There are 3 ways to get from Kobe to Nagoya by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$45 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 16 min

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

$31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Nagoya 130.1 miles

$21 - $35

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kobe to Nagoya every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, Meitetsu Bus operates a bus from Kobe to Nagoya 3 times a day. Tickets cost $31 and the journey takes 3 h 16 min.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kobe and Nagoya is 166 km. The road distance is 208 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Nagoya is to drive which costs ¥2400 - ¥3500 and takes 2 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Kobe to Nagoya is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥7500.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Nagoya. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kobe Sannomiya Station and arriving at Meitetsu Nagoya. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

The train from Shin-Kobe to Nagoya takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.