Hakodate to Sapporo

Hakodate to Sapporo

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Hakodate to Sapporo Schedule

Hakodate to Sapporo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Japan Airlines Economy #JL274007:35 - 08:15¥ 19,730
JR Hokkaido Rail Pass 5 Day Pass 09:00 - 11:10¥ 18,846
Hokkaido Chuo Bus ZHKC1 AC Seater 10:28 - 15:50¥ 5,236
Japan Airlines Economy #JL274613:05 - 13:45¥ 22,241
Japan Airlines Economy #JL274814:50 - 15:30$ 148.05
Hokkaido Chuo Bus ZHKC1 AC Seater 16:18 - 21:40¥ 5,236
All Nippon Airways Economy #NH485819:00 - 19:40¥ 17,413
Hokkaido Chuo Bus ZHKC1 AC Seater 20:07 - 23:50¥ 5,236

Transportation from Hakodate to Sapporo

How to get from Hakodate to Sapporo

When you want to get from Hakodate to Sapporo, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 188.08. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 34.54.

How far is Hakodate from Sapporo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Hakodate to Sapporo. Your trip will be a total of 156 miles (250 km). The flying distance is 353 miles (567 km).

How long does it take to get from Hakodate to Sapporo?

The travel time from Hakodate to Sapporo can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 5 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Hakodate to Sapporo?

The cost of the trip from Hakodate to Sapporo varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Hokkaido Bus ZHK1: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 34.54 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as USD 188.08.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Hakodate to Sapporo:

  • Bus tickets - USD 34.54 to USD 39.71;
  • Plane tickets - USD 139.01 to USD 165.71;
  • Train tickets - USD 142.94 to USD 188.08;

How many trips per day are there between Hakodate and Sapporo?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:59 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:07. There are 10 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 2 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Hakodate to Sapporo. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 139.01.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Hakodate to Sapporo

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines


Taking a bus from Hakodate to Sapporo is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Hakodate to Sapporo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Hakodate to Sapporo? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.