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There are 3 ways to get from Osaka to Tokushima by train, bus or car

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, bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Maiko JR Kobe Local / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Maiko to Tokushima Daigaku-mae

$37 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ōsaka to Tokushima Station

$33

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Tokushima 92.6 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Tokushima is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Tokushima is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ōsaka and arriving at Tokushima Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Tokushima is 111 km. The road distance is 148.2 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Tokushima without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 53 min and costs ¥4100 - ¥4500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Osaka to Tokushima, including transfers.

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Osaka to Tokushima bus services, operated by JR Shikoku Bus, depart from Ōsaka station.

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Osaka to Tokushima bus services, operated by JR Shikoku Bus, arrive at Tokushima Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Tokushima is 148 km. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Osaka to Tokushima.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Tokushima. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Tokushima.
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  • Distance: 69.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

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

JR Shikoku Bus operates a bus from Osaka to Tokushima every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $33 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Kousoku Bus also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Maiko
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Maiko to Tokushima Daigaku-mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Ōsaka to Tokushima Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Kousoku Bus
Phone
0570-064-188
Website
kousokubus.jp
Bus from Umeda-eki to Tokushima Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
kousokubus.jp

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