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There are 4 ways to get from Himeji to Osaka by train, bus or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  41m

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$31 - $46

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Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Osaka Ltd Exp Hamakaze / ...

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Himeji Station to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Airport to Osaka Daiichi Hotel

$23 - $45

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Himeji to Osaka 55.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Himeji to Osaka is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Himeji to Osaka is to train which costs ¥3500 - ¥5500 and takes 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Himeji station to Osaka. However, there are services departing from Himeji Station and arriving at Osaka Daiichi Hotel via Osaka Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Himeji and arriving at Osaka. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Himeji and Osaka is 75 km. The road distance is 88.9 km.

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The best way to get from Himeji to Osaka without a car is to train which takes 41m and costs ¥3500 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 41m to get from Himeji to Osaka, including transfers.

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Himeji to Osaka bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Himeji Station.

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Himeji to Osaka train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Himeji station.

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The best way to get from Himeji to Osaka is to train which takes 41m and costs ¥3500 - ¥5500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2600 - ¥5500 and takes 2h 23m.

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  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 41m

What companies run services between Himeji, Japan and Osaka, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Himeji to Osaka every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Himeji to Osaka via Osaka Airport in around 2h 23m.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Himeji to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Himeji Station to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Osaka Daiichi Hotel
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp

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Himeji to Osaka bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Osaka Daiichi Hotel station.

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Himeji to Osaka train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Osaka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Himeji to Osaka is 89 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Himeji to Osaka.

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