There are 2 ways to get from Shimo-furano to Akan Ko by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Furano to Asahikawa
  2. Take the train from Asahikawa to Kitami(Hokkaido)
  3. Take a taxi from Kitami(Hokkaido) to Akan Ko

$228 - $286

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Shimo-furano to Akan Ko 148.9 miles

$25 - $40

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The distance between Shimo-furano and Akan Ko is 139 km. The road distance is 238.2 km.

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The best way to get from Shimo-furano to Akan Ko without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Shimo-furano to Akan Ko, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shimo-furano to Akan Ko is 238 km. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Shimo-furano to Akan Ko.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Akan Ko. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shimo-furano to Akan Ko.
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  • Distance: 87.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Shimo-furano, Japan and Akan Ko, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Shimo-furano to Akan Ko. However, you can take the train to Asahikawa, take the train to Kitami(Hokkaido), then take the taxi to Akan Ko. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Akan Ko.

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
Train from Furano to Asahikawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
Japan Railways Limited Express
Other operators
Taxi from Kitami(Hokkaido) to Akan Ko
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220

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