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There are 8 ways to get from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

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Train, fly to Osaka Itami

  1. Take the train from Niitsu to Niigata
  2. Fly from Niigata (KIJ) to Osaka Itami (ITM)

Train, fly to Kobe

  1. Take the train from Niitsu to Niigata
  2. Fly from Niigata (KIJ) to Kobe (UKB)

Train, fly to Nagoya Airfield

  1. Take the train from Niitsu to Niigata
  2. Fly from Niigata (KIJ) to Nagoya Airfield (NKM)
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Shin-Kobe

Train

  1. Take the train from Niigata to Omiya(Saitama)
  2. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe

Train via Kanazawa

  1. Take the train from Niitsu to Joetsumyoko
  2. Take the train from Joetsumyoko to Kanazawa
  3. Take the train from Kanazawa to Osaka

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Niigata Eki Mae to Kanazawa
  2. Take the bus from Kanazawa to Meitetsu Nagoya
  3. Take the bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Sannomiya BT

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Niigata-eki to Gondo
  2. Take the night bus from Gondo to Sannomiya Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe is to drive which costs ¥8500 - ¥13000 and takes 6h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe is to train and fly which costs ¥18000 - ¥44000 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Niitsu and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Niigata, Omiya(Saitama) and Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 41m.

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The distance between Niitsu (Station) and Kobe is 494 km. The road distance is 595.4 km.

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The best way to get from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs ¥19000 - ¥32000.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe, including transfers.

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Niitsu (Station) to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Niigata station.

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The best way to get from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs ¥19000 - ¥32000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥13000 - ¥19000 and takes 14h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Niigata Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Niitsu (Station) to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Kobe station.

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Map of how to get from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 494.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Niitsu (Station), Japan and Kobe, Japan?

You can take a train from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe via Niigata, Omiya(Saitama), and Shinagawa in around 6h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe via Niigata, Niigata Eki Mae, Kanazawa, Meitetsu Nagoya, and Nagoya Meitetsu BC in around 14h 52m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Niigata to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥31000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Niigata to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥31000
Flights from Niigata to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥41000
Flights from Niigata to Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥27000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Niigata to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥32000
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Niigata to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥41000
Flights from Niigata to Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥27000
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
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Niitsu to Niigata
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥290 - ¥420
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Niitsu to Joetsumyoko
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥2900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Niitsu to Niigata
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥950 - ¥1400
Reserved Seat
¥950 - ¥1400
Green Seat
¥1100 - ¥1600
Train from Niitsu to Joetsumyoko
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Train from Kanazawa to Osaka
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Reserved Seat
¥6500 - ¥9500
Green Seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
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
Train from Niigata to Omiya(Saitama)
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥11000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥7000 - ¥9500
Reserved seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Green seat
¥10000 - ¥14000
Train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥18000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥14000 - ¥18000
Green seat
¥18000 - ¥24000
Train from Joetsumyoko to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Reserved seat
¥6000 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7500 - ¥10000
Bus operators
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Niigata Eki Mae to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥9500
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kanazawa to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4500
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Nagoya Meitetsu BC to Sannomiya BT
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3460
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Nagaden Bus
Website
nagadenbus.co.jp
Bus from Niigata-eki to Gondo
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3500
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp
Night bus from Gondo to Sannomiya Station
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥9000
Schedules at
nagadenbus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Niitsu (Station) to Kobe is 595 km. It takes approximately 6h 41m to drive from Niitsu (Station) to Kobe.

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Ibex Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Niigata Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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