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There are 5 ways to get from Shizuoka to Kobe by train, night bus, car or plane

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  1. Take the train from Shizuoka to Shin-Kobe

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Shinshizuoka to Ōsaka

Drive

  1. Drive from Shizuoka to Kobe

Train, fly to Kobe

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

Train, fly to Osaka Itami

  1. Take the train from Shizuoka to Shinagawa
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM)
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The social distance requirement in Kobe is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Shizuoka to Kobe is to drive, which costs ¥5000 - ¥8000 and takes 3h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Shizuoka to Kobe is to train which costs ¥9000 - ¥13000 and takes 2h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shizuoka and arriving at Shin-Kobe. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 4m.

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The distance between Shizuoka and Kobe is 294 km. The road distance is 368.3 km.

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The best way to get from Shizuoka to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 2h 4m and costs ¥9000 - ¥13000.

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The train from Shizuoka to Shin-Kobe takes 2h 4m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Shizuoka to Kobe is 368 km. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Shizuoka to Kobe.

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Map of how to get from Shizuoka to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 293.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 4m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shizuoka to Shin-Kobe every 2 hours. Tickets cost ¥9000 - ¥13000 and the journey takes 2h 4m. Alternatively, Shizutetsu Bus operates a vehicle from Shinshizuoka to Ōsaka once daily. Tickets cost ¥6000 - ¥8000 and the journey takes 7h 46m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥25000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥32000
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
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥21000
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shizuoka to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥13000
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Unreserved seat
¥9000 - ¥13000
Reserved seat
¥10000 - ¥13000
Green seat
¥13000 - ¥18000
Train from Shizuoka to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4900 - ¥7000
Reserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7000 - ¥10000
Bus operators
Shizutetsu Bus
Website
justline.co.jp
Night bus from Shinshizuoka to Ōsaka
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥8000
Schedules at
justline.co.jp

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