Just one hour from Sapporo and 40 minutes from New Chitose Airport

2-3 Wakakusa-cho, Shiraoi Town, Shiraoi District, Hokkaido

MAPCODE: 545 194 852

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By air

Tokyo ▶ New Chitose Airport

Approx. 1 hr. 40 min.

Osaka ▶ New Chitose Airport

Approx. 2 hrs.

From major transport hubs in Hokkaido

New Chitose Airport

[New Chitose Airport Interchange]
Approx. 40 min. via expressway
[JR New Chitose Airport Station]
Approx. 40 min. by Rapid Airport and limited express train


[Sapporo-Kita Interchange]
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. via expressway
[JR Sapporo Station]
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min. by limited express train


[Asahikawa Takasu Interchange]
Approx. 2 hr. 20 min. via expressway
[JR Asahikawa Station]
Approx. 2 hr. 30 min. by limited express train


[Ōnumakōen Interchange]
Approx. 2 hr. 50 min. via expressway
[JR Hakodate Station]
Approx. 3 hr. by limited express train

Approx. 10 min. by car from the Shiraoi Interchange

The above travel times are estimates for reference purposes only and do not include transfer times.

Travelling to Upopoy by train

Refer to the Hokkaido Railway Company website for details.
Hokkaido Railway Company
* Discount tickets may be available

Walking to Upopoy

Upopoy is about a ten-minute walk (about 500m) from the North Exit of JR Shiraoi Station.

*Please be careful of traffic, including moving vehicles around crosswalks and the entrance to Upopoy.

Driving to Upopoy

Arriving at Upopoy

Follow road signs for Upopoy to get from Route 36 or Route 86 to Parking 1 along the route indicated by the red arrows in the diagram above. To ensure the smooth flow of traffic, please enter the parking lot by turning left, turning right into the parking lot is not possible during peak traffic periods.
Visitors may be directed to Parking 2, located about 0.5 km from the Upopoy, in order to ease congestion or when Parking 1 is full during busy periods such as Golden Week. Please follow any directions from members of staff.

Leaving Upopoy

In order to reduce congestion on the roads around the level crossing near Upopoy, Please turn right after leaving Parking 1.
When leaving Parking 2, turn left, then turn right at the T-junction. Continue straight for about 2km to reach the intersection.

  • These routes are designed to ensure the smooth flow of traffic and may differ from those suggested by satellite navigation systems.
  • Refrain from cutting in line, parking on the street, and from using parking areas of facilities other than Upopoy.

Parking spaces

Inside of park / Car Parking 1: 246 spaces, 500 yen per visit
*Motorcycles: 8 spaces, free of charge (motorcycles with a width exceeding 90cm will be charged the regular car rate of 500 yen per visit)
Outside of park / Coach Parking 1: 50 spaces, 2,000 yen per day (1,000 yen for minibuses)
Coach Parking 2: 38 spaces, 2,000 yen per day (1,000 yen for minibuses)
Car Parking 2: 311 spaces, 500 yen per visit
Bicycle parking

Entry to Parking 1 is available from 8:30am until one hour before Upopoy closes.

Vehicles that exceed a height of 2 m, length of 5 m, width of 1.9 m and/or weight of 2 t should use coach parking.

Visitors with disabilities and one caregiver may park one vehicle free of charge. Please present your disability certificate or similar documentation at reception to receive a voucher. Please note that this does not include coach parking

Contact the Shiraoi Town Tourist Association for details on coach parking lots. Phone:0144-82-2216

Parking availability

Check the page for each parking lot.