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There are 2 ways to get from Takahashi to Kobe by train or car

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  1. Take the train from Bitchutakahashi to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Shin-Kobe


  1. Drive from Takahashi to Kobe
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The social distance requirement in Kobe is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Takahashi to Kobe is to drive, which costs ¥3000 - ¥4400 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Takahashi to Kobe is to train which costs ¥4900 - ¥9000 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Takahashi to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Bitchutakahashi and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Takahashi and Kobe is 143 km. The road distance is 192.7 km.

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The best way to get from Takahashi to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 1h 30m and costs ¥4900 - ¥9000.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to get from Takahashi to Kobe, including transfers.

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Takahashi to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Bitchutakahashi station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Takahashi to Kobe is 193 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Takahashi to Kobe.

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  • Distance: 143.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Takahashi, Okayama-ken, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

You can take a train from Takahashi to Kobe via Okayama in around 1h 30m.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

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Train from Bitchutakahashi to Okayama
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1200
Schedules at
Japan Railways Limited Express
Train from Bitchutakahashi to Okayama
Ave. Duration
35 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥2500
Schedules at
Unreserved Seat
¥1600 - ¥2400
Reserved Seat
¥1700 - ¥2500
Green Seat
¥2200 - ¥3100
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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Train from Okayama to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
31 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥6500
Schedules at
Unreserved seat
¥4200 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6000 - ¥8500

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