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Getting to Hanazono

Niseko HANAZONO Resort is part of the Niseko United group and lies on the North Eastern side of Mount Niseko Annupuri. 

Check below for the different transport options available to access the resort in summertime (click here for wintertime);

Address 328-36 Aza-Iwaobetsu, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-Gun
Hokkaido 044-0082 Japan

Travelling by Car

Rental cars can be hired from Kutchan, Sapporo or New Chitose Airport and are an inexpensive and convenient option for those who are comfortable driving in the snow and wish to explore the area. Driving in Hokkaido in the summer months is a pleasure, with wide open, well maintained roads, English signage and the option of English navigation systems.


  • From Sapporo
    • via Yoichi IC 110km/100min
    • via Akaigawa 98km/115min
    • via Nakayama Pass 93km/116min
  • From New Chitose Airport
    • via Bifue Pass 111km/123min

Travelling by Train

Hakodate Line is the main rail artery of Hokkaido, running through the Niseko area, it offers easy access to Hakodate, Sapporo, Otaru, Asahikawa and other major cities in Hokkaido. Kutchan station is the most convenient stop when travelling to/from Niseko, just 10 min drive to HANAZONO and 15 min drive to Hirafu Village.

  • New Chitose Airport Station
  • ↓Approx. 40min(JR Rapid Airport Train)
  • Sapporo Station
  • ↓Approx. 30min(JR Rapid Airport Train)
  • Otaru Station
  • ↓Approx. 70-90min(JR Hakodate Line towards Oshamanbe)
  • Kutchan Station
  • ↓(Approx. 10min by taxi)