There are 4 ways to get from Esaka Station to Universal Studios Japan by subway, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  59 min

  1. Take the subway from Esaka to Hommachi Osaka Subway Midosuji
  2. Take the subway from Hommachi to Osakako Osaka Subway Chuo

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Subway, train  •  53 min

  1. Take the subway from Esaka to Namba(Subway)
  2. Take the train from Osaka-Namba to Nishikujo
  3. Take the train from Nishikujo to Sakurajima

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Esaka Station to Universal Studios Japan 10.4 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Esaka Station to Universal Studios Japan 10.4 miles

$1 - $3

What companies run services between Esaka Station, Japan and Universal Studios Japan?

There is no direct connection from Esaka Station to Universal Studios Japan. However, you can take the subway to Hommachi, take the subway to Osakako, then take the walk to Universal Studios Japan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Esaka Station to Universal Studios Japan via Namba(Subway), Osaka-Namba, Nishikujo, and Sakurajima in around 53 min.

Train operators
Osaka Subway
Website
kotsu.city.osaka.lg.jp
Subway from Esaka to Hommachi
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Hommachi to Osakako
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Esaka to Namba(Subway)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hanshin Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka-Namba to Nishikujo
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nishikujo to Sakurajima
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Esaka Station to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Esaka Station and Universal Studios Japan is 12 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Esaka Station to Universal Studios Japan is to drive which costs ¥190 - ¥280 and takes 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Esaka Station to Universal Studios Japan is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs ¥6000 - ¥7500.

It takes approximately 59 min to get from Esaka Station to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.