There are 4 ways to get from Sapporo to Tomakomai by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Tomakomai Ltd Exp Hokuto / ...

¥1100 - ¥3200

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Bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo Eki mae Bus Terminal to Shiyakusho mae [Tomakomaishi] 札幌~苫小牧:中央 / ...

¥1500 - ¥3100

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sapporo to Tomakomai 66 km

¥20000 - ¥24000

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Sapporo to Tomakomai 66 km

¥750 - ¥1100

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The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Tomakomai is to drive which costs ¥750 - ¥1100 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sapporo to Tomakomai is to taxi which costs ¥20000 - ¥24000 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sapporo Eki mae Bus Terminal and arriving at Shiyakusho mae [Tomakomaishi]. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sapporo(Jr) and arriving at Tomakomai. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Sapporo and Tomakomai is 52 km. The road distance is 66 km.

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The best way to get from Sapporo to Tomakomai without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥3200.

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The train from Sapporo(Jr) to Tomakomai takes 51 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Sapporo to Tomakomai bus services, operated by Hokkaido Chuo Bus, depart from Sapporo Eki mae Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Sapporo to Tomakomai is to train which takes 51 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥3200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1500 - ¥3100 and takes 1h 34m.

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  • Distance: 52.1 km
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Sapporo(Jr) to Tomakomai hourly. Tickets cost ¥2100 - ¥3200 and the journey takes 51 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Hokkaido Chuo Bus operates a bus from Sapporo Eki mae Bus Terminal to Shiyakusho mae [Tomakomaishi] hourly. Tickets cost ¥1500 - ¥2100 and the journey takes 1h 34m. Donan Bus also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to Tomakomai
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥3200
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2100 - ¥3000
Reserved Seat
¥2200 - ¥3200
Green Seat
¥3000 - ¥4100
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to Tomakomai
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hokkaido Chuo Bus
Phone
011-231-0500
Website
chuo-bus.co.jp
Bus from Sapporo Eki mae Bus Terminal to Shiyakusho mae [Tomakomaishi]
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥2100
Schedules at
chuo-bus.co.jp
Donan Bus
Phone
0143-45-2131
Website
donanbus.co.jp
Bus from Sapporo Eki mae Bus Terminal to Shiyakusho mae [Tomakomaishi]
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3100
Schedules at
donanbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Sapporo to Tomakomai
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥24000
Sapporo MK
Phone
+81 11-860-4141
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Hokuto Kotsu
Phone
+81 11-290-6000
Website
hokto.co.jp

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Sapporo to Tomakomai bus services, operated by Hokkaido Chuo Bus, arrive at Shiyakusho mae [Tomakomaishi] station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sapporo to Tomakomai is 66 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Sapporo to Tomakomai.

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