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There are 6 ways to get from Nipponbashi to Kobe by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  50 min

  1. Take the subway from Daikokucho to Shin-Osaka OsakaMetro Midosuji
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

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Train via Daimotsu  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from Daimotsu to Motomachi(Hyogo) Hanshin Main Local

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Osakatemmangu to Motomachi(Hyogo) JR Gakkentoshi Local

Bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Airport to Kobe Sannomiya Station

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nipponbashi to Kobe 36.8 km

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Nipponbashi to Kobe 36.8 km
Nipponbashi → Kobe
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The cost-effective way to get from Nipponbashi to Kobe is to drive, which costs ¥500 - ¥800 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nipponbashi to Kobe is to taxi which costs ¥14000 - ¥17000 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nipponbashi station to Kobe station. However, there are services departing from Nanba Station, Osaka and arriving at Kobe Sannomiya Station via Osaka Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nipponbashi to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Daikokucho and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Shin-Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Nipponbashi and Kobe is 30 km. The road distance is 36.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nipponbashi to Kobe without a car is to subway and train which takes 50 min and costs ¥2400 - ¥4000.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Nipponbashi to Kobe, including transfers.

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Nipponbashi to Kobe bus services, operated by Osaka Airport Transport, depart from Nanba Station, Osaka.

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Nipponbashi to Kobe train services, operated by Osaka Metro, depart from Daikokucho station.

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The best way to get from Nipponbashi to Kobe is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs ¥750 - ¥1100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1600 - ¥1900 and takes 1h 34m.

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  • Distance: 29.7 km
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Osakatemmangu to Motomachi(Hyogo) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ¥550 - ¥850 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nipponbashi to Kobe via Nanba Station, Osaka, Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal, and Osaka Airport in around 1h 34m.

Train operators
Osaka Metro
Website
osakametro.co.jp
Subway from Daikokucho to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥250 - ¥280
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 Shin-Osaka to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2200 - ¥3100
Reserved seat
¥3000 - ¥3700
Green seat
¥3500 - ¥4700
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 Osakatemmangu to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥850
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hanshin Railways
Website
hanshin.co.jp
Train from Daimotsu to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥390 - ¥550
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥700
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Kobe Sannomiya Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1200
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Nipponbashi to Kobe
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥17000
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Osaka MK
Phone
+81 6-6452-4441
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 570-03-5931
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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Nipponbashi to Kobe bus services, operated by Osaka Airport Transport, arrive at Kobe Sannomiya Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nipponbashi to Kobe is 37 km. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Nipponbashi to Kobe.

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