There are 5 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka by bus, train, taxi or car

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

Bus  •  50 min

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

$14 - $18

Cheapest option

Train Nankai Railways  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shinimamiya Nankai Airport Exp / ...

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Osaka JR Kansai Airport Rapid Service

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka 31.2 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka 31.2 miles

$5 - $8

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

OKK Airport Bus operates a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 50 min. Kintetsu Bus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Nankai Railways operates a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $7 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Nankai Railways
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kansai Airport to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
$14 - $18
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Shinsaibashi Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0818
Website
kobesogo.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Osaka is 37 km. The road distance is 50 km.

The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka is to drive which costs ¥550 - ¥850 and takes 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥20000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Osaka. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Hotel New Hankyu. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

The bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Hotel New Hankyu takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.