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The Sounkyo Hot Spring Resort sits at the foot of the Taisetsu Mountains. The drive from Kamikawa Sounkyo Interchange on the Hokkaido Expressway takes about 20 minutes.

Location Sounkyo Hot Spring Resort, Kamikawa-cho, Kamikawa-gun, Hokkaido 078-1797
TEL +81-(0)1658-5-3145 (Reservations Phone Number)
FAX +81-(0)1658-5-3362
E-mail mail
IN/OUT 15:00 / 10:00
Parking Space for 80 standard-sized cars (free of charge)

Free shuttle bus service

Boarding point
Boarding point: 1-jo 6-chome (Showa-dori Street) in front of the Smile Hotel Asahikawa At the boarding point.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the departure time.
Bus timetable
Outward Departure from in front of Asahikawa
Smile Hotel
14:00 bus_arrow Arrival at Sounkyo Kankou Hotel 15:30
Return Departure from Sounkyo Kankou Hotel 10:00 bus_arrow Arrival in front of Asahikawa
Smile Hotel

*For guests who desire transportation to and from the hotel, please make the bus reservation by phone at least 3 days prior to your visit.+81-(0)1658-5-3101
*Service is provided subject to seating availability.
*Buses may be delayed or cancelled due to inclement weather or other circumstances.
*Neither Sounkyo Kankou Hotel nor the bus company accepts liability for items lost on board. Passengers are responsible for their own belongings.


Sapporo – Sounkyo Approx. 3 hr. 30 min
Asahikawa – Sounkyo Approx. 1 hr. 30 min
Furano – Sounkyo Approx. 2 hr.
Kitami – Sounkyo Approx. 2 hr.
Abashiri – Sounkyo Approx. 3 hr.
*From Asahikawa, Kitami or Abashiri, take National Route No. 39.
Sapporo – Pippu Approx. 1 hr. 40 min
Pippu – KamikawaSounkyo Approx. 20 min
*Approx. 20 min. by car from Kamikawa Sounkyo IC
Route bus (Dohoku Bus)
Asahikawa – Sounkyo Approx. 1 hr. 50 min
Kawakami – Sounkyo Approx. 35 min
Ginsendai – Sounkyo Approx. 1 hr.
*See the Dohoku Bus timetable
JR limited express train
Asahikawa – Kawakami Approx. 40 min
Sapporo – Kawakami Approx. 2 hr.
*Get off at Kamikawa Station on the JR Sekihoku Line.The hotel is a 35-min. bus ride toward Sounkyo Onsen.
By Airplane
Tokyo – Asahikawa Approx. 1 hr. 35 min
Osaka – Asahikawa Approx. 2 hr. 10 min
Nagoya – Asahikawa Approx. 1 hr. 45 min
Hakodate – Asahikawa Approx. 1 hr.
Kushiro – Asahikawa Approx. 40 min
*Approx. 1 hr. 30 min. by car from Asahikawa Airport

*Please check the following official website.