There are 2 ways to get from Himeji to Kurashiki by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Okayama Jr Sanyo / ...

$15 - $22

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Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Himeji to Kurashiki 63.6 miles

$10 - $16

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No, there is no direct train from Himeji to Kurashiki. However, there are services departing from Himeji and arriving at Kurashiki via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Himeji and Kurashiki is 89 km. The road distance is 101.7 km.

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The best way to get from Himeji to Kurashiki without a car is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Himeji to Kurashiki, including transfers.

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

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Himeji to Kurashiki train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Okayama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Himeji to Kurashiki is 102 km. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Himeji to Kurashiki.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Kurashiki. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Himeji to Kurashiki.
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  • Distance: 55.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Himeji to Kurashiki every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
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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Train from Himeji to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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