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

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$50 - $75

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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

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The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Nagoya is to drive which costs ¥2400 - ¥3600 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kobe to Nagoya is to train which costs ¥5500 - ¥8000 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Nagoya. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Kobe and Nagoya is 166 km. The road distance is 208.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Nagoya without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥8000.

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The train from Shin-Kobe to Nagoya takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kobe to Nagoya is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥8000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3400 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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  • Distance: 103.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kobe to Nagoya every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, Meitetsu Bus operates a bus from Kobe to Nagoya every 4 hours. Tickets cost $31 and the journey takes 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
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

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

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Kobe to Nagoya train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Nagoya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kobe to Nagoya is 208 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Kobe to Nagoya.

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