Iwamizawa Station (岩見沢駅 ● Tickets 5.30am-11.35pm) is Sorachi Region’s transport hub on the JR Hakodate Line and the JR Muroran Line. You will find the red brick Rail Center (built in 1899) at the north gate of the train station.
TRAIN: Limited express trains run to Iwamizawa from Sapporo (25min) and Asahikawa(1hr) on the JR Hakodate Line. Frequent local trains runs between Sapporo and Iwamizawa (40min). There is also a rail link between Tomakomai and Iwamizawa (1.5hrs) via Kuriyama on the JR Muroran Line.
BUS: Iwamizawa’s bus terminal is located inside the community plaza next to the train station. Highway buses run from and to Sapporo Station (1hr) every 15 minutes.
From Iwamizawa, local buses run to Tsukitaga via Kitamura Onsen, Ikushunbetsu-cho via Mikasa Shimin Kaikan, Bibai, Kuriyama, Naganuma and Shinshinotsu Onsen (via JR Kami-Horomui Station).
Iwamizawa Tourism Association (岩見沢観光協会) 1st floor of the train station ● 9am-5.30pm ● Bike rentals mid Apr-Oct ● iwamizawa-kankou.jp
Excursions from Iwamizawa