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

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka Ltd Exp Haruka

$19 - $24

Cheapest option

Train, subway  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shinimamiya Nankai Airport Exp / ...
  2. Take the subway from Dobutsuen-Mae to Esaka OsakaMetro Midosuji

$8 - $10

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Hotel New Hankyu

$16 - $20

Bus, subway  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Tennōji Station
  2. Take the subway from Tennoji to Esaka OsakaMetro Midosuji

$13 - $14

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station 38.6 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station 38.6 miles

$6 - $10

Fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Osaka (ITM) KIX - ITM

$65 - $387

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station is to drive which costs ¥700 - ¥1100 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station is to taxi which costs ¥20000 - ¥25000 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Esaka Station is 43 km. The road distance is 61.8 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs ¥2100 - ¥2700.

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs ¥2100 - ¥2700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1700 - ¥2300 and takes 1 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥7000 - ¥44000 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Osaka Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station is 62 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station.

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Star Flyer, JetStar Japan, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Osaka Airport.

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There are 2468+ hotels available in Esaka Station. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station.
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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $22 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, OKK Airport Bus operates a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 50 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Train operators
Nankai Railways
Osaka Metro
Website
kotsu.city.osaka.lg.jp
Subway from Dobutsuen-Mae to Esaka
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Tennoji to Esaka
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Hotel New Hankyu
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Tennōji Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0818
Website
kobesogo.co.jp
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp

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