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

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Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Shinfukushima JR Gakkentoshi Local

$7 - $9

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Train Hanshin Railways  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hanshin) to Amagasaki(Hanshin) Hanshin Main Local / ...

$5 - $9

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Bus  •  1h 47m

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

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  20m

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  20m

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

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan is to drive which costs ¥340 - ¥500 and takes 20m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Sannomiya-eki station 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 1h 47m.

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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 Fukushima(Osaka/Jr) and Nishikujo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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

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The best way to get from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan without a car is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs ¥700 - ¥1100.

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to get from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.

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Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Kobe Sannomiya Station.

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Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Sannomiya(Jr) station.

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The best way to get from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs ¥700 - ¥1100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1500 - ¥2300 and takes 1h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan.
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  • Distance: 13.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan via Osaka Itami Airport and Universal Studios in around 1h 47m.

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 Sannomiya(Jr) to Shinfukushima
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hanshin Railways
Website
hanshin.co.jp
Train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hanshin) to Amagasaki(Hanshin)
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kobe Sannomiya Station to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Universal Studios
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
20m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0818
Website
kobesogo.co.jp
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp

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Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Universal Studios station.

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Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Shinfukushima station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan is 29 km. It takes approximately 20m to drive from Sannomiya-eki to Universal Studios Japan.

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