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There are 8 ways to get from Osaka to Sendai by train, night bus, 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  •  5h 6m

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

$172 - $252

Cheapest option

Fly Osaka Itami to Sendai  •  3h 24m

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

$87 - $610

6 alternative options

Night bus  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the night bus from Ōsaka to Sendai-eki

$98

Night bus, bus  •  12h 46m

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

$108 - $132

Drive  •  9h 26m

  1. Drive from Osaka to Sendai 541.2 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Kobe, fly to Sendai  •  3h 57m

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

$120 - $396

Fly Osaka Itami to Yamagata, bus  •  5h 8m

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

$139 - $672

Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly to Sendai  •  4h 46m

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

$258 - $483

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Sendai is to night bus which costs ¥11000 and takes 12h 1m.

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

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Ōsaka and arriving at Sendai-eki. The journey takes approximately 12h 1m.

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

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The best way to get from Osaka to Sendai without a car is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs ¥19000 - ¥29000.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Osaka to Sendai, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Osaka to Sendai is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs ¥19000 - ¥29000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥9500 - ¥70000 and takes 3h 24m.

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

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Osaka to Sendai bus services, operated by Kintetsu Bus, arrive at Sendai-eki station.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Sendai.
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  • Distance: 389.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Sendai via Shin-Osaka, Shin-Osaka, and Tokyo in around 5h 6m. Alternatively, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Ibex Airlines fly from Osaka to Sendai hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Osaka Itami to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Osaka Itami to Yamagata via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $200
Train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Ōsaka to Sendai-eki
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Night bus from Osaka to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Sendai is 866 km. It takes approximately 9h 26m to drive from Osaka to Sendai.

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

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There are 124+ hotels available in Sendai. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Itami Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs ¥210 - ¥240.

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