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One day ticket for Sapporo public transportation

When you move around Sapporo city, taking public transportation such as subway, tram, bus and JR is most common way. Getting one day ticket for either Sapporo public transportation which enables unlimited rides in a whole day, you can conveniently access to major sight seeing spots, popular shopping places and any places in the city.

For subway

One-Day Ticket
It is a money-saving pass that allows unlimited rides on subway, Nanboku line, Tozai line and Toho line for the whole day in Sapporo. If you use subway on weekends, public holidays or the period from 29 Dec to 3 Jan, Donichika ticket is much cheaper than this one day pass.
Ticket price for adults: 830 yen; Children: 420 yen
Sales points: Subway ticket-vending machines, commuter pass sales offices at each subway station.

Donichika Ticket (One-day Subway Pass for Weekends and Holidays)
This is a one-day pass that can be used for the subway, Nanboku line, Tozai line and Toho line for the whole day on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and year-end/New Year holidays (Dec. 29 – Jan. 3) in Sapporo. If you stay in Sapporo in the weekends and use subway multiple times in a day, Donichika ticket is much reasonable than One-Day ticket.
Ticket price for adults: 520 yen; Children: 260 yen
Sales points: subway ticket-vending machines, commuter pass sales offices at each subway station.


For tram
Dosanko Pass (One-day Tram Pass for Weekends and Holidays)
This is a one-day pass that can be used for tram on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and year-end/New Year holidays (Dec. 29 – Jan. 3) in Sapporo.
One Dosanko Pass allows an adult and a child unlimited rides on trams for the whole day. There is no advance ticket, but you can get the ticket on the day you ride.
Ticket price: 360 yen/pass
Sales points: Tram inside, Odori station commuter Pass Sales Office

For bus
Sapporo downtown 100 Yen bus (都心内100円バス)
It is not categorized as the one day ticket, but you can move around Sapporo downtown with JPY 100 only (JPY 50 for children )by Sapporo downtown 100 Yen bus (都心内100円バス). If you move from/to Sapporo station, Odori park, Susukino area, Sapporo factory, Tanuki koji, Tokei dai (clock tower) and most tourist spots in the downtown, this bus is very convenient for you. The fare per ride is only JPY 100 as long as you move the determined area including above spots in the city.
Bus map in Japanese https://ekibus.city.sapporo.jp/100yen/busmap.html


For train

Getting train, you can reach outside of Sapporo such as Asahikawa, Furano, Otaru, Noboribestu or almost all major cities in Hokkaido. JR Hokkaido especially offers several types of one day trip package with train ticket as below.

• Biei sightseeing and farm Tomita leisure course
• Asahiyama zoo taxi plan
• Experience glass art at Otaru art base
• Choose (Otaru Sushi Avenue Package) and enjoy exquisite Sushi
• Niki fruit picking day trip package
• Noboribetsu Sekisui hot springs and lunch

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• Ichinichi Sanpo Kippu (One day ticket to go around Sapporo and its suburbs)
Ichinichi Sanpo Kippu is sold at limited stations such as Sapporo station, Shin Sapporo station, Otaru station or some local stations except New Chitose airport station. The ticket is only available for local train or rapid train on Saturday, Sunday and any public holiday. No sales in advance. You can only use the ticket at the date of purchase. The ticket price is JPY 2,260 (JPY 1,130 for Child)

You can check more detail at JR Hokkaido’s official website http://www2.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/pdf/e/onedaytrip2017.pdf

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