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Drift Ice! Winter gourmet! Winter event! A limited-time bus that is almost indispensable for the charming winter trip to Eastern Hokkaido.
You may want to go to various places, but you are worried about the bus fare, right?
So, we have prepared a very reasonable "(Reservation required) Unlimited Pass" for a limited time!

Points and Notes on Unlimited Ride Pass

  1. Point 1

    The more you ride, the cheaper the price is!

    In the case of riding in the 3 sections of Abashiri ⇒ Utoro ⇒ Lake Akan ⇒ Abashiri, the price is surprisingly 8,900 yen, whose regular price is 12,500 yen.

  2. Point 2

    For those who want to travel from Sapporo/New Chitose Airport, this is an even better extended pass!

    The 2 sections of the shuttle bus included in the unlimited ride pass, Sapporo - Abashiri: 6,000 yen and New Chitose Airport - Lake Akan: 5,500 yen, make it even more a great saving!

  3. Note1

    It's an unlimited-ride pass, but you must make a reservation in advance to get on the bus!
    Reservation up to 8 days in advance is recommended.

    Also, you can make a reservation 3 days in advance until 5:00 pm at the latest if there are open seats.

  4. Note2

    By when do I need to buy the unlimited-ride pass?
    Please make a reservation 10 days before the first use.

    We will send you the information of the exclusive reservation page within 24 hours after your purchase.
    We highly recommend you to make a reservation at the earliest.

There are two types of the unlimited-ride passes!

AEastern Hokkaido Express Bus for all routes pass which is valid for 3 to 4 days

You can freely make reservations for the bus that connects Memanbetsu Airport & Abashiri, Shiretoko Utoro, Kawayu Onsen & Mashu area!

Unlimited pass A route map

*If you use a bus with the unlimited-ride pass, you must make a reservation in advance.
Please reserve each bus on the exclusive reservation page (login is required) that will be sent by email after your purchase the pass.
There is no printed paper ticket for this pass. It is an intangible pass that provides the right to reserve the target bus for the specified period and area.
If all seats are occupied, you cannot use the pass. There is a case that all the seats would be occupied if you try to make a last-minut reservation.
We recommend you to make a reservation 8 days in advance (Reservations can be made up to 3 days in advance only if open seats are available).

End of sale
  • ●On 1st February - on 8th March (The last day of bus service)
  • ●Duration: 3 days -9,800 yen
  • ●Duration: 4 days -12,800 yen

*Valid for 3 or 4 consecutive days from the first day of use

Available Bus Price
for reference
Sounkyo -> Mombetsu / Abashiri -> Utoro 1 7,000 yen
Utoro -> Abashiri / Mashu -> Akan 2 7,000 yen
Akan -> Mashu / Abashiri ->> Sounkyo 3 7,000 yen
Abashiri -> Mombetsu -> Abashiri 4 3,900 yen
Utoro / Nakashibetsu Airport / Rausu 5 4,800 yen
Akan -> Notsuke -> Akan 6 7,000 yen
Utoro -> Shibecha 7 4,200 yen
Shibecha -> Utoro 8 4,200 yen
Utoro -> Mashu -> Akan -> Kitami / Abashiri 9 6,000 yen
Abashiri / Kitami -> Akan / Mashu /Utoro -> Abashiri 10 7,800 yen
Akan → Jewelry Ice → Obihiro 11 4,500 yen
Obihiro - > Jewelry Ice Cream - > Akan 12 4,500 yen

*If you use a bus with the unlimited-ride pass, you must make a reservation in advance.
Please reserve each bus on the exclusive reservation page (login is required) that will be sent by email after your purchase the pass.
There is no printed paper ticket for this pass. It is an intangible pass that provides the right to reserve the target bus for the specified period and area.
If all seats are occupied, you cannot use the pass. There is a case that all the seats would be occupied if you try to make a last-minut reservation.
We recommend you to make a reservation 8 days in advance (Reservations can be made up to 3 days in advance only if open seats are available).

Express Bus Private Reservation Center|White Bear Family Co., Ltd. Sapporo Office

Tel. 011-806-0212
(Weekdays and Saturdays 10:00 am - 5:00 pm*excluding national holidays)

*For inquiries on the day of the ride TEL 0152-45-5665 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday)
Eastern Hokkaido 2020 Express Bus Control Center

Unlimited-ride Pass A Type Model Course

Unlimited-ride Pass A Type Model Course

The total retail price of 3 sections is 12,500 yen, but you can use it for 9,800 yen!

BEastern Hokkaido Express Bus unlimited-ride for all routes
+ unlimited-ride pass for the section between Sapporo and New Chitose Airport.

In addition to the express bus, you can ride any bus as you like at between Sapporo and Mombetsu / Abashiri, and between New Chitose and Lake Akan!

Unlimited pass B route map

*If you use a bus with the unlimited-ride pass, you must make a reservation in advance.
Please reserve each bus on the exclusive reservation page (login is required) that will be sent by email after your purchase the pass.
There is no printed paper ticket for this pass. It is an intangible pass that provides the right to reserve the target bus for the specified period and area.
If all seats are occupied, you cannot use the pass. There is a case that all the seats would be occupied if you try to make a last-minut reservation.
We recommend you to make a reservation 8 days in advance (Reservations can be made up to 3 days in advance only if open seats are available).

End of sale
  • ●On 1st February - on 24th February (The last day of bus service)
  • ●Duration: 4 days -15,800 yen
  • ●Duration: 5 days -17,800 yen

*Valid for 4 or 5 consecutive days from the first day of use

Available Bus Price
for reference
Sounkyo -> Mombetsu / Abashiri -> Utoro 1 7,000 yen
Utoro -> Abashiri / Mashu -> Akan 2 7,000 yen
Akan -> Mashu / Abashiri ->> Sounkyo 3 7,000 yen
Abashiri -> Mombetsu -> Abashiri 4 3,900 yen
Utoro / Nakashibetsu Airport / Rausu 5 4,800 yen
Akan -> Notsuke -> Akan 6 7,000 yen
Utoro -> Shibecha 7 4,200 yen
Shibecha -> Utoro 8 4,200 yen
Utoro -> Mashu -> Akan -> Kitami / Abashiri 9 6,000 yen
Abashiri / Kitami -> Akan / Mashu /Utoro -> Abashiri 10 7,800 yen
Akan → Jewelry Ice → Obihiro 11 4,500 yen
Obihiro - > Jewelry Ice Cream - > Akan 12 4,500 yen
Sapporo Mombetsu Abashiri Bus 6,000 yen
Akanko Express Bus 5,500 yen

*If you use a bus with the unlimited-ride pass, you must make a reservation in advance.
Please reserve each bus on the exclusive reservation page (login is required) that will be sent by email after your purchase the pass.
There is no printed paper ticket for this pass. It is an intangible pass that provides the right to reserve the target bus for the specified period and area.
If all seats are occupied, you cannot use the pass. There is a case that all the seats would be occupied if you try to make a last-minut reservation.
We recommend you to make a reservation 8 days in advance (Reservations can be made up to 3 days in advance only if open seats are available).

Express Bus Private Reservation Center|White Bear Family Co., Ltd. Sapporo Office

Tel. 011-806-0212
(Weekdays and Saturdays 10:00 am - 5:00 pm*excluding national holidays)

*For inquiries on the day of the ride TEL 0152-45-5665 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday)
Eastern Hokkaido 2020 Express Bus Control Center

Unlimited-ride Pass B Type Model Course

Unlimited-ride Pass B Type Model Course

The total retail price of 3 sections is 23,900 yen, but you can use it for15,800 yen!

List of Routes

How to reserve each bus after purchasing an unlimited-ride pass

If you purchase an unlimited-ride pass from this website, we will send you the URL of the reservation page,
login ID and other information by e-mail within 24 hours.

  1. STEP1

    Click the URL and enter the ID and password you received via email on the login screen.

    Click the URL and enter the ID and password you received via email on the login screen.

  2. STEP2

    Select the desired bus schedule and make a reservation from this screen, .

    Select the desired bus schedule and make a reservation from this screen, .

    *Caution *
    If you make a reservation up to 8 days before the date of use, your reservation will be confirmed immediately.
    In the case that you make a reservation 3 to 7 days in advance, we will reply to you after we confirm the seat availability.
    So, we recommend you to make a reservation at least 8 days before the date of use.

  3. STEP3

    On the day, please tell the name of the representative to the bus crew and show the screenshot of the reservation mail.

    On the day, please tell the name of the representative to the bus crew and show the screenshot of the reservation mail.

    • *If you would like to cancel the bus, please reply to the email and let us know that you would like to cancel it.
    • *If you would like to change your bus, please let us know that you would like to cancel the previous flight after you book a new one.
    • *If you want to cancel the unlimited-ride pass itself, please cancel from the reservation page of the unlimited-ride pass.
      However, a cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel the pass from and after 10 days before the starting date that you chose when you purchased the unlimited-ride pass.