Help! Hokkaido trip in Dec by train
I am from Singapore. My family, 4 adults are going hokkaido this Dec. Our itinerary is as the following. Would like to find out the most economical way with JR transportation. What type of Hokkaido JR pass should we buy? Or just buy individual ticket for each trip? Your help is great appreciated.
Day 1. From Sapporo New Chitose Airport to Otaru Chikko
Day 2 Otaru Chikko to Otaru
Day 3 Otaru Chikko to Sapporo
Day 4 From Otaru Chikko to Kutchan ( going Hirafu ski resort)
Day 5 Hirafu ski resort
Day 6 Hirafu ski resort
Day 7 From Kutchan station to Hakodate
Day 8 Explore Hakodate
Day 9 From Hakodate to Toya
Day 10 From Toya to Noboribetsu
Day 11 From Noboribetsu to Sapporo New Chitose Airport
Thank you in advance
It is pretty hard itinerary to find a good pass for, this because your main travel is spread out over 8 days and most rail-passes are valid for 7 days. Still I would recommend looking into Hokkaido pass. Perhaps the 4-day flex pass could be use full if you use it to cover 4 of your most expansive travel days and supplement it by buying normal tickets for the other days.
The parts I would cover with it are 1.) Otaru Chikko to Kutchan. 2.) Kutchan station to Hakodate 3.) and Noboribetsu to Sapporo New Chitose Airport.
I hope this helps!
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