There are 5 ways to get from JR Namba to Himeji by subway, train, bus or car

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Subway, train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the subway from Namba(Subway) to Shin-Osaka OsakaMetro Midosuji
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$31 - $47

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Higashi-Himeji JR Kobe Rapid Service

$14 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus OKK Airport Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from JR Namba Station to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station

$25 - $42

Bus Nankai Bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from JR Namba Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Himeji Station

$39

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from JR Namba to Himeji 57.1 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from JR Namba to Himeji is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from JR Namba to Himeji is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1600 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from JR Namba station to Himeji station. However, there are services departing from JR Namba Station and arriving at Himeji Station via Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between JR Namba and Himeji is 75 km. The road distance is 91.4 km.

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The best way to get from JR Namba to Himeji without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs ¥3500 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from JR Namba to Himeji, including transfers.

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JR Namba to Himeji bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at JR Namba Station.

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The best way to get from JR Namba to Himeji is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs ¥1500 - ¥2300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2700 - ¥4800 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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JR Namba to Himeji bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Himeji Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between JR Namba to Himeji is 91 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from JR Namba to Himeji.

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  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between JR Namba, Japan and Himeji, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from JR Namba to Himeji every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from JR Namba to Himeji via Osaka Itami Airport in around 2 h 15 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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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Higashi-Himeji
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from JR Namba Station to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Osaka Airport
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
nihonkotsu.co.jp
Bus from JR Namba Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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