There are 2 ways to get from Okayama to Himeji Castle by train or car

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Train  •  41 min

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

$28 - $45

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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 train which costs ¥3100 - ¥4700 and takes 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Okayama and arriving at Himeji. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 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 train which takes 41 min and costs ¥3100 - ¥4700.

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The train from Okayama to Himeji takes 20 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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  • Distance: 45.5 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Okayama to Himeji Castle hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 20 min.

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