Travel from Tokyo to Himeji-Castle

Bus or train from Tokyo to Himeji Castle?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Himeji Castle hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Tokyo to Himeji Castle every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Tokyo to Himeji Castle

From Tokyo train to Himeji then walk to Himeji Castle. 3 h 34 min ¥15470. From Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit bus to Osaka Daiichi Hotel, bus to Osaka Itami Airport, bus to Himeji Station, then walk to Himeji Castle. 11 h 55 min ¥8873. From Tokyo night bus to JR Namba Station, bus to Osaka Itami Airport, bus to Himeji Station, then walk to Himeji Castle. 11 h 11 min ¥11873. From Tokyo drive to Himeji Castle. 6 h 19 min ¥8221. From Tokyo train to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Osaka Kobe airport, train to Sannomiya(Jr), train to Himeji, then walk to Himeji Castle. 4 h 35 min ¥12697. From Tokyo train to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Osaka airport, bus to Shin-Osaka, train to Himeji, then walk to Himeji Castle. 4 h 40 min ¥16786. From Tokyo train to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Okayama airport, taxi to Okayama, train to Himeji, then walk to Himeji Castle. 4 h 23 min ¥23970. From Tokyo train to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Takamatsu airport, taxi to Takamatsu(Kagawa), train to Okayama, train to Himeji, then walk to Himeji Castle. 5 h 40 min ¥31928. From Tokyo train to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Tottori airport, taxi to Tottori, train to Himeji, then walk to Himeji Castle. 6 h 1 min ¥27286. From Tokyo train to Tokyo Narita airport, fly to Osaka airport, bus to Shin-Osaka, train to Himeji, then walk to Himeji Castle. 5 h 13 min ¥24217.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $110 - $160
      • Duration: 3 h 34 min
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      • Duration: 11 h 55 min
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      5 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train
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      7 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Okayama, train
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      • Duration: 4 h 23 min
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      8 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Takamatsu, train
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      9 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tottori, train
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      10 Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $152 - $502
      • Duration: 5 h 13 min
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