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best day for shinkansen round trip

over 2 years ago
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I will have one day to experience the bullet train. I will have a Saturday or Sunday to make a round trip from Kobe. I would ask for suggestion for time and day and other help you may offer so I may compete my quest.
thank you,
warmest regards,
Chris Hill
Retired from San Francisco Cable Car Division
Maintenance Superintendent

16612 posts
over 2 years ago

Hi Chris Hill,

It will depend on how much you would want to spend on a ticket. Kobe is located in the Kansai Area, you can take the bullet train to Osaka in 20min, Kyoto 50min. Trips that take a bit longer and are also worth considering would be a visit to Himeji or Hiroshima. Train services are frequent and you could come early to the station to return later the same day.

Hope this helps,

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