There are 9 ways to get from Osaka to Chiba 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 40 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi

$108 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus Willer Travel  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka WBT Umeda to Yokohama

$60 - $68

7 alternative options

Bus JR East Group  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku

$72 - $82

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Chiba 341 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Haneda  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND

$89 - $328

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
  2. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) UKB - HND

$80 - $276

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Narita  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT

$107 - $440

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) NGO - HND

$120 - $316

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Ibaraki, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
  2. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Ibaraki (IBR) UKB - IBR
  3. Take the train from Ishioka to Tokyo
  4. Take the train from Tokyo to Chiba

$138 - $312

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Chiba, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Osaka to Chiba every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Osaka to Chiba every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Nagoya to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Ibaraki
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Chiba
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Osaka WBT Umeda to Yokohama
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Osaka and Chiba is 431 km. The road distance is 546 km.

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Chiba is to bus which costs ¥6500 - ¥8000 and takes 11 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Osaka to Chiba is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000.

No, there is no direct bus from Osaka to Chiba. However, there are services departing from Osaka Station Bus Terminal and arriving at Chiba Chuo Station via Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal and Haneda Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Osaka to Chiba, including transfers.