Noboribetsu, home to Japan’s most famous natural hot springs, is located 81 km southwest of Sapporo. It is mainly known for its geothermal volcanic valleys, attracting visitors for over 150 years. Noboribetsu is also an excellent city for scenic hikes, spectacular views of volcano eruptions and mouthwatering Japanese cuisine.
When visiting this fascinating town, you will be landing at Sapporo International Airport. There are three transport options to get you from New Chitose Airport to Noboribetsu; you can take a taxi, a train or the bus. Taking a taxi from New Chitose Airport to Noboribetsu is the easiest and most convenient way to travel, taking 1 hour to reach your hotel or apartment. A faster and more cost-savvy option is to take the train, which takes 45 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a direct bus which takes 1 hour and 15 minutes.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Sapporo at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.