The nearest airport from Niseko is New Chitose Airport, which is about 100 km away. Hokkaido has a good network of transport system and Niseko is easily accessible from Sapporo City or New Chitpse Airport via private transfers, coach transfers and trains. You simply need to provide your flight details and our friendly Reservation Consultant will do the rest.
Coach transfers are a cost effective transfer option from New Chitose airport to the Niseko ski resort. The typical journey takes around 2.5 – 3hrs. Whilst convenient and hassle free, all coach transfer options are scheduled services departing at set times, which may not suit all customers. Based on your arrival / departure time, Vacation Niseko will arrange the most suitable service.
Chitose Airport – Niseko transfers
Vacation Niseko will arrange the service that best meets your arrival or departure flight. All our coach transfers are to-the-door. Booking with Vacation Niseko allows for a hassle free check in / check out process.
Sapporo City – Niseko transfer
Resortliner bus service offers transfers between Sapporo City and Niseko. The bus service stops at around 20 hotels in Sapporo (if your hotel is not listed the coach will drop you at the nearest hotel).
Transfers are scheduled to take around 2hrs 30min. Fares are
(*)No ticket required as all coach transfers are booked in advance. Bookings will be under the same name as your Vacation Niseko booking, unless you have provided an alternative. The meeting location will be shown with final documentation.
(**)Niseko Airport Shuttle Bus counter is the HIS counter located in the Domestic terminal. The location is shown within the timetable pop up window.
The fastest and most convenient way to get to Niseko is by private transfer. To ensure a minimal wait the driver will meet you at the arrivals gate and bring you direct to your accommodation. There is also the flexibility to stop on the way, for example, stopping at a supermarket en route to Niseko (extra charges may apply).
Day hire options are also available for people looking to go via Otaru or Sapporo on their way to Niseko.
*Child and baby seats can be added to your transfer upon request for an extra charge of 1,000 JPY.
**A supermarket stopover can be added to your transfer for a 4,000 JPY charge.
***SkyBus has a 6,000 JPY (per hour) waiting fee if guests go over their 45 free minute waiting time.
For those looking to travel to Niseko in luxury there is a premium transfer service called Coolstar. Coolstar has everything you need to travel in style with access to a stereo and TV, complimentary beverages, specialty snacks and an on-board toilet. Coolstar’s Personal Attendant and Driver will ensure all your needs are met for a comfortable and safe journey direct to Niseko.
*Coolstar recommends 6 or 7 people for optimal comfort.
**Coolstar has an overnight accommodation surcharge – when guests arrive on flights that arrive later then 18:00 or leave Niseko before 08:30 – an extra charge of 16,200 JPY will be added to the price.