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Hakodate - Niseko Bus Operation Service Starts 1 Feb. 2018!!

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Now you can take Shinkansen or fly into Hakodate airport to come to Niseko!

Hakodate - Niseko Bus Operation Service Starts 1 Feb. 2018!!

Looking for other ways to come to Niseko? You can now take Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo to Hakodate and use this shuttle to come to Niseko or simply fly to Hakodate Airport instead of New Chitose Airport. You can make reservation via below link:

http://www.hakotaxi.co.jp/taxi/noriaitaxi.shtml

Here are some details:

Hakodate JR [email protected]:35 => New Hakodate Hokudo JR Station (for Shinkansen train)@11:20=> Hirafu Welcome Center @14:10

Hirafu Welcome [email protected]:50=> New Hakodate Hokudo JR Station (for Shinkansen train)@17:40=>Hakodate JR [email protected]:15

For Hakodate JR station to/from Hirafu Welcome Center, the fee will be Adult ¥4,500, Child (under 12 years old) ¥2,300. One way will be about 3hr 35min.

For New Hakodate Hokuto JR station to/from Hirafu Welcome Center, the fee will be Adult ¥4,000, Child (under 12 years old) ¥2,000. One way will be about 2hr 50min.

Contact: Hakodate Taxi Co,. Ltd  TEL 0138-55-1111*Only in Japanese.

Bookings : 10am - 5pm, All year round *Please make a booking 3 days before departure date.

If you are flying to/from Hakodate Airport, you can take a shuttle to Hakodate JR station easily. Click here for shuttle schedule.

    The fee will be Adult ¥410, Child (under 12 years old) ¥210.

    Powderlife 2017-18 Has Arrived!

    Be sure to pick up Niseko's In-depth Destination Magazine - for FREE!

    Powderlife 2017-18 Has Arrived!

    Powderlife Magazine is your Niseko destination magazine – online and on the ground in Niseko from the moment you arrive! Powderlife was Niseko's first home-grown English magazine, first published over 10 years ago, this year delivering its 50th issue! You can get the latest issue from the bright blue magazine stands across Niseko. It is also available in most accommodation, restaurants, bars, cafés and businesses around town. You can’t miss it.


    The latest issue takes a look at Southwest Hokkaido's famous snow and upcoming ski resort development, some stories behind local legends, and articles on art, culture and of course, dining. You  can also find out about all the resort updates and real estate
    developments around the Niseko from the dedicated and independent Real Estate guide included in the magazine.

    You can now read it on your phone and tablet for FREE – download the official Niseko app and access it right at the palm of your hand.

    Powderlife 2017-18 Has Arrived!

    2017-18 NPB Locals Card Launched Today!

    Fantastic deals available exclusively to “Explore Niseko x NPB Locals Card” holders!

    2017-18 NPB Locals Card Launched Today!

    The largest discount program for Niseko locals launched today! There are MORE THAN 60 different benefits on restaurants, activities, rentals, etc. for NPB local business members and their staffs. You can find out all the details on Explore Niseko website.

    If you haven't submitted your application form, please fill out HERE!

    Please allow at least one business day to process the application. You can come to NPB office at Sun Sports Land (right across Aya Niseko) or Lucky Supermarket to pick up the cards! 

    Due to winter season, road closures announcements 2017.

    Due to winter season, road closures announcements 2017.

    ①Closure section :  Iwanai - Toya Route (a. k. a  Panorama Line), Iwanai - Rankoshi Line, Kutchan - Niseko Line​

    Closure period: 23 rd October 2017  - May 2018 as planned

    ②Closure section : Shimamaki Pirika Line,  Shiraikawa Toyoura Line 

    Closure period: 6 November 2017 - May 2018 as planned 

    ③Closure section : Iwanai Toya Line / Kyowa oikomi 744 - Rankoshi Yunosato (Yunosato Gates) 18km 

    Closure date: 23 October 2017 

    ④Closure section : Route 268 Iwanai Rankoshi Line / Kyowa Oikomi - Rankoshi Niimi (Rankoshi Niimi Gates) 7km

    Closure date: 23 October 2017 

    ⑤Closure section :  Kutchan Niseko Line / Kutchan, Hanazono National Forest Park, 12 Rin pan Gate - Niseko cho/ Rankoshi cho (Goshiki Onsen Gates) 6km 

    Closure date: 11 a.m. 23 October 2017 

    ⑥Closure section : Shimamaki Pirika Line: Shimamaki Tomari 451 Gates - National Forest Park 3230 Rin pan 5km 

    Closure date: 2 p.m. 6 November 2017 

    ⑦Closure section : Shiroikawa Toyota Line: Kuromatsunai Higashikawa 374 - Higashikawa Mubannchi 4km 

    Closure date: 10 a.m. 6 November 2017  

    For inquiries, please call to the Otaru Construction Management Division, Rankoshi Branch Office  TEL 0136-57-5121

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