There are 4 ways to get from Kyoto to Osaka Castle by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train Keihan Railways  •  57 min

  1. Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...

$6 - $7

3 alternative options

Train via Osaka  •  1 h 8 min

  1. JR Special Rapid Service / ...
  2. Osaka Loop

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. 31.4 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  44 min

  1. 31.4 miles

$5 - $8

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Osaka Castle, Japan?

Keihan Railways operates a train from Kyoto to Osaka Castle every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $6 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Keihan Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sanjo(Kyoto) to Kyobashi(Osaka)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Morinomiya
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kyoto to Osaka Castle
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com
Ecolo Taxi
Phone
+8 75-803-2228
Website
ecolo21.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Osaka Castle is 43 km. The road distance is 50 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Castle is to train which costs ¥650 - ¥750 and takes 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Osaka Castle is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥20000.

No, there is no direct train from Kyoto to Osaka Castle. However, there are services departing from Sanjo(Kyoto) and arriving at Morinomiya via Kyobashi(Osaka). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

It takes approximately 57 min to get from Kyoto to Osaka Castle, including transfers.