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There are 10 ways to get from Shibuya to Kobe by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe

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Night bus via Tokyo

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo station to Kobe Sannomiya Koka Shotengai-mae

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Shibuya station to Shinōsaka-eki

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Shibuya to Shinki Bus Sannomiya

Drive

  1. Drive from Shibuya to Kobe

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kobe

  1. Take the train from Shibuya to Hamamatsucho
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB)

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami

  1. Take the train from Shibuya to Hamamatsucho
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM)

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, bus

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tokushima (TKS)
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami

  1. Take the train from Shibuya to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM)

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Kobe

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Kobe (UKB)

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shibuya to Kobe is to drive which costs ¥7500 - ¥12000 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Shibuya to Kobe is to train which costs ¥12000 - ¥19000 and takes 2h 56m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Shibuya and arriving at Shinki Bus Sannomiya. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shibuya to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Shibuya and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Shibuya and Kobe is 424 km. The road distance is 532.4 km.

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The best way to get from Shibuya to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs ¥12000 - ¥19000.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Shibuya to Kobe, including transfers.

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Shibuya to Kobe bus services, operated by Keio Dentetsu Bus, depart from Shibuya station.

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Shibuya to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shinagawa station.

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The best way to get from Shibuya to Kobe is to train which takes 2h 56m and costs ¥12000 - ¥19000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥13000 - ¥15000 and takes 8h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Shibuya to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 424.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Shibuya, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ¥12000 - ¥18000 and the journey takes 2h 33m. Alternatively, Keio Dentetsu Bus operates a bus from Shibuya station to Shinōsaka-eki once daily. Tickets cost ¥10800 and the journey takes 7h 54m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥28000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami via Izumo
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥28000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥37000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥33000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥65000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥29000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥32000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥37000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥37000 - ¥130000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥22000
Flights from Ibaraki to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥30000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥18000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥14000 - ¥18000
Green seat
¥18000 - ¥24000
JR-East
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Shibuya to Hamamatsucho
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥220 - ¥360
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Shibuya to Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥5500
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Book at
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/pass/nex.html
Reserved Seat
¥3500 - ¥4000
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4800 - ¥5400
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Ishioka
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2400 - ¥3400
Reserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
Green Seat
¥3300 - ¥4600
Bus operators
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Shibuya station to Shinōsaka-eki
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥10800
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Night bus from Shibuya to Shinki Bus Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥12000
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Night bus from Tokyo station to Kobe Sannomiya Koka Shotengai-mae
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥12000
Schedules at
jamjamliner.jp
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3600
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Kobe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Shibuya to Kobe bus services, operated by Keio Dentetsu Bus, arrive at Shinki Bus Sannomiya station.

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Shibuya to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Kobe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shibuya to Kobe is 532 km. It takes approximately 5h 37m to drive from Shibuya to Kobe.

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All Nippon Airways and Skymark Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Kobe Airport.

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