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

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Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Universal Studios Japan

$14

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Nishikujo Jr Kansai Airport Rapid Service

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan 30.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan 30.3 miles

$5 - $8

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

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Sakurajima via Nishikujo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Universal Studios Japan is 31 km. The road distance is 48.5 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan without a car is to bus which takes 57 min and costs .

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The bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Universal Studios Japan takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by Kintetsu Bus, depart from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Kansai Airport station.

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The best way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan is to bus which takes 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan bus services, operated by Kintetsu Bus, arrive at Universal Studios Japan station.

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Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Nishikujo station.

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Map of how to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan.
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  • Distance: 19.3 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

Kintetsu Bus operates a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
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 Kansai Airport to Nishikujo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan
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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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan is 48 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Universal Studios Japan.

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