There are 8 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

  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  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Osaka Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Airport to Kurashima

$42 - $57

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Bus Nankai Bus, train  •  3 h 27 min

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

$59 - $78

Bus JR Shikoku Bus, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sannomiya BT to Takamatsu Station
  2. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Kojima Marine-Liner / ...

$58 - $62

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

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

$25 - $40

Fly to Okayama  •  4 h 56 min

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

$123 - $595

Fly to Hiroshima, bus, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Hiroshima (HIJ) KIX - HIJ
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima Airport to Fukuyama Station
  3. Take the train from Fukuyama to Kurashiki

$123 - $950

Fly to Takamatsu, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$92 - $482

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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 2 h 54 min.

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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 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Kurashima via Osaka Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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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 2 h 10 min.

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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 2 h 10 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki, including transfers.

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

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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 2 h 10 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥11000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4600 - ¥6500 and takes 5 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥13000 - ¥70000 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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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: 2 h 10 min

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 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki via Osaka Airport in around 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Taipei
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $2,000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,900
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Okayama via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Taipei
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Takamatsu via Seoul
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Train from Himeji to Okayama
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
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 Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Kojima
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Fukuyama to Kurashiki
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Chayamachi
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Osaka Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Kurashima
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Sannomiya BT to Takamatsu Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Airport to Fukuyama Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
hij.airport.jp

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

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Kurashima station.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kurashiki is 238 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min 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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There are 68+ hotels available in Kurashiki. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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