When the journey is as long as between Shinjuku and Sapporo, you should consider to take a flight to Sapporo. If you book in advance, low cost airlines can provide flight that will make you save not only time but also money.
Which stations serve the rail line Shinjuku - Sapporo?
Trains leave Shinjuku from SHINJUKU-SANCHOME and arrive at SAPPORO(JR).
How many train connections are there from Shinjuku to Sapporo every day?
218 train connections exist to reach Sapporo from Shinjuku per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 218 routes with at least a change versus zero direct lines. So you will have to take another train.
What time do the trains to Sapporo leave and how long is the journey?
On average, it takes 13 hours and 14 minutes to get to Sapporo by train, but you will need 8 hours and 14 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 05:02, whereas the last one leaves Shinjuku at 19:02.