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There are 4 ways to get from JR Namba to Osaka Castle by train, subway, taxi or foot

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Train, subway  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Jr-Namba to Tennoji JR Yamatoji Local / ...
  2. Take the subway from Tennoji to Temmabashi OsakaMetro Tanimachi

Cheapest option

Subway  •  45 min

  1. Take the subway from Shinsaibashi to Osakabusinesspark OsakaMetro NagahoriTsurumiryokuchi

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from JR Namba to Osaka Castle 6.1 km

Walk  •  1h 7m

  1. Walk from JR Namba to Osaka Castle 5.6 km
JR Namba → Osaka Castle
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The cheapest way to get from JR Namba to Osaka Castle is to subway which costs ¥220 - ¥250 and takes 45 min.

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The fastest way to get from JR Namba to Osaka Castle is to taxi. Taking this option will cost ¥2800 - ¥3400 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shinsaibashi and arriving at Osakabusinesspark. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between JR Namba and Osaka Castle is 4 km.

The best way to get from JR Namba to Osaka Castle without a car is to train and subway which takes 37 min and costs ¥340 - ¥430.

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from JR Namba to Osaka Castle, including transfers.

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JR Namba to Osaka Castle train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Jr-Namba station.

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JR Namba to Osaka Castle train services, operated by Osaka Metro, arrive at Temmabashi station.

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There are 781+ hotels available in Osaka Castle. Prices start at ¥12500 per night.

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Map of how to get from JR Namba to Osaka Castle.
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  • Distance: 3.6 km
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between JR Namba, Japan and Osaka Castle, Japan?

Osaka Metro operates a vehicle from Shinsaibashi to Osakabusinesspark every 10 minutes. Tickets cost ¥220 - ¥250 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Jr-Namba to Tennoji
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥120 - ¥180
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Osaka Metro
Website
osakametro.co.jp
Subway from Tennoji to Temmabashi
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥220 - ¥250
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Shinsaibashi to Osakabusinesspark
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥220 - ¥250
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from JR Namba to Osaka Castle
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥3400
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Osaka MK
Phone
+81 6-6452-4441
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 570-03-5931
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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