Travel Around Hokkaido with Bus Pass - Hokkaido, Japan


Traveling around Hokkaido by bus is convenient and on budget. Mostly, the travelers are familiar with JR Pass including JR Hokkaido Rail Pass. I'm going to introduce Hokkaido Inter City Bus Pass and Budget Bus Pass which can save your travel cost. The ticket is eligible for overseas passport holders. The ticket cover bus fare of many bus companies except Donan Bus. Please see the differences between them.





Hokkaido Inter City Bus Pass (ICBP)

Taking the bus with unlimited ride in the central area of Hokkaido e.g. Sapporo, Otaru, Furano, Biei, Asahikawa, Niseko, Sounkyo and more. No need a reservation. The Chitose Niseko Line (New Chitose Airport - Niseko) is available in summer.

Available Routes





3 Days 5  Days
Adult 6000 yen 9000 yen
Child 3000 yen 4500 yen

*Child fare: 1-11 years old (included tax)

Bus Company: Chuo Bus, JR Bus, Jotetsu Bus, Bankei Bus, Dohoku Bus, Furano Bus, Niseko Bus, Sorachi Chuo Bus




Hokkaido Budget Bus Pass (HBBP)

Taking the bus to entire Hokkaido with unlimited ride e.g. Hakodate, Obihiro, Abashiri, Monbetsu, Kushiro, and more. The Chitose Niseko Line (New Chitose Airport - Niseko) is available in summer. You can m





3 Days 5 Days
Adult 11000 yen 17000 yen
Child 5500 yen 8500 yen
*Child fare: 1-11 years old (included tax)

Bus Company: Chuo Bus, JR Bus, Jotetsu Bus, Bankei Bus, Dohoku Bus, Furano Bus, Kitami Bus, Kushiro Bus, Akan Bus, Tokachi Bus, Takashoku Bus, Hokumon Bus, Hakodate Bus, Hakodate Teisan Bus, Niseko Bus, Sorachi Chuo Bus

Purchasing the ticket


Purchasing the ticket, register on website. Registration is free of charge. You can purchase the ticket up to 10 people each time. The payment can be done by credit cards or Alipay. You can buy the ticket online but must exchange the pass before using it at ticket office. Exchanging the ticket requires e-ticket (can show your smartphone screen or printed paper) and passport.

Moreover, you can get the discount of admission at tourist spots or receiving the complimentary gifts when buying the bus pass e.g. Jozankei Hot Spring, Sapporo Beer Garden, Goryokaku Tower, Mt. Hakodate Cable Car and etc. Please check the special benefit by click here.


Ticket Office 

Sapporo

Sapporo / Sapporo Station Bus Terminal / Chuo-Bus Ticket Office
Business Hours 7:30-19:00
Map

Sapporo / Odori Area / Chuo-Bus Sapporo Terminal
Business Hours 7:30-19:00
Map

Sapporo / Sapporo Station / Tourist Information Office
[JR Sapporo Station West Concourse]
Business Hours 8:30-20:00

Map



New Chitose Airport

New Chitose Airport / Domestic Terminal Building 1F / Chuo-Bus Ticket Office
[Within New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal]

Business Hours 7:40-20:00
Map

New Chitose Airport / Domestic Terminal Building 1F / Donan-Bus Ticket Office
[Within New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal]
Business Hours 8:30 - 19:15
Map

New Chitose Airport / Domestic Terminal Building 1F / Hokuto-Kotsu Ticket Office
[Within New Chitose Airport Domestic Terminal]

Business Hours 8:00 - 21:00
Map


Hakodate

Hakodate / JR Hakodate Station Bus Terminal / Hokuto⁻Kotsu Ticket Office

Business Hours 7:00 - 20:30
Map

Hakodate Airport / Hakodate Bus Ticket Office
Business Hours 8:00-19:30
Map

Other Ticket Offices e.g. Asahikawa, Monbetsu, Kushiro and etc., please check here.

Cancellation Policy

1. Cancellation is possible up to the day before the use start date. It can not be canceled after that day.
2. Cancellation is not possible if the purchase date is the use start date.
3. After issuing the bus pass at the ticket office, you cannot cancel it regardless of the start date of use.
4. The cancellation fee within the cancelable period is 0 yen.
5. Cancellation can only be done on this website My Page. Please note that it will not be accepted by e-mail or at ticket office.
6. In case of canceling, all orders purchased at the time of purchase are canceled.


Reference: Hokkaido X
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