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There are 7 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Osaka Jr Kansai Airport Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Takefu Ltd Exp Thunderbird

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Bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Hotel New Hankyu
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Umeda to Takefu IC

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen 258.8 km

Fly to Komatsu, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Komatsu (KMQ) KIX - KMQ
  2. Take the train from Komatsu to Takefu

Fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) KIX - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Maibara
  3. Take the train from Maibara to Takefu

Fly to Toyama, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Toyama (TOY) KIX - TOY
  2. Take the train from Toyama to Kanazawa
  3. Take the train from Kanazawa to Takefu

Fly to Nagoya Airfield, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Nagoya Airfield (NKM) KIX - NKM
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Maibara
  3. Take the train from Maibara to Takefu
Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) → Echizen
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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen is to drive which costs ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen is to drive which costs ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Takefu IC via Osaka Umeda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Takefu via Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Echizen is 184 km. The road distance is 258.8 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen without a car is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs ¥5000 - ¥8000.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen, including transfers.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen bus services, operated by Osaka Airport Transport, depart from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Kansai Airport station.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen is to train which takes 3h 53m and costs ¥5000 - ¥8000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5000 - ¥8500 and takes 4h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen.
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  • Distance: 183.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Echizen, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen via Osaka in around 3h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen via Hotel New Hankyu and Osaka Umeda in around 4h 59m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥49000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥150000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Okinawa, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥180000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Okinawa, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥23000 - ¥200000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥130000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥41000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥120000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥150000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Miyako Jima
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥180000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Ishigaki
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥190000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥45000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Okinawa, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥23000 - ¥200000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥48000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥140000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥40000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥120000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Tokyo Haneda, Kochi
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥110000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Tokyo Haneda, Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥160000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥29000 - ¥130000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥55000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Tokyo Narita, Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥65000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Niigata
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥28000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via New Chitose, Yamagata
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥60000
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥31000 - ¥55000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Niigata
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥28000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Tokyo Haneda, Kochi
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥120000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via New Chitose, Yamagata
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥60000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥120000
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥43000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥55000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Sendai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥26000
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥85000
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 Kansai Airport to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4300 - ¥6000
Reserved Seat
¥4500 - ¥6500
Green Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Train from Komatsu to Takefu
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2000 - ¥2900
Reserved Seat
¥2100 - ¥3100
Green Seat
¥2800 - ¥3900
Train from Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2000 - ¥2900
Reserved Seat
¥2100 - ¥3000
Green Seat
¥2800 - ¥3900
Train from Maibara to Takefu
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2300 - ¥3300
Reserved Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500
Green Seat
¥3300 - ¥4500
Train from Kanazawa to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥4000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2600 - ¥3800
Reserved Seat
¥2800 - ¥4000
Green Seat
¥3800 - ¥5500
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 Nagoya to Maibara
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3000 - ¥4100
Reserved seat
¥3800 - ¥4700
Green seat
¥4600 - ¥6000
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2800 - ¥3800
Reserved seat
¥3600 - ¥4500
Green seat
¥4300 - ¥6000
Bus operators
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Hotel New Hankyu
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥1700
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Keifuku Bus
Phone
0776-24-4890
Website
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Umeda to Takefu IC
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥6500
Schedules at
bus.keifuku.co.jp

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Komatsu Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen bus services, operated by Keifuku Bus, arrive at Takefu IC station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Takefu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen is 259 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Echizen. Prices start at ¥12500 per night.

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