Translated by Takuya Erik Watanabe
How To Get To Kobe From Osaka - Visit The Port City!
Kobe is one of Japan's largest port cities. The Sannomiya downtown area is ideal for sightseeing and shopping. The city also offers the renowned Kobe beef. In this article we explain how to get to Kobe from nearby tourist-bustling Osaka.
Written by Inou masahiro
Kobe in Hyogo prefecture is one of Japan's largest port cities. It boasts a beautiful cityscape and culture which are a mix of both Western and Japanese elements. As for food, the city is known for its renowned Kobe beef, which is also counted as one of "Japan's Three Great Types of Wagyu". The city is also close to the tourist-bustling Osaka, and you can come and go between the two cities in a mere 30 minutes. When visiting Osaka, we highly recommend you stop by Kobe as well.
In this article, we will explain how to reach Kobe from Osaka.
Traveling By Train Is Recommended!
If you're headed for Kobe from Osaka, the most typical way of transportation is by train. You won't be needing any transfers to different lines, so it will be an easy trip. There are two lines that connect Kobe and Osaka, and each has its merits and demerits.
Today we will be explaining how to reach Kobe from Osaka with our destination being Sannomiya, the center of Kobe. You can choose which train line you want to use depending on your schedule or other preferences.