There are 6 ways to get from Osaka to Izumo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Izumoshi Ltd Exp Yakumo

$92 - $127

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Bus Chugoku JR Bus Company  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Sannomiya BT to Izumoshi

$51 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus Ryobi Express  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Okayama IC
  2. Take the bus from Okayama IC to Izumoshi 出雲線

$51 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Izumo 204.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Osaka, train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Izumo (IZO) ITM - IZO
  2. Take the train from Shinji to Izumoshi

$132 - $298

Train to Nagoya, fly  •  4 h 10 min

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

$172 - $428

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Izumo is to drive which costs ¥3800 - ¥6000 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Izumo is to fly and train which costs ¥14000 - ¥34000 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka to Izumo. However, there are services departing from Osaka City Air Terminal and arriving at Izumoshi via Okayama IC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Izumo is 260 km. The road distance is 327 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Izumo without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Osaka to Izumo, including transfers.

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Osaka to Izumo bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, depart from Osaka City Air Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Izumo is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5600 - ¥5900 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Izumo Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Osaka to Izumo bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Izumoshi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Izumo is 327 km. It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to drive from Osaka to Izumo.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Osaka Airport to Izumo Airport.

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  • Distance: 162.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Izumo via Shin-Osaka and Okayama in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, Chugoku JR Bus Company operates a bus from Osaka to Izumo twice daily. Tickets cost $46 and the journey takes 5 h 17 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Izumo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Izumo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinji to Izumoshi
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Sannomiya BT to Izumoshi
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Okayama IC
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama IC to Izumoshi
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Chutetsu Bus
Phone
(086)222-6601
Website
chutetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Okayama Inter to Izumoshieki-mae
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
chutetsu-bus.co.jp

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