- Practical Information
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 around 1,400 flights per week to and from more than 70 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 more than 10 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 roughly 1,400 flights per week to and from more than 70 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.
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.