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.



The autumn colors are now at their best.


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