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Local Bus Timetable

Donan bus the local bus service provides coach services to passengers travelling between Rusutsu Resort, Kutchan, Niseko, Lake Toya and Sapporo. For some route, you can book in advance to make sure you have your place on the bus. Please contact Donan bus directly or visit the information desk as you check in the hotel.

Local bus from Rusutsu Resort < > Niseko

Daily local bus service between Niseko and Rusutsu Resort.

Operated between 14 DECEMBER, 2018 - 10 MARCH, 19
Bus Fare
Rusutsu <> Hirafu | Adult JPY1,000 Child JPY500 (one way)
Rusutsu <> Higashiyama | Adult JPY1,100 Child JPY550 (one way)
Rusutsu <> Annupri | Adult JPY1,200 Child JPY600 (one way)

  • Reservation is required. Please visit Information desk located at south wing entrance, or call Donan bus Kutchan office at 0136-22-1558.
  • Please refer to Donan Bus website for more details, website in Japanese.
  • Local bus service is operated by Donan Bus.
Niseko to Rusutsu
Annupri Hilton Niseko Village HirafuKutchan
07:50 08:02 08:3008:31 09:30
14:50 15:02 15:3015:3116:30
Rusutsu to Niseko
Hirafu Hilton Niseko Village Annupri
10:0010:40 11:01 11:15 11:30
16:45 17:25 17:46 18:00 18:15

Lift and Shuttle package from Niseko to Rusutsu Resort

A special package deal for visitors in Niseko who wish to experience Rusutsu; click here to book your ticket online or visit Niseko Ground Service Hirafu village office located next to Hirafu Welcome Center.

Operated between 27 DEC 2018 - 17 MAR 2019
1 day lift pass & bus transfer from Hirafu to Rusutsu Resort
Adult JPY 8,000 
Child JPY 4,900 (4-12 years old)
Senior JPY 7,000 (over 60 years old, ID required )

8:30 departs Hirafu Welcome Center 
16:45 departs Rusutsu Resort
No pick up from accommodation

  • Service operated by Niseko Ground Services
  • Bus only service is not available. 
  • Niseko Ground Service able to arrange a private taxi service for you should the bus tours be full on the day you would like to travel. 
  • We strongly recommend guests book at least the day before they wish to go to avoid missing out.

Cancellation Terms & Conditions 

  •  Full payment will be required to secure a seat.
  •  Cancellation/amendments to bookings 1 day prior to the travel date will be no cancellation charge.
  •  Cancellation/amendments to bookings on the travel date will incur a JPY2,000 cancellation charge.
  •  Cancellation on the travel date includes no shows.

Kutchan < > Rusutsu Resort

Daily local bus service between Rusutsu and Kutchan.

Operated from: Winter 2018-19
Bus Fare
Rusutsu Resort <> Kutchan Adult JPY1,010  Child JPY510 (one way)

  • *No service on Sunday or public holiday.
  • Please refer to Donan Bus website for more details, website in Japanese.
  • Local bus service is operated by Donan Bus
From Rusutsu Resort to Kutchan Station From Kutchan Station to Rusutsu Resort
Rusutsu Resort Kutchan Station Kutchan Station Rusutsu Resort
07:00 07:56 06:40* 07:34
07:45* 08:47 08:10 09:04
09:19 10:15 11:05 11:59
12:20 13:16 12:15 13:09
15:14 16:10 13:45 14:39
17:15 18:11 15:45 16:39
19:25 20:21 18:10 19:11

Sapporo Station Bus Terminal < > Rusutsu Resort < >Lake Toya

Daily local bus service between Sapporo station bus terminal and Lake Toya via Rusutsu Resort.

Operated from: Winter 2018-19
Bus Fare
Sapporo station bus terminal  <> Rusutsu ResortAdult JPY2,100  Child JPY1,050 (one way)
Rusutsu Resort  <> Lake Toya Adult JPY1,150  Child JPY580 (one way)

  • Sapporo station bus terminal is located at 1/F of ESTA, JR Tower, next to BIC Camera. Please go to bus stop no.10 to catch this bus, check the bus terminal map here.
  • Reservation this bus by phone at Donan bus Lake Toya office at 0142-75-2351 or Donan bus Sapporo office at 011-865-5511.
  • Please refer to Donan Bus website for more details, website in Japanese. 
  • Local bus service is operated by Donan Bus. 
From Lake Toya to Sapporo Station Bus Terminal From Sapporo Station Bus Terminal to Lake Toya
Lake Toya Rusutsu Resort Sapporo Station Bus Terminal Sapporo Station Bus Terminal Rusutsu Resort Lake Toya
07:05 07:47 09:54 10:10 12:04 12:50
09:30 10:11 12:10 14:10 16:04 16:50
12:10 12:51 14:50 16:10 18:14 19:00
17:10 17:51 19:50 17:10 19:04 19:50
Please note that the bus schedule may be changed or updated without notice. For the most updated timetable please visit Donan Bus website.