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There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami  •  2h 20m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM

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Train, night bus  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Tokyo station
  2. Take the night bus from Tokyo station to Kobe Sannomiya Koka Shotengai-mae

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Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Kobe  •  4h 11m

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

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Osaka Itami  •  4h 37m

  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

Train  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Shinagawa
  2. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

Bus  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Shibuya
  2. Take the bus from Shibuya station to Shinōsaka-eki

Drive  •  6h 29m

  1. Drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe 610.2 km

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The most affordable way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe is to drive, which costs ¥8000 - ¥12000 and takes 6h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe is to fly which costs ¥12000 - ¥29000 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) station to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Shinagawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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The distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) and Kobe is 488 km. The road distance is 610.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs ¥15000 - ¥24000.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe is to fly which takes 2h 20m and costs ¥12000 - ¥29000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥15000 - ¥24000 and takes 3h 51m, you could also bus, which costs ¥15000 - ¥18000 and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Kobe station.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 487.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

Japan Airlines and JetStar Japan fly from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe via Shinagawa in around 3h 51m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥41000
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥49000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥29000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami via Izumo
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥29000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥28000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥31000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥25000
Train operators
Narita Express (N'EX)
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥5500
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Book at
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/pass/nex.html
Reserved Seat
¥3300 - ¥3900
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4700 - ¥5200
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2·3 Station to Tokyo station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3100 - ¥5000
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/nex/
Book at
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/pass/nex.html
Reserved Seat
¥3100 - ¥3700
Green Seat (First Class)
¥4500 - ¥5000
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 Shinagawa to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥18000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥14000 - ¥18000
Green seat
¥18000 - ¥24000
Bus operators
Airport Limousine
Keio Dentetsu Bus
Website
highwaybus.com
Bus from Shibuya station to Shinōsaka-eki
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥10800
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Night bus from Tokyo station to Kobe Sannomiya Koka Shotengai-mae
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥12000
Schedules at
jamjamliner.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe is 610 km. It takes approximately 6h 29m to drive from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) to Kobe.

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JetStar Japan and Japan Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Narita Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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