Sightseeing Train Guide

Ryuhyo Monogatari Train

Abashiri Shiretoko-Shari

The Ryuhyo Monogatari Train connects between Abashiri and Shiretoko-Shari. You can see the Shiretoko Mountain Range in the distance and the Sea of Okhotsk covered with the drift ice. Enjoy the dynamic nature that cannot be seen anywhere else.

Operating dates

Operated in January and February every year


Basic fare ticket 970 yen (Abashiri-Shiretoko-Shari)

  • Price for one-way
  • Half price for age 6-11


Reserved seats: Reservation required

Available rail passes

Hokkaido Rail Pass, Japan Rail Pass

*This video was taken in January 2020. The route map and train cars in the video are different from current ones.

Train formation

2 cars (Some seats are reserved seats)

*Train name, operating dates, train formation and cars are subject to change.

Hama-Koshimizu Station

Hama-Koshimizu Station

[No.2 & No.4 Stop for 20 minutes] Enjoy shopping at the Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Rest Area) directly connected to the station.


Kitahama Station

[No.1 & No.3 Stop for 10 minutes] Enjoy the view of the Sea of Okhotsk from the observation deck.

Recommended spots along the line

Enjoy the nature of Hokkaido with an audio guide!

The local trains running along the Senmo Line (between Kushiro and Abashiri), have been providing tour guide services via an “Audio Guide” using a GPS application. Click here for details.

“Audio Guide” GPS application download:

* Communication fee will be charged for downloading the application.

  • Download on the Mac App Store
  • GET IT ON Google Play
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