There are 7 ways to get from Shinjuku to Kobe 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 14 min

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

$102 - $153

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kobe Sannomiya Station

$50

5 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 44 min

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

$59 - $62

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 30 min

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

$92 - $333

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 51 min

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

$134 - $467

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 $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 37 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Shinjuku to Kobe every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 8 h 10 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 Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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 Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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
Train operators
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Buster Shinjuku to Osaka Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kobe Sannomiya Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Shinjuku to Kobe?

The distance between Shinjuku and Kobe is 426 km. The road distance is 541 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Kobe?

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Kobe is to night bus which costs ¥5450 - ¥5490 and takes 10 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Shinjuku to Kobe?

The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Kobe is to fly which takes 3 h 3 min and costs ¥7500 - ¥29000.

Is there a direct train between Shinjuku and Kobe?

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 14 min.

How long does it take to get from Shinjuku to Kobe?

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Shinjuku to Kobe, including transfers.