Flying is the most convenient way to get to Sapporo. New Chitose Airport, the city’s main airport, is connected to Japan’s major transport hubs and also offers direct international flights. Sapporo lies at the heart of Hokkaido and provides easy access to other major destinations across the island. Abundant transport ranging from railways to buses, subway lines, trams, and taxis gives you the freedom to plan your trip your way.

Getting to Sapporo from New Chitose Airport

By train (JR): Approx. 35 min.
By bus: Approx. 70 min.

Sapporo Tokyo1 hr. 30 min.
Sapporo Nagoya2 hr.
Sapporo Osaka2 hr.
Sapporo Fukuoka2 hr. 30 min

Domestic flights to Sapporo

New Chitose Airport

Visitors flying to Sapporo should transfer to domestic flights at Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) or Narita International Airport in Tokyo, Kansai International Airport or Osaka International Airport (Itami) in Osaka, Chubu Centrair International Airport in Nagoya, or Fukuoka Airport in Fukuoka.