ACCESS

Niseko is located in the south western part of Hokkaido, 100 km from the New Chitose Airport and 95 km from Sapporo City. Access is readily available by JR Train, Highway Bus or Rental Car.

Address: Hokkaido, Abuta Gun, Kutchan Cho, Hanazono 78-5

By Car
From Sapporo City
(Via Nakayama Pass)approx 2 hrs 15 min
(Via Yoichi  using Route 5) approx 2 hrs
From New Chitose Airport
(Via Bifue Pass using Route 276) approx 2 hrs 30 min
By Japan Rail 
There are 3 railway stations in the Niseko area (Kutchan, Hirafu, Niseko). The main railway station for accessing the Hirafu area is Kutchan, check with your accommodation provider to determine the best station for you to access the area.

JR Sapporo Station to JR Kutchan Station – approx 2 hrs
JR Chitose Airport Station to JR Kutchan Station – approx 2 hrs 30 mins

By Bus 
Chuo Bus group operate a scheduled highway bus service from Sapporo to Niseko (via Otaru City)
During the Winter and during peak times in Summer, there are highway buses that leave from the New Chitose Airport and from JR Sapporo Station allowing easy access to the Niseko area.