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There are 8 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Ōsaka Haruka / ...
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Takefu Thunderbird

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Bus  •  5h 14m

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

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Bus, train  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyoto Sta. Hachijoguchi Ky
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu Thunderbird

Drive  •  2h 58m

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

Fly to Komatsu, train  •  4h 36m

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

Fly to Toyama, train  •  6h 24m

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

Fly to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  6h 41m

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

Fly to Nagoya Airfield, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Nagoya Airfield (NKM) KIX - NKM
  2. Take the train from Nagoya Station to Maibara
  3. Take the train from Maibara to Takefu

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen is to drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 2h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen is to drive which takes 2h 58m and costs ¥4300 - ¥6500.

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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 5h 14m.

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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 20m.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Echizen is 225 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 20m and costs ¥5500 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m 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 Airport Limousine Bus (Hankyu Kanko Bus), depart from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, 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 20m and costs ¥5500 - ¥11000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5000 - ¥8500 and takes 5h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen.
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  • Distance: 225.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Echizen via Hotel New Hankyu and Osaka Umeda in around 5h 14m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥80000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥26000 - ¥80000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥27000 - ¥75000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Toyama via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥18000 - ¥85000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥28000 - ¥75000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥45000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥32000 - ¥80000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥36000 - ¥75000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥55000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Tokyo Haneda, Kochi
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥85000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥60000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Niigata
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥29000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Miyazaki, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥30000 - ¥70000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Tokyo Haneda, Izumo
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥90000
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥25000 - ¥60000
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nagoya Airfield via Niigata
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥29000
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Chūbu Centrair via Sendai
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥45000
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Phone
(050) 2016-1603
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Ōsaka
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥2100 - ¥3200
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3200
Reserved Seat
¥2100 - ¥2900
Green Seat
¥2700 - ¥3600
Train from Osaka to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥7000
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥6000
Reserved Seat
¥4800 - ¥7000
Green Seat
¥7000 - ¥9500
Train from Kyoto to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3800 - ¥5500
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved Seat
¥4400 - ¥5000
Reserved Seat
¥3800 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Train from Komatsu to Takefu
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3500
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved Seat
¥3000 - ¥3500
Reserved Seat
¥2400 - ¥3400
Green Seat
¥3200 - ¥4300
Train from Nagoya Station to Maibara
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3500
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved Seat
¥3000 - ¥3500
Reserved Seat
¥2400 - ¥3300
Green Seat
¥3100 - ¥4200
Train from Maibara to Takefu
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2700 - ¥3800
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved Seat
¥3300 - ¥3800
Reserved Seat
¥2700 - ¥3800
Green Seat
¥3700 - ¥4900
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
Phone
(050) 2016-1603
Train from Kansai-Airport to Ōsaka
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥1300
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/index.html
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Train from Nagoya Station to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1700
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/index.html
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
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
Phone
050-2016-1603
Train from Toyama to Echizen-Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥7500
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Reserved seat
¥6000 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7500 - ¥10000
Train from Nagoya Station to Maibara
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥4700
Schedules at
https://japantravel.navitime.com/en/area/jp/route/
Website
https://www.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/
Website
https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/en/
Website
https://global.jr-central.co.jp/en/
Website
https://www.westjr.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jr-shikoku.co.jp/global/en/
Website
https://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/english/
Unreserved seat
¥3000 - ¥4100
Reserved seat
¥3800 - ¥4700
Green seat
¥4600 - ¥6000
Bus operators
Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise
Phone
072-461-1374
Website
kate.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyoto Sta. Hachijoguchi
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥3000
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Book at
japanbusonline.com
Airport Limousine Bus (Hankyu Kanko Bus)
Phone
06-6844-1124
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Hotel New Hankyu
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥1800
Website
https://www.okkbus.co.jp/en/
Keifuku Bus
Phone
0776-24-4890
Website
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Umeda to Takefu IC
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥6500
Schedules at
bus.keifuku.co.jp

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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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