There are 5 ways to get from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai by train, tram, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Sakurajima to Nishikujo
  2. Take the train from Nishikujo to Shinimamiya
  3. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Sakai

$4 - $14

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Train, tram  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Sakurajima to Nishikujo
  2. Take the train from Nishikujo to Shinimamiya
  3. Take the tram from Shin-Imamiya-Ekimae to Ōshōji

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai 10.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai 10.4 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Walk from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai 8.4 miles

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

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

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No, there is no direct train from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai. However, there are services departing from Sakurajima and arriving at Sakai via Nishikujo and Shinimamiya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Universal Studios Japan and Sakai is 10 km. The road distance is 16.6 km.

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The best way to get from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs ¥440 - ¥1700.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai, including transfers.

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Universal Studios Japan to Sakai train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Sakurajima station.

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Universal Studios Japan to Sakai train services, operated by Nankai Railways, arrive at Sakai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Universal Studios Japan to Sakai is 17 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai.

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There are 2469+ hotels available in Sakai. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai.
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  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Universal Studios Japan and Sakai, Ōsaka, Japan?

You can take a train from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai via Sakurajima, Nishikujo, and Shinimamiya in around 39 min.

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 Sakurajima to Nishikujo
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nishikujo to Shinimamiya
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankai Tramway
Phone
81666715170
Email
haninfo@hankai.co.jp
Website
hankai.co.jp
Tram from Shin-Imamiya-Ekimae to Ōshōji
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hankai.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Universal Studios Japan to Sakai
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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