Discover Hita

Although being a small town, Hita has much to offer those visiting. Head down to Mamedamachi shopping street to buy some local souvenirs, book a tour with the Sapporo Beer Factory or learn about the process of sake by visiting the Iichiko Hita distillery. 

Things to see and do

FAQs

Getting around in Hita

The easiest way to get around in Hita is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of trains and busses. Though, travelers will have to rely on single tickets or a prepaid card, since no special train or bus passes are provided within this area.

Getting to Hita

Public transportation:

Travelers who come by train should get off at Hita station. From there, most sights are either within walking distance or a short bus ride away. 

 

Nearest airport: 

The nearest and most convenient airport is Saga Airport. 

  • by car: approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes

  • by public transport: approximately 3 hours

 

Car rentals:

How long to stay in Hita

We recommend staying in Hita between half a day and one day. 
 

Hotels in Hita

Flights to Hita

The nearest and most convenient airport is Saga Airport. 

  • by car: approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes

  • by public transport: approximately 3 hours

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