Access to Niseko

Access from New Chitose airport or Sapporo can be checked this page. You need to make a booking of taxies or long-distance buses in advance.
By BusBy Japan RailBy Car
 By Bus 
There is a direct bus service only during the Winter season from New Chitose Airport and Sapporo Train Station to Grand Hirafu Ski Resort. You need to make a reservation for the winter season direct bus service.

Sapporo to Kutchan via Otaru
(Hokkaido Chuo Bus)
 Approx. 2.5 to 3 hours
Otaru to Kutchan
(Niseko Bus)
 Approx. 1.5 hours
Sapporo St. – Hirafu Welcome Center  Approx. 2.5 to 3 hours
New Chitose Airport – Hirafu Welcome Center  Approx. 2.5 to 3 hours

*It may go through Rusutsu Resort if you take the bus service from New Chitose Airport to Niseko Area.

RESORT LINER
Shared coach bus run between New Chitose airport, Sapporo and Niseko during winter season. Prior booking is essential. If you make an online booking using the links below.
Between New Chitose airport – Rusutsu / Niseko
Between Sapporo – Rusutsu / Niseko
 By Japan Rail(The nearest station is Kutchan on Hakodate Line)
Sapporo to Kutchan  Approx. 2 hours
Otaru to Kutchan  Approx. 1.5 hours

JR Hokkaido Train Time Table

 By Car 
From Sapporo(Nakayama Pass on Route 230)  Approx. 2 hours
From Otaru (via Yoichi on Route 5)  Approx. 1.5 hours
From New Chitose Airport (Bifue Pass on Route 276)  Approx. 2 hours
From Tomakomai (Bifue Pass on Route 276)  Approx. 2.5 hours
NIPPON RENT-A-CAR
Drive yourself from New Chitose airport or Sapporo or pick up your rental in Niseko.
TOYOTA RENT-A-CAR
Drive yourself from New Chitose airport or Sapporo or pick up your rental in Niseko.
Taxis
You can move between Chitose Airport(or Sapporo) and Niseko smoothly . (advance reservation required)
●up to 2 seater      34,000 yen
●up to 7 seater   42,000 yen
●up to 18 seater 70,000 yen
*It takes additional charge by the using time.
*Cancellation will be accepted free of charge up to 48 hours prior to the booking time.
*Please let us know the following information when you would like to book.
(1)name of representative
(2)date and time
(3)breakdown of the number of people(adult/child/baby)
(4)the number of luggage
(5)information of your flight(when using Airport)
(6)address(when using in Sapporo city)
Inquire and book…
Izumikyo front desk(Email : rental@nisekoizumikyo.com)