How to Get There

How to Get There

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Where is Tokachidake?

Mount Tokachi is located in Central Hokkaido in the Daisetsuzan National Park. The park also features Furano-dake which is a fraction southwest of Tokachidake, and the renowned Asahidake and Kurodake are to the north of Tokachi.

On the flank of the mountain is Tokachidake Onsen, which consists of a small collection of onsen ryokan and trailheads. This little "village" is situated at the east end of Route 291.

Driving to Tokachidake

Driving distances from Tokachidake Onsen village:
  • The little town of Kamifurano – 20km to the northwest
  • Furano Ski Resort – 39km to the southwest (45 minutes drive)
  • City of Asahikawa – 59km to the northwest
  • Asahikawa Airport – 48km to the northwest
  • Asahidake Onsen – 73km to the northeast
  • Sounkyo (Kurodake) – 112km to the northeast
If you need a phone number for GPS navigation you could use the number for the Kamihoroso Ryokan: 0167-45-2970.

Tokachidake Ski Tours

The easiest way to get there is part of a guided tour that includes transport.

There are a few guiding companies that provide guided day trips to Mount Tokachi from Furano that include transport. Otherwise the area is included in some multi-day tours. See the tour listings that visit Tokachidake.

Public Transport

You could get public transportation to get to Tokachidake Onsen but then you won’t have flexibility to get to trail heads and onsen.

You could catch a train to Kami Furano Station – see Hyperdia for timetables and fare. From the station there are 3 buses each day to Tokachidake Onsen. The trip takes about 45 minutes.
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