TO OSAKA BY TRAIN OR BULLET TRAIN 0

TO OSAKA BY TRAIN OR BULLET TRAIN

Japan's fastest train, Shinkansen bullet trains, link major cities around the nation. The number of this bullet train services is many enough to afford a large number of travelers to and from Osaka. The Shinkansen's gateway to Osaka is JR Shin-Osaka Station, which is connected to Osaka Station by JR and subway lines with services provided every 5 to 10 minutes.
From cities without Shinkansen train stations, take limited express trains on the JR and private railway lines to Osaka.

TRANSIT TIME

  • 【Shinkansen】 Sendai →(4hrs 30min)→ Shin-Osaka
  • 【Shinkansen】 Tokyo →(2 hrs 30min)→ Shin-Osaka
  • 【Shinkansen】 Nagoya →(1 hr)→ Shin-Osaka
  • 【Shinkansen】 Hirhosima →(1 hr 30min)→ Shin-Osaka
  • 【Shinkansen】 Takamatsu →(1 hr 50min)→ Shin-Osaka
  • 【Shinkansen and Limited Express】 Hakata →(2 hr 50min)→ Shin-Osaka
  • 【Shinkansen】 Kagoshima-Chuo →(3 hr 50min)→ Shin-Osaka
  • 【Limited Express】 Nagoya →(2 hrs 20 min)→ Namba
  • 【Limited Express】 Ise →(2 hrs 35 min)→ Namba
  • 【Limited Express】 Kanazawa →(2 hrs 35 min)→ Osaka
  • 【Limited Express】 Kinosaki →(2 hrs 50 min)→ Osaka
  • 【Limited Express】 Ama-no-Hashidate →(2 hrs 20 min)→ Osaka
  • 【Limited Express】 Tottori →(2 hrs 30 min)→ Osaka
  • 【Limited Express】 Shirahama →(2 hrs)→ Tennoji
  • Wakayama →(1 hrs 30 min)→ Osaka

The Ultra-Saver Seishun 18 Ticket

The Seishun 18 Ticket is sold during the spring, summer, and winter vacations in Japan. The system allows you to ride as much as you'd like on JR local ("futsu") and rapid ("kaisoku") trains. For ¥11,500, you get five tickets that each allow one person unlimited travel for one day. The gentle undulations of the train, the scenery out the window, the flavors of your ekiben station bento box—even your journey to Osaka is sure to leave you with pleasant memories.