There are 6 ways to get from Sakai to Osaka Castle by train, subway, tram, taxi, car or foot

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, subway  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Sakai to Shinimamiya
  2. Take the subway from Dobutsuen-Mae to Nagahoribashi
  3. Take the subway from Nagahoribashi to Tamatsukuri

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Tram  •  51 min

  1. Take the tram from Ōshōji to Tennōji Station Hankai

$3 - $4

4 alternative options

Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Morinomiya Osaka Loop

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sakai to Osaka Castle 10.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Sakai to Osaka Castle 10.4 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Walk from Sakai to Osaka Castle 8.8 miles

What companies run services between Sakai, Ōsaka, Japan and Osaka Castle, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Sakai to Osaka Castle every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Osaka Subway
Website
kotsu.city.osaka.lg.jp
Subway from Dobutsuen-Mae to Nagahoribashi
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Nagahoribashi to Tamatsukuri
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Morinomiya
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankai Tramway
Phone
81666715170
Email
haninfo@hankai.co.jp
Website
hankai.co.jp
Tram from Ōshōji to Tennōji Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hankai.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Sakai to Osaka Castle
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sakai and Osaka Castle is 12 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sakai to Osaka Castle is to drive which costs ¥190 - ¥290 and takes 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Sakai to Osaka Castle is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs ¥6000 - ¥7500.

No, there is no direct train from Sakai to Osaka Castle. However, there are services departing from Sakai and arriving at Morinomiya via Shinimamiya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 min.

It takes approximately 34 min to get from Sakai to Osaka Castle, including transfers.