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There are direct limousine buses to/from Osaka's Itami Airport (¥1050, 40 minutes). In Kōbe, the buses stop on the southwestern side of Sannomiya Station.
Kōbe Airport (www.kairport.co.jp) is served by ANA, Air Do, Skymark Airlines and Solaseed Air with most flights to Tokyo (Haneda; ¥12,890, one hour and 10 minutes), Sapporo (Chitose; ¥21,900, two hours) and Okinawa (Naha; ¥22,900, 2¼ hours).
The Port Liner monorail connects Sannomiya (downtown Kōbe) and the airport (¥330, 18 minutes, frequent). A taxi costs between ¥2500 and ¥3000 (15 to 20 minutes).
By train, the fastest way is the JR shinkaisoku to/from Osaka Station, and the JR kanku kaisoku between Osaka Station and the airport (total cost ¥1660, total time 1¾ hours with good connections). There is also a direct limousine bus to/from the airport (¥2000, 1¼ hours), which is more convenient if you have a lot of luggage. In Kōbe, the airport bus stop is on the southwestern side of Sannomiya Station.