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These details are provided for your information. You will be invited to book transfers when confirming your accommodation. 

 

Coach Transfers (Door to door)

Coach transfer between Sapporo New Chitose Airport / Sapporo City and Niseko.  Our door-to-door transfers include taxi transfer between the Hirafu Welcome Centre (coach drop off / pick up point) and Niseko accommodation.  

Please note that there is a minimum connection time required in order to confirm your coach between Airport and Resort:

Scheduled coach departure time will be aligned to your arrival flight time to leave the airport at least:

  • 45 minutes after Domestic flight arrival
  • 90 minutes after International flight arrival

Scheduled coach departure time will be aligned to your departure flight time to arrive at airport at least:

  • 60 minutes before Domestic flight departure
  • 120 minutes before International flight departure

Coach transfers are suitable for flights which:

  • Arrive prior to 20:00 / 20:35 (Int'l / Dom)
  • Depart after 12:10 / 11:20 (Int'l / Dom)

Guests with later/earlier flights will be required to upgrade to private transfer or stay overnight at the airport.  See sample schedule here.

Sapporo City transfers - departs city 1x per day and departs Niseko 3x per day.

Children 0-2 travel free of charge (no seat).

2019/20 RATES

Coach Transfers

Coach transfer between Sapporo New Chitose Airport / Sapporo City and Furano.  Suitable for flights arriving prior to 19:35 (domestic) and 19:00 (international) and departing after 12:00 (domestic) and 13:05 (international)*.

Please note that there is a minimum connection time required in order to confirm your coach between Airport and Resort:

Scheduled coach departure time will be aligned to your arrival flight time to leave the airport at least:

  • 45 minutes after Domestic flight arrival
  • 90 minutes after International flight arrival

Scheduled coach departure time will be aligned to your departure flight time to arrive at airport at least:

  • 90 minutes before Domestic flight departure
  • 150 minutes before International flight departure

Children 0-2 travel free of charge (no seat).

* Late bus operates on Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays only between 16th December 2019 - 29th March 2020 only. If traveling outside of these times, flight arrivals must be prior to 17:25 (domestic) and 16:50 (international).

Please get in touch with us to add Furano coach transfers to your booking.

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Nagano Snow Shuttle

Nagano Snow Shuttle direct coach transfers between Tokyo airports and Hakuba.  These are scheduled daily departures which align with most flight arrivals.  

See below for 2019/20 rates & timetable information.

BASIC INFORMATION:

  • Operating from 18th December 2019 to 15th March 2020
  • Limited operations 18th-26th December 2019 & 23rd February - 15th March 2020
  • 15:30 and 20:30 departures from Narita and 16:15 from Haneda includes mandatory drop off at Hakuba accommodation fee (JPY 1000 per person / Otari: JPY 1500 per person)
  • Japan Ski Experience will arrange a complimentary pick-up provided by your accommodation from Hakuba Base Camp Bus Stop to your hotel or chalet for check-in
  • Children 4 years of age and under who DO NOT require a seat are free of charge.  If you require a seat for your child, please request this when booking the service
  • Luggage Allowance: 2 pieces of luggage per person (eg, 1 ski or board bag & 1 suitcase)
  • Rest stops are made every 90-120 minutes
  • Travel Time: From Narita - approximately 5.5 hours.   From Haneda - approximately 5 hours.   *subject to change depending on road and traffic conditions
  • Child seats are not provided

2019/20 RATES

 

 

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Private Transfers

Door-to-door private transfers between Sapporo New Chitose Airport (or City) and Niseko Accommodation.

  • Can be aligned to any flight arrival & departure time
  • Includes Meet & Greet service
  • Suitable for any group size
  • Accommodates passengers, luggage and ski & snowboard equipment
     

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Chuo Private Taxi Transfer

Direct door-to-door private taxi transfer between Narita or Haneda Airport and Tokyo City and your Hakuba accommodation.

Private Taxi - aligned to any flight schedule and direct transfer to/from Hakuba accommodation.  Accommodates up to 7 guests.

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Travel Time: 
    • From/To Narita Airport - 5 ~ 5.5hours
    • From/To Haneda Airport 4 ~ 4.5 hours
    • From/To Tokyo City - 4~5 hours
    • Please note travel times are approximate and is subject to change depending on traffic and road conditions. Times noted above do not account for potential delays.  Travel time includes several rest stops of 10~15 minutes each at pre-designated locations
  • Luggage Allowance:
    • Luggage allowance is 7 bags per vehicle
    • This includes carry-on, suitcases, and ski or snowboard equipment. No extra room for additional luggage above this allowance!
  • Child seats can be provided but are subject to availability. Supply is limited so availability cannot be guaranteed. If you require a child seat, please note this when submitting your transfer request form

2019-20 RATES (1-7 people)

  • Narita Airport to Hakuba - JPY 133,000 
  • Hakuba to Narita Airport - JPY 131,000 
  • Haneda Airport to Hakuba - JPY 125,000
  • Hakuba to Haneda Airport - JPY 123,000
  • Tokyo City to Hakuba - JPY 129,000
  • Hakuba to Tokyo City - JPY 129,000

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Private Transfers

Door-to-door private transfers between Sapporo New Chitose Airport (or City) and Furano Accommodation.

  • Can be aligned to any flight arrival & departure time
  • Includes Meet & Greet service
  • Suitable for any group size
  • Accommodates passengers, luggage and ski & snowboard equipment

Please get in touch with us to add private transfers to your Furano booking.

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Kiroro Transfers

Coach transfer between Sapporo New Chitose Airport / Sapporo City and Kiroro.  Suitable for flights arriving prior to 17:25 (domestic) and 16:50 (international) and departing after 12:00 (domestic) and 13:00 (international).

Please note that there is a minimum connection time required in order to confirm your coach between Airport and Resort:

Scheduled coach departure time will be aligned to your arrival flight time to leave the airport at least:

  • 45 minutes after Domestic flight arrival
  • 90 minutes after International flight arrival

Scheduled coach departure time will be aligned to your departure flight time to arrive at airport at least:

  • 60 minutes before Domestic flight departure
  • 120 minutes before International flight departure

Children 0-2 travel free of charge (no seat).

2019-20 Rates

Sapporo New Chitose Airport <-> Kiroro Resort

  • Adult - JPY 4,100 per way
  • Child (3-11) - JPY 3,100 per way
  • Infant (0-2) - FOC

Please get in touch with us to add Kiroro coach transfers to your booking.

Make Your Own Way to Hakuba

TOKYO TO HAKUBA BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

The quickest route between Tokyo and Hakuba is by bullet train (shinkansen) to Nagano followed by direct coach to Hakuba.  Travel time from Tokyo is approximately 3 hours.

For detailed information on how to get to Hakuba please click here.

If you prefer to avoid travelling by public transport please note that transfers from Tokyo airports to your Hakuba accommodation can be booked with Japan Ski Experience in advance.

 

Coolstar Limousine

Door to door luxury limousine service between Chitose Airport and Niseko accommodation. Travel in style and comfort with Coolstar Limousine Japan.  

  • Meet & Greet service at Chitose Airport
  • Refreshments served on board
  • Comfortable, pilot-style seats
  • Attendant service

Contact us for rates

Car Rental

HAKUBA CAR RENTAL

Renting a car in Hakuba is a great way to easily get around all 10 Hakuba ski resorts and to explore the local area. While car rental is not required, we do recommend this option to enjoy the utmost flexibility on your Japan ski holiday.

All vehicles come equipped with 4WD, snow tires, and ski rack. Minimum 5 days required. 

Please note that anyone who intends to drive rental vehicle in Japan must bring both of the following original documents and make them available upon check in:

  1. Valid International Driver's Permit issued by a signatory to the 1949 Geneva Convention*
  2. Valid (home country) Driver's Licence

IMPORTANT: Toyota Hi-Ace vehicles require a "D-Class" stamp on International Driver's Permit.


2019/20 RATES

  • 8-Seater Toyota Alphard - ¥16,100 per day
  • 10-Seater Toyota Hi-Ace - JPY ¥18,400 per day


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