There are 9 ways to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Osaka by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi

$104 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Buster Shinjuku to Osaka Station Bus Terminal

$56

7 alternative options

Night bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ikebukuro Station, Tokyo to Osaka WBT Umeda

$85

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Ikebukuro Eki to Osaka 321.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM

$86 - $324

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka

$76 - $272

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM

$126 - $458

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ueno to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB

$132 - $307

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nagoya (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Shin-Osaka

$117 - $312

What companies run services between Ikebukuro Eki, Japan and Osaka, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Ikebukuro Eki to Osaka every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Ikebukuro Eki to Osaka every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Ibaraki to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Buster Shinjuku to Osaka Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Ikebukuro Station, Tokyo to Osaka WBT Umeda
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ikebukuro Eki and Osaka is 399 km. The road distance is 514 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Osaka is to bus which costs ¥6120 - ¥6160 and takes 9 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Osaka is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥17000.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Ikebukuro Station, Tokyo and arriving at Osaka WBT Umeda. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Ikebukuro Eki to Osaka, including transfers.