[ Transportation ]
80 min. from Tokyo, 85 min. from Nagoya, 100 min. from Kansai airports to Hakodate Airport. It takes only 20 min. by bus or taxi from the airport to JR Hakodate station. There are more flights bound for Asahikawa and Shin-Chitose Airport and useful for driving rental car to Hakodate area.
By train and/or Ferry
Take the Shinkansen bullet train to Hachinohe, then take JR limited express Super Hakucho to Hakodate station. An alternative is to take a ferry from Aomori across the Tsugaru Strait. There is also a night train that departs Ueno Station in Tokyo, arriving in Hakodate the next morning. Sapporo is linked with Hakodate in 3.5 hr. by limited express via Chitose airport and Tomakomai.
Take Chuo express bus from Sapporo bus terminal to Hakodate area. (5 hr. 15min., 4680 yen)
August / 2010