There are 4 ways to get from Osaka to Himeji by train, bus or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$31 - $47

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Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Himeji Ltd Exp Hamakaze / ...

$12 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Daiichi Hotel to Osaka Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station

$24 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Himeji 56.6 miles

$9 - $14

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka to Himeji station. However, there are services departing from Osaka Daiichi Hotel and arriving at Himeji Station via Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Osaka and arriving at Himeji. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Himeji is 75 km. The road distance is 90.6 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Himeji without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Osaka to Himeji, including transfers.

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Osaka to Himeji bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, depart from Osaka Daiichi Hotel station.

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Osaka to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Osaka station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Himeji is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 23 min.

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Osaka to Himeji bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Himeji Station.

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Osaka to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Himeji station.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Himeji.
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  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Himeji, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Osaka to Himeji every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka to Himeji via Osaka Airport and Osaka Itami Airport in around 2 h 23 min.

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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Himeji
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Daiichi Hotel to Osaka Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Himeji is 91 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Osaka to Himeji.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Himeji. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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