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Choose your own road.

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Your adventure. Your way.

Make unforgettable memories.

Have the adventure of a lifetime.

Personalised travel in every season.

Your Adventure.
Your Way.

Social Bus is a charter bus company with a personal touch.

We offer private, door-to-door transportation throughout Hokkaido. Our specialty is providing flexible, reasonably-priced and comfortable transport for groups of families, friends or travelers.

You can hire our buses for hourly, daily or multi-day periods. We will work with you to make travel plans and we are happy to make recommendations about where to go and what to do.

If you are looking for safe, affordable, fun and convenient transport, then you’ve found the right place.

We would love to help you plan your next journey, event, tour or adventure.
Contact us today at info@social-bus.jp, connect with us on Facebook, or call us at 011-557-2926.

Our team can provide native support in both Japanese and English.

Daily Bus Hire
50,000JPY~

1 Day / Groups of up to 24 possible!

Sapporo area / Hokkaido rates available!

Multi-Day Bus Hire
60,000JPY~

2+ Days / Groups of up to 24 possible!

Make the most of your Hokkaido adventure!

Airport Transfer
35,000JPY~

Discount available when pick-up and drop-off are booked together. 

Solo or small group traveler?
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Check out our Hokkaido adventures and local travel tips on our blog!

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Nature Series: Murata Orchard

With Sapporo being the fifth largest city in Japan, you can easily get swept up in the hustle and bustle of city life. Thus we are here to present a place near Sapporo in which you can escape the rushed atmosphere and feel the calming effects of nature in a secluded environment. This half day trip to Murata Orchard will leave you with a sense of serenity you can’t find inside the concrete jungle! Murata Orchard Trip Located near the town of Yoichi, this quaint and charming orchard is only an hour drive away from Sapporo. Going from the big city to a small rural fruit farm in the blink…

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Get Inspired: A Hokkaido Summer Sample Itinerary

We know that planning a trip can be a bit daunting, especially when considering all the time and effort involved even just to figure out where you would like to go. But Social Bus is here to help give you some ideas and inspiration for your summer trip to Hokkaido! Here is a sample of a tour that you can plan and execute with Social Bus this season to optimize the warm weather and the seasonal spectacles that come with it! Looking out onto the landscape of Biei! Our Destinations The two main areas that we ambled through on this excursion was Biei and Furano, which are two cities located…

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Hoshino Resort Tomamu Adventures

If you are planning a trip to Hokkaido, you more than likely have heard about a couple of the ‘must see' hot spots. One of those places on your list might be Unkai Terrace or ‘The Sea of Clouds’, but what most people don’t realize is that this phenomenon is a part of the Hoshino Resort Tomamu, in which offer’s many other exciting attractions as well! We were fortunate enough this weekend to take a trip to Hoshino Resort and check out all the fun things the resort provides. Here's some insight of what we did during our time at Hoshino Resort Tomamu. Hoshino Resort Tomamu's Risonare Hotel The Trip…

Travel at your leisure.

Door-to-door, flexible travel plans designed with your group in mind.

Travel affordably.

Reasonably priced hourly, daily or multi-day rates.

Travel with local, passionate drivers.

Our drivers love Hokkaido and are committed to your safety in every season.

Testimonials

The best trip I’ve ever had!
Full of laughter! Everyone was having fun, and we could make incredible memories!
Cozy bus full of great people on the way to a beautiful place! The definition of “best time”! I haven’t laughed this much in a long time.
Thanks to Social Bus I could visit places I’ve never been to! A very good choice of places!
Thanks Social Bus ! Thanks everyone!
It was an unforgettable trip!

Assi, Japan

We had the most beautiful day trip to Lake Shikotsu, Mount Usu and Lake Toya with Peta and Ochan of Social Bus… We did a full-day hire of their micro-bus, and the booking process was quick and easy thanks to Peta’s helpful and timely responses. It was also nice not having to deal with any language barrier given that Peta is English…. The radiant sun, the clear blue skies, the beauty of Hokkaido in winter – it was all absolutely breathtaking! Even the views during the drive were amazing! We had a great time with Social Bus. Peta and Ochan are such warm and lovely people, and we’ll definitely be in touch if we find ourselves visiting Hokkaido again.

Stef, Philippines

A wonderful trip to Asahikawa & Furano on a cold and frosty day… thanks to our experienced driver Daichi, we managed to have a safe and wonderful journey. Coming from a very hot country, this was perhaps the pinnacle of enjoyment of Winter Wonderland with beautiful memories of a lifetime for the Asahikawa Ice Festival and at Ningle Terrace, Furano. The whole trip was well organised through Peta and team. Keep up the good work and thanks for the wonderful trip.

AASJ, Malaysia