Arrival in Hokkaido and Travel to Eastern Hokkaido
Regular domestic flights arrive at all six of Eastern Hokkaido's airports. The main airports are Kushiro Airport and Memanbetsu Airport. Nemuro Nakashibetsu Airport is the easternmost, located about 400 km east of Sapporo.
In Eastern Hokkaido, drivers have a strong habit to follow the traffic rules and drive without causing stress to others. There are plenty of gasoline stations.
Hokkaido's public buses are spacious, comfortable, and clean. Transportation networks connect Sapporo to Kushiro and Abashiri, and extend throughout the region.
The JR rail network is a convenient way to travel through Hokkaido, providing access to many regions with routes such as Sapporo to New Chitose Airport and Sapporo to Asahikawa.
Eastern Hokkaido Tourism
Travel through Eastern Hokkaido is remarkably simple.
Once you arrive in Eastern Hokkaido, you'll realize how simple and smooth it really is.
Driving in Eastern Hokkaido
In Eastern Hokkaido, it would be unusual indeed to experience a traffic jam similar to those of Tokyo, the nation's capital. In fact, what Eastern Hokkaido's locals would call a "traffic jam" would be nothing at all to visitors from other regions of Japan... Here, a wait of a few minutes might be considered a major traffic jam!Driving in Eastern Hokkaido