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There are 5 ways to get from Ibaraki to Kobe by train, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ibaraki to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Shin-Kobe

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Train via Hanakuma

  1. Take the train from Ibarakishi to Juso
  2. Take the train from Juso to Hanakuma

Train via Osaka

  1. Take the train from Ibaraki to Osaka
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Motomachi(Hyogo)

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ibaraki to Kobe

Drive

  1. Drive from Ibaraki to Kobe
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ibaraki to Kobe is to train via Hanakuma which costs ¥550 - ¥700 and takes 53 min.

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The fastest way to get from Ibaraki to Kobe is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥20000.

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No, there is no direct train from Ibaraki to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Ibaraki and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Shin-Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Ibaraki and Kobe is 38 km. The road distance is 42.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ibaraki to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 31 min and costs ¥2400 - ¥4100.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Ibaraki to Kobe, including transfers.

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Ibaraki to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Ibaraki station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ibaraki to Kobe is 43 km. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Ibaraki to Kobe.

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  • Distance: 37.8 km
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Ibaraki, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

You can take a train from Ibaraki to Kobe via Shin-Osaka in around 31 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ibaraki to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥220 - ¥330
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Ibaraki to Osaka
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥280 - ¥410
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2200 - ¥3100
Reserved seat
¥3000 - ¥3700
Green seat
¥3500 - ¥4700
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Ibarakishi to Juso
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥220 - ¥270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Juso to Hanakuma
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥330 - ¥390
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ibaraki to Kobe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥20000
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Osaka MK
Phone
+81 6-6452-4441
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 570-03-5931
Website
kkg-osaka.jp
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com
Kyoto MK
Phone
+81 75-778-4145
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Hankyu Taxi
Phone
+81 57-008-9800
Website
hankyu-taxi.co.jp

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