Chitose is one of the gateways to Shikotsu-Toya National Park, Lake Shikotsu and Mount Tarumae.
- 1 New Chitose Airport (CTS IATA 新千歳空港), 1 Mimi, 千歳市美々１, ☏ +81 123 23-0111. Customer service 06:20-23:00. All international and inter-island flights land at New Chitose Airport. The route from Tokyo is the most heavily traveled in the world, with several dozen Jumbos flying daily on a variety of carriers and flights as low as ¥10000 one way if you book more than one month in advance. Direct international service to Sapporo is limited to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Sakhalin, Guam and seasonal flights from Macau and Australia, but JAL and ANA provide nonstop service from Narita for intercontinental connections. Skybus operates a door-to-door shuttle and the JR trains run every 15 minutes directly to Sapporo station (36–40 minutes, unreserved ¥1040; reserved ¥1340).