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

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Train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Furano to Asahikawa JR Furano
  2. Take the train from Asahikawa to Wakkanai Ltd Exp Sarobetsu / ...

$63 - $81

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Bus, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Ichibamae to Asahikawa Station
  2. Take the train from Asahikawa to Wakkanai Ltd Exp Sarobetsu / ...

$63 - $78

Bus  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Furano Station to Sapporo Station BT
  2. Take the bus from Sapporo Odori BC to Wakkanai Ferry Terminal

$76 - $77

Drive  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai 187.8 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  6h 43m

  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 New Chitose Airport
  4. Fly from New Chitose (CTS) to Wakkanai (WKJ) CTS - WKJ

$98 - $245

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The cheapest way to get from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai is to drive which costs ¥3500 - ¥5500 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai is to drive which costs ¥3500 - ¥5500 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai. However, there are services departing from Furano and arriving at Wakkanai via Asahikawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Shimo-furano and Wakkanai is 236 km. The road distance is 300.5 km.

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The best way to get from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai without a car is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs ¥7000 - ¥9500.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs ¥7000 - ¥9500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8500 - ¥8700 and takes 9h 28m.

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The quickest flight from New Chitose Airport to Wakkanai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Shimo-furano to Wakkanai train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Wakkanai station.

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Map of how to get from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai.
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  • Distance: 147.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

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

You can take a train from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai via Asahikawa in around 5h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai via Sapporo Station BT, Sapporo(Subway), Odori, and Sapporo Odori BC in around 9h 28m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Wakkanai
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Furano to Asahikawa
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Furano to Takikawa
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
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 Asahikawa to Wakkanai
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takikawa to Sapporo(Jr)
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Furano bus
Website
furanobus.jp
Bus from Ichibamae to Asahikawa Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
furanobus.jp
Bus from Furano Station to Sapporo Station BT
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
furanotourism.com
Soya Bus
Website
soyabus.co.jp
Bus from Sapporo Odori BC to Wakkanai Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
soyabus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Shimo-furano to Wakkanai is 300 km. It takes approximately 4h 2m to drive from Shimo-furano to Wakkanai.

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All Nippon Airways offers flights from New Chitose Airport to Wakkanai Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Wakkanai. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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