Osaka to Kobe

Osaka to Kobe

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Osaka to Kobe Schedule

Osaka to Kobe Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BB Global Travel Van 7pax Any time¥ 20,570
Japan Railways West 4 Day Pass 06:35 - 07:05¥ 7,020
Japan Railways West 4 Day Pass 09:35 - 10:05¥ 7,020
Shinkansen JR Central Unreserved seat 11:37 - 11:50¥ 1,683
Japan Railways West 2 Day Pass 13:35 - 14:05¥ 4,813
Hankyu Railway 2 Day Pass 15:00 - 15:25¥ 1,177
Hankyu Railway 2 Day Pass 16:00 - 16:25¥ 1,177
Japan Railways West 2 Day Pass 19:35 - 20:00¥ 4,813
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 20:17 - 20:40¥ 3,308

Transportation from Osaka to Kobe

Facts about the transport from Osaka to Kobe

Cheapest Transport$37
Fastest Transport30m
Earliest Departure6:35 AM
Latest Departure8:15 PM
Departures per day14
Distance97 kilometers
Transport CompaniesBB Global Travel, Japan Airlines, Japan Railways West, Jetstar Japan, Skymark Airlines

How to get from Osaka to Kobe

When you want to get from Osaka to Kobe, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 44.60. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 36.95.

How far is Osaka from Kobe?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Osaka to Kobe. Your trip will be a total of 61 miles (97 km). The flying distance is 59 miles (94 km).

How long does it take to get from Osaka to Kobe?

The travel time from Osaka to Kobe can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 21 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Osaka to Kobe?

The cost of the trip from Osaka to Kobe varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Japan Railways West: travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 36.95 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as USD 44.60.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Osaka to Kobe:

  • Train tickets - USD 36.95 to USD 44.60;
  • flight price: USD 121.76 - USD 177.10. From Osaka to Kobe starting from 12:25 Osaka Airport until 20:15 Osaka Airport

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 120.17 to USD 193.65.

How many trips per day are there between Osaka and Kobe?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 14 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Osaka to Kobe. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 120.17.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks..

The most popular transport from Osaka to Kobe

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Osaka to Kobe? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 87% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 13% decided to catch a taxi.