Getting Here - Furano

Transportation Overview

The most common route to travel to Furano is from New Chitose Airport via shuttle bus. Some guests may like to spend time in Sapporo City before heading to the slopes, there is also a bus from Sapporo to Furano. For those flying from Tokyo, you may opt to fly to Asahikawa airport, another entry point to Hokkaido; shuttles are also running to Furano from here. Train travel from New Chitose Airport, via Sapporo and Asahikawa Airport is also possible. For those who want the privacy and convenience of a private transfer, jumbo taxis seating 7 passengers with luggage, or regular taxis for 2 guests with luggage, can be organised.
Train Travel to 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.

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Private Transfer to Furano

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.

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Airport Shuttle Bus to Furano

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 2017-2018 Season:
New Chitose Airport → Furano 4,000 yen per person
Asahikawa Airport → Furano 2,500 yen per person

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Inter-resort Travel to Furano

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.

Shuttle Prices 2017-2018 Season:

Furano → Niseko
5,500 yen per person *change bus at New Chitose Airport
Furano → Rusutsu
5,500 yen per person *change bus at New Chitose Airport
Furano → Tomamu
3,500 yen per person
Furano → Sapporo
4,000 yen per person

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Rental Car Travel to Furano

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.

Times Car Rental

TOYOTA Rent a Car

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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.