Travel from Tokyo to Kobe

Train, bus or fly from Tokyo to Kobe?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Kobe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Tokyo to Kobe every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route every 30 minutes.

How to get from Tokyo to Kobe

From Tokyo train to Shin-Kobe. 2 h 44 min ¥14230. From Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit bus to Osaka then train to Sannomiya(Jr). 9 h 24 min ¥6553. From Tokyo Metro to Basuta Shinjuku then night bus to Kobe Sannomiya Station. 10 h 13 min ¥5298. From Tokyo drive to Kobe. 5 h 39 min ¥7727. From Tokyo train to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Osaka Kobe airport, then train to Kobe. 3 h 11 min ¥11611. From Tokyo train to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Osaka airport, then bus to Kobe. 3 h 32 min ¥13936. From Tokyo train to Tokyo Narita airport, fly to Osaka airport, then bus to Kobe. 4 h 6 min ¥21375. From Tokyo train to Ishioka, taxi to Ibaraki airport, fly to Osaka Kobe airport, then train to Kobe. 4 h 26 min ¥19685.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $100 - $150
      • Duration: 2 h 44 min
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      • Duration: 9 h 24 min
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      • Duration: 10 h 13 min
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      • Duration: 5 h 39 min
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      5 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
      • One-Way approx: USD $69 - $264
      • Duration: 3 h 11 min
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      6 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
      • One-Way approx: USD $89 - $332
      • Duration: 3 h 32 min
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      7 Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka
      • One-Way approx: USD $131 - $468
      • Duration: 4 h 6 min
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      8 Train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe
      • One-Way approx: USD $116 - $281
      • Duration: 4 h 26 min
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        8 Train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe
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