How to Get to Sapporo City

How to Get to Sapporo City

Sapporo is a city in Northern Japan which will host the Rugby World Cup in 2019. The easiest way to get to Sapporo is to take a flight from Tokyo, as Tokyo-Sapporo is one of the busiest routes in Japan, with many airline options including LCCs. Many flights use Haneda Airport in Tokyo and New Chitose Airport in Sapporo. Quite a few flights are also available from Narita Airport for only about one and a half hours; there and there are also direct flights from Osaka for about two hours.

1By Plane

From Tokyo

1.5 Hours from Tokyo, Haneda Airport – New Chitose Airport

There are about 50 flights between Haneda-New Chitose per day, operated by Japan’s national airlines such as JAL and ANA, as well as the more budget-friendly airlines, Air Do and Skymark.

1.5 Hours from Tokyo, Narita Airport – New Chitose Airport

Narita-New Chitose is also the busier route, running about 20 flights per day operated by by Japan’s national airlines such as JAL and ANA, and LCCs : Jetstar Japan, Vanilla Air, and Spring Airlines Japan.

From Osaka

2 Hours from Osaka, Kansai International Airport – New Chitose Airport

There are about 15 flights per day from Kansai to New Chitose, operated by by Japan’s national airlines such as JAL and ANA, and LCCs : Jetstar Japan and Peach Aviation.

2 Hours from Osaka, Itami Airport – New Chitose Airport

Another flight option from Osaka, Itami-New Chitose runs about 13 flights per day, operated by by JAL and ANA.

2Direct Flights from Other Hosting Cities for the Rugby World Cup 2019

To get to Sapporo (New Chitose Airport), there are also other options from Fukuoka Airport (Fukuoka Prefecture), Chubu Internaitonal Airport (Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture) and Sendai Airport (Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture) . To travel between hosting cities, you can either take a direct flight from the nearest airport, or via a big hub city such as Tokyo or Osaka.

3Getting to Sapporo downtown from New Chitose Airport

By train:Take the JR train to Sapporo station for about 40 – 50 minutes
Fare: ¥1,070
By bus:Take the airport limousine bus to Sapporo for about 70 – 90 minutes.
Fare: ¥1,030

4From Other Hosting Cities for the Rugby World Cup 2019

・From Iwate Prefecture, Kamaishi City (Hanamaki Airport) :About 1 hour by plane
・From Saitama Prefecture, Kumagaya City:About 1.5 hours by plane via Tokyo Haneda Airport
・From Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City:About 1.5 hours by plane via Tokyo Haneda Airport
・From Shizuoka Prefecture (Shizuoka Airport):About 1 hour 40 minutes by plane
・From Aichi Prefecture, Toyota City (Chubu Centrair International Airport) :About 1 hour 45 minutes by plane
・From Kobe City (Kobe Airport):About 1 hour 50 minutes by plane
・From Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City (Fukuoka Airport):About 2 hour 20 minutes by plane
・From Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto City:About 2 hours 20 minutes by plane via Fukuoka Airport
・From Oita Prefecture:About 2 hours 20 minutes by plane via Fukuoka Airport

ACCESS

To Sapporo
By Plane
  • Tokyo - 1.5 h ~
  • Osaka - 2 h ~
By Train
HOW TO GET THERE
To Kamaishi,
Iwate
By Plane
  • Osaka - 1 h 20 mins ~
By Train
  • Tokyo - 4 h 30 mins ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Kumagaya,
Saitama
By Plane
By Train
  • Tokyo - 40 mins ~
  • Osaka - 3 h 10 mins ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Tokyo
By Plane
  • Osaka - 1 h 10 mins ~
By Train
  • Osaka - 2.5 h ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Yokohama
By Plane
By Train
  • Tokyo - 18 mins ~
  • Osaka - 2 h ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Shizuoka
By Plane
By Train
  • Tokyo - 1 h ~
  • Osaka - 2 h ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Toyota,
Aichi
By Plane
By Train
  • Tokyo - 3 h ~
  • Osaka - 1 h 50 mins ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Osaka
By Plane
  • Tokyo - 1 h 10 mins ~
By Train
  • Tokyo - 2.5 h ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Kobe
By Plane
  • Tokyo - 1 h 15 mins ~
By Train
  • Tokyo - 2 h 40 mins ~
  • Osaka - 12 mins ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Fukuoka
By Plane
  • Tokyo - 1 h 35 mins ~
  • Osaka - 1 h 10 mins ~
By Train
  • Tokyo - 4 h 50 mins ~
  • Osaka - 2.5 h ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Kumamoto
By Plane
  • Tokyo - 1 h 40 mins ~
  • Osaka - 1 h 10 mins ~
By Train
  • Osaka - 3 h ~
HOW TO GET THERE
To Oita
By Plane
  • Tokyo - 1.5 h ~
  • Osaka - 55 mins ~
By Train
  • Osaka - 3.5 h ~
HOW TO GET THERE

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