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There are 7 ways to get from Yamato to Kobe by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Shin-Yokohama to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

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Night bus  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the night bus from Yokohama Station East Exit to Kobe Sannomiya Koka Shotengai-mae

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Tomei Yamato to Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

Drive  •  5h 24m

  1. Drive from Yamato to Kobe 510.1 km

Fly to Kobe  •  3h 18m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB

Fly to Osaka Itami  •  3h 40m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Itami (ITM) HND - ITM

Fly to Tokushima, bus  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tokushima (TKS) HND - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station

Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kobe (UKB) flights

The flight time between Tokyo Haneda (HND) and Kobe (UKB) is around 1h 14m and covers a distance of around 427 km. Services are operated by All Nippon Airways and Skymark Airlines. Typically 56 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

56 Weekly Planes
1h 14m Average Duration
¥8781 Cheapest Price
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Yamato → Kobe
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The cheapest way to get from Yamato to Kobe is to drive which costs ¥7500 - ¥11000 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Yamato to Kobe is to train which costs ¥12000 - ¥18000 and takes 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Yamato to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Yamato(Kanagawa) and arriving at Shin-Kobe via Yokohama and Shin-Yokohama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Yamato and Kobe is 399 km. The road distance is 510.1 km.

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The best way to get from Yamato to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Yamato to Kobe, including transfers.

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Yamato to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Yokohama station.

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The best way to get from Yamato to Kobe is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥9500 - ¥19000 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Kobe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Map of how to get from Yamato to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 398.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 10m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shin-Yokohama to Shin-Kobe every 20 minutes. Tickets cost ¥12000 - ¥17000 and the journey takes 2h 21m. Alternatively, Jam Jam Liner operates a vehicle from Yokohama Station East Exit to Kobe Sannomiya Koka Shotengai-mae once daily. Tickets cost ¥6000 - ¥12000 and the journey takes 7h 10m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥28000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami via Izumo
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥28000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥37000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥25000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥32000
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥35000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥21000
Train operators
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 Shin-Yokohama to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥17000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Reserved seat
¥13000 - ¥17000
Green seat
¥17000 - ¥24000
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
JR Bus Kanto
Phone
03-3844-0489
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tomei Yamato to Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥8000
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Jam Jam Liner
Phone
050-3802-1544
Website
jamjamliner.jp
Night bus from Yokohama Station East Exit to Kobe Sannomiya Koka Shotengai-mae
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥12000
Schedules at
jamjamliner.jp
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3600
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Yamato to Kobe is 510 km. It takes approximately 5h 24m to drive from Yamato to Kobe.

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All Nippon Airways and Skymark Airlines offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Kobe Airport.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Kobe. Prices start at ¥12500 per night.

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The best way to get from Yamato to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs ¥950 - ¥1800.

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