From Narita Airport or Haneda airport, flights fly to Shin-Chitose Airport outside of Sapporo. Shin-Chitose Airpot also has direct international flights from various International Hubs including Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok.  On arrival at Shin-Chitose Airport, you have a few options to complete the last leg of the journey which should take anywhere from 1.5 – 3.5 hours depending on road conditions.


From New Chitose Airport & Sapporo city, regular service bus run (central bus ·Good Sports White Liner · Hokkaido re-zut liner) from Shin-Chitose Airport & Sapporo City to Niseko, stopping at major landmarks in Niseko. The Journey takes roughly 3 hours. Check Goodsports for details.


Niseko station is the nearest train station. You can catch the Express train from the Shin- Chitose Airport and transfer at Otaru station to a local train to Niseko. It takes 2.5 hours – 3 hours depending on availability of an express train. A 5 – 10 min ride in a taxi brings you to Moiwa Ski Resort.

From New Chitose Airport
New Chitose Airport Station → Otaru Station → Niseko Station
Between Chitose Airport → Otaru (Airport No. 72 minutes)
Please note that Otaru → between Niseko (usually about 90 minutes) ※ less service number.

From Sapporo
Sapporo Station → Otaru Station → Niseko Station
Sapporo → between Otaru (Airport No. 32 minutes)
Please note that Otaru → between Niseko (about 90 minutes) ※ less service number.

From Hakodate
Hakodate Station → Oshamambe Station → Niseko Station
Please note that Hakodate → Oshamambe (express about 75 minutes) Oshamambe → Niseko (usually about 80 minutes) ※ less service number.


Rental cars can be hired from Shin-Chitose Airport if you are comfortable driving in the snow.

From Shin-Chitose Airport
2 hours on Route 276 (via Bifue Togue and Kimobetsu)

From Sapporo
2 hours on Route 230 (via Nakayama Togue and Makkari) 2.5 hours on Route 5 through Otaru (via Inaho Togue and Kucchan)


A Free Shuttle Bus between Hirafu Bus Stop and Moiwa Ski Resort is in operation during Ski Season from December 17, 2016 to March 26, 2017.

· Shuttle Service will only stop at the designated stops.
· Please be at Waiting points at least 5 minutes before the scheduled time.
· First-come-first-serve basis.
· It may be cancelled or delayed by bad Weather.