How to go from Hakodate to Sapporo ?

The Hakodate Line

travel in the heart of hokkaido 

The super Hokuto train to Sapporo with a Japan Rail Pass
With a Japan Rail Pass, the quickest way to Sapporo station from Hakodate is to take the Hokuto or the Super Hokuto Limited Express on the Hakodate Line. 

If you visit Hokkaido in winter, a direct train operates once a day via Niseko, the famous ski spot, and Otaru.

All the Limited Express trains have connections with the Hokkaido shinkansen in Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto.

0 KM - HAKODATEIf you are seated on the left-hand side of the train, you will have views of Lake Konuma, about 20 minutes after leaving Hakodate.
The city of Sapporo
19 KM - 0H18 - SHIN-HAKODATE-HOKUTOShin-Hakodate-Hokuto is the Hokkaido Shinkansen station of Hakodate.

27KM - 0H29 - ONUMA-KOENAccess from here to Mt. Komagatake. There are hiking trails around the volcano or you can view itfrom the lakes: Onuma, or the smaller Konuma or Junsainuma. It is possible to hire pedal boats, motorboats and canoes,or to take a pleasure boat tour. As the train leaves the station, there are beautiful views of Lake Onuma on the right and Lake Konuma on the left.
The city of Sapporo
50 KM -0H47 - MORIFrom here the train curves around Uchiura Bay on the right.

112 KM -1H27 - OSHAMAMBEHere our journey continues on the Muroran Line, although it is possible to change here to travel on an alternative route to Sapporo via Niseko and Otaru.

154 KM - 1H50 - TOYANot all limited express trains stop here. You can visit Toyako, a caldera lake in the Shikotsu-Toya National Park. The G8 was held in Toya in 2008 and it is possible to visit the Summit Memorial Museum.
The city of Sapporo
207 KM - 2H30 - NOBORIBETSUNoboribetsu-onsen is a short bus journey from the station. The main source of the hot spring water is Jigokudani (Hell Valley), which lies just above the town and displays hot steam vents, sulfurous streams and other volcanic activity.

275 KM - 3H10 - MINAMI-CHITOSEChange here for the New Chitose Airport Station, 3 minutes away by local train. It is the nearest airport to Sapporo.

319 KM - 3H31- SAPPORO
discover sapporo
Where to eat in Sapporo ?

What to see ?
This is the best place for travel, restaurant and nightlife suggestions in Hokkaido.

Opened in 1886. 32 acres of garden containing more than 4 000 varieties of plants gathered from across Hokkaido. Within the garden is Japan’s oldest natural science museum. Opposite the garden is the Ainu Museum.
May-Oct., ¥420; Nov.-Apr., gardens free, greenhouse ¥120.Apr.-Sept., daily, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. & Nov., daily, 9 a.m. to3:30 p.m., Dec.-Mar., weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Stretches for 1.5 km through the center of the city. The park is transformed into a giant beer garden for the Sapporo Beer Festival in July and August. It also hosts the annual Sapporo Snow Festival in early February.

Nature, relaxation, sport... so much awaits you on Japan Experience Hokkaido Individual Tours.
Where to eat in Sapporo ?

Where to stay ?
The hotel is connected to JR Sapporo Station and is well located for exploring the city along with direct transport by train to the airport. Special discount for Japan Rail Pass holders.
Nishi 2, Kita 5, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0005
01-1251-2510/ www.jrhotels.co.jp/tower/english

A Japanese inn, 10 minuteson foot from Sapporo Station. Enjoy the Japanese style rooms,traditional meals and English language spoken by the staff.
N3 W7, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0003
01-1241-2111 / www.nakamuraryokan.com/en-gb
Where to eat in Sapporo ?

Where to eat ?
The ultimate experience infine-dining sushi. Located on Minami Ichijo-dori, one street south of Maruyama Koen subway station.
Open daily, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m, open for lunch on Saturdays noonto 2 p.m.
Tel : 01-1640-3768

CURRY DI.SAVOY カリー・ディ・サヴォイ
A big bowl of soup curry is one of Hokkaido’s many famous dishes, and CurryDi.SAVoY is one of many restaurants specializing in it. Located ashort walk south of Sapporo JR Station, across Odori Park, directly next to the Nishi 4 Chome street car station.
Open daily, 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Tel : 01-1219-7810 /Link to the web site : click here

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