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There are 3 ways to get from Okayama to Himeji Castle by night train, train or car

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Night train  •  40 min

  1. Take the night train from Okayama to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$28 - $45

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Okayama to Himeji Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$28 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Okayama to Himeji Castle 52.4 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Okayama to Himeji Castle is to drive which costs ¥950 - ¥1500 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Okayama to Himeji Castle is to night train which costs ¥3100 - ¥4700 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Okayama and arriving at Himeji. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Okayama and Himeji Castle is 73 km. The road distance is 83.9 km.

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The best way to get from Okayama to Himeji Castle without a car is to night train which takes 40 min and costs ¥3100 - ¥4700.

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The night train from Okayama to Himeji takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Okayama to Himeji Castle is 84 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Okayama to Himeji Castle.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Himeji Castle. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Okayama to Himeji Castle.
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  • Distance: 45.5 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Okayama, Japan and Himeji Castle, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Okayama to Himeji Castle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 42 min.

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