Getting There & Away
Obihiro, which has Tokachi Obihiro Airport nearby, is the main transit hub for the region.
JR Limited Express Super Tokachi Liner and Super Ōzora Liner trains connect Sapporo and Obihiro (¥6700, 2¾ hours, 11 daily); Super Ōzora Liner trains continue from Obihiro to Kushiro (¥4810, 1½ hours, six daily). Obihiro and Ikeda are also stops on the JR Nemuro main line, running between northern Hokkaidō and the far eastern tip in Nemuro.
Car rentals from most major companies are available in Obihiro or at Tokachi Obihiro Airport.