There are 7 ways to get from Osaka to Iwate by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Osaka to Morioka  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Morioka (HNA) ITM - HNA

$148 - $834

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Fly Osaka to Sendai, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Sendai (SDJ) ITM - SDJ
  2. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Ichinoseki

$117 - $655

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Train to Nagoya, fly to Morioka  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NKM) to Morioka (HNA) NKM - HNA

$223 - $294

Train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Morioka Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...

$202 - $292

Night bus, bus, train  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the night bus from Osaka to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Sendai
  3. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Morioka

$153 - $198

Night bus, bus  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the night bus from Ōsaka to Sendai Station
  2. Take the bus from Sendai to Morioka

$138

Drive  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Morioka 585 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Osaka to Iwate. However, there are services departing from Ōsaka and arriving at Morioka via Sendai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 29 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Iwate is 752 km. The road distance is 936 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Iwate without a car is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Osaka to Iwate, including transfers.

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Osaka to Iwate bus services, operated by Kintetsu Bus, depart from Ōsaka station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Iwate is to fly which takes 2 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Morioka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Osaka to Iwate bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Morioka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Iwate is 936 km. It takes approximately 11 h 25 min to drive from Osaka to Iwate.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Osaka Airport to Morioka Airport.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Iwate.
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  • Distance: 470.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

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

Japan Airlines flies from Osaka to Hanamaki 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Osaka to Morioka via Shin-Osaka and Tokyo in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Osaka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Ichinoseki
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Train from Tokyo to Morioka
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$150 - $200
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Night bus from Osaka to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Ōsaka to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$112
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai to Morioka
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp

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There are 19+ hotels available in Iwate. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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