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Should I pass JR Hokkaido Pass & itinerary inquiry

Eileen Tan
Eileen Tan
8 months ago
7 responses

Hi, I am not sure if I should buy a JR Hokkaido Pass for my itinerary (& very interested to join the Sapporo Autumn Festival):

26 Sept 2018 : Arrival 0825hr @ New Chitose Airport. Proceed to Asahikawa. Check in 26th & check out 29th. Not sure if we can buy ticket for direct bus to Asahikawa for one way trip via Matsuri Bus liner(they offer round trip Chitose-Asahikawa). If not possible, I planned to transit at Sapporo to join Sapporo Autumn Festival before leaving @ 4pm for Asahikawa (not sure if via JR or bus is better since it is late)

27 Sept 2018 : Furano day trip (from Asahikawa)
28 Sept 2018 : Asahidake ropeway (from Asahikawa)
29 Sept 2018 : Depart early from Asahikawa to Otaru (transit via Sapporo). Stay a night @ Otaru.

30 Sept 2018 : Depart early from Otaru to Sapporo for full day Sapporo Autumn Festival. Stay @ Sapporo. Check in 30 Sept. Check out 4 Oct. ( I was not able to book the same hotel on 29 Sept. Hence a night stay @ Otaru)

1 Oct 2018: Sapporo
2 Oct 2018: Jozankei (day trip)
3 Oct 2018: Sapporo
4 Oct 2018 : Depart 11am via direct bus @ Susukino to New Chitose airport. Stay @ airport.
5 Oct 2018: Return to home country (Malaysia).

Appreciate your urgent reply. Thanks.

best regards
Eileen Tan

Eileen Tan
Eileen Tan
7 posts
8 months ago

The title should be read as Should I buy JR Hokkaido Pass.

Eileen Tan
Eileen Tan
7 posts
8 months ago

Dear Daniel san

Appreciate your advise on my inquiry. FYI, I managed to book extra nite on 29 Sept in Sapporo. So, we will stay in Sapporo from 29 Sept until 4 Oct & planned day trip to Otaru on 1 October. I would like to send our 3 luggage bags (25") from Asahikawa JR station to APA Hotel Sapporo Susukino-Ekimae directly so that we could start our Sapporo tour right away.


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