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There are 5 ways to get from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe by train, taxi or car

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Train via Shin-Osaka  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Shin-Osaka JR Kyoto Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

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Train #2  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka-Umeda(Hankyu) to Hanakuma Hankyu Kobe Ltd Exp / ...

3 alternative options

Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr) JR Special Rapid Service / ...

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe 32.8 km

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe 32.8 km

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The cheapest way to get from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe is to train which costs ¥340 - ¥400 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe is to taxi which costs ¥12000 - ¥15000 and takes 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Osaka and arriving at Sannomiya(Jr). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Nishi-Umeda Station and Kobe is 29 km. The road distance is 32.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe without a car is to train via Shin-Osaka which takes 26 min and costs ¥2300 - ¥4800.

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It takes approximately 26 min to get from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe, including transfers.

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Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Osaka station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe is 33 km. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe.

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  • Distance: 28.6 km
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Nishi-Umeda Station, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

You can take a train from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe via Osaka and Shin-Osaka in around 26 min.

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 Osaka to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥120 - ¥180
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥750
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥700 - ¥1100
Reserved Seat
¥700 - ¥1100
Green Seat
¥750 - ¥1100
Train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥1900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1300 - ¥1800
Reserved Seat
¥1300 - ¥1900
Green Seat
¥1600 - ¥2300
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.

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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
Hanshin Railways
Website
hanshin.co.jp
Train from Osaka-Umeda(Hanshin) to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥460 - ¥650
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Osaka-Umeda(Hankyu) to Hanakuma
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥340 - ¥400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nishi-Umeda Station to Kobe
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥15000
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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