The popular seasonal train SL Niseko (Steam Locomotive Niseko) will start its service on 17 September.
Accompanied by beautiful autumn mountain views between Sapporo and Rankoshi, guests will enjoy a variety of events and special goods only sold on board.[Service period] Sat, Sun, and national holidays between 17 September and 3 November [Stops] Sapporo, Otaru, Yoichi, Niki, Ozawa, Kutchan, Niseko, Konbu, Rankoshi [Ticket] Sapporo – Kutchan 2590yen (one way)
Sapporo – Niseko/Konbu 2900yen (one way) [Timetable] Dep. Sapporo 8:31 → Arr. Otaru 9:17 → Arr. Kutchan 11:35 → Arr. Niseko 12:03 → Arr. Rankoshi 12:27
Dep. Rankoshi 12:32 → Arr. Niseko 12:57 → Kutchan 13:16
Dep. Niseko 15:40 → Arr. Kutchan 15:59 → Arr. Otaru 17:47 → Arr. Sapporo 18：59
Tickets are available at JR stations across the country and through major travel agents.
Timetables and operation calendar here.