Kappa Liner is a direct bus for Jozankei from a city area of Sapporo which takes 60 minutes. You can also take rapid 7 (快速7) or rapid 8 (快速8) bus. These two rapid bus is for local line which has more stops than Kappa Liner. The fare is the same as Kappa Liner, but it takes 70 – 80 minutes to Jozankei. Rapid 7 and 8 have more number of service those time schedule start from 7:30 to 17:00 (include Kappaliner). You can get on at any bus stops of rapid 7/8 in the city.
*Don’t take a rapid7/8 for Toyotaki(豊瀧) or Fujino 3-2(藤野3-2). This does not go to Jozankei as you see below.
Where is the BUS terminal at Sapporo Station?
Access from B1 floor at Esta’s entrance.
Access from 2nd floor at ESTA’s Big Camera entrance.
Value Package Plan for Kappa Liner plus Onsen
This is a very valuable package for round trip Jozankei bus and Jozankei Onsen (one location).
Limited offer from 1st December, 2019 to 31th March, 2020.
- Adult: 2,200 yen
- Child: 1,100 yen
Kappa Liner round ticket is 1920 yen and onsen fee is from at least 800 yen to 1,500 yen. It is so nice for you to stay in Sapporo but you want to go to one day Jozankei trip.
More, you can get on/off at any Jotetsu bus stops in the city area of Sapporo, which means this is a One day free pass for Jotestu Bus. Except Sapporo Kokusai ski area (札幌国際スキー場線), business liner (通勤ライナー), Sapporo Dome Shuttle bus (札幌ドームシャトルバス), other buses for special events.
These onsen hotels are available.
- Koganeyu (011-596-2111, 10:00-22:00)
- Matsunoyu (011-596-2131, 9:00-22:00)
- Shogetsu Grand Hotel (0570-026575, 13:00-18:00)
- Hotel Shikanoyu (011-598-2311, mon-fri:13:00-19:00/ wed:15:00-19:00/ Sat&before holiday: 13:00-14:00/ Sun&Holiday: 13:00-16:00)
- Jozankei Hotel (011-598-2111, Sat,Sun&holiday: 11:00-15:00/ mon-fri: 11:00-22:00)
- Furukawa (011-598-2345, 12:00-14:30)
- Jozankei View Hotel (011-598-3223, 9:00-14:00)
- Hotel Milione (011-598-3500, 12:00-20:00)
- Hotel Sankeien (011-211-5678, 13:00-22:00)
- Yunohana Jozankeiden (011-598-4444, 10:00-21:30, from 1st Nov 10:00-20:30)
- Hoheikyo Onsen (011-598-2410, 10:00-21:45)
Where to get a ticket?
Hokkaido-Sapporo Tourist Information Center
- JR Sapporo West Concourse, Kita 6-jyo Nishi 4-chome, Kita-ku, Sapporo
- Year-End and New Year Business Hours December 31 , 2018～January 1, 2019 8:30～19:00
- Open all year
- Available Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean
Hokkaido Tourist Information Center Sapporo Tanuki-Koji
- 4-2-11 Minami nijonishi Chuo-ku Sapporo-shi Hokkaido, JAPAN, MEGA Don Quijote Sapporo Tanukikoji Honten 4F
- Telephone Number: 080-9440-8047
- Business hours: 14:00-22:00 (Open all year round)
- Language: English / Chinese
- Credit card only, no cash
SAPPORO TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER
- 1stfloor Sapporo TVTower、OdoriNishi,, chuoku,sapporo, Hokkaido
get one in the Jotetsu bus by crew (but they have no change, pay just 2,200 yen)
see url below.
Reservation: 0120-737-109, Jotetsu Bus (until 17:00 on the day before you get on) You may get on the bus without a reservation, but if it full, you can’t.
Hakkenzan MInamiguchi and Chuoguchi is available from May 1st to October 31st.
Don’t be late for time schedule. Japanese transportation schedule is very punctual.
Bus Guide and Time Schedule PDF
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