Local Buses

Public buses operate throughout the Niseko area connecting Kutchan Town, Hirafu, Niseko Town, and beyond. The two main public bus companies are Niseko Bus and Donan Bus. Check their websites for full timetables and bus schedules. During winter there is also a Night Go Bus that runs regularly during the evenings.

niseko summer transport timetable

Niseko United Shuttle

The Niseko United Shuttle connects all four resorts and runs throughout winter. The shuttle is free for “All Mountain Pass” holders, and there is a fee for non-pass holders. Points pass holders can use points from their pass to settle the fare. Check out the official Niseko United Shuttle page for more information.

Hanazono Shuttle

The Hanazono shuttle bus connects Hanazono and Hirafu and runs all winter. The shuttle runs from 8:00 am till the evening and goes through the upper and lower parts of Hirafu Village. Check the official Hanazono Shuttle page for more information.

Hirafu Village Shuttle Bus

A free shuttle will be running through the Hirafu Village taking transporting guests around the village and up to the Hirafu ski area. There will be three shuttle routes that will make continuous loops, with each loop taking approximately 20 and 30 minutes.