Flights from Tokyo to Sapporo

Flight information Tokyo to Sapporo Chitose

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Average flight time, total distance 500 miles

1h 30min

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1 airport

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If you are looking to travel from Tokyo to Sapporo, you will find that many flights are available through low-cost carriers like Jetstar, Vanilla Air, Spring Japan, and Skymark Airlines. Citizens of the United Kingdom do not need visas to travel within Japan if they are planning to visit for 90 days or less. You will need to have a valid British passport, however.

Tokyo has two airports that offer cheap flights from Tokyo to Sapporo, so make sure to check your ticket carefully for your departure information. Tokyo International Airport (HND), which is more commonly known as Haneda Airport, is 17 miles south of Japan’s capital. Terminals 1 and 2 both handle domestic departure flights. Flights from Tokyo to Sapporo also originate from Narita International Airport (NRT), which is 37 miles outside Japan’s capital city. Domestic flights leave from all three of the airport’s terminals. Narita International Airport has nap rooms where you can grab some sleep for a couple of hours.

Cheap flights from Tokyo to Sapporo will arrive at New Chitose Airport (CTS), which is 30 miles outside Sapporo in the city of Chitose. The air route between Haneda Airport and New Chitose Airport is one of the world’s busiest. Domestic flights use the larger of the airport’s two terminals. The airport also has a huge shopping centre called the Paseo Mall that’s worth a visit. Gochisou Deli sells bento lunch boxes while Art Life Depo sells t-shirts, watches, and other items emblazoned with your favorite anime characters. There are also many hotels near the airport if your plane gets in late at night.

What to Expect When Arriving in Sapporo

The JR Airport Express Train is a popular option taken by travellers to come into the city after their flights from Tokyo to Sapporo. Express trains leave the airport every 15 minutes, and the trip into the city takes just under 40 minutes. Signage is offered in English as well as Japanese, so you should have no problem finding the train terminal. Bus services are available to many different locations in Sapporo, but drivers may not speak English. Taxi service is also available. If you take a taxi, remember that tipping is not commonly done in Japan.

Sapporo Time Zone

You will not have to reset your watch after your flight from Tokyo to Sapporo. Both cities are located in the Japan Time Zone, and neither city observes daylight savings time.

Sapporo Weather

In 1972, Sapporo became the first Asian site chosen to host the Winter Olympics, so you’d expect it to be snowy in the winter. In the colder months, temperatures typically fluctuate between minus 1 °C and 8 °C. Sapporo's winter temperatures are much colder than Tokyo’s. From May to October, the city is comfortably warm with average temperatures between 15 and 24 °C.

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