Access from New Chitose airport to Sapporo downtown
The merit of train is strictness about time.
Sapporo or other cities in Hokkaido face some troubles due to heavy snow in winter. Closure or speed limit of highways are one of major happenings to annoy people, which could be happened many times during winter season.If you take bus while snow is falling, it may be difficult to guess what time you can reach your destination hotel.
Please kindly refer to following detail information for both bus and train to move from the airport to Sapporo downtown.
1.Bus(Updated in Jan 2019)
*Ticket price for an adult: JPY 1,030(For a Child: JPY 530)
*The first bus: 8:44
*The last bus: 22:57
*Buses run every fifteen minutes until 19:00 and almost every 30 minutes after 19:00
*It takes about 70 minutes to 80 minutes from the airport to the downtown without any accident or weather trouble
*Buses from New Chitose airport to Sapporo downtown are operated by two bus companies, Chuo bus and Hokuto Kotsu
*Tickets of Chuo bus and Hokuto Kotsu are valid for both lines
*There are some bus stops in Sapporo downtown (Please kindly refer to Bus route map and my previous post )
*Boarding point for the bus to Sapporo central is located at 1st floor of international terminal as well as domestic terminal
*You can buy the bus ticket at the ticket machine before boarding and it is also acceptable for the cash payment when you get off.
*No. 65 is the boarding point for the bus to Sapporo central
Ticket machine on the 1st floor of international terminal
Exit at international terminal
No.65 boarding point for the bus to Sapporo central
*Ticket price for an adult: JPY 1,070 (For a Child: JPY 520)
*The first train:6:56
*The last train:22:53
*Trains run every fifteen minutes.
*It takes about 36 minutes to 45 minutes from the airport to Sapporo station without any accident
*Time table for train