There are 3 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka Ltd Exp Haruka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$47 - $67

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Himeji Station

$30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji 79.7 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji is to drive which costs ¥1500 - ¥2200 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji is to drive which costs ¥1500 - ¥2200 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Himeji Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Himeji via Shin-Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Himeji is 65 km. The road distance is 127.6 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥7500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji, including transfers.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, depart from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Kansai Airport station.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥7500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3300 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, arrive at Himeji Station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Himeji station.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji.
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  • Distance: 40.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Himeji, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji via Shin-Osaka in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Nankai Bus operates a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Himeji hourly. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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