Oct 11, 2017

Hokkaido by plane or by train?

Hi. How can I travel to Hokkaido? plane or train?

Ooray2775

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  • genkidesu

    on Oct 11

    I think it's a personal preference really, since you can get there by both means - and cost also plays into it too. Depending on the time of year you can get some great deals on budget carriers for flights, so that's definitely worth a look. I'd say though that my personal preference is usually shinkansen when the budget and the route allows it - they're always timely, whereas I actually had flights booked to Sapporo one year for the snow festival that got cancelled because of bad weather in Tokyo!

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