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The Tokachi District is Hokkaido's agricultural and dairy belt, the kingdom of cuisine. Please use the Tokachi Bus 1 or 2-day unlimited ticket for sightseeing Tokachi and Obihiro. You are able to consult and ask questions from this page.

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Tokachi bus connects town to town,
people to people.
Experience the true Tokachi.


Nishi 2-jo Minami 12-chome,Obihiro-shi, Hokkaido
Obihiro Station Bus Terminal Information Center
TEL: +81-155−23−5171

Hot springs

■Hot springs
There are many hot springs in Tokachi. There is a diversity of spring quality and it is dotted with mineral springs, mall springs, and non-volcanic springs. Obihiro City's hot springs are very dear to the locals in the forms of public baths and hot springs.


Obihiro City is a food-supply base with a food self-sufficiency rate of 1100%. Due to the clean air and water, the harvests of the sea and fields are fresh. Food safety and security is always being researched.


Obihiro produces large amounts of raw materials necessary for the creation of sweets such as wheat, dairy products, adzuki beans, and sugar beets. It is a famous town for delicious sweets.

Hokkaido Garden Highway

■Hokkaido Garden Highway
A highway stretching 2000km and connecting Asahikawa to Furano to Tokachi to the south and north where 7 of Hokkaido's representative gardens are concentrated. Enjoy the scenery of Hokkaido.

Arch Bridges

■Arch Bridges
Nukabirako is dotted with arch bridges (33 bridges). The old Shihorosen arch bridges are heritage of Hokkaido. Viewing platforms along national road 273 are view spots.

Yachiyo Farm

■Yachiyo Farm
A farm that stretches out at the foot of the Poroshiri-dake peaks, which overlook the fields of Tokachi. 1500 head of cattle are grazing, and there is a lodging and training facility where you can have a learning experience. At the restaurant 'Cowbell House', you can eat the dishes that utilize locally-produced ingredients.

Shikaribetsu Lake Kotan

■Shikaribetsu Lake Kotan
Kotan is a phantom village which is created every year from late-January to late-March on the frozen Shikaribetsu lake. "Igloo" buildings made of ice and water are created and become ice bars, concert halls, and ice theaters. There is a pervasive sense of openness with things such as a an open-air bath on the ice--unique in the world.

Swan Festival Sairinka

■Swan Festival Sairinka
Held from late-January to late-February. Under the freezing ground and twinkling stars, countless lights create a mysterious space in this winter event.

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Being chosen as a shooting location for various films and TV shows, Tokachi is attractive for its expansive scenery similar to that of Northern Europe, and the pioneer spirit that remains here today.
The farm, and dairy products are among Hokkaido's finest.
Please utilize the information from the station square bus terminal if you arrive in central Tokachi or Obihiro, and please take a walk around Hokkaido's distinguished tourist attractions.

The popular fixed-schedule tourist bus allowing you to take in Tokachi,
the backdrop to the TV drama, Natsuzora (reservation required).

~ 2019 service has finished. ~


Morning Sightseeing Course ①~③  Adults ¥3,500 Children ¥2,250  8:30a.m. - 0:05p.m.
Afternoon Sightseeing Course ④~⑥  Adults ¥2,500 Children ¥1,350  1:25p.m. - 5:30p.m.
1-Day Sightseeing Course  ①~⑥  Adults ¥7,000 Children ¥4,200  8:30a.m. - 5:30p.m.

Morning Sightseeing Course ①~③
Afternoon Sightseeing Course ④~⑥

Details & ReservationPlease show the reservation number that is sent to your mobile phone at the ticket counter, and please purchase it in cash.

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To Rikubetsu, the shooting location (no reservation required)

To Rikubetsu, the shooting location

For details

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To Rikubetsu
  • Includes admission fee for Kansai Seki Museum
  • Includes a ¥1,000 coupon for limited products

[Heading to the Shooting Location Town, While Leisurely Taking
in the 1 City and 5 Towns of Tokachi, Eastern Hokkaido.]

Dep. Obihiro Station Bus Terminal
Obihiro Station
Bus Terminal
5:59a.m. 7:43a.m. 9:59a.m. 11:12a.m. 1:00p.m. 1:57p.m. 3:05p.m. 5:20p.m. 7:50p.m.
Makubetsu ekimae 6:36a.m. 8:20a.m. 10:36a.m. 11:49a.m. 1:37p.m. 2:34p.m. 3:42p.m. 5:57p.m. 8:27p.m.
Ikeda ekimae 6:58a.m. 8:42a.m. 10:58a.m. 0:11p.m. 1:59p.m. 2:56p.m. 4:04p.m. 6:19p.m. 8:49p.m.
Honbetsu 7:41a.m. 9:25a.m. 11:41a.m. 0:54p.m. 2:42p.m. 3:39p.m. 4:47p.m. 7:02p.m. 9:32p.m.
Ashoro 8:08a.m. 9:52a.m. 0:08p.m. 1:21p.m. 3:09p.m. 4:06p.m. 5:14p.m. 7:29p.m. 9:59p.m.
Rikubetsu 8:49a.m. 10:33a.m. 0:49p.m. 2:02p.m. 3:50p.m. 4:47p.m. 5:55p.m. 8:10p.m. 10:40p.m.

Dep. Rikubetsu
Rikubetsu 5:25a.m. 6:25a.m. 6:45a.m. 8:20a.m. 10:00a.m. 0:00p.m. 2:00p.m. 4:00p.m. 6:05p.m.
Ashoro 6:09a.m. 7:09a.m. 7:29a.m. 9:04a.m. 10:44a.m. 0:44p.m. 2:44p.m. 4:44p.m. 6:49p.m.
Honbetsu 6:35a.m. 7:35a.m. 7:55a.m. 9:30a.m. 11:10a.m. 1:10p.m. 3:10p.m. 5:10p.m. 7:15p.m.
Ikeda ekimae 7:23a.m. 8:23a.m. 8:43a.m. 1018a.m. 11:58a.m. 1:58p.m. 3:58p.m. 5:58p.m. 8:03p.m.
Makubetsu ekimae 7:42a.m. 8:42a.m. 9:02a.m. 10:37a.m. 0:17p.m. 2:17p.m. 4:17p.m. 6:17p.m. 8:22p.m.
Obihiro Station
Bus Terminal
8:21a.m. 9:21a.m. 9:41a.m. 11:16a.m. 0:56p.m. 2:56p.m. 4:56p.m. 6:56p.m. 9:01p.m.

Red text: suspended service on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays

Intercity Express Buses Headed to Obihiro (reservation required)

●Sapporo Station BT - Obihiro Station BT Potato Liner → Time Table, Price List
 Requires 3 hours and 25 minutes

Sapporo Station BT Obihiro Station BT
8:00a.m. 11:55a.m.
9:00a.m. 0:50p.m.
10:30a.m. 2:25p.m.
11:30a.m. 3:20p.m.
1:00p.m. 4:25p.m.
2:30p.m. 6:20p.m.
3:00p.m. 6:25p.m.
3:30p.m. 7:25p.m.
4:30p.m. 7:55p.m.
5:00p.m. 8:50p.m.
6:00p.m. 9:55p.m.
6:40p.m. 10:25p.m.
Obihiro Station BT Sapporo Station BT
7:30a.m. 11:10a.m.
8:00a.m. 11:25a.m.
8:30a.m. 0:15p.m.
9:00a.m. 0:25p.m.
10:00a.m. 1:40p.m.
11:00a.m. 2:45p.m.
0:30p.m. 3:55p.m.
2:30p.m. 6:15p.m.
3:30p.m. 7:10p.m.
5:15p.m. 8:40p.m.
6:15p.m. 10:00p.m.
7:15p.m. 10:55p.m.

*Sat., Sun. and public holiday service appear in red.

Fees One-way Return
Adults 3,840yen 7,270yen
 ※4 trip ticket 13,640yen
  (Single trip price: 3,410yen)

Reservation / Consultation

●Asahikawa Station BT - Obihiro Station BT North Liner → Time Table, Price List

[Via Furano : requires 4 hours]

Asahikawa Station Biei Furano Station Obihiro Station
8:10a.m. 8:49a.m. 9:32a.m. 0:10p.m.
2:30p.m. 3:09p.m. 3:52p.m. 6:30p.m.
5:00p.m. 5:39p.m. 6:22p.m. 9:00p.m.
Obihiro Station Furano Station Biei Asahikawa Station
8:10a.m. 10:47a.m. 11:29a.m. 0:10p.m.
10:30a.m. 1:07p.m. 1:49p.m. 2:30p.m.
5:00p.m. 7:37p.m. 8:19p.m. 9:00p.m.

[Via Sounkyo : requires 3 hours and 45 minutes]

Asahikawa Station Sounkyo Obihiro Station
10:30a.m. 0:02p.m. 2:15p.m.
Obihiro Station Sounkyo Asahikawa Station
2:30a.m. 4:43p.m. 6:15p.m.

Fees One-way Return
Adults 3,300yen 6,300yen
 ※4 trip ticket 11,700yen
  (Single trip price: 2,925yen)

Reservation / Consultation

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Obihiro airport shuttle bus (no reservation required)

[Fees] Obihiro BT - Obihiro airport 1,000yen

From Obihiro City to Tokachi Obihiro Airport.
The airport shuttle bus will assist you in your air travel.

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Value ticket for Tokachi & Obihiro (no reservation required)

Value ticket for Tokachi & Obihiro

(unlimited bus pass within the Tokachi district)
 1 day ticket 1,500yen
 2 day ticket 2,500yen

For sale at the bus terminal in front of
Obihiro Station & Tokachi Airport

 1 day pass for within Obihiro City 900yen

Obihiro Station BT

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Hokkaido Complete Pass (Hokkaido Budget Bas Pass) (reservation required)

Hokkaido Complete Pass (Hokkaido Budget Bas Pass)

  3 days 11,000 yen
  5 days 17,000 yen

Hokkaido Complete Pass

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Tokachi Recommended Day Trip Regular Bus Pack (no reservation required)

★Summer Recommendations
Happiness Yielding Tokachi
  From Ai-no-Kuni (the land of love) to Kofuku (happiness)
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 1,000yen
For details (Japanese)
Ban'ei Tokachi & Takachimura
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 500yen
Rikubetsu Railroad Engineer Experience
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 4,500yen
 (engineer experience charge with reservation required separately)
A Trip Around Tokachi Garden
  Millennium Forest (Admission Fee + Taxi Fare Included)
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 5,300yen
For details (Japanese)
Manabe Garden (Admission Ticket Included)
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 1,100yen
Rokka Forest, Michi-no-Eki, & Nakasatsunai Art Village
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 2,100yen


★Winter Recommendations
Something You Can Only Experience Here
  Nukabira Hot Spring Village (Onsen Bathing Ticket Included)
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 3,000yen
Tokachigawa Onsen & Ecology Park
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 1,200yen
When You Want to Take a Stroll Though Art & History
  Naumanzou Memorial Hall with Hot Spring
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 2,400yen
Obihiro Centennial Hall & Art Museum (Admission Ticket Included)
 Obihiro Bus Terminal departure and arrival : Adults 800yen

Tourist spots accessible by regular bus

★Obihiro Enlarged Map

Obihiro Enlarged Map

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★Obihiro City Map

Obihiro City Map

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★to Sightseeing Areas

Destination Bus Stop Number
at Obihiro Station
Bus Terminal
Bus Line Name Disembarking Station
1.Banei Tokachi Horse Race Track Stop 1 Touzai Junkan Sen Keibajo Mae
(In front of the race track)
2.Obihiro Shrine Stop 5 Hakuyoukou Sougou Shinkoukyoku Sen Obihiro Jinja Mae
(In front of Obihiro Shrine)
3.Manabe Garden Stop 2 Nanboku Junkan Sen Nishi 4 Jo 39 Chome
(West 4-39)
4.Obihiro Zoo Stop 9 Oozora Danchi Sen Doubutsuen Mae
(In front of the zoo)
5.Obihiro Centennial City Museum Stop 3 Nanshou Sen Harukoma Doori 12 Jo
(12 Jo on Harukoma Street)
6. Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Stop 79 Chikudai Sen Last stop
7.Nukabira Onsen Stop 51 Nukabira Sen Nukabira Sukiijo Mae
(in front of Nukabira ski area)
8.Tokachigawa Hot spring Area Stop 45 Tokachigawaonsen Sen Stopping at each hotel
9.Tokachi Agricultural Equipment Historical Museum Stop 60 Hiroo Sen Kawanishi
10.Aikoku Station Stop 60 Hiroo Sen Aikoku
11.Koufuku Station Stop 60 Hiroo Sen Koufuku
12.The Churui Museum of Naumann's Elephant Stop 60 Hiroo Sen Kinenkan Mae
(In front of the Museum)

Tokachi bus

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Tokachi Cuisine

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Activities in Tokachi

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Other Obihiro, Tokachi information

Bus lines connecting Hokkaido

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Questions about travel to Hokkaido

We accept questions about Hokkaido trips.
Please let us help you preparing for your individual trips,
small-group trips, observation tours, etc.

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