Access

Access

Hot spring resort hotel surrounded by nature

Hot spring resort hotel on the shore of Lake Akan, the Forest Lake Akan Tsuruga Resort HANAYUUKA may be reached from all Hokkaido directions by airplane, JR, car or shuttle bus.

Forest of Lake Akan Tsuruga Resort HANAYUUKA
〒085-0467 1-6-1 Akanko Onsen, Akan-cho, Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido
TEL.+81-154-67-2500 (9:00~18:00) / FAX.+81-154-67-2330

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Forest of Akan Tsuruga Resort HANAYUUKA

Shuttle Bus

Advanced reservation required

Shuttle buses are available from Sapporo and Minami Chitose areas.
Please note that seats are limited due to advanced reservations and seat capacity. If you use the shuttle bus, please contact the hotel at least 6 days before your arrival date to reserve the seat.

Reservations by phone
TEL.+81-154-67-2500 (9:00~18:00)

Please kindly note that the reservation-based shuttle bus service between Sapporo and Lake Akan Onsen will be temporarily suspended after March 2024. We will keep you informed of any updates as soon as they become available.

A variety of city buses run from Kushiro Station, Kitami Station, and Asahikawa Station to Lake Akan Onsen.

Express Bus Reservation Form

  • From Sapporo/Chitose
    Click here learn more new information of AKAN MASHU Express Bus
    阿寒摩周エクスプレス号
    (2023.05.01 - 2024.02.29)
AKAN MASHU Express Bus
阿寒摩周エクスプレス号

Runs between Sapporo, Minami Chitose and Lake Akan Onsen
operator by Tsuruga Travel Service

Operating dates

Daily service in the period!
2023.05.01 - 2024.02.29

Tour buses provided by Tsuruga Travel Service

  • Fares on the right are applicable for guests accommodated in Tsuruga Group hotels. Prices include all applicable tax.
  • *After boarding it is not possible to disembark before arriving at Lake Akan Onsen.
  • *Likewise, it is not possible to board midway on the return bus ride from Lake Akan Onsen. (Exit only)
  • *Bus will depart at the specified time. Please be informed that you will not be able to board after the time has passed.
  • *Arrival times may be delayed due to traffic conditions or weather circumstances, therefore, we request your kind understanding in advance.

Fare

Return

  • 11,000 JPY (In TAX) / person
  • Free / 0 - 2 years old child

One way

  • 6,000 JPY (In TAX) / person
  • Free / 0 - 2 years old child

Cancellation Fee:

  • 100% of the bus fare if cancel on that day
  • 40% of bus fare if cancel before 1 day prior
  • 30% of bus fare if cancel before 7-2 days prior
  • 20% of bus fare if cancel before 20-8 days prior
  • free to cancel before 21 days prior

Timetable

From Sapporo/Minami Chitose to Lake Akan Onsen
Required time: about 6 hours

9:30 departure Sapporo (Sapporo Station North Exit)
11:00 departure Minami Chitose Station
*get on only
13:10-13:50
Rest break
Ryugetsu Sweetpia Garden
15:40 arrival Lake Akan Onsen

From Lake Akan Onsen to Sapporo/Minani Chitose
Required time: about 6 hours

10:00 departure Lake Akan Onsen
12:00
Rest break
Ryugetsu Sweetpia Garden
14:40 arrival JR South Chitose Station
*get off only
16:00arrival Sapporo (Sapporo Station North Exit)

*The bus will leave on time. If you miss the Lake Akan Express Bus, please use other public transport by yourself and the hotel is not responsible for this.

*Recommended that buy some snacks before taking the bus. The Ryugetsu Sweetpia Garden shops have a regular holiday.

Bus Stops

Sapporo Station North Exit
JR札幌駅北口

札幌駅北口

JR Minami Chitose Station
JR南千歳駅

*To catch the bus, please go to the local bus stops on the side facing the outlet mall exit.

  • JR南千歳駅
  • JR南千歳駅
RYUGETSU Sweetpia Garden
  • JR南千歳駅

How to Use

How to Use

Due to pre-booking and seating capacity system, the seating availability is limited.
Please inquire with your hotel by phone or through the special bus reservation form 6 days prior to your stay.
*When making the reservation, please provide the mobile telephone number of the main guest.

Tsuruga Travel Service

Reservations by phone TEL.+81-154-67-2500 (9:00~18:00)

Shuttle bus reservation form

  • *When making the reservation, please provide the mobile telephone number of the main guest.
  • *Please refrain from separately contacting the bus stopover facilities.
  • *A bus without reservations will not run.
  • *In case all seats are fully booked we might not be able to confirm the reservation.

Please note the following when using the shuttle bus services.

  • *After boarding it is not possible to disembark before arriving to Lake Akan Onsen.
  • *Likewise, it is not possible to board midway on the return bus ride from Lake Akan Onsen. (Exit only)
  • *Bus will depart at the time specified. Please be informed that you will not be able to board after the time has passed.
  • *Arrival times may be delayed due to traffic conditions or weather circumstances, therefore, we request your kind understanding in advance.
  • *Please read the Package Tour Contract, a contract for travel agents available at the below link.
    It also includes information about cancellation fees.
Express Obihiro

Departing from Sapporo Station North Exit, via Nisshotoge
Departing from JR Obihiro Station, via Tokachigawa Onsen

Operating dates

Daily service in the period! UntilMarch 31, 2022

Bus operator: Abashiri Kanko Kōtsu (Co., Ltd.)

  • *You are kindly requested to wear a mask at all times.

Fare

Staying guests

One way 1,000 JPY per person [tax included]
Return 2,000 JPY per person [tax included]

Non-staying guests

One way 2,030 JPY per person [tax included]
Return 4,060 JPY per person [tax included]

*Cancellation Fee: On the day: 100%, 1-2 days before: 30%, 3 days before: free

Timetable

【Outward Timetable】Obihiro ⇒ Lake Akan
Required time: about 3 hrs 10 min

14:05 departure JR Obihiro Station South Exit Tokachi Plaza
14:25 departure Tokachigawa Onsen
14:50 departure Ikeda Station (front)
15:25 departure Rest Area Honbetsu
15:45~15:50 Rest Area Ashoro
*There will be a midway rest break.
17:00~ arrival Lake Akan Onsen
17:15 arrival Lake Akan Onsen Bus Center

【Return Timetable】Lake Akan ⇒ Obihiro
Required time: about 3 hrs

10:30 departure Lake Akan Onsen
10:15 departure Lake Akan Onsen Bus Center
11:15~11:20 Rest Area Ashoro
*There will be a midway rest break.
11:40 arrival Rest Area Honbetsu
12:15 arrival Ikeda Station (front)
12:40 arrival Tokachigawa Onsen
13:00 arrival JR Obihiro Station South Exit Tokachi Plaza

*In accordance with the corona virus infection prevention measures, we are checking passengers’ body temperature with a contactless thermometer when they board. In case of body temperature higher than 37.5 degrees, bad physical condition, fatigue, having difficulties breathing and other symptoms when using our transportation services, passengers might be requested to refrain from boarding.

Bus boarding point

JR Obihiro Station South Exit Tokachi Plaza

Meeting location is JR Obihiro Station South Exit Tokachi Plaza.

JR Obihiro Station South Exit Tokachi Plaza

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Tokachigawa Onsen

Meeting location is Garden Spa Tokachigawa Onsen.

Tokachigawa Onsen

Tokachigawa Onsen

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Ikeda Station (front)

Meeting location is Ikeda Station (front).

Ikeda Station (front)

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Express Kushiro

Departing from JR Kushiro Station, via Akan-cho

Operating dates

Daily service in the period!
Until March 31, 2022

Bus operator: Akan Bus

  • *You are kindly requested to wear a mask at all times.

Fare

hotel guests only

One way 1,000 JPY per person [tax included]
Return 2,000 JPY per person [tax included]

*Cancellation Fee: On the day: 100%, 1-2 days before: 30%, 3 days before: free

Timetable

【Outward Timetable】Kushiro ⇒ Lake Akan
Required time: about 2 hrs

14:10 departure Hotel Crown Hills Kushiro
14:18 departure Shinbashi Odori 6 Chome Bus Stop
14:28 departure Hoshigaura Odori 2 Chome Bus Stop
15:00 departure Akan-cho Administration Center
15:05 arrival
~15:20 departure
Rest Area Akan Tancho no Sato
*There will be a midway rest break.
15:55~ arrival Lake Akan Onsen
16:10 arrival Lake Akan Onsen Bus Center

【Return Timetable】Lake Akan ⇒ Kushiro
Required time: about 2 hrs 15 min

9:25 departure Lake Akan Onsen Bus Center
9:40 departure Lake Akan Onsen
10:30 arrival
~10:45 departure
Rest Area Akan Tancho no Sato
*There will be a midway rest break.
10:50 arrival Akan-cho Administration Center
11:21 arrival Hoshigaura Odori 2 Chome Bus Stop
11:32 arrival Shinbashi Odori 6 Chome Bus Stop
11:40 arrival Hotel Crown Hills Kushiro

*Please note that are rest stops you can have rest time but CANNOT boarding and leaving at there.

Bus boarding point

Kushiro Station (front), next to Hotel Crown Hills

Meeting location is next to Hotel Crown Hills, directly across the Kushiro Station front bus terminal, which is on the left side after existing Kushiro Station main entrance.

Kushiro Station (front), next to Hotel Crown Hills

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Arriving by Air By Airplane

By Airplane

New Chitose Airport

  • Car
    About 3 hours 45 minutes
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Asahikawa Airport

  • Car
    About 4 hours and 30 minutes
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Obihiro Airport

  • Car
    About 2 hours and 30 minutes
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Memanbetsu Airport

  • Car
    About 1 hours and 30 minutes
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Nakashibetsu Airport

  • Car
    About 2 hours and 50 minutes
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Kushiro Airport

  • ・Car
    About 1 hours
    ・Local Bus
    About 2 hours and 20 minutes
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You can take a direct flight from Haneda Airport to New Chitose Airport, Asahikawa Airport, Obihiro Airport, Kushiro Airport, Memanbetsu Airport, and Nakashibetsu Airport.
There are also direct flights between Osaka and Kushiro Airport, which Peach Aviation began operations on August 1, 2018. Please click on the links below for checking information on each airline.

Arriving by Rail By JR

By JR

JR Sapporo Station

  • JR
    About 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • JR Obihiro Station
  • JR
    About 1 hours and 30 minutes
  • JR Kushiro station
  • ・Local Bus
    About 1 hours and 55 minutes
    ・Car
    About 1 hours and 30 minutes
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JR Asahikawa Station

  • JR
    About 3 hours
  • JR Kitami Station
  • Local Bus
    About 2 hours
    ・Car
    About 1 hours and 45 minutes
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JR Obihiro Station

  • ・JR
    About 1 hours and 30 minutes
  • JR Kushiro Station
  • ・Local Bus
    About 1 hours and 55 minutes
    ・Car
    About 1 hours and 30 minutes
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JR Kitami Station

  • ・Local Bus
    About 2 hours
    ・Car
    About 1 hours and 45 minutes
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JR Abashiri Station

  • ・Car
    About 2 hours and 30 minutes
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JR Kushiro station

  • ・Car
    About 1 hours and 30 minutes
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By local bus

The local buses are available from Asahikawa, Kitami, and Kushiro stations. Please check the following links for details.

When you arrive at the “Akanko Bus Center / 阿寒湖温泉” the nearest bus stop, please call us and we will pick you up.

TEL.+81-154-67-2500

By Car

By Car

From Sapporo and Chitose areas

  • Car
    About 4 hours and 30 minutes
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From Asahikawa area

  • Car
    About 4 hours and 30 minutes
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From Obihiro area

  • Car
    About 2 hours and 30 minutes
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From Okhotsk area

  • Car
    About 1 hours and 30 minutes
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From Kushiro area

  • Car
    About 1 hours and 50 minutes
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ParkingAbout parking lot

Standard car 400 yen / night / 1 car
Motorcycle 100 yen / night / 1 car
Microbus 800 yen / night / 1 car

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