There are 5 ways to get from Shimo-furano to Kushiro by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Furano to Shintoku Yakuba
  2. Take the train from Shintoku to Kushiro(Hokkaido) Ltd Exp Super Ozora

$40 - $50

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Train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Furano to Takikawa
  2. Take the train from Takikawa to Sapporo(Jr)
  3. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Kushiro(Hokkaido)

$101 - $129

Bus, night train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Furano to Shintoku Jr Nemuro Bus
  2. Take the night train from Shintoku to Kushiro(Hokkaido) Ltd Exp Super Ozora

$40 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Shimo-furano to Kushiro 152.9 miles

$25 - $40

Train, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Furano to Takikawa
  2. Take the train from Takikawa to Sapporo(Jr)
  3. Fly from Sapporo Okadama Apt (OKD) to Kushiro (KUH) OKD - KUH

$142 - $261

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The cheapest way to get from Shimo-furano to Kushiro is to drive which costs ¥2900 - ¥4200 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shimo-furano to Kushiro is to drive which costs ¥2900 - ¥4200 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Shimo-furano to Kushiro. However, there are services departing from Furano and arriving at Kushiro(Hokkaido) via Takikawa and Sapporo(Jr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Shimo-furano and Kushiro is 167 km. The road distance is 244.6 km.

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The best way to get from Shimo-furano to Kushiro without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs ¥4500 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Shimo-furano to Kushiro, including transfers.

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Shimo-furano to Kushiro train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Furano station.

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The quickest flight from Sapporo Okadama Apt Airport to Kushiro Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Shimo-furano to Kushiro train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Kushiro(Hokkaido) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shimo-furano to Kushiro is 245 km. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Shimo-furano to Kushiro.

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  • Distance: 104.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Shimo-furano to Kushiro via Takikawa and Sapporo(Jr) in around 7 h 27 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt to Kushiro
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shintoku to Kushiro(Hokkaido)
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takikawa to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to Kushiro(Hokkaido)
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Furano to Takikawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Dohoku Bus
Website
dohokubus.com
Bus from Furano to Shintoku Yakuba
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
dohokubus.com
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
Bus from Furano to Shintoku
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
hyperdia.com

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Sapporo Okadama Apt Airport to Kushiro Airport.

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