There are 3 ways to get from Osaka to Kurashiki by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 23 min

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

$43 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

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

$32

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Kurashiki 119.8 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Kurashiki is to train which costs ¥4800 - ¥8000 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Osaka to Kurashiki, including transfers.

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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 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Kurashiki. However, there are services departing from Osaka and arriving at Kurashiki via Shin-Osaka and Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Kurashiki via Shin-Osaka and Okayama in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, Ryobi Express operates a bus from Osaka to Kurashiki every 3 hours. Tickets cost $32 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Kurashiki
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Kurashima
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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