July 13, 2017
The 2 Best Outlet Malls You Must Visit in Hokkaido, Japan
Shopping is one of the enjoyments of travel. Especially outlet malls where you can purchase items for a fraction of the normal price are especially fun to shop at. They are popular for locals and travelers alike. Hokkaido also has some outlet malls that are worth your time to stop by. Today we will introduce 2 of these.
1. Chitose Outlet Mall Rera
“Rera” is the king of Hokkaido outlet malls.
This outlet mall is located near Shin-Chitose Airport. It is directly connected to JR Minami Chitose Station and there is also a free shuttle bus from Shin-Chitose Airport. If you decide to come by car is it located conveniently 10 minutes of the Douou Car Road and there are 4800 free parking spaces.
Located within this large mall are 400 shops including foreign brands such as COACH, GUCCI, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, GAP, BENETTON, Ralph Lauren and MAX＆co. You can also find Japanese shop such Beams. Adidas, THE NORTH FACE, and MAMMUT are among the sports specialty shops found here. LAOX is a tax free shop you can enjoy. There are many other shops that sell items such as baby and pet items.
You can also enjoy different food in the restaurants here. In the food court you will find a great variety including steak and roast beef. You also will find a few different ramen shops.
You can also check the flight information at the information counter. This allows you to enjoy shopping and food right up until until your flight leaves. Wi-Fi is also available for free in the mall. No matter the season this is a wonderful place to enjoy in Hokkaido.
If you are not so interested in shopping you may enjoy simply walking in the spacious mall. Here you can spend time without concern to the weather.
Access to “Chitose Outlet Mall Rera”
・3 minutes from JR Minami Chitose Station
・10 minutes by free shuttle from Shin-Chitose Airport
Name: Chitose Outlet Mall・Rera
Address: 2-1 1chome Minami Kashiwadai Chitose City Hokkaido Prefecture
Map: Map to Chitose Outlet Mall・Rera
2. Mitsui Outlet Park Sapporo Kita-Hiroshima
This outlet mall is located in a rapidly growing suburb of Sapporo. In this area you will find not only this mall but also other large shops such a Costco. This mall was open in 2010 and was expanded in 2014 to include 174 shops.
By bus from Sapporo Station this outlet mall is about 50 minutes. You can also come by combination of train and bus. There is a 30 minutes shuttle bus direct from Chitose Airport. You will find the parking here to be conveniently 100% free.
Here you can find foreign brands such as ARMANI, HUNTING WORLD, Salvatore Ferragamo, MICHAEL KORS, COACH, COLE HAAN, and UGG. Japanese brands such as Beams and UNITED ARROWS are also found here. NIKE, Adidas, Puma, and L.L.Bean are specialty sports shops located in this mall and many more shops are found here.
You can also enjoy the “Clover Dining” food court with dishes such as “Tokachi Pork and Rice” and “Miso Ramen”. Be sure to enjoy the gourmet with the shopping.
This outlet mall has many specialty brand shops. This is an indoor facility that can be enjoyed in all weathers. It is slightly removed from Sapporo City but it is worth the travel for the time you will enjoy here. Be sure to plan it into your itinerary.
Access to “Mitsui Outlet Park Sapporo Kita-hiroshima”
・50 minutes by【100】from Bus stop #1 of Sapporo Station Tokyu Hyakaten South-side
・13 minutes to Fukuzumi Station by Chikatetsu Touhou Line and 20 minutes to outlet mall by Utsugashioka Line
・35 minutes and 25 km by car from JR Sapporo Station by Douou Car Road
・30 minutes from Shin-Chitose Airport by Kitabu Kotsu Bus headed toward Makomanai Station
Name: Mitsui Outlet Park Sapporo Kita-hiroshima
Address: 7-6 3 chome Oomagarisaiwai-cho Kita-hiroshima City Hokkaido Prefecture
Map: Map to Mitsui Outlet Park Sapporo Kita-hiroshima
Let’s enjoy outlet mall Shopping!
Today we shared some of the most popular outlet malls of Hokkaido Prefecture. All of them are relatively convenient from the airport making them a good stop on the first or last day of your travels in Hokkaido. Please enjoy these spacious shopping areas!