Niseko sits 100km from Sapporo and 120km from New Chitose Airport

Nestled in the southwest corner of Hokkaido, Niseko sits 100 kilometers southwest of Japan’s largest city, Sapporo; and 120 kilometers west of Hokkaido’s international airport, New Chitose Airport.

It takes approximately 1.5 hours drive to the Fishing Port called Otaru, and towards the south of Hokkaido, Hakodate is reachable in 3.5 hours by car. Lake Toya, the volcanic caldera lake is approximately a 45-minute drive away.

Niseko is also located near a large number of other resorts, all featuring their own characteristics, terrain, and facilities yet sharing Niseko’s famed powder snow.

Drive Times

FromDistanceTime
New Chitose Airport116km2 hours
Sapporo100km2 hours
Otaru70km1 hours, 40 minutes
Hakodate180km3 hours, 20 minutes
Hokkaido Japan Map