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There are 9 ways to get from Harajuku Station to Kobe by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

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Night bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo station to Kobe Sannomiya Koka Shotengai-mae

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Shibuya station to Shinōsaka-eki

Drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Harajuku Station to Kobe 533.1 km

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kobe  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Harajuku to Hamamatsucho
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Harajuku to Hamamatsucho
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tokushima (TKS) HND - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Kobe  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Harajuku to Nippori
  2. Take the train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
  3. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM

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The cheapest way to get from Harajuku Station to Kobe is to drive which costs ¥7500 - ¥12000 and takes 5h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Harajuku Station to Kobe is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs ¥12000 - ¥19000.

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No, there is no direct train from Harajuku Station to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Harajuku and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Harajuku Station and Kobe is 425 km. The road distance is 533.1 km.

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The best way to get from Harajuku Station to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs ¥12000 - ¥19000.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Harajuku Station to Kobe, including transfers.

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Harajuku Station to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shinagawa station.

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The best way to get from Harajuku Station to Kobe is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs ¥12000 - ¥19000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥13000 - ¥15000 and takes 8h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Kobe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Harajuku Station to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Kobe station.

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Map of how to get from Harajuku Station to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 424.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 59m

What companies run services between Harajuku Station, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ¥12000 - ¥18000 and the journey takes 2h 33m. Alternatively, Keio Dentetsu Bus operates a bus from Shibuya station to Shinōsaka-eki once daily. Tickets cost ¥10800 and the journey takes 7h 54m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥28000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami via Izumo
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥28000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥37000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥33000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥65000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥29000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥32000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥37000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥130000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥22000
Flights from Ibaraki to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥30000
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 Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥18000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥14000 - ¥18000
Green seat
¥18000 - ¥24000
JR-East
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Harajuku to Hamamatsucho
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥250 - ¥380
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
Train from Harajuku to Nippori
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥400 - ¥550
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Ishioka
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2400 - ¥3400
Reserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
Green Seat
¥3300 - ¥4600
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥2520 - ¥2570
Website
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/
Book at
https://www.keisei.co.jp/keisei/tetudou/skyliner/e-ticket/en/
Keisei Railways
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2-3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥1200
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Shibuya station to Shinōsaka-eki
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥10800
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Night bus from Tokyo station to Kobe Sannomiya Koka Shotengai-mae
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥12000
Schedules at
jamjamliner.jp
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3600
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Harajuku Station to Kobe is 533 km. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Harajuku Station to Kobe.

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All Nippon Airways and Skymark Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Kobe Airport.

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