There are 5 ways to get from Kobe to Beppu by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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

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Train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kokura Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Beppu Ltd Exp Sonic

$129 - $173

Cheapest option

Fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Oita (OIT) ITM - OIT

$103 - $295

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Beppu Kitahama

$133 - $176

Car ferry  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Osaka Nanko Cosmo to Beppu

$131 - $203

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Beppu 382.4 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Beppu is to drive which costs ¥7000 - ¥11000 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kobe to Beppu is to fly which costs ¥11000 - ¥33000 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Kobe and Beppu is 374 km. The road distance is 611.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Kobe to Beppu, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Kobe to Beppu. However, there are services departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Beppu via Kokura. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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

You can take a train from Kobe to Beppu via Kokura in around 3 h 37 min. Alternatively, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Ibex Airlines fly from Kobe to Beppu every 4 hours.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Beppu Kitahama
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Ferry operators
Ferry Sunflower
Website
ferry-sunflower.co.jp
Car ferry from Osaka Nanko Cosmo to Beppu
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
ferry-sunflower.co.jp
Tourist
$104
Tourist bed
$136
Standard
$163
Deluxe
$246

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