There are 10 ways to get from Osaka to Karuizawa Station by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Kanazawa Ltd Exp Thunderbird
  2. Take the train from Kanazawa to Karuizawa Shinkansen Hakutaka

$128 - $162

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Night bus  •  11 h 13 min

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

$58 - $59

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Bus, train  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Ōsaka (Station) to Nagoya (Station)
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Nagano
  3. Take the train from Nagano to Saku-Daira

$97 - $134

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Karuizawa Station 273 miles

$45 - $70

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

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

$134 - $401

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  5 h 38 min

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

$125 - $349

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Narita, train  •  5 h 37 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 to Niigata, train  •  5 h 57 min

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

$231 - $461

Fly Osaka Kobe to Ibaraki, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Ibaraki (IBR) UKB - IBR
  2. Take the train from Ishioka to Ueno
  3. Take the train from Ueno to Karuizawa

$154 - $352

Train to Nagoya, fly to Tokyo Haneda, train  •  6 h 28 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

$170 - $394

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Karuizawa Station. However, there are services departing from Osaka and arriving at Karuizawa via Kanazawa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 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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The best way to get from Osaka to Karuizawa Station without a car is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Osaka to Karuizawa Station, including transfers.

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Osaka to Karuizawa Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Thunderbird, depart from Osaka station.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Osaka to Karuizawa Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Karuizawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Karuizawa Station is 437 km. It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to drive from Osaka to Karuizawa Station.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Airport to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Karuizawa Station. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Karuizawa Station.
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  • Distance: 211 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Karuizawa Station via Kanazawa in around 5 h 47 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 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 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 Osaka to Tokyo Narita via Oita
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Ibaraki
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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 Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $95
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Nagano to Saku-Daira
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
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
$55 - $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 Ueno to Karuizawa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
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
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 Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Ishioka to Ueno
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Ōsaka (Station) to Nagoya (Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Nagano
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Komoro Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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