Kobe is linked to three airports in the Kansai area (Kansai International Airport, Osaka International Airport, and Kobe Airport). The city is a mere 30 minutes from Kansai International Airport, which offers 1,126 flights per week to and from 65 cities. Osaka International Airport, also 30 minutes from Kobe is linked to 27 cities across Japan, while Kobe Airport, located 15 minutes from downtown, offers flights to 7 cities around Japan. Kobe offers excellent access, from both international and domestic locations.
Access from overseas
STEP1From the world to Kansai International Airport
Kansai International Airport offers a full 24-hour operation service, with 1,260 flights per week to and from 82 cities in 24 countries around the world.
Situated at the gateway to northeast Asia, it is a convenient hub for linking Asia and the world (US and Europe). Passenger traffic is rising yearly and the airport offers service in many languages. It also serves LCCs, which are very popular in Asia. Kansai International Airport is scheduled for further expansion to provide even better links to cities around the world.
Access from major cities
STEP2From Kansai International Airport to Kobe
The Bay Shuttle Ferry or Limousine Bus is convenient.
The Bay Shuttle Ferry is a mere 30-minute ride to Kobe.
Sixteen crossings per day.
Three trips per hour.