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There are 7 ways to get from Kobe to Kanazawa by train, bus, night bus, 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 20 min

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

$81 - $98

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Night bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the night bus from Umeda-eki to Ekinishi Gocho-mae

$35 - $36

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Kobe Sannomiya Station to Meitetsu Nagoya
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kanazawa

$67

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Kanazawa 185 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Kobe to Komatsu  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Kobe (UKB) to Komatsu (KMQ) UKB - KMQ

$110 - $382

Fly Osaka Itami to Komatsu  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Komatsu (KMQ) ITM - KMQ

$101 - $570

Fly Kobe to Toyama, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Kobe (UKB) to Toyama (TOY) UKB - TOY
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Kanazawa

$142 - $427

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The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Kanazawa is to night bus which costs ¥3990 - ¥4040 and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kobe to Kanazawa is to train which costs ¥9000 - ¥11000 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kobe station to Kanazawa. However, there are services departing from Kobe Sannomiya Station and arriving at Kanazawa via Meitetsu Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kobe to Kanazawa. However, there are services departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Kanazawa via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Kobe and Kanazawa is 249 km. The road distance is 295.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Kanazawa without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs ¥9000 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Kobe to Kanazawa, including transfers.

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Kobe to Kanazawa bus services, operated by Meitetsu Bus, arrive at Kobe Sannomiya Station.

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Kobe to Kanazawa train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Kobe station.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Kanazawa is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs ¥9000 - ¥11000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥7575 and takes 7 h 49 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥12000 - ¥44000 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Kobe to Kanazawa.
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  • Distance: 155.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Kobe to Kanazawa via Kyoto in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kobe to Kanazawa via Meitetsu Nagoya in around 7 h 49 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Kobe to Komatsu via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Kobe to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $440
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via Matsuyama, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Kobe to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Kobe to Toyama via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Kobe to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Kobe to Toyama via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Kobe to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via Oita, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,900
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka Itami to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$54 - $58
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kobe Sannomiya Station to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Night bus from Umeda-eki to Ekinishi Gocho-mae
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp

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There is no direct flight from Kobe Airport to Komatsu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Kobe to Kanazawa bus services, operated by Meitetsu Bus, arrive at Kanazawa station.

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Kobe to Kanazawa train services, operated by Japan Railways Thunderbird, arrive at Kanazawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kobe to Kanazawa is 296 km. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Kobe to Kanazawa.

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AIRDO, Ibex Airlines, Japan Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Kobe Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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There are 189+ hotels available in Kanazawa. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Kobe Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs ¥330 - ¥360.

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