There are 7 ways to get from Osaka to Shinjuku 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Shinagawa Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Shinagawa to Shin-Okubo JR Yamanote

$105 - $157

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku

$54

5 alternative options

Night bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from Osaka WBT Umeda to Basuta Shinjuku

$56 - $57

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Shinjuku 314.5 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Haneda  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) ITM - HND

$84 - $323

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  3 h 28 min

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

$74 - $271

Fly Osaka to Tokyo Narita, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) ITM - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori

$125 - $457

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Shinjuku is to bus which costs ¥6000 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Shinjuku is to fly which costs ¥9000 - ¥37000 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Shinjuku is 398 km. The road distance is 503.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Osaka to Shinjuku, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Osaka Station Bus Terminal station and arriving at Buster Shinjuku. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan?

You can take a train from Osaka to Shinjuku via Shin-Osaka and Shinagawa in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Osaka to Shinjuku 5 times a day. Tickets cost $54 and the journey takes 8 h 10 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
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Osaka to Tokyo Haneda via Izumo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 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
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
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $200
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Shin-Okubo
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Nippori
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Osaka WBT Umeda to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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