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There are 4 ways to get from Uji to Kobe by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Uji(Jr) to Kyoto JR Nara Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

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Bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Airport to Kobe Sannomiya Station

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Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Uji to Kobe 71.5 km

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Uji to Kobe 71.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Uji to Kobe is to drive which costs ¥1000 - ¥1500 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Uji to Kobe is to taxi which costs ¥25000 - ¥31000 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Uji to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Uji(Jr) and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Uji and Kobe is 61 km. The road distance is 71.5 km.

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The best way to get from Uji to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs ¥3200 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Uji to Kobe, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Uji to Kobe is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs ¥3200 - ¥5500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2400 - ¥3100 and takes 2h 27m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Uji to Kobe is 71 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Uji to Kobe.

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  • Distance: 60.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 2m

What companies run services between Uji, Japan and Kobe, Japan?

You can take a train from Uji to Kobe via Kyoto in around 1h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Uji to Kobe via Kyoto, Kyoto Station Hachijou gate, Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal, and Osaka Airport in around 2h 27m.

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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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Uji(Jr) to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥290 - ¥420
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3000 - ¥4100
Reserved seat
¥3900 - ¥4800
Green seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Bus operators
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station Hachijou gate to Osaka Itami Airport North Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1400
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Kobe Sannomiya Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1200
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Uji to Kobe
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥31000
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com
Kyoto MK
Phone
+81 75-778-4145
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Hankyu Taxi
Phone
+81 57-008-9800
Website
hankyu-taxi.co.jp

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