There are 3 ways to get from Himeji to Osaka by train or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$32 - $46

Cheapest option

Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Osaka Hanshin/Sanyo Through Ltd Exp / ...

$13 - $17

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Himeji to Osaka 55.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Himeji to Osaka is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Himeji to Osaka is to train which costs ¥3500 - ¥5500 and takes 1 h.

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The distance between Himeji and Osaka is 75 km. The road distance is 88.9 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Himeji to Osaka, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Himeji and arriving at Osaka. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Himeji to Osaka every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 35 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 Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at

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