Access to Hyogo

From overseas countries

From Kansai International Airport (Osaka)

By Bus

  • Kansai International Airport (KIX)---(limousine  about 65 minutes)---Sannomiya Station (Kobe) 
  • Kansai International Airport (KIX) --- (limousine about 2 hours and 10 minutes) ---Himeji

By Train

  • Kansai International Airport (KIX) --- (JR Kansai Airport Express about 65 minutes) ---Osaka (JR Kobe Line Special Rapid Service about 20 minutes) ---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)
  • Kansai International Airport (KIX) --- (JR Kansai Airport Express about 65 minutes) ---Osaka (JR Kobe Line Special Rapid Service about 20 minutes) ---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)

By Ferry

  • Kansai International Airport (KIX) --- (JR Kansai Airport Express about 65 minutes) ---Osaka (JR Kobe Line Special Rapid Service about 20 minutes) ---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)

From Narita International Airport (Tokyo)

By Air

  • Narita International Airport--- (Domestic Flight about 1 hour 30 minutes) ---Osaka International Airport (Itami) --- (limousine about 40 minutes) ---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)

From Chubu International Airport (Nagoya)

By Train

  • Narita International Airport--- (Domestic Flight about 1 hour 30 minutes) ---Osaka International Airport (Itami) --- (limousine about 40 minutes) ---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)

By ship from China (Shanghai, Tientsin)

By Ship

  • From Shanghai (Xin Jian Zhen leaves port on Tuesday every two weeks 2 days) ---Kobe Port Terminal (Kobe)
  • From Tientsin (Yanjing leaves every Monday 2 days) ---Kobe Port Terminal (Kobe)

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From main cities in Japan

From Tokyo

By Air

  • Haneda Airport (domestic flight about 1 hour 10 minutes) ---Osaka International Airport (Itami) --- (Limousine about 40 minutes) ---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)
  • Haneda Airport --- (Domestic about 1 hour 15 minutes) ---Kobe Airport ---(Port Liner about 20 minutes)---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)

By Train

  • Tokyo --- (Shinkansen “Nozomi” about 2 hours 50 minutes) --- Shin-Kobe Station (Kobe)
  • Tokyo --- (Shinkansen about 3 hours 10 minutes) --- Nishi-Akashi Station (Akashi)
  • Tokyo --- (Shinkansen “Nozomi” about 3 hours 10 minutes --- Himeji Station
  • Tokyo --- (Shinkansen about 3 hours 50 minutes) --- Aioi Station

From Sapporo

By Air

  • New Chitose Airport (Sapporo)---(Domestic about 2 hours)---Osaka International Airport (Itami)---(limousine bus about 40 minutes)---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)
  • New Chitose Airport (Sapporo)---(Domestic about 2 hours)---Kobe Airport---(Port Liner about 20 minutes)---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)

From Fukuoka

By Air

  • Fukuoka Airport---(Domestic about 1 hour 10 minutes) --- Osaka International Airport (Itami)---(Limousine about 40 minutes)---Sannnomiya Station (Kobe)

By Train

  • Fukuoka Airport---(Fukuoka City Subway 5 minutes)---Hakata Station (Fukuoka)---(Shinkansen about 2 hours 20 minutes)---Shinkobe Station (Kobe)

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From each area of Kansai

From Kyoto

By Train

  • (JR) Kyoto---(Shinkansen about 30 minutes or New Rapid Service about 50 minutes)---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)
  • (Hankyu) Kyogo (Kawaramachi)---(Special Express about 1 hour 10 minutes) --- Sannomiya Station (Kobe)

From Osaka

By Train

  • (JR) Osaka Station --- (New Rapid Service about 20 minutes) --- Sannomiya Station (Kobe)
  • (Hankyu)---Umeda Station (Osaka)---(Super Express about 30 minutes) --- Sannomiya Station (Kobe)
  • (Hanshin) Umeda Station (Osaka) --- (Super Express)---(34 minutes)---Sannomiya Station (Kobe)

From Nara

By Train

  • (JR) Nara --- (Yamatoji Rapid Service about 50 minutes) --- (New Rapid Service about 20 minutes) --- Sannomiya Station (Kobe)
  • (Kintetsu) Kintetsu Nara --- (Rapid Express about 1 hour 30 minutes) --- Sannomiya Station (Kobe)
  • Special Features - Introducing World Heritage Sites, Delicacies, and Hot Springs
  • Hyogo Tourism Blog - Unique tourist spots in Hyogo

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