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There are 11 ways to get from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Shinagawa to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$122 - $173

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Bus  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Buster Shinjuku to Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station

$68 - $87

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Night bus  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the night bus from Shibuya to Himeji Station

$88

Drive  •  6h 17m

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle 360.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kobe, train  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji

$77 - $277

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami, train  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji

$115 - $372

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Okayama, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Okayama (OKJ) HND - OKJ
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Himeji

$113 - $366

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, bus, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tokushima (TKS) HND - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Naruto Koenguchi to Kousoku Maiko
  3. Take the train from Maikokoen to Sanyohimeji

$181 - $508

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tottori, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tottori (TTJ) HND - TTJ
  2. Take the train from Tottori to Himeji

$149 - $513

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM
  3. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji

$144 - $495

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Takamatsu, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Takamatsu (TAK) HND - TAK
  2. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
  3. Take the train from Okayama to Himeji

$126 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥10000 and takes 6h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle is to train which costs ¥13000 - ¥20000 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle station. However, there are services departing from Buster Shinjuku and arriving at Himeji Station via JR Namba Station and Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle. However, there are services departing from Shin-Okubo and arriving at Himeji via Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Himeji Castle is 465 km. The road distance is 576.1 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle without a car is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs ¥13000 - ¥20000.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle, including transfers.

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Shinjuku to Himeji Castle bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, depart from Buster Shinjuku station.

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Shinjuku to Himeji Castle train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shinagawa station.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs ¥13000 - ¥20000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥7500 - ¥10000 and takes 11h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle.
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  • Distance: 290.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan and Himeji Castle, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $170 and the journey takes 2h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle via JR Namba Station, Osaka Itami Airport, and Himeji Station in around 11h 27m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tottori
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Takamatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Takamatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Himeji
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$120 - $160
Reserved seat
$130 - $170
Green seat
$170 - $230
Train from Shin-Osaka to Himeji
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
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 Himeji
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Himeji
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Sanyo Electric Railway
Website
sanyo-railway.co.jp
Train from Maikokoen to Sanyohimeji
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Keisei Railways
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Night bus from Shibuya to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Naruto Koenguchi to Kousoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
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 15m.

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Shinjuku to Himeji Castle bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Himeji Station.

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Shinjuku to Himeji Castle train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Himeji station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Himeji Castle is 576 km. It takes approximately 6h 17m to drive from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle.

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

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There are 49+ hotels available in Himeji Castle. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to bus which takes 30m and costs ¥800 - ¥1300.

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