There are 4 ways to get from Nagoya to Himeji by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Nagoya to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$60 - $85

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Bus, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Kyōto
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$58 - $78

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto
  2. Take the bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport
  3. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station

$68 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Himeji 156 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nagoya and arriving at Himeji. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Nagoya and Himeji is 205 km. The road distance is 249.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Himeji without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs .

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The train from Nagoya to Himeji takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Nagoya to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Nagoya station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nagoya to Himeji is 250 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Nagoya to Himeji.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Himeji. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nagoya to Himeji.
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  • Distance: 128.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Nagoya to Himeji hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Himeji
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $80
Reserved seat
$70 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Kyoto to Himeji
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Bus Centre to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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