Niseko, Japan

Trains

Niseko can be reached by train from different cities in Japan, and please get off at the Kutchan Station.

Trains

Niseko can be reached by train from New Chitose Airport via Otaru, or by train from Hakodate. Please be sure to get off at Kutchan Station where most accommodation providers will arrange a pick up for you. Alternatively, you can take a taxi from the station (approximately 10 minutes and 1,500 yen) to Niseko-Hirafu. See our By Road page for taxi info.

Pending on the season, there can be bus option as well (approximately 20 minutes and 390 yen).  For more information about the bus option to Niseko-Hirafu, see our News page.

JR Trains (Transfer to Kutchan Station)

Route Journey Time
Otaru → JR Kutchan Station approx 1 hr 10 mins
Sapporo → JR Kutchan Station approx. 2 hrs
New Chitose Airport → JR Kutchan Station approx. 2 hrs 45 mins
Hakodate → JR Kutchan Station approx. 3 - 4 hrs
Tokyo → Kutchan (taking Shinkansen to Hakodate) approx. 7 - 8 hrs

You can find more information on the Hokkaido Shinkansen here.

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