Families TOURS and OUTDOORS Getting to Asahiyama zoo in Asahikawa. January 24, 2017January 24, 2017 Hokkaido Explorer 491 Views Asahikawa, Asahiyama zoo, hokkaido, Travel, 旭山動物園, 旭川 If you’re on a budget or not pressed for time taking a bus from Sapporo bus terminal is a good option. One way trip costs ￥2060. Once in Asahikawa, head to JR Asahikawa station. From there grab a bus from bus stop 6. Be sure to keep this little piece of paper. The fare is ￥440 one way. Place it & the piece of paper in the slot. If you need change this machine can do that too. The bus gets really crowded so try to line up early. Head on over to the ticket counter across from the bus stop. Entrance is ￥820 for adults. Grab a brochure. They are available in many languages. Then enjoy the penguin show! You can see them 11 am & 2 pm. Don’t forget to see all the other wonderful animals!