Getting Here - Furano
Train Travel to Furano
Guests travelling from New Chitose Airport will need to transfer once in Sapporo city, and again at Takikawa station, with the first two trains being rapid services, and the final one a regular train.
Likewise, guests travelling from Sapporo, will take a 1 hour rapid service to Takikawa station and swap trains for the final hour ride to Furano.
Asahikawa city and Furano are connected by rail, but if you are arriving at Asahikawa airport, it is quicker to take the shuttle bus straight to Furano.
Search Japan's train schedules here: HyperDia
Japan Rail Pass: For travellers visiting cities either side of the ski resort stay, a Japan Rail Pass is a fantastic investment, allowing unlimited train travel on most Japan Rail trains, for periods of 7, 14 or 21 days to suit your travel schedule.
Private Transfer to Furano
Private jumbo taxis, regular size taxis, microbuses and other vehicles can be arranged to meet the needs of your group. For larger groups, a pre-booked private transfer is the most simple and hassle-free option.
To receive a quote from Ski Japan Holidays, please fill out the inquiry form below.
Airport Shuttle Bus to Furano
Furano is connected by shuttle bus to both Asahikawa Airport and New Chitose Airport. Travel time is within 1.5 hours and 3 hours respectively. A convenient and simple way to travel, the shuttle buses stop at most major hotels in Furano.
The shuttle schedule, airport meeting point and further routes and prices can be viewed by the button below.
To book your seats, fill out the form below, and a reservation staff at Ski Japan Holidays will be in contact as soon as possible.
Shuttle Price 2023- 2024 Season:
New Chitose Airport → Furano 5,500 yen per person
Asahikawa Airport → Furano 3,500 yen per person
Inter-resort Travel to Furano
Hokkaido ski resorts are rather well connected by shuttle buses, and these can be booked up until one week before travel, as long as seats are available. Furano is connected to Tomamu, Niseko, and Rusutsu by shuttle bus.
To make a booking enquiry, please fill out the form below
Rental Car Travel to Furano
If you plan to rent a vehicle to drive to Furano, you will have the choice of a number of rental stores in either Sapporo city, or New Chitose Airport. Please note rental cars are very popular in Hokkaido, pre-booking through one of the following English websites is highly recommended.
Foreign visitors driving in Japan will require not only their valid driver’s license from their own country, but also a valid international driver’s license.