There are 6 ways to get from Kanazawa to Himeji by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Kyoto Ltd Exp Thunderbird
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$89 - $112

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Train, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kanazawa to Kyoto Ltd Exp Thunderbird
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station

$83 - $106

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Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Kanazawa to Himeji 215.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) KMQ - UKB
  2. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji

$95 - $296

Fly to Osaka, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Osaka (ITM) KMQ - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji

$243 - $301

Fly to Tokushima, bus, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Komatsu (KMQ) to Tokushima (TKS) KMQ - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Naruto Koenguchi to Kousoku Maiko
  3. Take the train from Maikokoen to Sanyohimeji

$183 - $765

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The cheapest way to get from Kanazawa to Himeji is to drive which costs ¥4100 - ¥6000 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanazawa to Himeji is to train which costs ¥10000 - ¥13000 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kanazawa to Himeji. However, there are services departing from Kanazawa and arriving at Himeji via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Kanazawa and Himeji is 263 km. The road distance is 344.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Himeji without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥13000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Kanazawa to Himeji, including transfers.

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Kanazawa to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways Thunderbird, depart from Kanazawa station.

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There is no direct flight from Komatsu Airport to Osaka Kobe Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Kanazawa to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Himeji station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kanazawa to Himeji is 345 km. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Kanazawa to Himeji.

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  • Distance: 164.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Kanazawa to Himeji via Kyoto in around 3 h 33 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Izumo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,000
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Oita
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda, Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,400
Flights from Komatsu to Tokushima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Komatsu to Tokushima via Seoul, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka Kobe via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Sendai
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Flights from Komatsu to Tokushima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka Kobe via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka Kobe via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Komatsu to Osaka via Sendai
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$54 - $58
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Himeji
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$50 - $75
Train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
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 Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hanshin Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Maikokoen to Sanyohimeji
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
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
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Naruto Koenguchi to Kousoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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Japan Transocean Air, Solaseed Air, Japan Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Komatsu Airport to Osaka Kobe Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Himeji. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kanazawa to Komatsu Airport is to bus which takes 37 min and costs ¥1130.

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