Getting Here - Kiroro

Transportation Overview

Kiroro is reachable by bus and car, and well connected to New Chitose Airport, Sapporo and Niseko ski resort. Please see the details in each of the following sections for more specific details on how to plan your travel.
Train Travel to Kiroro

Train Travel to Kiroro

Whilst trains do not get you right to Kiroro, a popular transfer method is to take a train to Otaru station, and then a taxi or bus to Kiroro resort. You may like to spend some time at Otaru visiting the older port harbour, the famous glass shops, or any other of the gorgeous trinket and souvenir shops around town.

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.

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Private Transfer to Kiroro

Private Transfer to Kiroro

Private transfers can be organised from New Chitose Airport, Sapporo and other ski resorts. Jumbo taxis are recommended for up to 7 people with luggage. Regular sized taxis are recommended for 2 people with luggage.For larger groups, a pre-booked private transfer is the most simple and hassle-free option.

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Inquiry Form


Inquiry Form: Kiroro

Transfer Details

Rental Car Travel to Kiroro

Rental Car Travel to Kiroro

If you plan to rent a vehicle to drive to Kiroro, 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


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.