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There are 6 ways to get from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Osaka
  3. Take the train from Osaka to Nishikujo
  4. Take the train from Nishikujo to Universalcity

¥2576 - ¥4911

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Kobe Sannomiya BT to Universal Studios Japan

¥800

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Nunobiki Herb Garden to Sannomiya Station
  2. Take the train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hanshin) to Amagasaki(Hanshin) Hanshin/Sanyo Through Ltd Exp / ...

¥1330 - ¥1670

Bus via Osaka Itami Airport  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Kobe Sannomiya Station to Osaka Itami Airport South Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Universal Studios

¥1653 - ¥2092

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan 27.9 km

¥9500 - ¥12000

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan 27.9 km

¥310 - ¥460

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The cheapest way to get from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan is to drive which costs ¥310 - ¥460 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan is to taxi which costs ¥9500 - ¥12000 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kobe Sannomiya BT and arriving at Universal Studios Japan. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Universalcity via Shin-Osaka, Osaka and Nishikujo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe and Universal Studios Japan is 22 km. The road distance is 27.9 km.

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The best way to get from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs ¥2500 - ¥5000.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.

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ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by Shinki Bus, depart from Kobe Sannomiya BT station.

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ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Kobe station.

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The best way to get from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan is to train which takes 51 min and costs ¥2500 - ¥5000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥800 and takes 1h.

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Map of how to get from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan.
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  • Distance: 22.3 km
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe, Japan and Universal Studios Japan?

You can take a train from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan via Shin-Kobe, Shin-Osaka, Osaka, Nishikujo, and Universalcity in around 51 min. Alternatively, Shinki Bus operates a bus from Kobe Sannomiya BT to Universal Studios Japan every 4 hours. Tickets cost ¥800 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2200 - ¥3000
Reserved seat
¥2900 - ¥3500
Green seat
¥3500 - ¥4600
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥120 - ¥180
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Nishikujo
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥110 - ¥170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nishikujo to Universalcity
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥110 - ¥170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥700 - ¥1100
Reserved Seat
¥700 - ¥1100
Green Seat
¥750 - ¥1100
Hanshin Railways
Website
hanshin.co.jp
Train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hanshin) to Amagasaki(Hanshin)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥370 - ¥550
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Shinki Bus
Phone
079-223-1241
Website
shinkibus.co.jp
Bus from Kobe Sannomiya BT to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥800
Schedules at
shinkibus.co.jp
Kobe City Loop
Phone
+81783042226
Website
kobecityloop.jp
Bus from Nunobiki Herb Garden to Sannomiya Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥660 - ¥680
Schedules at
kobecityloop.jp
Adult Day pass
¥680
Child Day pass
¥340
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kobe Sannomiya Station to Osaka Itami Airport South Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1200
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Universal Studios
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥950
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥12000
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 120-51-8484
Website
kobesogo.co.jp
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kamome Taxi
Phone
+81 78-381-7789
Website
kamometaxi.com

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ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by Shinki Bus, arrive at Universal Studios Japan station.

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ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Universalcity station.

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Yes, the driving distance between ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan is 28 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from ANA Crowne Plaza Kobe to Universal Studios Japan.

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There are 3639+ hotels available in Universal Studios Japan. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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