There are 6 ways to get from Sakai to Kobe by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from Dobutsuen-Mae to Umeda(Subway) OsakaMetro Midosuji
  2. Take the train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Hanakuma Hankyu Kobe Ltd Exp / ...

$7 - $17

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Osaka Osaka Loop / ...
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Motomachi(Hyogo) JR Kobe Local / ...

$6 - $20

4 alternative options

Train via Osakatemmangu  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Osakatemmangu to Motomachi(Hyogo) JR Gakkentoshi Local

$9 - $21

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kobe Sannomiya Station

$15 - $31

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sakai to Kobe 25.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Sakai to Kobe 25.8 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Sakai to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Sakai and arriving at Motomachi(Hyogo) via Shinimamiya and Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Sakai and Kobe is 29 km. The road distance is 41.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sakai to Kobe without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Sakai to Kobe, including transfers.

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Sakai to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Shinimamiya station.

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The best way to get from Sakai to Kobe is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 35 min.

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Sakai to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Motomachi(Hyogo) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sakai to Kobe is 41 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Sakai to Kobe.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Kobe. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sakai to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between Sakai, Ōsaka, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

You can take a train from Sakai to Kobe via Shinimamiya and Osaka in around 1 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sakai to Kobe via Namba(Nankai), Nanba Station, Osaka, and Osaka Itami Airport in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Hanakuma
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Shinimamiya to Osaka
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osakatemmangu to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hanshin Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Umeda(Hanshin) to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kobe Sannomiya Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Sakai to Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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