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There are 7 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 9m

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

$60 - $91

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Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Okayama

$33 - $50

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Bus, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Himeji Station
  2. Take the train from Himeji to Okayama Jr Sanyo / ...

$43 - $51

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki 148.9 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Okayama  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Okayama (OKJ) KIX - OKJ

$123 - $595

Fly to Kochi, bus  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Kochi (KCZ) KIX - KCZ
  2. Take the bus from Kochi BT to Arukiminami

$63 - $383

Fly to Takamatsu, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Takamatsu (TAK) KIX - TAK
  2. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Chayamachi

$93 - $484

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki is to drive which costs ¥2800 - ¥4100 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki is to train which costs ¥6500 - ¥11000 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Kurashiki via Shin-Osaka and Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Kurashiki is 136 km. The road distance is 238.2 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki without a car is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs ¥6500 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki, including transfers.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki 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 Kurashiki is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs ¥6500 - ¥11000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3700 - ¥6000 and takes 3h 58m, you could also fly, which costs ¥13000 - ¥70000 and takes 4h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Okayama Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki.
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  • Distance: 85.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

You can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki via Shin-Osaka and Okayama in around 2h 9m. Alternatively, Ryobi Express operates a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Kochi, Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,900
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Kochi, Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Incheon
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Himeji to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Chayamachi
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Okayama
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kochi BT to Arukiminami
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki.

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Japan Transocean Air, China Eastern Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Okayama Airport.

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