There are 6 ways to get from Beppu to Himeji by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura Ltd Exp Sonic / ...
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$111 - $157

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to Hakata Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Himeji Shinkansen Mizuho / ...

$114 - $160

Car ferry, bus  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Beppu to Osaka Nanko Cosmo
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Himeji Station

$149 - $209

Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Beppu to Himeji 341.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Oita, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Oita (OIT) to Osaka (ITM) OIT - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji

$123 - $330

Train, train to Fukuoka, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Osaka (ITM) FUK - ITM
  4. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji

$162 - $455

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beppu to Himeji is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beppu to Himeji is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000.

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The distance between Beppu and Himeji is 341 km. The road distance is 547 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Beppu to Himeji, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Beppu to Himeji. However, there are services departing from Beppu and arriving at Himeji via Kokura. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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

You can take a train from Beppu to Himeji via Kokura in around 3 h 47 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Oita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Oita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Oita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Himeji
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Himeji
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Beppu Kitahama to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Ferry operators
Ferry Sunflower
Website
ferry-sunflower.co.jp
Car ferry from Beppu to Osaka Nanko Cosmo
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
ferry-sunflower.co.jp
Tourist
$105
Tourist bed
$138
Standard
$165
Deluxe
$248

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