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The Limited Express “Niseko” can be used as a means opf transport to Niseko, one of Hokkaido’s premier winter resorts, from the Hokkaido Shinkansen Shin-Hakodate Hokuto Station. It will asct as a direct link between the Otaru-Niseko area and the famous sightseeing spot Hakodate. Also, the service will be useful for tarvelling between Niseko and Sapporo.

You can enjoy the beautiful scenery in what we call the “Mountain Line” with wonderfuly views of Mt. Yotei and Niseko Annupuri while travelling along the line.

Operation Period: Jan 19 (Thu) 2017 ~ Jan 31 (Tue) 2017 (13 Days)

Route: Sapporo ~ Otaru ~ Kutchan ~ Niseko ~ Oshamanbe ~ Shin-Hoakodate Hokuto ~ Hakodate 1 trip/day

Up: Sapporo Dep. 07:57 ~ Otaru Dep. 08:45 ~ Kutchan Dep. 10:03 ~ Niseko Dep. 10:17 ~ Shin-Hakodate Hokuto Dep. 12:58 ~ Hakodate Arr. 13:15
Down: Hakodate Dep. 13:56 ~ Shin-Hakodate Hokuto Dep. 14:19 ~ Niseko Dep. 17:15 ~ Kutchan Dep. 17:33 ~ Otaru Dep. 18:48 ~ Sapporo Arr. 19:27

Specifics: Limited Express, Diesel 3 car train (2 reserved seating, 1 free-seating)
*The above information may be subject to change.

Also, between the Kutchan and Niseko stops, the Niseko Resort Tourist Association staff will be selling local specialities.

We look forward to you all making the most out of this service.

For more information please see the JR Hokkaido Homepage: