JR Hokkaido Bus 新22 (Shin-22) from Historical Village of Hokkaido to Shin-Sapporo Station
JR Hokkaido Bus 新22 (Shin-22) is a dedicated bus route serving Historical Village of Hokkaido to Shin-Sapporo Station via Shinrinkoen Station. While Shinrinkoen Station is geographically closer to the Historical Village of Hokkaido (開拓の村, Kaitaku no Mura), there are more trains serving Shin-Sapporo Station from Sapporo Station, so despite being a slightly longer bus ride, this would be a more frequent option by train.
Historical Village of Hokkaido
Heading down the steps from Historical Village of Hokkaido Sapporo Station welcome building to the bus stop.
The bus stop at Historical Village of Hokkaido is easily identifiable with a bus stop sign and a JR Hokkaido Bus branded shelter adjacent to it.
The timetable of the JR Hokkaido Bus 新22 (Shin-22) from Historical Village of Hokkaido.
The JR Hokkaido Bus shelter helped while waiting in the snow.
The JR Hokkaido Bus 新22 (Shin-22) lays over at the Historical Village of Hokkaido car park while awaiting for the return journey.
JR Hokkaido Bus 新22
Boarding the JR Hokkaido Bus 新22 from the rear door.
Upon boarding, take a numbered ticket if paying by cash.
Do note that local JR Hokkaido buses are included in the Japan Rail Pass or Hokkaido Rail Pass without any additional charge. If you are using the Japan Rail Pass or Hokkaido Rail Pass, you do not need to pay extra for the JR Hokkaido Bus 新22. Show your Japan Rail Pass or Hokkaido Rail Pass to the driver before alighting.
The interior of the JR Hokkaido Bus 新22.
Departing from Historical Village of Hokkaido.
Making a brief stop at Hokkaido Museum.
Looping around the road at the end after Hokkaido Museum.
Heading out to the main road.
Making a brief stop at Shinrinkoen Station. Only Hakodate Line Local trains stop at Shinrinkoen Station.
Departing from Shinrinkoen Station.
Splitting off with the opposing JR Hokkaido Bus 新22 heading towards Historical Village of Hokkaido.
Heading along Sapporo Ebetsu-dori.
Passing by an entrance to Shin-Sapporo Subway Station.
Turning in to Shin-Sapporo Station Bus Terminal.
Shin-Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
My JR Hokkaido Bus 新22 journey from Historical Village of Hokkaido to Shin-Sapporo Station took 19 minutes.
Paying my fare into the coin box upon alighting from the front door.
My JR Hokkaido Bus 新22 at Shin-Sapporo Station.
The alighting berth is near to the set of staircase up to Shin-Sapporo Station.
The façade of Shin-Sapporo Station, sandwiched between 2 mall buildings of Sunpiazza. Here, I had my lunch first at Sunpiazza before heading back to Sapporo city centre.