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Your guide to getting here

Where you'll find us in Hokkaido.

Asahikawa City: 1 hr 10 mins
Asahikawa (AKJ) Airport: 50 mins

Sapporo City: 2 hrs 15 mins
Sapporo New Chitose (CTS) Airport: 2 hrs

Niseko: 3 hrs 20 mins

If you are someone who loves the flexibility of having your own personal transport, you will surely love arriving at Furano Lofts & Chalet by rental car! (We offer free onsite parking). An efficient, well-maintained and regularly cleared of snow in winter, network of expressways and national roads connects Furano with major centres and airports in Hokkaido. Or choose to be driven to our door in the comfort of your own privately chartered taxi, limousine or limousine bus.

Asahikawa City - 1 hr 30 mins
Asahikawa Airport (AKJ) - 1 hr

Sapporo City - 2 hrs 45 mins
Sapporo New Chitose Airport (CTS) - 2 hrs 15 mins

Prefer to relax and maybe even snooze your way to or from Furano? Then buses are your way to go! From Asahikawa City and Asahikawa Airport (AKJ), arrive to within 2 minutes of our location via The 'Lavender Go' Bus (unreserved, year-round schedule) at a cost of around ¥800 (alight at Naturwald Hotel). From Sapporo's New Chitose Airport (CTS), skiers may use the Hokkaido Resort Liner Bus (reserved, winter season schedule only) at a cost of around ¥4,500 pp (alight at Naturwald Hotel). From Sapporo City, the Chuo Bus company operates year-round services to JR Furano Station at a cost of around ¥2,500 pp.

Asahikawa City - 1 hr
Asahikawa Airport - No Train Services

Sapporo - 2 hrs 10 mins
Sapporo New Chitose Airport - 3 hrs - 4 hrs

Love rail adventures? Arrive in Furano via Japan Rail (JR), with services offered between Furano and Sapporo City, Sapporo New Chitose Airport (CTS), and Asahikawa City. Asahikawa Airport ('AKJ') is not on the rail network (see "Arrive by car" or "Arrive by bus" for access details from AKJ). Airport special services operate between Sapporo's New Chitose Airport and Sapporo City, with onward connections to Furano (via Takikawa), where a change from "limited rapid express" trains to "local service" trains is required. (Note: there are no elevators at JR Furano Station and access to and from platforms is via stairs).