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There are 5 ways to get from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB) by train, taxi, car or shuttle

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr) JR Special Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Sannomiya(Port Liner) to Kobe Airport Kobe Portr

¥833 - ¥2207

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Train via Osaka-Umeda(Hankyu)  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka-Umeda(Hankyu) to Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu) Hankyu Kobe Ltd Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Sannomiya(Port Liner) to Kobe Airport Kobe Portr

¥647 - ¥740

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB) 39.4 km

¥15000 - ¥18000

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB) 39.4 km

¥430 - ¥650

Shuttle  •  30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Osaka to Kobe Airport

¥18000 - ¥25000

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB) is to drive which costs ¥430 - ¥650 and takes 29 min.

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The fastest way to get from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB) is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs ¥15000 - ¥18000.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB). However, there are services departing from Osaka and arriving at Kobe Airport via Sannomiya(Port Liner). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Kobe Airport (UKB) is 26 km. The road distance is 39.4 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB) without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs ¥800 - ¥2300.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB), including transfers.

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

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Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB) train services, operated by Port Liner, arrive at Kobe Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB) is 39 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB).

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There are 334+ hotels available in Kobe Airport (UKB). Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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  • Distance: 25.8 km
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Kobe Airport (UKB), Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB) via Sannomiya(Port Liner) in around 44 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥750
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥1900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1300 - ¥1800
Reserved Seat
¥1300 - ¥1900
Green Seat
¥1600 - ¥2300
Port Liner
Website
knt-liner.co.jp
Train from Sannomiya(Port Liner) to Kobe Airport
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥310 - ¥350
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Osaka-Umeda(Hankyu) to Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥330 - ¥390
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka to Kobe Airport (UKB)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥18000
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Osaka MK
Phone
+81 6-6452-4441
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 570-03-5931
Website
kkg-osaka.jp
Jayride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Osaka to Kobe Airport
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥25000

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