are services departing from Sapporo(Jr) and arriving at Takayama via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto, Omiya(Saitama) and Toyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 33 min.

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The distance between Sapporo and Takayama is 847 km.

The best way to get from Sapporo to Takayama without a car is to train which takes 13 h 33 min and costs ¥35000 - ¥49000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Sapporo to Takayama, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Sapporo Airport to Toyama Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Sapporo to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 529.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Sapporo to Takayama via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto, Omiya(Saitama), and Toyama in around 13 h 33 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Sapporo to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
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
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
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
AirAsia Japan
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt to Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
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
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Takayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Toyama
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Kakegawa to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
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
Train from Omiya(Saitama) to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $110
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
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
$180 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $310
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$150 - $200
Bus operators
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Matsumoto Bus Terminal to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Toyama to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
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
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Night bus from Sendai Station to Toyama
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.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
$38
Schedules at
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp

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