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There are 8 ways to get from Osaka to Saiki by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Oita
  3. Take the train from Oita to Saiki

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Fly to Kumamoto, train  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Kumamoto (KMJ) ITM - KMJ
  2. Take the train from Higo Ōzu to Oita
  3. Take the train from Oita to Saiki

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Bus, ferry  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Ōsaka to Yawatahama-ko
  2. Take the ferry from 八幡浜港 to 臼杵港 八幡浜~臼杵

Bus  •  15h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Ōsaka to Beppu Kitahama
  2. Take the bus from Oita Airport to Ote Mae

Drive  •  8h 18m

  1. Drive from Osaka to Saiki 702.3 km

Fly to Oita, bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Oita (OIT) ITM - OIT
  2. Take the bus from Oita Airport to Ote Mae

Fly to Miyazaki, train  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Miyazaki (KMI) ITM - KMI
  2. Take the train from Miyazaki Airport to Saiki

Fly to Fukuoka, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Fukuoka (FUK) ITM - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Oita
  3. Take the train from Oita to Saiki
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saiki is 0120-565653.

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The social distance requirement in Saiki is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Saiki is to drive which costs ¥8000 - ¥12000 and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Saiki is to fly and bus which costs ¥11000 - ¥19000 and takes 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka to Saiki. However, there are services departing from Ōsaka and arriving at Ote Mae via Beppu-kitahama and Oita Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Saiki. However, there are services departing from Yodoyabashi and arriving at Saiki via Shin-Osaka, Kokura and Oita. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between Osaka and Saiki is 385 km. The road distance is 702.3 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Saiki without a car is to train which takes 6h 20m and costs ¥15000 - ¥25000.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Osaka to Saiki, including transfers.

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

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Osaka to Saiki train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Osaka station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Saiki is to train which takes 6h 20m and costs ¥15000 - ¥25000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥14730 and takes 15h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Saiki.
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  • Distance: 385.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Saiki via Shin-Osaka, Shin-Osaka, Kokura, and Oita in around 6h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka to Saiki via Beppu Kitahama, Beppu-kitahama, and Oita Airport in around 15h 8m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥28000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥32000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Miyazaki via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥32000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥29000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥30000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥22000 - ¥55000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Oita
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥31000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥35000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥30000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥21000 - ¥50000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥28000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥27000
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥50000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kokura
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥16000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥11000 - ¥16000
Reserved seat
¥13000 - ¥16000
Green seat
¥17000 - ¥23000
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Oita
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Reserved Seat
¥3600 - ¥5500
Green Seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Train from Oita to Saiki
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥2000 - ¥2800
Reserved Seat
¥2100 - ¥3000
Green Seat
¥2700 - ¥3800
Train from Miyazaki Airport to Saiki
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥3800 - ¥6000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3800 - ¥5500
Reserved Seat
¥4000 - ¥6000
Green Seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Train from Hakata to Oita
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4800 - ¥7000
Reserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥7500
Green Seat
¥7000 - ¥10000
Train from Higoozu to Oita
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4600
Reserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Green Seat
¥4700 - ¥6500
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Oita to Saiki
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
JR Kyushu Railway Company
Website
jrkyushu.co.jp
Train from Higo Ōzu to Oita
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥3300
Schedules at
jrkyushu.co.jp
Ltd Exp
¥3300
Bus operators
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Ōsaka to Yawatahama-ko
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥8400
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Ōsaka to Beppu Kitahama
Ave. Duration
10h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥10300
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Oita Kotsu
Phone
097-534-7455
Website
oitakotsu.co.jp
Bus from Oita Airport to Ote Mae
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2880
Schedules at
oitakotsu.co.jp
Ferry operators
Uwajima Ferry
Website
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Ferry from 八幡浜港 to 臼杵港
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4500
Schedules at
uwajimaunyu.co.jp
Second Class
¥2475
Car (3-4m long)
¥9695
First Class
¥4450
Car (4-5m long)
¥11744

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Oita Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Osaka to Saiki bus services, operated by Oita Kotsu, arrive at Ote Mae station.

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Osaka to Saiki train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Saiki station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Saiki is 702 km. It takes approximately 8h 18m to drive from Osaka to Saiki.

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Ibex Airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Oita Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Saiki. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Itami Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs ¥500 - ¥650.

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