Planning and booking a trip is easy

Whether you are planing a trip for the family of with friends, the process isn’t at all arduous.

These are the key things to organise:

  • Your flight from Tokyo to Asahikawa
  • You may choose to fly to Sapporo (Chitose) and catch the train to Asahikawa from Sapporo station
  • Accommodation in Asahikawa
  • Transfer from Airport to Asahikawa
  • Getting to and from Kamui Ski Links
  • Equipment rental
  • Snowsports school and tours – lessons, programs and tours

Flights

Getting to Asahikawa is easy, the airport is located 20 kilometers south of the city and there are flights to and from Tokyo (Haneda Airport), Osaka (Kansai and Itami Airports), Nagoya and Seoul. The airport is connected with the city centre by bus and is 750 yen.

Flights from Tokyo are serviced by:

  • ANA (Haneda)
  • AirDo (Haneda)
  • JAL (Haneda)
  • Jetstar (Narita)

There is around seven domestic flights a day both in and out of Asahikawa from Tokyo Haneda and return trips start at $300 (approx) with AirDo.

You can also take the train from Sapporo to Asahikawa with JR and it takes around 1.5hours.

Asahikawa Airport
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Hotel Favourites

  • Luxury: OMO7
  • Deluxe, but good value: Art Hotel Asahikawa
  • Great value and location: Hotel Amanek
  • Next to the shopping mall: JR Inn Asahikawa
  • Good location: Hotel Route Inn Grand Asahikawa Ekimae
  • Sauna and hot spring bath: Premier Hotel -CABIN- Asahikawa
  • 3 star: Y’s Hotel Asahikawa Ekimae
  • Great breakfast: Kuretake Inn Asahikawa
  • Budget: Court Hotel Asahikawa

All of these can be booked on Booking.com

Transfers to and from Airport

You can rent a car, take a bus or taxi to from the airport to downtown Asahikawa, if you take the bus, the timetable coincides with the flight arrivals. Most hotels are within close proximity to the train station where the bus stops, or you can grab a taxi to your hotel from the station.

You can also get the bus direct from the airport to Kamui, see the details here.

Renting a car is simple and it gives you a lot of freedom, there are plenty of companies at the airport, but you must have an international licence.

Driving around this region is easy and getting from Asahikawa to Kamui Ski Links takes around 25 minutes, it’s flat and very few turns.

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Kamui Ski Links

There is a daily bus service that stops at most of the hotels or you can drive. You can access the bus timetable here.