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

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Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Kurashiki JR Sanyo / ...

$44 - $71

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Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Kurashima

$28 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 57m

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

$31 - $37

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Osaka to Kurashiki 119.8 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Kurashiki is to drive which costs ¥2200 - ¥3300 and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Kurashiki is to train which costs ¥4900 - ¥8000 and takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Osaka City Air Terminal and arriving at Kurashima. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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The distance between Osaka and Kurashiki is 159 km. The road distance is 191.7 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Kurashiki without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs ¥4900 - ¥8000.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Osaka to Kurashiki, including transfers.

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Osaka to Kurashiki bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, depart from Osaka City Air Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Kurashiki is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs ¥4900 - ¥8000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3200 - ¥4800 and takes 3h 45m.

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Osaka to Kurashiki bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Kurashima station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Kurashiki is 192 km. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Osaka to Kurashiki.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Kurashiki.
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  • Distance: 99.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Kurashiki via Shin-Osaka, Shin-Osaka, and Okayama in around 1h 27m. Alternatively, Ryobi Express operates a bus from Osaka to Kurashiki every 3 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

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 Okayama to Kurashiki
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Kojima
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Kurashima
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Takamatsu Express
Bus from Ōsaka to Takamatsu Station
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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