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

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Train  •  4 h 8 min

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

$122 - $173

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Bus  •  11 h 27 min

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

$69 - $88

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Night bus  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the night bus from Shibuya to Himeji Station

$89

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle 360.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$77 - $277

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 28 min

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

$115 - $372

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Okayama, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$129 - $393

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, bus, train  •  5 h 21 min

  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 Nishi-Akashi to Himeji

$181 - $510

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tottori, train  •  5 h 45 min

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

$149 - $514

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Takamatsu, train  •  6 h 23 min

  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

$142 - $437

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB
  3. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji

$123 - $295

Questions & Answers

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 11 h 27 min.

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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 4 h 8 min.

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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 4 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min 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 4 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 27 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle.
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  • Distance: 290.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle via Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal, JR Namba Station, Osaka Itami Airport, and Himeji Station in around 11 h 27 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tottori
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Takamatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Takamatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Ibaraki to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Himeji
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
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
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$45 - $60
Train from Okayama to Himeji
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nishi-Akashi to Himeji
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Ueno to Ishioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Buster Shinjuku to Osaka Minato-machi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
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
9 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$87
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Naruto Koenguchi to Kousoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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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 6 h 17 min to drive from Shinjuku to Himeji Castle.

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

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There are 49+ hotels available in Himeji Castle. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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