Private Kobe Airport Transfer (UKB)

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Competitive rates

Access premium service at distance-based prices that are fair to you and our chauffeurs.
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Seamless airport travel

Relax with 1 hour of complimentary wait time and flight tracking.
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Travel on your terms

Stay flexible and in charge of your schedule. It’s quick and easy for you to cancel or make changes to any ride.

Discover our service classes

Business Class

Mercedes E-Class, BMW 5 Series, Audi A6, Cadillac XTS, or similar

First Class

Mercedes S-Class, BMW 7 Series, Audi A8, or similar

Business Van

Mercedes V-Class, Chevy Suburban, Cadillac Escalade, Toyota Alphard, or similar

Electric Class

Jaguar I-PACE, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, or similar

Direct transport in Kobe

Kobe Airport (UKB) is Kobe’s main domestic airport, located on a floating artificial island just off the coast. Kobe Airport serves the nearby city, as well as Osaka, Kyoto, and is only 1 hour by ferry across Osaka Bay from Kansai International Airport. Premium airport transfers from Kobe Airport make traveling around this region reliable and convenient. Greet your professional and local chauffeur in the arrivals hall, and cross the Kobe Sky Bridge to the city in just 15 minutes—getting you to the heart of Kobe faster than the Bay Shuttle, which takes 30 minutes. Alternatively, book a private limousine service to Osaka and arrive in 45 minutes. Catch up on a few emails while on the move or simply relax in the backseat of your executive vehicle. Kyoto is also close by, just 1 hour 15 minutes from Kobe Airport. If you need to travel from Kobe to Kansai Airport, book an airport transfer from UBK to KIX and be there in 1 hour 15 minutes. Your personal chauffeur will monitor all your flight times to guarantee a reliable and swift transition between airports.

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Discover Kobe, Osaka, and Kyoto

Landing at Kobe Airport places you just 15 minutes by private transfer from one of Japan’s great cities, Kobe. Famous for its marbled Wagyu beef and gorgeous surroundings, Kobe is a must-see for visitors to central Japan and Osaka Bay. It’s nestled between the sea and the mountains, and is widely considered one of Japan’s most beautiful cities. Take a walk along Kobe Harborland for great shopping, entertainment, and nightlife. Kobe is the capital of Hyogo Prefecture, which is where you’ll find one of the country's best preserved castles, Himeji Castle, which is just 1 hour from Kobe. Around 45 minutes east of Kobe is the famous port city of Osaka. It’s best known for its street food, including Takoyaki (octopus balls) and Okonomiyaki, which are savory pancakes. Take a walk around Dotonbori, the glittering heart of Osaka for a taste of the nightlife and its neon lights. A private transfer from Kobe can get you directly into Osaka, so day trips are possible. Blacklane also provides direct transfers between Kobe Airport and Osaka Airport if you are planning to continue your journey around Japan by air.

Simple airport transfers with Blacklane

Land at Kobe Airport and travel to your hotel in style and comfort with a Blacklane car service. We offer a number of vehicle options to suit all your travel needs, including First Class, Business / SUV, and Electric. Your English-speaking chauffeur will greet you in the arrivals hall with a personalized sign and take you directly to your destination with peace of mind guaranteed. Our service is fast, private, and convenient, offering an executive experience the moment you step off the plane. If you need to transfer between airports, we can help you do so with minimal hassle. Whether landing in Kobe for business or leisure, book a Blacklane airport transfer for a premium experience door to door.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the closest international airport to Kobe, Japan?

The closest international airport to Kobe is the Kansai International Airport (KIX) located 1 hour across the Osaka Bay by ferry. If you do not wish to travel between these two airports by sea, book a private Blacklane shuttle service to run you between Kobe Airport and Kansai in just 1 hour 15 minutes.

Which Osaka Airport is better?

The Osaka region has three airports: Osaka Airport (also known as Itami Airport), Kobe Airport, and Kansai International. Both Osaka Airport and Kobe Airport are domestic airports. KIX is the only international airport in the region. Which airport you use will depend on your needs, whether international or domestic, and where you wish to go. If you need to transfer between any of these airports, book a Blacklane for a fast and convenient airport transfer. 

How far is Kobe from the airport?

Kobe Airport is on a floating artificial island just 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the city center.

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