Revised Mar 13, 2016 – good through Nov 30, 2016
|Dep / Sapporo Station Bus Terminal||07:40||11:10||15:40||17:50||－|
|Dep / Sapporo Station
(South side of Tokyu Dept. store)
|Dep / Chuo Bus Sapporo Terminal||07:50||11:20||15:50||18:00||23:30|
|Dep / Oyachi Subway Station||08:18||11:48||16:18||18:28||－|
|Tokachi-Heigen SA||Rest Area (daytime buses only)||－|
|Arr / Onbetsu Station||Only night buses make a stop||Following morning 4:15|
|Arr / Shiranuka||(*scheduled to change from Mar 13) Only night buses make a stop||Following morning 4:30|
|Arr / Otanoshike Station||12:30||16:00||20:30||22:40||Following morning 4:55|
|Arr / Tottori Bunki||12:40||16:10||20:40||22:50||Following morning 5:05|
|Arr / Kushiro Station Bus Terminal||12:55||16:25||20:55||23:05||Following morning 5:20|
|Arr / Kushiro Bus Main Office||13:15||16:45||21:15||23:25||Following morning 5:40|
|Kushiro/Shiranuka/Onbetsu -> Sapporo|
|Kushiro Bus Main Office||06:45||08:45||12:15||17:45||23:30|
|Dep / Kushiro Station Bus Terminal||07:05||09:05||12:35||18:05||23:50|
|Dep / Tottori Bunki||07:20||09:20||12:50||18:20||24:05|
|Dep / Otanoshike Station||07:30||09:30||13:00||18:30||24:15|
|Dep / Shiranuka||(*scheduled to change from Mar 13) Only night buses make a stop||24:40|
|Dep / Onbetsu Station||Only night buses make a stop||24:55|
|Tokachi-Heigen SA||Rest Area (daytime buses only)||－|
|Arr / Oyachi Subway Station||11:42||13:42||17:12||22:42||Following morning 5:07|
|Arr / Sapporo Clock Tower (*)||12:07||14:07||17:37||23:07||Following morning 5:35|
|Arr / Sapporo Station Bus Terminal||12:15||14:15||17:45||23:15||Following morning 5:40|
*The night bus leaving from Kushiro at 23:30 stops NOT at Sapporo Clock Tower, but, Chuo Bus Sapporo Terminal.
*Between Dec and Mar, the daytime buses will run 10 minutes later, and night buses will run 5 minutes later than the schedule mentioned above.
*Buses are subject to delays due to various traffic conditions.
・For a map of bus stops, please see the pocket version time schedule.
|Sapporo||Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
(Platform 15) (*scheduled to change Mar 13)
|Sapporo Station Bus Terminal|
|Sapporo Station (South side of Tokyu Dept. store) Bus Stop||Kita 2 Jo Nishi 3-chome|
|Chuo Bus Terminal (Platform 6)||Sapporo Clock Tower (daytime bus only)|
|Chuo Bus Terminal (night time bus only)|
|Nango 18-chome Subway Station|
|Oyachi Subway Station (Platform 5)|
|Onbetsu||JR Onbetsu Station|
|Shiranuka||Former Doto Buhin|
|Kushiro||JR Otanoshike Station|
|Kushiro Station Bus Terminal (Platform 8)||Tottori Odori 2-chome|
|Kushiro Station Bus Terminal (Platform 8)|
|Kushiro Bus Main Office
[Park & Ride] free parking available for bus users.
Equipment / Service
・All buses are non-smoking
・3 rows of single seats, /recliner seats(footrest, leg rest, armrest (with mini table))
・Restroom/TV/radio/movies/blankets/slippers/wet hand towel
*Some buses do not have single seating in the back of the bus.
*During Golden Week and Obon holidays, added buses (succeeding bus No. 2) may have 4 seats in a row.
*Please understand that features and equipment may be different, if other buses are used due to various circumstances and situations.
*For your safety, please keep your seatbelt fastened when the bus in in motion.
*Please turn off your mobiles while on board.
*Bringing on board large baggage, bicycles and other objects that may be a nuisance to others, may be limited in some cases. Please contact the office in advance if you have such items.
*Pets(small animals) are not allowed on board. (this excludes service dogs)
Fare (Revised Oct 1, 2019)
|Zones||One-way||Round-trip||Ticket Booklet |
|Adults||Students (*)||Adults||Students (*)|
|Sapporo – Kushrio/Tottori Bunki/Otanoshike||¥5,880||¥5,240||¥10,690||¥9,640||¥19,240|
|Sapporo – Shiranuka||¥5,350||¥4,820||¥10,170||¥9,220||－|
|Sapporo – Onbetsu||¥5,070||¥4,610||¥9,600||¥8,690||－|
*If you are a student purchasing a ticket at student discount price, please be sure to show your student ID to counter staff, and driver.
*If you are using a ticket from a ticket booklet, please exchange it for a ticket at the ticket counter.
Economical Transfer Tickets for connections from cities around Kushiro to Sapporo
|Sapporo – Akan||¥6,220||¥11,000||Akan Honcho Line (Akan Bus)
Akan Line (Akan Bus)
|Sapporo – Lake Akan Hot Springs||¥6,930||¥12,430|
|Sapporo – Nakashibetsu||¥6,670||¥11,960||Kushiro-Rausu Line (Akan Bus)|
|Sapporo – Shibetsu||¥6,810||¥12,240|
|Sapporo – Akkeshi||¥6,000||¥10,770||Kiritapu Line (Kushiro Bus)|
|Sapporo – Kiritappu||¥6,530||¥11,830|
*Delays are expected due to traffic conditions. We can ensure that you you will make connections to other means of transportation, so please be sure to allow ample time for connections when planning your trip.
Reservations / Purchases
・ticketes can be reserved up to 1 month in advance(same day as the prior month). Please try to purchase your ticket within 4 days of the day you wish to board.
・If you are boarding from Kushiro Bus Main Office, please purchase your ticket ahead of time at the Kushiro Station Bus Terminal.
・If you are boarding from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal, please purchase your ticket ahead of time at South Lane/Chuo Bus ticket counter.
・The Sapporo Station stop (South side of Tokyu Dept. store) does not have a ticket counter. Please make a reservation and purchase your ticket ahead of time.
Book a reservation/purchase by telephone or at the ticket counter.
|Ticket Counter (Reservations / Purchases)||Telephone Number||Reception Hours|
|Chuo Bus Reservation Center||011-231-0600||07:30～18:00|
|Chuo Bus Oyachi Office||011-891-6388||07:50～18:00|
|Kushiro Station Bus Terminal||0154-25-1223||06:45～24:00|
|Ticket Sales (purchases only)||Reception Hours|
|Tottori Bunki||Seven Eleven Kushiro Tottori Odori 8-chome Branch||7:30～18:00|
|Otanoshike||Yoshida Furniture and Hardware Store||8:30～19:00 (Closed Sundays)|
|Shiranuka||Shiranuka Bus Terminal||9:00～12:00、13:00～17:00
(Closed Sun, holidays)
|Onbetsu||Sato Shoten Store||8:30～19:00 (Closed Sundays)|
*Bus tickets can be purchased at convenience stores, after you have booked your reservation by phone.
*Ticket booklets are not sold at the ticket counters.
Reserve and purchase tickets at convenience stores.
After you have made a reservation at the following convenience stores; Lawson, Family Mart, Circle K, Sunkus, Seven Eleven, a print-out of your transaction will be provided, which you can take up to the cashier and pay for your ticket.
*When purchasing your ticket at a convenience store, you cannot use a ticket from the ticket booklet.
*Tickets for boarding the bus at the first stop are not possible at convenience stores, within an hour of the bus you wish to board.
︎Reserve and purchase tickets online.
|Reservation Address||How to purchase tickets||Reception Hours|
|Bus Plaza(*)||http://bus.nta.co.jp||Online purchase is possible
(a credit card is needed to complete the transaction)
|Hassha Orai Net||http://www.j-bus.co.jp||Bus Terminal Ticket Counters, Convenience Stores Listed Above||05:00～26:00|
|JTB Website||http://www.jtb.co.jp||Convenience stores listed above||06:00～22:59|
*Reservations and purchases of tickets on Bus Plaza site must be made one day in advance.
*Refunds for tickets purchased at Bus Plaza will be handled according to the Japan Travel Agency terms and regulations.
*Reservations cannot be made online if purchasing your ticket at the ticket counter.
︎Reservations/ Purchases for Transfers
|Reservations||Telephone Number||Reception Hours|
|Chuo Bus Reservation Center||011-231-0600||7:30～18:00|
|Kushiro Station Bus Terminal||0154-25-1223||6:45～24:00|
|Purchases||Ticket Counter||Reception Hours|
|Akan/Lake Akan||Akan Bus Lake Akan Office||7:30～18:00|
|Seven Eleven Akan-cho Branch||7:30～18:00|
|Nakashibetsu/Shibetsu||Akan Bus Nakashibetsu Office||7:30～18:00|
|Akan Bus Shibetsu Office||7:30～18:00|
|Akkeshi/Kiritappu||Kushiro Bus Akkeshi Office||9:00～17:00 (Closed Sun, holidays)|
|Kushiro Bus Hamanaka Branch Office||9:00～17:00 (Closed Sun, holidays)|
|Chuo Bus Reservation Center||011-231-0600|
|Kushiro Station Bus Terminal||0154-25-1223|