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Captain Line is a sea shuttle service linking Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, as well as Nanko Ferry Port, Kaiyukan and Universal Studios Japan. It is very convenient for those who want to visit many bay area tourist spots quickly.

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  • Open

    9:30 - 20:00
    *Time slots vary daily in 30 minute - 1 hour intervals; confirmation required
  • Closed

    Varies; out of service when Universal Studios Japan and Kaiyukan Aquarium are closed
    May be out of service depending on the weather and sea conditions

The business days/hours are subject to change in order to prevent the spread of infection by COVID-19, the new coronavirus. Please refer to the official website for details.

The Captain Line is a sea shuttle service linking tourist spots on the Osaka Port. It operates two main routes. One links Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan and Universal City Port in 10 minutes by the Captain Line: adult: ¥800 (one way)/¥1,500 (round trip); child: ¥400 (one way)/¥700 (round trip). The other links Nanko Ferry Port and Universal City Port in 40 minutes by the Dream Shuttle: via Kaiyukan by some services; adult: ¥800; child: ¥400. Boat tickets carry various benefits, such as discount vouchers for Kaiyukan, Grand Ferry Wheel, and Suntory Museum. One of the features of the Captain Line is that members of the staff operating the service, including boat crews, are all women, which is rare in Japan.

  • Location

    〒 552-0022 1-5-37 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka
  • Directions

    Kaiyukan-nishi Port: Osakako Station on the Osaka Metro Chuo Line
    Universal City Port: Universal City Station on the JR Yumesaki Line
  • Price

    Adults (ages 12 and over) one way ¥800
    Children (ages 6 - 11) one way ¥400
    Small children (ages 3 and over, under school ages) one way ¥300
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