Travel within Japan is: Fully open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Kobe?

Book now

There are 4 ways to get from Inuyama to Kobe by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train

  1. Take the train from Inuyama to Meitetsunagoya
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Shin-Kobe

Cheapest option

Train via Osaka-Namba

  1. Take the train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba
  2. Take the train from Daimotsu to Motomachi(Hyogo)

2 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Sannomiya BT

Drive

  1. Drive from Inuyama to Kobe

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Inuyama to Kobe is to drive, which costs ¥3100 - ¥4600 and takes 2h 26m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Inuyama to Kobe is to train which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 1h 45m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Inuyama to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Inuyama and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

More details

The distance between Inuyama and Kobe is 178 km. The road distance is 217.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Inuyama to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs ¥6000 - ¥9500.

More details

It takes approximately 1h 45m to get from Inuyama to Kobe, including transfers.

More details

Inuyama to Kobe train services, operated by Meitetsu Railways, depart from Inuyama station.

More details

The best way to get from Inuyama to Kobe is to train which takes 1h 45m and costs ¥6000 - ¥9500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3950 - ¥4100 and takes 4h 48m.

Mode details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Inuyama to Kobe is 217 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Inuyama to Kobe.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Inuyama to Kobe.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 177.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 45m

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

You can take a train from Inuyama to Kobe via Meitetsunagoya and Nagoya in around 1h 45m. Alternatively, Meitetsu Bus operates a bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Sannomiya BT every 4 hours. Tickets cost ¥3460 and the journey takes 3h 17m.

Train operators
Meitetsu Railways
Website
meitetsu.co.jp
Train from Inuyama to Meitetsunagoya
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥650
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 Nagoya to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥8500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5500 - ¥8000
Reserved seat
¥6500 - ¥8500
Green seat
¥8500 - ¥12000
Kintetsu Railways
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥2700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hanshin Railways
Website
hanshin.co.jp
Train from Daimotsu to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥390 - ¥550
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Sannomiya BT
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3460
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

Want to know more about travelling around Japan

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 150+ hotels available in Kobe. Prices start at ¥12500 per night.

More details