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There are 4 ways to get from Kobe to Takamatsu by train, bus, car ferry or car

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Train  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa) Marine-Liner / ...

¥5341 - ¥8846

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Car ferry  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the car ferry from Kobe to Takamatsu

¥1990

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Sannomiya BT to Yumetown Takamatsu

¥3900

Drive  •  2h 2m

  1. Drive from Kobe to Takamatsu 99.3 miles

¥1800 - ¥2800

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The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Takamatsu is to car ferry which costs ¥1990 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Kobe to Takamatsu is to train which costs ¥5000 - ¥9000 and takes 1h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sannomiya BT and arriving at Yumetown Takamatsu. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 2h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Kobe and arriving at Takamatsu. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kobe to Takamatsu. However, there are services departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Takamatsu(Kagawa) via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Kobe and Takamatsu is 111 km. The road distance is 159 km.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Takamatsu without a car is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs ¥5000 - ¥9000.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Kobe to Takamatsu, including transfers.

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Kobe to Takamatsu bus services, operated by JR Shikoku Bus, depart from Sannomiya BT station.

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

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Map of how to get from Kobe to Takamatsu.
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  • Distance: 69.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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

You can take a train from Kobe to Takamatsu via Okayama in around 1h 42m. Alternatively, JR Shikoku Bus operates a bus from Kobe to Takamatsu every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ¥3900 and the journey takes 2h 54m.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1600
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Sannomiya BT to Yumetown Takamatsu
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥3900
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Ferry operators
Jumbo Ferry
Phone
087-811-6688
Email
info@ferry.co.jp
Website
ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Kobe to Takamatsu
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥1990
Schedules at
ferry.co.jp
Passenger
¥1990
Car
¥5990

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The best way to get from Kobe to Takamatsu is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs ¥5000 - ¥9000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3900 and takes 2h 54m.

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Kobe to Takamatsu bus services, operated by JR Shikoku Bus, arrive at Yumetown Takamatsu station.

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Kobe to Takamatsu train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Takamatsu(Kagawa) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kobe to Takamatsu is 159 km. It takes approximately 2h 2m to drive from Kobe to Takamatsu.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Takamatsu. Prices start at ¥4800 per night.

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