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There are 5 ways to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  53 min

  1. Take the subway from Osakako to Hommachi OsakaMetro Chuo
  2. Take the subway from Hommachi to Shin-Osaka OsakaMetro Midosuji

$4 - $5

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Nishikujo to Osaka Osaka Loop / ...

$4 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Universal Studios to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Shin Osaka

$9 - $14

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka 9.1 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka 9.1 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka is to drive which costs ¥170 - ¥250 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka is to taxi which costs ¥5000 - ¥6500 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka. However, there are services departing from Universal Studios and arriving at Shin Osaka via Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka. However, there are services departing from Sakurajima and arriving at Shin-Osaka via Nishikujo and Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Universal Studios Japan and Shin Osaka is 10 km. The road distance is 14.5 km.

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The best way to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka without a car is to subway which takes 53 min and costs ¥460 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka, including transfers.

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Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, depart from Universal Studios station.

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Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Nishikujo station.

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The best way to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka is to train which takes 51 min and costs ¥440 - ¥950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1000 - ¥1700 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka.
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  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Universal Studios Japan and Shin Osaka, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka via Universal Studios and Osaka Itami Airport in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Osaka Metro
Website
kotsu.city.osaka.lg.jp
Subway from Osakako to Hommachi
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Hommachi to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Nishikujo to Osaka
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Universal Studios to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Shin Osaka
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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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Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Shin Osaka station.

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Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Osaka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka is 14 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Universal Studios Japan to Shin Osaka.

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There are 2814+ hotels available in Shin Osaka. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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