There are 4 ways to get from Kobe to Himeji Castle by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$24 - $40

Cheapest option

Train Hanshin Railways  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Motomachi(Hyogo) to Sanyohimeji Hanshin/Sanyo Through Ltd Exp / ...

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kobe to Himeji Castle 35.9 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Himeji Castle 35.9 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Himeji Castle is to train which costs ¥600 - ¥800 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kobe to Himeji Castle is to train which costs ¥2700 - ¥4100 and takes 37 min.

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The distance between Kobe and Himeji Castle is 47 km. The road distance is 57.4 km.

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The train from Shin-Kobe to Himeji takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Himeji. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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What companies run services between Kobe, Japan and Himeji Castle, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kobe to Himeji Castle hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kobe to Himeji Castle
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0818
Website
kobesogo.co.jp
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp

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