Tokyo to Kobe

Tokyo to Kobe

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08:09
Tokyo
3h 6m ride in train #NOZOMI 15, Standard
11:15
Shin Kobe
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17:09
Tokyo
3h 6m ride in train #NOZOMI 53, Standard
20:15
Shin Kobe
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22:00
Tokyo Akihabara
9h 10m bus ride in Express
07:10
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Sannomiya Kobe Maiko, Hyogo

From Tokyo Akihabara to Kobe by bus

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22:00
Tokyo Akihabara
9h 10m bus ride in Express
07:10
+1
Sannomiya Kobe Maiko, Hyogo

From Tokyo to Kobe by train

eTicket Fastest
08:09
Tokyo
3h 6m ride in train #NOZOMI 15, Standard
11:15
Shin Kobe
eTicket Fastest
17:09
Tokyo
3h 6m ride in train #NOZOMI 53, Standard
20:15
Shin Kobe

Tokyo to Kobe Schedule

Tokyo to Kobe Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Japan Airlines Economy #JL22107:10 - 08:35¥ 13,494
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 07:00 - 10:00¥ 18,248
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 08:09 - 11:15¥ 15,730
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 10:09 - 13:15¥ 15,730
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 12:09 - 15:15¥ 15,730
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 14:09 - 17:15¥ 15,730
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 17:09 - 20:15¥ 15,730
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 18:51 - 21:57¥ 15,730
Heisei Enterprise HE0 AC Seater 23:00 - 08:40¥ 4,936

Transportation from Tokyo to Kobe

How to get from Tokyo to Kobe

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. 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 flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about JPY 207,277. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 3,003.

How far is Tokyo from Kobe?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Tokyo to Kobe. Your trip will be a total of 350 miles (563 km). The flying distance is 270 miles (433 km).

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

The travel time from Tokyo to Kobe can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 31 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Tokyo to Kobe varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sunshine Tour SN5 (サンシャインエクスプレス): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 3,003 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as JPY 207,277.

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

  • Bus tickets - JPY 3,024 to JPY 5,039;
  • Plane tickets - JPY 5,165 to JPY 207,244;
  • Train tickets - JPY 15,748 to JPY 18,268;

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

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

  • Flights from Tokyo to Kobe depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 21:50 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:50. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Tokyo to Kobe. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is JPY 5,165.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Tokyo to Kobe
Air Do, All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Eva Air, Japan Airlines, Japan Transocean Air, Jeju Air, Jetstar Japan, Jin Air, Korean Air, Peach Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Skymark Airlines, Spring Airlines Japan, United Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Tokyo to Kobe is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

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 Tokyo to Kobe

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Tokyo 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:

  • 100% users took a plane.