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

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Fly from Osaka Kansai, train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kansai (KIX) to Kochi (KCZ) KIX - KCZ
  2. Take the train from Kochi(Kochi) to Noichi

$48 - $360

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Train to Osaka Itami, fly, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Namba(Nankai)
  2. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Kochi (KCZ) ITM - KCZ
  3. Take the train from Kochi(Kochi) to Noichi

$117 - $468

Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
  3. Take the train from Okayama to Kochi(Kochi)

$99 - $141

Bus Nankai Bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Takamatsu Chuo Interchange Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Takamatsu Chuo Interchange Bus Terminal to Harimayabashi

$77

Bus Ryobi Express  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Okayama
  2. Take the bus from Okayama to Hayamaribashi

$52 - $81

Bus, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Tokushima Station
  2. Take the train from Tokushima to Awa-Ikeda
  3. Take the train from Awa-Ikeda to Kochi(Kochi)

$70 - $83

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kōchi 206.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi is to drive which costs ¥3900 - ¥6000 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi is to fly and train which costs ¥5000 - ¥41000 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Harimayabashi via Takamatsu Chuo Interchange Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Umenotsuji via Shin-Osaka, Okayama and Kochiekimae. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Kochi is 197 km. The road distance is 330.7 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi without a car is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi, including transfers.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi bus services, operated by Nankai Bus, depart from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi 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 Kochi is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥8648 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi.
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  • Distance: 123.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kōchi via Shin-Osaka, Okayama, Kochi(Kochi), and Kochiekimae in around 5 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kōchi via Takamatsu Chuo Interchange Bus Terminal in around 5 h 48 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Kochi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Train operators
Tosa Kuroshio Railway
Website
tosakuro.com
Train from Kochi(Kochi) to Noichi
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nankai Railways
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Kochi(Kochi)
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Awa-Ikeda to Kochi(Kochi)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokushima to Awa-Ikeda
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Takamatsu Chuo Interchange Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Tokushima Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Takamatsu Chuo Interchange Bus Terminal to Harimayabashi
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Okayama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Hayamaribashi
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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The quickest flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Kochi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi bus services, operated by JR Shikoku Bus, arrive at Harimayabashi station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi is 331 km. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Kochi.

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JetStar Japan offers flights from Osaka Kansai Airport to Kochi Airport.

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