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There are 4 ways to get from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle by subway, train, bus or car

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Subway, train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the subway from Namba(Subway) to Shin-Osaka OsakaMetro Midosuji
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$31 - $47

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Himeji JR Special Rapid Service / ...

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 34 min

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

$24 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle 57.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ōsaka Namba Station station to Himeji Castle station. However, there are services departing from Nanba Station, Osaka and arriving at Himeji Station via Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Ōsaka Namba Station and Himeji Castle is 76 km. The road distance is 92.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 28 min and costs ¥3500 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle, including transfers.

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Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, depart from Osaka Itami Airport station.

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The best way to get from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs ¥1500 - ¥2300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2700 - ¥4800 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Himeji Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle is 92 km. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle.

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  • Distance: 47.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Ōsaka Namba Station, Japan and Himeji Castle, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, OKK Airport Bus operates a bus from Ōsaka Namba Station to Himeji Castle hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

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 Osaka to Himeji
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp

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