There are 9 ways to get from Shinjuku to Kobe by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi

$112 - $163

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Bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Buster Shinjuku to Osaka Station Bus Terminal

$49 - $52

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Night bus  •  9 h 38 min

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

$90

Drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Kobe 338.1 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB

$71 - $265

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM

$91 - $333

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, bus, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$160 - $480

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM

$134 - $469

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe  •  4 h 50 min

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

$128 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Kobe is to bus which costs ¥5400 - ¥5800 and takes 8 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Kobe is to fly which costs ¥7500 - ¥30000 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Shinjuku to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Shin-Okubo and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Kobe is 426 km. The road distance is 540.9 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Shinjuku to Kobe, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Kobe is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5400 - ¥5800 and takes 8 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥7500 - ¥30000 and takes 3 h 3 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 Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Kobe station.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 266.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shinjuku to Kobe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Kanto operates a bus from Shinjuku to Kobe 5 times a day. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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 Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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 Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $160
Green seat
$160 - $220
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Maiko to Motomachi(Hyogo)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Night bus from Shibuya to Shinki Bus Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$88
Schedules at
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Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Kousoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Kobe is 541 km. It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to drive from Shinjuku to Kobe.

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

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The nearest airport to Kobe is Osaka Kobe (UKB) Airport which is 7.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Osaka (ITM) (26 km), Osaka Kansai (KIX) (29.1 km), Takamatsu (TAK) (119 km) and Nagoya (NGO) (150.2 km).

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There are 151+ hotels available in Kobe. Prices start at $45 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 ¥800 - ¥1300.

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