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There are 3 ways to get from Sakai to Echizen by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Takefu

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Umeda to Takefu IC

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  1. Drive from Sakai to Echizen

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The cheapest way to get from Sakai to Echizen is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3800 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sakai to Echizen is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3800 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sakai to Echizen. However, there are services departing from Suminoekoen and arriving at Takefu via Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Sakai and Echizen is 160 km. The road distance is 196.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sakai to Echizen without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs ¥4500 - ¥7000.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Sakai to Echizen, including transfers.

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Sakai to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Osaka station.

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The best way to get from Sakai to Echizen is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs ¥4500 - ¥7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3900 - ¥7000 and takes 4h 32m.

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Sakai to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Takefu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sakai to Echizen is 196 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Sakai to Echizen.

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  • Distance: 160 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Sakai, Ōsaka, Japan and Echizen, Japan?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Osaka to Takefu every 2 hours. Tickets cost ¥4300 - ¥6500 and the journey takes 1h 42m. Alternatively, Keifuku Bus operates a bus from Osaka Umeda to Takefu IC 3 times a day. Tickets cost ¥3700 - ¥6500 and the journey takes 3h 5m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Takefu
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4300 - ¥6000
Reserved Seat
¥4500 - ¥6500
Green Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Bus operators
Keifuku Bus
Phone
0776-24-4890
Website
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Umeda to Takefu IC
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥6500
Schedules at
bus.keifuku.co.jp

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