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There are 5 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Wakayama Station
  2. Take the train from Wakayama to Kiitanabe Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$34 - $40

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Hineno to Kiitanabe Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$32 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to JR Namba Station
  2. Take the bus from JR Namba to Tanabe

$36

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station 65.5 miles

$11 - $16

Fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Nanki Shirahama (SHM) KIX - SHM

$123 - $892

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1800 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Tanabe via JR Namba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Kiitanabe via Hineno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Kii-Tanabe Station is 79 km. The road distance is 104.9 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs ¥3800 - ¥4600.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station, including transfers.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station bus services, operated by Nihon Kotsu, depart from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Hineno station.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs ¥3600 - ¥4900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4097 and takes 4 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥13000 - ¥110000 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station.
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  • Distance: 49.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station via JR Namba in around 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nanki Shirahama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Wakayama to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hineno to Kiitanabe
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Wakayama Bus
Phone
073-445-3131
Website
wakayamabus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Wakayama Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to JR Namba Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Meiko Bus
Website
meikobus.jp
Bus from JR Namba to Tanabe
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
meikobus.jp

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There is no direct flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Nanki Shirahama Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station bus services, operated by Meiko Bus, arrive at Tanabe station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Kiitanabe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station is 105 km. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kii-Tanabe Station.

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

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There are 83+ hotels available in Kii-Tanabe Station. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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