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

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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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Bus, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Shin Osaka to Fukui
  2. Take the train from Fukui(Fukui) to Kanazawa Ltd Exp Shirasagi / ...

$72 - $153

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Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Kanazawa 185 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Osaka Kobe to Komatsu  •  5 h 20 min

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

$118 - $391

Fly Osaka to Komatsu  •  5 h 42 min

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

$324 - $399

Fly Osaka Kobe to Toyama, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Osaka 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 drive which costs ¥3500 - ¥5500 and takes 3 h 30 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 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 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 fly, which costs ¥13000 - ¥44000 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Kobe Airport to Komatsu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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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, All Nippon Airways, Skymark Airlines and three other airlines fly from Kobe to Kanazawa hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Matsuyama, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Toyama via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Toyama via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Oita, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,900
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 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
$27 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
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
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Keifuku Bus
Phone
0776-24-4890
Website
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Bus from Shin Osaka to Fukui
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
bus.keifuku.co.jp

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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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Ibex Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and Skymark Airlines offer flights from Osaka Kobe Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Kanazawa. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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

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