There are 6 ways to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami, bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station

¥14354 - ¥65685

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Bus, night bus  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 No.2 Bus Stop to Tokyo Station
  2. Take the night bus from Tokyo station to Himeji

¥9000 - ¥13200

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Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami, bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Shinagawa
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM
  3. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station

¥14682 - ¥34794

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kobe, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Shinagawa
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  3. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji

¥11312 - ¥19654

Train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Tokyo station
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

¥15705 - ¥22008

Drive  •  7h 1m

  1. Drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle 651 km

¥7000 - ¥11000

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle is to drive which costs ¥7000 - ¥11000 and takes 7h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle is to fly and bus which costs ¥14000 - ¥70000 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle. However, there are services departing from Narita Airport Terminal 2 No.2 Bus Stop and arriving at Himeji via Tokyo station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) station to Himeji Castle. However, there are services departing from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station and arriving at Himeji via Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) and Himeji Castle is 527 km. The road distance is 651 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle without a car is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs ¥15000 - ¥22000.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle, including transfers.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle bus services, operated by Airport Bus TYO-NRT, depart from Narita Airport Terminal 2 No.2 Bus Stop station.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle train services, operated by Narita Express (N'EX), depart from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle.
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  • Distance: 526.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT), Japan and Himeji Castle, Japan?

You can take a train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle via Tokyo and Himeji in around 4h 43m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥38000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥34000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥120000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥100000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥32000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥26000
Train operators
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥3200
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Reserved Seat
¥2800 - ¥3200
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4400 - ¥4700
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Tokyo station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥3100
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Reserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3100
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4200 - ¥4500
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Himeji
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1800 - ¥2600
Reserved Seat
¥1900 - ¥2800
Green Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Himeji
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥19000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥13000 - ¥18000
Reserved seat
¥15000 - ¥19000
Green seat
¥19000 - ¥26000
Bus operators
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Himeji Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥4300
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Airport Bus TYO-NRT
Phone
03-3844-1950
Website
tyo-nrt.com
Bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 No.2 Bus Stop to Tokyo Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥1000
Schedules at
tyo-nrt.com
Airport Limousine
Phone
045-459-4800
Website
limousinebus.co.jp
Bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo Station Yaesu South Exit
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3200
Website
http://www.limousinebus.co.jp
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Night bus from Tokyo station to Himeji
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥10000
Schedules at
jamjamliner.jp

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle bus services, operated by Jam Jam Liner, arrive at Himeji station.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Himeji station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle is 651 km. It takes approximately 7h 1m to drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Himeji Castle.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Himeji Castle. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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