There are 7 ways to get from Beppu to Himeji by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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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 / ...

$115 - $156

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Car ferry, bus, train  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Beppu to Yawatahama
  2. Take the bus from Yawatahama-ko to Sannomiya BT
  3. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Higashi-Himeji

$110 - $137

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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 / ...

$118 - $169

Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Beppu to Himeji 341.8 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Oita to Osaka, train  •  4 h 14 min

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

$127 - $335

Train, train to Fukuoka, fly to Osaka  •  5 h 23 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

$168 - $469

Train, train to Fukuoka, fly to Tokushima, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Tokushima (TKS) FUK - TKS
  4. Take the bus from Naruto Koenguchi to Kousoku Maiko
  5. Take the train from Maikokoen to Sanyohimeji

$243 - $573

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 costs ¥12000 - ¥18000 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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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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The distance between Beppu and Himeji is 341 km. The road distance is 546.9 km.

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The best way to get from Beppu to Himeji without a car is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000.

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

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Beppu to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Beppu station.

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The quickest flight from Oita Airport to Osaka Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Beppu to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Himeji station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beppu to Himeji is 547 km. It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to drive from Beppu to Himeji.

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  • Distance: 213.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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
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
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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 - $460
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
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
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$100 - $120
Green seat
$120 - $170
Train from Hakata to Himeji
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$45 - $60
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
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 Sannomiya(Jr) to Higashi-Himeji
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hanshin Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Maikokoen to Sanyohimeji
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Yawatahama-ko to Sannomiya BT
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$74
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Naruto Koenguchi to Kousoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
Ferry operators
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Car ferry from Beppu to Yawatahama
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
$28
First Class
$51
Special Class
$79

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Ibex Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Oita Airport to Osaka Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Himeji. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Beppu to Oita Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs ¥1550.

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