There are 8 ways to get from Osaka to Sendai 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.

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Shinkansen Komachi / ...

$182 - $262

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Fly Osaka to Sendai  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Sendai (SDJ) ITM - SDJ

$88 - $610

6 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku
  2. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station

$95

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from Osaka to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho

$110 - $135

Drive  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Sendai 541.2 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Sendai  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
  2. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Sendai (SDJ) UKB - SDJ

$124 - $398

Fly Osaka to Yamagata, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Yamagata (GAJ) ITM - GAJ
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho

$139 - $672

Train to Nagoya, fly to Sendai  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Sendai (SDJ) NGO - SDJ

$259 - $488

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Sendai is to bus which costs ¥10526 and takes 15 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Sendai is to fly which costs ¥9500 - ¥70000 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Sendai is 623 km. The road distance is 865.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Osaka to Sendai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka station to Sendai station. However, there are services departing from Osaka Station Bus Terminal and arriving at Sendai Station via Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Sendai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Sendai.
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  • Distance: 389.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Sendai, Miyagi, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka to Sendai via Shin-Osaka and Tokyo in around 4 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka to Sendai via Buster Shinjuku and Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo in around 15 h 3 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Nagoya to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Osaka to Yamagata via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Flights from Nagoya to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $110
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $65
Reserved seat
$50 - $70
Green seat
$65 - $90
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Night bus from Osaka to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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