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There are 4 ways to get from Mie-ken to Kobe by train, bus or car

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Train via Nagoya

  1. Take the train from Kintetsuyokkaichi to Kintetsunagoya
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Shin-Kobe

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kintetsuyokkaichi to Tsuruhashi
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Motomachi(Hyogo)

2 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kintetsu Yokkaichi to Kyoto
  2. Take the bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal

Drive

  1. Drive from Yokkaichi to Kobe
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The cheapest way to get from Mie-ken to Kobe is to drive which costs ¥2800 - ¥4100 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Mie-ken to Kobe is to drive which costs ¥2800 - ¥4100 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mie-ken to Kobe station. However, there are services departing from Kintetsu Yokkaichi and arriving at Kobe Sannomiya Station via Kyoto Station Hachijou gate and Osaka Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mie-ken to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Kintetsuyokkaichi and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between Mie-ken and Kobe is 111 km. The road distance is 178 km.

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The best way to get from Mie-ken to Kobe without a car is to train via Nagoya which takes 1h 54m and costs ¥6000 - ¥10000.

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It takes approximately 1h 54m to get from Mie-ken to Kobe, including transfers.

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Mie-ken to Kobe bus services, operated by Mie Kotsu, depart from Kintetsu Yokkaichi station.

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Mie-ken to Kobe train services, operated by Kintetsu Railways, depart from Kintetsuyokkaichi station.

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The best way to get from Mie-ken to Kobe is to train via Nagoya which takes 1h 54m and costs ¥6000 - ¥10000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4800 - ¥5200 and takes 4h 5m.

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  • Distance: 111.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 54m

What companies run services between Mie-ken, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

You can take a train from Yokkaichi to Kobe via Kintetsunagoya and Nagoya in around 1h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yokkaichi to Kobe via Kyoto Station Hachijou gate, Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal, and Osaka Airport in around 4h 5m.

Train operators
Kintetsu Railways
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsuyokkaichi to Kintetsunagoya
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥620 - ¥660
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsuyokkaichi to Kintetsunagoya
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥1500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kintetsuyokkaichi to Tsuruhashi
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Nagoya to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥8500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5500 - ¥8000
Reserved seat
¥6500 - ¥8500
Green seat
¥8500 - ¥12000
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 Osaka to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Mie Kotsu
Website
sanco.co.jp
Bus from Kintetsu Yokkaichi to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥2600
Schedules at
sanco.co.jp
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1400
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp

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Mie-ken to Kobe bus services, operated by Osaka Airport Transport, arrive at Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Mie-ken to Kobe is 178 km. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Mie-ken to Kobe.

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