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

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Train  •  1h 21m

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

$60 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3h 41m

  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  •  3h 23m

  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 - $104

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Himeji 156 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Nagoya to Himeji is to drive which costs ¥2900 - ¥4300 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Himeji is to train which costs ¥6500 - ¥9500 and takes 1h 21m.

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

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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 1h 21m and costs ¥6500 - ¥9500.

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The train from Nagoya to Himeji takes 1h 21m 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 2h 50m to drive from Nagoya to Himeji.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Himeji. Prices start at $39 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: 1h 21m

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 1h 21m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Himeji
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Kyoto to Himeji
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
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
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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