Convenient Access Across Japan from the Port of Kobe

Located in Central Japan, Kobe is a convenient access point via land, sea, and air to various locations in Japan. Airport Limousine Express Bus and a high speed boat named "Bay Shuttle" transports passengers from Kobe to Kansai International Airport. The City is linked with Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, and other metropolises via expressways. The Akashi-Kaikyo-Bridge, the world’s longest suspension bridge at 3,911 meters, connects the City of Kobe with Awaji and Shikoku Islands. Nationwide railway networks, such as JR and private railway lines link the City of Kobe with other major cities. Kobe Airport links Kobe with Tokyo, Sapporo, Okinawa and others.

Kobe Airport servises to :

City Approximate time
Tokyo (Haneda) 70 min.
Sapporo 110 min.
Kumamoto 90 min.
Naha 120 min.

Kobe Airport servises to :

One advantage of the Port of Kobe is its proximity (within walking distance) to downtown. In addition, there are various transportation means, such as Port Liner, subway, railways, Shinkansen (bullet train), and expressways. They all provide ship passengers with optimal access to shopping and sightseeing.

  • To Kansai Int'l Airport 65 min. by bus,31 min. by boat
  • To Kyoto 30 min. by bullet train,60 min. by bus
  • To Himeji 16 min. by bullet train,55 min. by bus
  • To Nara 68min. by JR train, 90 min. by bus
  • To Hiroshima 66 min. by bullet train

Kobe Port Liner

JR Shinkansen (bullet train) Nozomi

JR Shinkaisoku  (Special Rapid Service)

The Port of Kobe ,locating at the root of beautiful Rokko Mountains with view point full Park Way, can be called the Harbor of the attractive sceneries. Especially the view that we can see from the ship at her entering Kobe Port is outstanding of the best. Kobe city has become International City from Kobe Harbor ,so that is prepared to welcome the visitors.