From Himeji train to Okayama then train to Kurashiki. 42 min ¥3615. From Himeji drive to Kurashiki. 1 h 28 min ¥1473.
Train from Himeji to Kurashiki
Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Himeji to Kurashiki hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 19 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route every 15 minutes.