How to get a Direct Bus From Niseko to Jozankei and Sapporo

Chuo Bus has a direct ski bus which operates from Sapporo to Niseko Ski area.
Here is their web page, but unfortunately they only have a  Japanese page.

I’ve translated some part of that page which you want to know.
Here are some screen shots.


between Sapporo and Niseko Ski Area

  • adult: 2,650 yen (one way), 4580 yen (round trip)
  • child: 1,330 yen (one way), 2,290 yen (round trip)

Where to get on / off

There are 7 bus-stops in Niseko Ski Area.

  • Ikoino Yuyado Iroha (いこいの湯宿いろは)
  • Niseko Northern Resort Annupuri (ニセコノーザンリゾートアンヌプリ)
  • Niseko Annupuri (ニセコアンヌプリ)
  • The Green Leaf Niseko Village (ザ・グリーンリーフ・ニセコ・ビレッジ)
  • Hilton Niseko Village (ヒルトンニセコビレッジ)
  • Niseko Higashiyama Pension Village (ニセコ東山ペンションビレッジ)
  • Niseko Hirafu International Ski Area (ニセコひらふ国際スキー場)

A below image shows the case from Niseko Grand Hirafu to Jozankei. There is one bus stop, Hotel Milione in Jozankei. If you have tons of luggage, get a taxi to your hotel. 

After Jozankei, you can get off these bus stop.

  • Makomanai Subway station (地下鉄真駒内駅)
  • Sapporo Prince Hotel (札幌プリンスホテル)
  • Sapporo View Hotel Odori (札幌ビューホテル大通公園)
  • Sapporo Grande Hotel (札幌グランドホテル)
  • Sapporo Station Bus terminal (札幌駅前バスターミナル last stop)

Timetable Niseko to Sapporo

Timetable Sapporo to Niseko


You need a reservation. 

  • Call +81-0570-200-600 (from abroad )
  • Call 0570-200-600 (from in Japan)
  • after calling, you’ll hear Japanese operator’s voice. Don’t mind these operation. They are saying several case of  procedure. 
  • After that, You push “1” button then operator will coming.
  • You should say you want to speak in English. They have a English operator.