There are 4 ways to get from JR Namba to Himeji by subway, 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

Subway, train  •  1 h 17 min

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

$28 - $42

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 15 min

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

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

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 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from JR Namba to Himeji 57.1 miles

$9 - $14

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 $13 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from JR Namba to Himeji via Osaka Itami Airport in around 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
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 - $40
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between JR Namba and Himeji is 75 km. The road distance is 91 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from JR Namba to Himeji. 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.

It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from JR Namba to Himeji, including transfers.