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There are 7 ways to get from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) by bus, train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Hotel New Hankyu to Kansai Airport Terminal 1

¥1500 - ¥1900

Cheapest option

Train via Dobutsuen-Mae  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Kansai Airport Nankai Airport Exp / ...

¥876 - ¥1245

5 alternative options

Train  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the train from Fukushima(Osaka/Jr) to Kansai Airport Jr Kansai Airport Rapid Service

¥900 - ¥1300

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) 50.7 km

¥19000 - ¥23000

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) 50.7 km

¥550 - ¥850

Shuttle  •  37 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport

¥20000 - ¥29000

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport 50.7 km

¥20000 - ¥40000

Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) by bus

The bus journey time between Osaka and Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is around 50 min and covers a distance of around 52 km. The fastest bus normally takes 50 min. Operated by Osaka Airport Transport and Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise, the Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) bus service departs from Hotel New Hankyu and arrives in Kansai Airport Terminal 1. Typically 189 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
50 min
Fastest bus time:
50 min
Buses per week:
189
Cheapest price:
¥1500
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
05:50
Last bus departs at:
21:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Buses departing Wednesday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Osaka → Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is 0120-565653.

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The social distance requirement in Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is to drive which costs ¥550 - ¥850 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is to taxi which costs ¥19000 - ¥23000 and takes 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hotel New Hankyu and arriving at Kansai Airport Terminal 1. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fukushima(Osaka/Jr) and arriving at Kansai Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 6m.

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The distance between Osaka and Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is 37 km. The road distance is 50.7 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs ¥1500 - ¥1900.

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The bus from Hotel New Hankyu to Kansai Airport Terminal 1 takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) bus services, operated by Osaka Airport Transport, depart from Hotel New Hankyu station.

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Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) train services, operated by Nankai Railways, depart from Shinimamiya station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is to bus which takes 50 min and costs ¥1500 - ¥1900. Alternatively, you can train via Dobutsuen-Mae, which costs ¥850 - ¥1300 and takes 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX).
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  • Distance: 37.2 km
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan?

Osaka Airport Transport operates a bus from Hotel New Hankyu to Kansai Airport Terminal 1 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ¥1500 - ¥1700 and the journey takes 50 min. Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Nankai Railways operates a train from Shinimamiya to Kansai Airport every 20 minutes. Tickets cost ¥650 - ¥800 and the journey takes 43 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Nankai Railways
Website
howto-osaka.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Kansai Airport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Kansai Airport
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥1000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Fukushima(Osaka/Jr) to Kansai Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Osaka Airport Transport
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Hotel New Hankyu to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥1700
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise
Phone
087-881-8419
Website
kate.co.jp
Bus from Temmabashi Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1900
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
¥19000 - ¥23000
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Osaka MK
Phone
+81 6-6452-4441
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 570-03-5931
Website
kkg-osaka.jp
Jayride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥29000
Towncar from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport
Estimated price
¥20000 - ¥40000

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Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) bus services, operated by Osaka Airport Transport, arrive at Kansai Airport Terminal 1 station.

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Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) train services, operated by Nankai Railways, arrive at Kansai Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) is 51 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Osaka to Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX).

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There are 78+ hotels available in Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX). Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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