Sightseeing Train Guide

Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko Train

Kushiro Toro

The Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko Train runs leisurely between Kushiro and Toro. You can enjoy the view of the Kushiro Wetland which is the biggest wetland in Japan from the place you cannot reach by car. Also, the wild animals can be seen from the train window. Fully enjoy the magnificent view of Hokkaido!

Operating dates

Operated from April to October every year


Basic fare ticket 640 yen (Kushiro-Toro)

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

Reserved seat

<Reserved seat: 3 cars, Non-reserved seat: 1 car> Reserved seat ticket 840 yen

  • Price for one-way
  • Half price for age 6-11
  • Please receive a reserved seat ticket at the JR Hokkaido stations such as New Chitose Airport Station and Sapporo Station after arriving in Hokkaido.
  • JR-EAST Train Reservation cannot be used.


Reserved seats: Reservation required

Available rail passes

Hokkaido Rail Pass and Japan Rail Pass

Video provided by Hokkaido Railway Revitalization Council

*This video was taken in August 2020. The route map in the video is different from the current one.

Train formation



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

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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