From New Chitose Airport
The New Chitose Airport is located about 50 kilometers South-east of Sapporo.
The route between Sapporo and Tokyo is the most heavily traveled in the world, serving dozens of domestic flights, and several international and chartered flights daily.
Direct international flights are limited and most visitors need to transit through hubs such as Tokyo and Osaka.
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New Chitose Airport Train Station is located beneath the terminal building of New Chitose Airport. Rapid service trains operate to and from Sapporo Station "takes about 75 minutes". The trains are covered by the Japan Rail Pass and Hokkaido Rail Pass.
Since the March 2016, the brand new Hokkaido Shinkansen is in operation. Now, you can book Shinkansen tickets online between Tokyo and Hakodate and have them mailed to your hotel or home address in Japan.
From Tokyo take JR Tohoku/Hokkaido Shinkansen to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto "takes 4 hours". Seat reservation is required. There you will need to take the local Hakodate Liner to reach to Hakodate Station in central Hakodate "takes 20 minutes". Take the Hokuto Limited express to Sapporo Station "takes 3.5 hours". It is mandatory to book your seat before boarding. It is fully covered JR East South Hokkaido Rail Pass and Japan Rail Pass.
Bus & Rental Car
Airport Shuttles run directly to Sapporo station "takes about 75 minutes", and also to various places in the city, including selected major hotels.
If you would like to rent a car use the search engine here and book a car in advance. Fill out the details; pickup and drop-off places, date and time, and press search. You will be redirected to Rental Cars website where a list of available cars will be shown to you to choose from. For information about accommodation and attraction in the area visit Sapporo Station.
Sapporo Station - Kita-ku, Sapporo-shi, Ishikari Sub-prefecture, Hokkaido Prefecture