GETTING TO RUSUTSU
Family Travel Options
RUSUTSU is located in Hokkaido, Japan approx. 30 mins from Niseko.
Take a direct or connecting flight into New Chitose (Sapporo). Click Search for flights.
TIP: Plan for flights to arrive by early afternoon, unless private transport is arranged or organise a night in Sapporo.
From New Chitose (Sapporo), the journey is around 1.5-2 hours & the three main transfer options are Bus, Private Van or Car Rental. Train is also an option, however it's not the easiest option for young families with all the gear!
Most travel packages will include bus or private van transfers. You can also book it yourself.
Some links to book transfer options are as follows:
Bus: FREE shuttle bus from Sapporo on Rusutsu-Go for Rusutsu Resort guests, book HERE!
Chuo Bus, Hokkaido Resort Liner
TIP: book by October leading into ski season
Private Van: Offered by White Liner and Chuo as per Bus sites.
Car Rental from New Chitose Airport:
Avis, Budget , Europcar , Niseko Auto , Nissan , Orix, Toyota Rent a Car
TIP: Make sure you have your valid drivers licence and your international drivers licence on hand. Book as early as possible to get the vehicle of your choice. Some sites may not take early bookings, so call or email them directly.
Alternatively for early bookings, deals and price comparisons book through RentalCars.Com.