There are several different ways to get to Niseko by road. Public or private charter bus seems to be the most popular options during winter, to avoid driving in snowy conditions. For summer, renting your own car is recommended, in order to fully enjoy what the great Niseko area has to offer!
Bus Transportation: New Chitose Airport ↔ Niseko & Sapporo ↔ Niseko
White Liner Ski Bus Contact: +81 11 624 8822 Opening Hours : 10:00-16:00 (JST) Year round
Hokkaido Resort Liner Contact: +81 11 200 0506 Opening Hours：9:00-18:00 (JST)
NGS Big Runs Contact: +81 136 55 7007
Charter Shuttle Bus : New Chitose Airport ↔ Niseko
Car Rental (recommended for summer only)
Car rental services available at New Chitose Airport: Nippon Rent-A-Car, Toyota Rent-A-Car, Orix Rent-A-Car, Japaren Rent, Mazda Car Rental, Nissan Rent-A-Car, Honda Rent-A-Car, JR Station Rent-A-Car, J-net Rent-A-Car.
Please be sure to read each company's page for international driver's license requirements and necessary documentation to rent a car.
Car Journey Time
|New Chitose Airport → Niseko||110km||2hrs 15mins||Route 276 via the Bifue Pass|
|Sapporo → Niseko||100km||2hrs||Route 230 via the Nakayama Pass|
|Otaru → Niseko||70km||1hr 15mins||Route 5|
|Hakodate → Niseko||180km||3hrs|
Hirafu Area Parking Map
Taxi Services in Niseko
Hachiriki Taxi Reservation Center: 0136-21-2508
Niseko Hire: 0136-44-2635
Niseko International Transport: 0136-22-6180
Smile Kanko Taxi: 0136-48-2700
Sprint Taxi: 0136-55-5400