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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Maibara Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Maibara to Biwa-ko

$101 - $131

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Biwa-ko 70.2 miles

$11 - $18

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Biwa-ko, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Osaka to Biwa-ko. However, you can take the train to Shin-Osaka, take the train to Maibara, then take the taxi to Biwa-ko. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Biwa-ko.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Osaka and Biwa-ko is 81 km. The road distance is 112 km.

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Biwa-ko is to drive which costs ¥1200 - ¥1900 and takes 1 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Osaka to Biwa-ko is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 38 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥15000.

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Osaka to Biwa-ko, including transfers.