Catching The Train to Niseko

Catching the train to the lodge from New Chitose airport is not as simple as catching a bus, but if you follow the below guides you’ll have a trouble free run to the lodge. Please remember Kutchan Station is the closest train station to the lodge.

Catching The Train at New Chitose Airport

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1 – Collect luggage and go to the JR Station

Please go to the New Chitose JR Station Map to see detailed information about the location of the JR Station.

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2 – Buy ticket to Kutchan Station

Tickets can be purchased at either the Automatic Vending Machines or via the Information Desk. Please be aware you usually have to swap trains at Otaru Station before continuing on to Kutchan Station.

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3 – Catch train to Kutchan Station

Arriving at Kutchan Station

1 – Arrive at Kutchan Station

2 – Call lodge via payphone outside Kutchan Station

 

Ramat Lodge- 215 088

Snowgum Lodge – 212 555

The payphone requires a ¥100 coin to make calls

 

Payphone at Kutchan Station

 

3 – Keep an eye out for the Ramat Niseko van and staff