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Niskeo lies in the South-West of Hokkaido, Japan’s northern island. The closest airport is Sapporo’s International New Chitose Airport, about 110km East from the Niseko Resort area.

There are direct international flights from near-by Asian destinations, and many domestic flights from other parts of Japan.

Direct International Flights to New Chitose

There are direct international flights to New Chitose from the following cities:

  • Sydney - QANTAS Airways
  • Hong Kong - Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines
  • Singapore - Singapore Airlines (limited direct flights during December & January only)
  • Bangkok - Thai Airways
  • Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines

If flying from Australia and you wish to stopover and visit another city in Japan, then the most popular connections are via Tokyo or Osaka.

For flights from Europe or other destinations, you can take a domestic connection in Japan or near-by Asian destinations.

Domestic Connections to New Chitose

If you are connecting from within Japan, you have a number of options. This can provide the perfect opportunity to add a stopover and experience another part of Japan.

Our must visit cities include:

  • Tokyo
  • Osaka
  • Kyoto


Tokyo has two airports, Narita and Haneda. If flying via Tokyo, we recommend connecting through Haneda airport. This is due to the closer proximity to the city and easier accessibility. Many connecting flights to New Chitose Airport also depart from Haneda. Click here for how to get to Niseko from New Chitose Aiport.