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There are 3 ways to get from Maiko to Kobe by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Maiko to Motomachi(Hyogo) JR Kobe Local / ...

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Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maiko to Kobe 20.2 km

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Maiko to Kobe 20.2 km
Maiko → Kobe

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Maiko to Kobe is to train which costs ¥310 - ¥450 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maiko to Kobe is to taxi which costs ¥7500 - ¥9500 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Maiko and arriving at Motomachi(Hyogo). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Maiko and Kobe is 15 km. The road distance is 20.2 km.

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The best way to get from Maiko to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs ¥310 - ¥450.

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The train from Maiko to Motomachi(Hyogo) takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Maiko to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Maiko station.

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Maiko to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Motomachi(Hyogo) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maiko to Kobe is 20 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Maiko to Kobe.

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  • Distance: 15 km
  • Duration: 25 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Maiko to Motomachi(Hyogo) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost ¥310 - ¥450 and the journey takes 25 min.

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.

Contact Details
Train from Maiko to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥310 - ¥450
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Maiko to Kobe
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥9500
Kobe Sogo Taxi
+81 78-451-0808
Kobe MK Taxi
+81 78-303-6001
Kamome Taxi
+81 78-381-7789

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