Noboribetsu Onsen

Jigoku-dani or Hell Valley:

Noboribetsu Onsen is a part of Shikotsu-Toya National Park, and one the most popular hot spring resort in Hokkaido. It features its mineral variety. A great number of hotels form a hot spring street. Volcanically created landscape on the Jigoku-dani(Hell Valley) is seen and a trail is available not far from the street, there are geysers near the street.


Access and Getting Around

Noboribetsu Hot Spring is beside a JR station, limited express trains stop at the station, so it is very easy to access.

Furthermore, frequent buses are available from JR Noboribetsu Station.

By train

From Chitose Airport to 5 minutes to Minami-Chitose Station, transfer train for 50 minute train- ride from there.

1 hour 10 minutes from Sapporo Station by limited express train with 1 round-trip per hour.

2 hours 20 minutes from Hakodate Station by limited express train with1 round- tripper hour

By bus

1 hour 30 minutes from JR Sapporo Station with 7 buses per day.

By car

1 hour 40 minutes from JR Sapporo Station.

3 hours from JR Hakodate Station

By plane

From Tokyo to New Chitose Airport first, then by JR from New Chitose Airport.

Noboribetsu Onsen


Jigoku-dani (Hell Valley)

-Specific Nature 

Jigoku-dani(Hell Valley) is a symbolic tour spot in Noboribetsu Onsen.Smoke of sulfur is everywhere on the surface of the ancient volcano, so it looks like a hell. In Japanese,JIGOKU means hell, a 568-meter trail is connected to the Observation Platform.Fireworks are played for thirty minutes every night from June 1 to August 7....

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Lake Oyunuma

-Specific Nature 

Lake Oyunuma , which is the source of the Noboribetsu Onsen, is 20 minutes from Jigoku-dani(Hell Valley) on foot.The lake is hot and gives off sulfurous odor which makes specific scene.Tourists cannot fail to visit here besides Jigoku-dani. ...

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Accommodation around Noboribetsu Onsen


Noboribetsu Tourism Association