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There are 4 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Namba(Nankai) Nankai Airport Exp / ...

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus  •  50 min

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

$13 - $18

Taxi  •  38 min

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

$140 - $180

Drive  •  38 min

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

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka is to drive which costs ¥550 - ¥900 and takes 38 min.

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

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Namba(Nankai). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs ¥700 - ¥1000.

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The train from Kansai Airport to Namba(Nankai) takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka train services, operated by Nankai Railways, depart from Kansai Airport station.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka is to train which takes 46 min and costs ¥700 - ¥1000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1500 - ¥2000 and takes 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka.
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  • Distance: 23.3 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

Nankai Railways operates a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $7 and the journey takes 46 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, OKK Airport Bus operates a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 50 min. Kintetsu Bus also services this route twice daily.

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 Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 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
$140 - $180
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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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Hotel New Hankyu station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka train services, operated by Nankai Railways, arrive at Namba(Nankai) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka is 50 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Osaka.

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There are 2704+ hotels available in Osaka. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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