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How to go from Kushiro to Sapporo ?

With a Japan Rail Pass

travel with the  super ozora limited express 

Lake Akan near Kushiro
The route between Kushiro and Sapporo is covered by the beautiful blue, green and red Super Ozora Limited Express Train. Click here to see the detailed JR Hokkaido Timetables.

You can ride this Limited Express with a Japan Rail Pass and a JR Hokkaido Pass.

0 KM - KUSHIRO station
104 KM - 1H15 - IKEDA station Known locally for its wine and dairy products. You can sample the local wine at Ikeda Wine Castle. You can also walkalong the fields to Happiness Dairy, to sample some local ice cream.
Washo Market in Kushiro with a Japan Rail pass
128 km - 1H35 - OBIHIRO stationIn Obihiro area enjoy a bath in Tokachi-onsen hot springs and visit the beautiful lake Shikaribetsu.

172 km  - 2H05 - SHINTOKU stationYou will need to change here to continue the journey to Asahikawa on a local train. The town is known for buckwheat soba (noodles).
307 km - 3H30 - MINAMI-CHITOSEChange here to the New Chitose Airport Station, the JR Station for the New Chitose Airport.

352 KM - 4H - Sapporo station
discover kushiro
Where to eat in Sapporo ?

What to see ?
A large waterside shoppingand restaurant complex, which is popularly known as MOO.
Stores: daily, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; restaurants: daily, 11 a.m. to10 p.m.
An overview of the city of Kushiro and Kushiro Shitsugen National Park. There are also exhibitionsabout Ainu traditions and the Japanese crane.
A large market opposite the station, selling fish and seafood.Mon-Sat, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The symbol of the city. The four bronze statues represent the four seasons. It was the first bridge in Japanto have statues on it.
Where to eat in Sapporo ?

Where to stay ?
Cozy accommodation where you can enjoy a great view of Kushiro Marsh. 5-minute walk from JR Toro Station (30 minutes away by train from Kushiro).
83-8, Toro, Shibecha-cho, Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido, 088-2261 
Tel : 01-5487-3655 / www9.plala.or.jp/touro

If you are looking for a convenient location you want to stay here. Located right in front of Kushiro Train Station, easy access to City Museum, Zoo and within walking distance of Washo Market (famous fresh fish market). 
13-1-1 Kita-odori, Kushiro, Hokkaido, 085-0015 
Tel : 01-5421-5711/ www.choice-hotels.jp/hotel/kushiro/
Where to eat in Sapporo ?

Where to eat ?
Eat with the local fishermen with the daily catch, like salmon or salmon roe, served over rice. Located on the docks west of Kushiro Station. 
Open 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed Wednesdays from January to April. 
Tel : 01-5425-0503 / http://www.syake-banya.jp/

The local izakaya, serving plenty of grilled fish fresh off the nearby docks. From Kushiro Station, follow Kita Odori towards the river; take the last left before the bridge. 
Open daily, 5 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Tel : 01-5425-0511 / www.946toraya.com

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