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I want to get from Kansai airport, Osaka, Japan to sannomiya station in kobe. What is the cheapest and easiest way of doing this?

Thanks, Sheila

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I've only done this a couple of times. However, there is a limo bus that will take you directly there and I think that is the easiest. Here is information:


Any other transport will mean transfers and with luggage the limo bus is so convenient. Last time I took the ferry, then a train, then a transfer to another train.....just not a lot of fun.

If you can find Kobekeith (one of the TA experts) he would tell you the best route. He hasn't been on the forum for a while though, so you should private message him if you can find him in the expert section on the right side of the page.

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2. Re: transport

The cheapest way is usually not the easiest way. But I'm certain that the best way by far is to take the airport limobus. Here is the timetable:


I think Kobekeith went back to the US for a summer vacation--he usually doesn't answer pms while he is in the US :-(

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3. Re: transport

The best and easiest is the bus. It's also quite affordable and very convenient.

John W.

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Hi I'm a local.

Take a limo from ground floor of Kansai Intl Airport. It is the easiest and cheapest even for a local.

If you are going back to the airport from Kobe, buy a round trip ticket for limo, and that should give you a good discount!

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