There are 9 ways to get from Osaka to Karuizawa Station by train, bus, night 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  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Kanazawa
  2. Take the train from Kanazawa to Nagano
  3. Take the train from Nagano to Karuizawa

$146 - $191

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the night bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Sakudaira

$70 - $82

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka to Nagano
  2. Take the train from Nagano to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka / ...

$90 - $107

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Karuizawa Station 273 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Karuizawa

$123 - $381

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Narita, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Karuizawa

$164 - $518

Fly Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 2 min

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

$113 - $329

Fly Osaka to Niigata, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Niigata (KIJ) ITM - KIJ
  2. Take the train from Niigata to Takasaki
  3. Take the train from Takasaki to Karuizawa

$233 - $461

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 29 min

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

$158 - $373

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Karuizawa Station is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥7500 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Karuizawa Station is to fly and train which costs ¥13000 - ¥43000 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Karuizawa Station is 338 km. The road distance is 436.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Osaka to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Karuizawa Station. However, there are services departing from Osaka and arriving at Karuizawa via Kanazawa and Nagano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Karuizawa Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka to Karuizawa Station via Kanazawa and Nagano in around 5 h 35 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 to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda via Izumo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 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 Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Niigata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$63 - $67
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kanazawa to Nagano
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
Train from Nagano to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Train from Tokyo to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $80
Train from Niigata to Takasaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $65
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $95
Train from Takasaki to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$22 - $29
Reserved seat
$28 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
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
Bus operators
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Osaka to Nagano
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Sakudaira
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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