There are 5 ways to get from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Nishikujo
  3. Take the train from Nishikujo to Sakurajima

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Train Hanshin Railways  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hanshin) to Amagasaki(Hanshin) Hanshin Main Rapid Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Amagasaki(Hanshin) to Nishikujo Hanshin Namba / ...

$5 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Kobe Sannomiya Station to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Universal Studios

$15 - $21

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan 18.1 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan 18.1 miles

$3 - $5

What companies run services between Sannomiya-eki, Japan and Universal Studios Japan?

You can take a train from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan via Osaka, Nishikujo, and Sakurajima in around 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan via Osaka Itami Airport and Universal Studios in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Nishikujo
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nishikujo to Sakurajima
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hanshin Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hanshin) to Amagasaki(Hanshin)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Amagasaki(Hanshin) to Nishikujo
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kobe Sannomiya Station to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Universal Studios
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0818
Website
kobesogo.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sannomiya-eki and Universal Studios Japan is 22 km. The road distance is 29 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan is to drive which costs ¥330 - ¥490 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥12000.

No, there is no direct train from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Sannomiya(Jr) and arriving at Sakurajima via Osaka and Nishikujo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Kobe Sannomiya Station and arriving at Universal Studios via Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

It takes approximately 49 min to get from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.