There are 5 ways to get from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, subway  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the subway from Shin-Osaka to Hommachi
  3. Take the subway from Hommachi to Osakako

$34 - $49

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Train  •  2 h 20 min

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

$16 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus OKK Airport Bus  •  2 h 48 min

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

$24 - $47

Bus Nankai Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Himeji Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Universal Studios Japan

$43

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan 53.3 miles

$9 - $13

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No, there is no direct bus from Himeji Castle station to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Himeji Station and arriving at Universal Studios via Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Himeji and arriving at Sakurajima via Osaka and Nishikujo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Himeji Castle and Universal Studios Japan is 70 km. The road distance is 85.3 km.

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The best way to get from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.

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Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Himeji Station.

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Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Himeji station.

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The best way to get from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan is to train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Universal Studios station.

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Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Nishikujo station.

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Map of how to get from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan.
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  • Distance: 43.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Himeji Castle, Japan and Universal Studios Japan?

You can take a train from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan via Himeji, Osaka, Nishikujo, and Sakurajima in around 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan via Himeji Station, Osaka Itami Airport, and Universal Studios in around 2 h 48 min.

Train operators
Osaka Metro
Website
kotsu.city.osaka.lg.jp
Subway from Shin-Osaka to Hommachi
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Hommachi to Osakako
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Himeji to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Nishikujo
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Himeji Station to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Universal Studios
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Himeji Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan is 85 km. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Himeji Castle to Universal Studios Japan.

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