Your Finnair flight from Hamburg will depart from Hamburg Airport (HAM), which is conveniently located just 10 km to the north of Hamburg. If you are a frequent flyer, join our Finnair Plus program to earn points when you fly with us which can be redeemed for upgrades and added extras!
Hamburg Airport can be reached easily by train, with the S-Bahn line S1 directly linking Hamburg Central station with the airport. Trains operate every 10 minutes and the journey takes just 25 minutes. Alternatively, local bus routes can take you from the city centre to the airport via the A7 motorway.
Departing from Hamburg with Finnair
- Your Finnair flight will depart from Terminal 1.
- Make sure to arrive between 45 minutes and 2 hours before your departure so that you can check in on time.
- Enjoy access to the Hamburg Airport Lounge when you fly with Finnair.
Sapporo is the biggest city on Japan’s island of Hokkaido. The modern city is especially famous for its diverse winter activities; enjoy hot springs and skiing when you fly to Sapporo in the winter, and unwind in lovely parks when you travel to Sapporo in the summer. If you wish to experience the four seasons, Sapporo is a wonderful destination due to its northern location. Whether you wish to see winter landscapes, smell cherry blossoms,
SIGHTS IN SAPPORO
Parks - Get to know Hokkaido’s history and nature by visiting a gorgeous park or two in Sapporo. Visit the breath-taking botanical garden of the Hokkaido University campus and relax in Odori Park after flights to Sapporo, Japan.
Mountains - Sapporo is surrounded by hills that offer wonderful opportunities for stargazing and sightseeing. You can climb on top of Mount Hakodate or Mount Moiwa, for example, to have a look at the stars – or the city lights!
Historical Village of Hokkaido – Step back in time as you explore various exhibits, shrines, gardens
JR Tower – Admire panoramic city views from the top.
SAPPORO WITH CHILDREN
Pre-book your seating and kids’ meals when you purchase your airline tickets to Sapporo with Finnair. Recommendations for Sapporo travel with the family include:
Ishiya Chocolate Factory – Learn more about the chocolate-making process, sample different products and explore the toy museum.
Asahiyama Memorial Park – Spot wildlife, relax among the flowers and admire the views.
THINGS TO SEE AND DO NEAR SAPPORO
Niseko – One of Japan’s most popular ski resorts. Book flights to Hokkaido, Japan, for excellent snow sports and a lively après-ski scene.
Shikotsu-Tōya National Park – Enjoy nature, admire the lakes and vistas, hike scenic trails, go boating and have diverse outdoor adventures.
FOOD & DRINK IN SAPPORO
“The City of Food” Sapporo is known for its delicious ramen and refreshing beer. Stop for a minute to enjoy local Hokkaido produce like delicious soups and seafood. Don’t forget to try their local soft ice cream! Delicacies to
Sapporo soup curry – Filling and flavourful.
Sapporo beer – Japan’s oldest brand of beer.
BEST TIME TO VISIT SAPPORO
Buy your plane tickets to Sapporo for early May to see the beautiful cherry blossom and reserve your airfare to Sapporo for July to September for warmer weather.
January is Sapporo’s busiest tourist month. December is the quietest month and usually when you can benefit from cheap flights to Sapporo.
FLIGHTS TO SAPPORO
Fly to Sapporo with Finnair aboard the A350 aircraft for enhanced comfort and the latest in aviation technology.
Direct Sapporo flights from Helsinki take around 09h – we are proud to offer the shortest flight times between Europe and Sapporo. When you book flights from London to Sapporo, as well as from other European destinations, you will have an easy transfer at Helsinki Airport. All transit facilities are in the same building.
Whether flying to Sapporo in economy class or Finnair’s Nordic Business Class (complete with flat seats and excellent extra benefits), you can enjoy delicious in-flight dining, authentic Nordic hospitality