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

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Train  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Hiroshima
  3. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kure

$87 - $123

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Bus Ryobi Express  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Fukuyama IC
  2. Take the bus from Okayama IC to Shinhakushima

$55 - $81

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Bus, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Himeji Station
  2. Take the train from Himeji to Mihara
  3. Take the train from Mihara to Kure

$78 - $108

Bus via Takamatsu BT  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Sannomiya BT to Takamatsu Station
  2. Take the bus from Takamatsu BT to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi

$93 - $96

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure 235.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Matsuyama, car ferry  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Matsuyama (MYJ) KIX - MYJ
  2. Take the car ferry from Matsuyama to Kure

$67 - $246

Fly to Hiroshima  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Hiroshima (HIJ) KIX - HIJ

$117 - $941

Fly to Fukuoka, train  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Fukuoka (FUK) KIX - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Hiroshima
  3. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kure

$100 - $225

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure is to drive which costs ¥4400 - ¥6500 and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure is to train which costs ¥9500 - ¥14000 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Kure via Shin-Osaka and Hiroshima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Kure is 247 km. The road distance is 377.5 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure, including transfers.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure 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 Kure is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 and takes 7h 10m, you could also fly, which costs ¥13000 - ¥110000 and takes 5h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Matsuyama Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure.
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  • Distance: 154.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

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

You can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure via Shin-Osaka and Hiroshima in around 3h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure via Fukuyama IC, Okayama IC, Shinhakushima, Shin-Hakushima, and Hiroshima in around 7h 10m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $2,000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Hiroshima via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Fukuoka via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $90
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $130
Train from Himeji to Mihara
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Train from Hakata to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
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 Hiroshima to Kure
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Mihara to Kure
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
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
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Fukuyama IC
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama IC to Shinhakushima
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Sannomiya BT to Takamatsu Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Takamatsu BT to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Ferry operators
Setonaikaikisen

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure is 378 km. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kure.

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Peach Aviation Limited offers flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Matsuyama Airport.

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