There are 5 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirahama by train, bus, 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  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$32 - $43

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$44 - $52

Bus  •  4 h 58 min

$38

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. 71.1 miles

$12 - $18

Fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. KIX - SHM

$122 - $889

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

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirahama every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirahama via JR Namba Station and JR Namba in around 4 h 58 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Kansai to Nanki Shirahama via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hineno to Shirahama
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Wakayama to Shirahama
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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 Toretore-ichiba
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
meikobus.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Shirahama is 85 km. The road distance is 114 km.

The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirahama is to drive which costs ¥1300 - ¥1900 and takes 1 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirahama is to drive which takes 1 h 20 min and costs ¥1300 - ¥1900.

No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirahama. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Shirahama via Hineno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirahama. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Toretore-ichiba via JR Namba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Shirahama, including transfers.