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There are 9 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, fly to Toyama  •  6h 44m

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

$195 - $642

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Train, fly to Chūbu Centrair  •  7h 37m

  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 Takayama

$93 - $317

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Train, fly to Matsumoto, bus  •  6h 57m

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

$286 - $738

Train, fly to Komatsu  •  7h 26m

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

$223 - $787

Train  •  13h 5m

  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 - $426

Train, bus  •  15h 39m

  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

$286 - $363

Bus, train, night bus  •  21h 1m

  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

$250 - $304

Bus, train  •  21h 50m

  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

$243 - $300

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 27m

  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 7h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Sapporo to Takayama is to train and fly which costs ¥22000 - ¥75000 and takes 6h 44m.

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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 13h 5m.

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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 13h 5m and costs ¥35000 - ¥49000.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m 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 New Chitose Airport to Toyama Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Sapporo to Takayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Takayama station.

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AIRDO and All Nippon Airways offer flights from New Chitose Airport to Toyama Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sapporo to Takayama.
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  • Distance: 529.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

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 13h 5m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Toyama
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New Chitose to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair via Hakodate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from New Chitose to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New Chitose to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from New Chitose to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
AirAsia Japan
Website
airasia.com
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
AIRDO
Website
airdo.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
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
37m
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
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Takayama
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
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
23m
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 Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
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
4h 20m
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 Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
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
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Bus terminal Shinjuku, Tokyo to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Toyama to Takayama Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
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
5h 33m
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
4h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hokto.co.jp
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Night bus from Sendai Station to Toyama
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
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
5h 53m
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
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
tsugarukaikyo.co.jp

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