There are 4 ways to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin-Kobe Station by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  46 min

$19 - $28

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Hanshin Main Rapid Exp / ...

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. 17.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. 17.4 miles

$2 - $5

What companies run services between Universal Studios Japan and Shin-Kobe Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Universal Studios Japan to Shin-Kobe Station via Sakurajima, Nishikujo, Osaka, and Shin-Osaka in around 46 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sakurajima to Nishikujo
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nishikujo to Osaka
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hanshin Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Amagasaki(Hanshin) to Kobe-Sannomiya(Hanshin)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Sannomiya Bus Terminal to Shin-Kobe Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
Kobe City Loop
Phone
+81783042226
Website
kctp.co.jp
Bus from Sannomiya Station to Shin-Kobe Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
kctp.co.jp
Adult Day pass
$6
Child Day pass
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Universal Studios Japan to Shin-Kobe Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Universal Studios Japan and Shin-Kobe Station is 22 km. The road distance is 28 km.

The cheapest way to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin-Kobe Station is to drive which costs ¥320 - ¥480 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin-Kobe Station is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥12000.

No, there is no direct train from Universal Studios Japan to Shin-Kobe Station. However, there are services departing from Sakurajima and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Nishikujo, Osaka and Shin-Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

It takes approximately 46 min to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin-Kobe Station, including transfers.