When sightseeing in Nemuro
Nemuro Kotsu Co.,Ltd.

This is a bus company in Nemuro city which is the city located in the most eastern part of Hokkaido.

You can feel the blend of nature and history at the popular tourist spots in Nemuro which are Cape Nosappu the most east point of Japan, Lake Furen and Shunkunitai famous internationally for wild bird habitation, Hanasaki port Kurumaishi a location said to be flowing with mystical energy, the Chashi ruins the No.1 in the list of Japan’s top 100 castles, the famous garden of nature (native northern flower garden) and more.
For getting around and finding scenic spots within Nemuro city, you can make use of Nemuro Kotsu buses as well as chartered buses. We operate round trip buses from Sapporo city, Kushiro city, Nakashibetsu airport and Kushiro airport (limited period) to Nemuro city.

Access to Nemuro

Fly to Nakashibetsu Airport

1 hour and 40 minutes from Tokyo Haneda International Airport (1 round trip per day)
50 minutes from Hokkaido/New Chitose International Airport (3 round trips per day)
50 minutes from Okadama Airport, Hokkaido (2 round trips per day)

(Subject to change. Contact airline for details)

Fly to Kushiro Airport

1 hour and 40 minutes from Tokyo Haneda International Airport (6 round trips per day)
45 minutes from Hokkaido/New Chitose International Airport (3 round trips per day)
45 minutes from Okadama Airport, Hokkaido (4 round trips per day)

(Subject to change. Contact airline for details)

Intercity Express Bus to Nemuro Ekimae Bus Terminal

About 8 hours 45 minutes by “Aurora Gou” from Odori Bus Center
Departure from Sapporo 10:00p.m., Arrival at Nemuro 6:45a.m. , 1 round trip per day (overnight stay in bus)

About 2 hours 40 minutes by “Tokkyu Nemuro Gou” from Kushiro Ekimae Bus Terminal
Weekdays : Departing Kushiro Ekimae Bus Terminal 5:40a.m. , 1:10p.m. , 4:00p.m. , 3 round trips per day
Weekends and holidays : Departing Kushiro Ekimae Bus Terminal 7:45a.m. , 3:45p.m. , 2 round trips per day

Intercity Bus (Sapporo, Kushiro - Nemuro)

Sapporo-Nemuro Aurora Gou
(Reservation Required)

Sapporo-Nemuro

Overnight direct bus (sleeping on board)
1 round trip per day
¥ 8,200 Sapporo - Nemuro (Adult / One way)
  • Departing Odori Bus Center 10:00p.m.
  •  Arriving in Nakashibetsu Bus Terminal 5:05a.m.
  •  Arriving in Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 6:45a.m.
  • Departing Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 8:50p.m.
  •  Arriving in Odori Bus Center 5:50a.m.
  •  Arriving in Sapporo Ekimae 6:00a.m.

The Aurora Gou is available by reservation only.
Reservations and purchases can be made 2 months in advance. Please make reservations through the reservation site below.

Reservation site:Japan Bus Lines

Inquiries +81-153-24-2201
(Reception Hours 9:00a.m. – 5:30p.m.)

Tokkyu Nemuro Gou
 

Kushiro-Nemuro

Weekdays : 3 round trips per day
Weekends and holidays : 2 round trips per day
¥ 2,290 Kushiro - Nemuro (Adult / One way)
  • Departing Kushiro Ekimae Bus Terminal 5:40a.m.
  •   Arriving in Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 8:08a.m.
  • Departing Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 5:35a.m.
  •   Arriving in Kushiro Ekimae Bus Terminal 8:20a.m.
  • The above times are for the first bus. Please check the timetable for details.

*For details regarding times and fares, please refer to the official website.

Airport Bus

Nakashibetsu Airport Line

We do not respond to flight delays. Please check the departure time before boarding.
*Service details may change depending on the situation. Please confirm.

  • Nakashibetsu Airport - Nemuro
    Ekimae Terminal
    1,920 yen
  • Nakashibetsu Airport - Michi-no-Eki
    'Swan 44 Nemuro'
    1,600 yen
  • Nakashibetsu Airport - Nakashibetsu Bus
    Tarminal
    240 yen

Okadama-Nakashibetsu Airport Liner
  

Nakashibetsu Airport -
Nemuro Ekimae Terminal

Limited period / 2 round trips per day
1,920 (Adult / One way)
  • Departing Nakashibetsu Airport 11:00a.m. 
       Arriving in Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 0:40p.m.
  • Departing Nakashibetsu Airport 4:35p.m. 
       Arriving in Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 6:05p.m.
  • Departing Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 8:55a.m.
       Arriving in Nakashibetsu Airport 10:35a.m.
  • Departing Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 2:20p.m.
       Arriving in Nakashibetsu Airport 4:00p.m.

Kushiro Airport Line
(Reservation Required)

Kushiro Airport -
Nemuro Ekimae Terminal

Limited period / 1 round trip per day
¥ 2,800 (Adult / One way)
  • Departing Kushiro Airport 3:15p.m. 
       Arriving in Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 6:10p.m.
  • Departing Nemuro Ekimae Terminal 9:10a.m.
       Arriving in Kushiro Airport 0:50p.m.

Regular Sightseeing Bus

Nemuro peninsula sightseeing bus "Nossapu Gou"
Service Period:May 1 - October 31

Reservation Required
(If seats are available, boarding is possible on the same day.)

A: Cape Nosappu course
  2 hours 35 minutes, Adult 3,800 yen, Child 1,900 yen

Nemuro Ekimae Terminal (8:15a.m.) → Meiji Park (8:20a.m.-8:30a.m.) →Cape Nosappu (9:00a.m.-9:50a.m.) → Northern Natural Flower Garden (10:05a.m.-10:15a.m.) → Kotohira Shrine (10:30a.m.-10:40a.m.) → Nemuro Ekimae Terminal (10:50a.m.)

B: Kurumaiishi & Furenko Course
  4 hours and 30 minutes Adult 3,600 yen Child 1,800 yen

Nemuro Ekimae Terminal (11:00a.m.) → Museum of History and Nature (11:15a.m.-11:40a.m.) → Hanasaki Lighthouse Kurumaishi (11:45a.m.-0:10p.m.) → Michi-no-Eki ‘Swan 44 Nemuro’ (0:35p.m.-1:30p.m.) → Shunkunitai Native Wild Bird Park Nature Center (1:35p.m.-2:30p.m.) → Northern Territories Exchange Center ‘NIHORO’ (2:40p.m.-3:20p.m.) → Nemuro Ekimae Terminal (3:30p.m.)

A & B Circuit Course
  7 hours 5 minutes, Adult 5,300 yen, Child 2,650 yen

*Course content and departure times are subject to change on days when the roadside station or each facility is closed.
Please check the official website for details.

Tourist spots accessible by regular bus

Nemuro Ekimae Terminal

Nemuro Tourism Starting Point.

Kotohira Shrine

9 minutes on the Hanasaki Line. Get off at "Shiomi-cho" and 7 minute walk.

Museum of History and Nature

11 minutes on the Hanasaki Line. Get off at "Kurumaishi Iriguchi" and 12 minute walk.
30,000 valuable materials that cannot be found elsewhere are stored, including those concerning the Northern Territories including Kunashiri, Shikotan and Etorofu, and the Okhotsk Culture.

Hanasaki Lighthouse Kurumaishi

11 minutes on the Hanasaki Line. Get off at "Kurumaishi Iriguchi" and 20 minute walk.
This is a rare basalt radial joint shaped like a car wheel, due to which, it is also called "a wheel stone." It is designated as a national natural monument.

Northern Territories Exchange Center 'NIHORO'

10 minutes on the Attoko Line. Get off at "Hoppo-yonto Koryu Center Iriguchi".and 10 minute walk.
This is a Hokkaido base for exchange between Japan and Russia. You can learn the history and present state of the Northern Territories.

Shunkunitai Native Wild Bird Park Nature Center

19 minutes on the Attoko Line. Get off at "Tobai" and 7 minute walk.

Shunkunitai

19 minutes on the Attoko Line. Get off at "Tobai" and 7 minute walk.
This consists of 3 sand dunes with a total length of 8km, a maximum width of 1.3km and a total area of about 6,000ha. Its rich primeval forests leave us with a strong impact with one of the country's largest Japanese rose communities in sand dune 1, a pure Japanese red pine forest in sand dune 2 and gigantic trees in sand dune 3.

Lake Furen

24 minutes on the Attoko Line. Get off at "Michi-no-Eki Swan 44 Nemuro ".
This is a brackish lake with an area of 57.5km2 and a circumference of 96km, located both in Nemuro City and Bekkai Town. It is surrounded by diverse nature including vast wetland, forests and sand dunes.

Michi-no-Eki 'Swan 44 Nemuro'

24 minutes on the Attoko Line. Get off at "Michi-no-Eki Swan 44 Nemuro ".

Habomai Fishing Port

30 minutes on the Nosappu Line. Get off at "Habomai Shinkin-mae" and 10 minute walk.
You can experience the wonder of the unspoiled nature of Nemuro peninsula up close through the Habomai Gyoukou panoramic cruise (winter only).

Meiji Park

7 minutes on the Nosappu Line. Get off at "Akebono-cho" and 5 minute walk.

Cape Nosappu

47 minutes on the Nosappu Line. Get off at "Nosappu Misaki" and 2 minute walk.
This is Japan's easternmost cape located at 43°22'58 ' North Latitude and 145°49'16 ' East Longitude. It is closest to Sunrise.

Unlimited Ride Bus Tickets for Sightseeing

One-Day Free Pass

If you want to visit famous places in Nemuro by bus
¥ 2,080 Valid for one day only on the day of boarding
  • Available Lines
  • Hanasaki Line, Nosappu Line, Attoko Line, Koju Junkan Line, Nishihama Line
  • Place of sale
  • Nemuro Station Terminal counter
Good-value

Nemuro Kotsu Co.,Ltd.

2-10-2, Kowa-cho, Nemuro-shi, Hokkaido
TEL:+81-153-24-2202

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