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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1h 1m

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

$19 - $24

Cheapest option

Train, subway  •  1h 13m

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

$8 - $12

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 7m

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

$16 - $20

Bus, subway  •  1h 42m

  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  •  48m

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

$180 - $220

Drive  •  48m

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

$6 - $10

Fly  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Osaka Itami (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 48m.

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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 48m.

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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 1h 1m and costs ¥2100 - ¥2700.

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It takes approximately 1h 1m 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 1h 1m and costs ¥2100 - ¥2700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1700 - ¥2300 and takes 1h 7m, you could also fly, which costs ¥7000 - ¥44000 and takes 3h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Osaka Itami Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 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 48m 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 Itami Airport.

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There are 3259+ hotels available in Esaka Station. Prices start at $47 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: 1h 1m

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 51m. 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 50m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka Itami via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka Itami via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka Itami via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,200
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka Itami via Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Osaka Itami via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $2,400
Train operators
Nankai Railways
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Shinimamiya
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Osaka Metro
Website
kotsu.city.osaka.lg.jp
Subway from Dobutsuen-Mae to Esaka
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Tennoji to Esaka
Ave. Duration
26m
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
50m
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Esaka Station
Ave. Duration
48m
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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