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There are 7 ways to get from Kokura Ekimae to Kobe by train, car, plane or bus

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  1. Take the train from Kokura to Shin-Kobe

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Train to Kumamoto, fly to Osaka Itami

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Kumamoto
  2. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Osaka Itami (ITM)

Drive

  1. Drive from Kokura Ekimae to Kobe

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Osaka Itami

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Osaka Itami (ITM)

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Tokushima, bus

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Tokushima (TKS)
  3. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Kousoku Maiko

Train to Oita, fly to Osaka Itami

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Beppu
  2. Fly from Oita (OIT) to Osaka Itami (ITM)

Train, train to Nagasaki, fly to Kobe

  1. Take the train from Kokura to Shin-Tosu
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Isahaya
  3. Fly from Nagasaki (NGS) to Kobe (UKB)

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The cheapest way to get from Kokura Ekimae to Kobe is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥10000 and takes 5h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Kokura Ekimae to Kobe is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 1h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kokura and arriving at Shin-Kobe. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Kokura Ekimae and Kobe is 405 km. The road distance is 514.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kokura Ekimae to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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The train from Kokura to Shin-Kobe takes 1h 59m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Kokura Ekimae to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kokura station.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Kokura Ekimae to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Kobe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kokura Ekimae to Kobe is 514 km. It takes approximately 5h 47m to drive from Kokura Ekimae to Kobe.

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  • Distance: 405.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Kokura Ekimae, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kokura to Shin-Kobe every 20 minutes. Tickets cost ¥11000 - ¥16000 and the journey takes 1h 59m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥30000
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥30000
Flights from Oita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥32000
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥30000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥30000
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥30000
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥30000
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Izumo
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥30000
Flights from Fukuoka to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥29000
Flights from Oita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥32000
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥30000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Oita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥33000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Nagasaki to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥65000
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥28000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥16000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥11000 - ¥15000
Reserved seat
¥12000 - ¥16000
Green seat
¥16000 - ¥21000
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2800 - ¥3800
Reserved seat
¥3600 - ¥4400
Green seat
¥4300 - ¥6000
Train from Kokura to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4800 - ¥6500
Reserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7000 - ¥9500
Train from Kokura to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3300 - ¥4500
Reserved seat
¥4200 - ¥5500
Green seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1800 - ¥2600
Reserved Seat
¥1900 - ¥2700
Green Seat
¥2500 - ¥3400
Train from Kokura to Beppu
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4500
Reserved Seat
¥3300 - ¥4700
Green Seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Train from Kokura to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2400 - ¥3400
Reserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
Green Seat
¥3300 - ¥4600
Train from Shin-Tosu to Isahaya
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥4000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3800
Reserved Seat
¥2800 - ¥4000
Green Seat
¥3800 - ¥5500
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Kousoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3600
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Kosoku Naruto to Kosoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥3348
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp

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