ONUMA PARK & AROUND HAKODATE Rugged sea cliff, peaceful lakes, volcanic mountains and relaxing onsen, the region around Hakodate making for a popular excursion and also easily accessible from the shinkansen station. Onuma Quasi-National Park is Southern Hokkaido’s top resort that offers graceful holiday, such as cycling and skiing. The Kameda Peninsula, juts into the Pacific Ocean on the east coast of Hakodate, is an unknown jewel to most international tourists.
TRAIN: The Hokkaido Shinkansen Hayabusa runs hourly from Tokyo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto (4hrs / ¥23,230). Limited express train runs roughly every hour between Hakodate and Sapporo, stopping at Oshamanbe, Yakumo, Mori, Onuma-koen and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto.
BUS: All local buses are operated by Hakodate Bus (函館バス: IC cards are available for use) and the region’s all towns are connected by bus from Hakodate. Highway buses service from Sapporo to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station (8 daily / 5hrs / ¥4900).