Kyoto Himeji
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How to get from Kyoto to Himeji

The easiest way to travel from Kyoto to Himeji is by train.

How far is Kyoto from Himeji?

The travel distance between Kyoto and Himeji is 130 km. There is no direct flight from Kyoto to Himeji, the only option to travel is by train.

How long does it take to get from Kyoto to Himeji?

It takes 45 minutes to 1 hour to get from Kyoto to Himeji by train.

What types of trains operate the route Kyoto to Himeji?

There is one railway company operating trains on the route Kyoto to Himeji.

JR: Japan Railways operates the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed train and Limited Express trains between Kyoto and Himeji.

There are three types of services on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen: Nozomi and Mizuho are the fast services stopping only at key stations, Hikari and Sakura are the semi-fast services stopping at the major stations and Kodama is the local service stopping at all stations.

Shinkansen trains carry Green Cars with business class seats and Ordinary Cars with standard class seats distributed in Reserved and Non-reserved. In total, the Shinkansen trains offer three passengers classes: Reserved Seat (Green Car), Reserved Seat (Ordinary Car) and Non-reserved Seat.

Travellers with Reserved Seat tickets are required to take their numbered seat in the Green Cars or the Ordinary Cars. Travellers with Non-reserved Seat tickets are allowed to take any seat available only in the Ordinary Cars designated as Non-reserved.

Additionally, there are many Limited Express trains operated by JR West crossing from Kyoto to Himeji:

  • - The Limited Express Hakuto runs between Kyoto and Tottori stopping in Himeji.

For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Japan.

Where does the train from Kyoto to Himeji depart?

Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen line and Limited Express trains depart from Kyoto Station located in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto.

Passengers are requested to arrive at the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.

Where does the train from Kyoto to Himeji arrive?

Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen line and Limited Express trains arrive at Himeji Station located in Himeji, Hyogo.

Where to travel next from Himeji?

From Himeji, you can go by train to Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Kobe and Osaka on the Sanyo Shinkansen.