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There are 6 ways to get from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Osaka Itami, bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND
  2. Take the bus from Ōji to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal

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Bus  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi to Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal

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Bus to Kobe, fly, train, bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Airport to Kobe Sannomiya Station
  2. Fly from Kobe (UKB) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) UKB - HND
  3. Take the train from Hamamatsucho to Oji
  4. Take the bus from Ōji to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal

Train  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Oyama(Tochigi) Shinkansen Nasuno / ...

Bus, train  •  14h 28m

  1. Take the bus from 京都駅八条口 to 伊勢崎駅南口 高速バス シルクライナー
  2. Take the train from Isesaki to Sano JR Ryomo

Drive  •  6h 32m

  1. Drive from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano 580 km

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano is to drive which costs ¥7500 - ¥12000 and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano is to fly and bus which costs ¥12000 - ¥21000 and takes 3h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano. However, there are services departing from Osaka Airport and arriving at Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal via Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi and Basuta Shinjuku. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 57m.

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It is 411 km from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano. It is approximately 580 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano without a car is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs ¥13000 - ¥23000.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano, including transfers.

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Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, depart from Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi.

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The best way to get from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano is to train which takes 4h 50m and costs ¥13000 - ¥23000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6000 - ¥11000 and takes 10h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano.
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  • Distance: 411.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 14m

What companies run services between Osaka Itami Airport (ITM), Japan and Sano, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano via Kyoto Station Hachijou gate, Kyoto, Tokyo, and Oyama(Tochigi) in around 4h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano via Kyoto Station Hachijou gate, Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi, and Basuta Shinjuku in around 10h 57m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥30000
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda via Kochi
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥55000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥32000
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥28000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥25000
Train operators
JR-East
Website
jreast.co.jp
Train from Hamamatsucho to Oji
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
¥270 - ¥400
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
Train from Tokyo to Oyama
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1600
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/
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 Hamamatsucho to Oji(Tokyo)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥260 - ¥380
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Oyama(Tochigi)
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Isesaki to Sano
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥1000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥16000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥11000 - ¥15000
Reserved seat
¥12000 - ¥16000
Green seat
¥16000 - ¥22000
Train from Tokyo to Oyama(Tochigi)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥5000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3300 - ¥4400
Reserved seat
¥4100 - ¥5000
Green seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Phone
03-3844-0489
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Ōji to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1550
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Kyoto Station Karasumaguchi to Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥8000
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Sano Shintoshi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1550
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Kobe Sannomiya Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1200
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nippon Chuo Bus Co
Phone
+81 27-287-4000
Website
ncb.jp
Bus from 京都駅八条口 to 伊勢崎駅南口
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥13000
Schedules at
ncb.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano is 580 km. It takes approximately 6h 32m to drive from Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) to Sano.

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All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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