Ikebukuro to Umeda

Ikebukuro to Umeda

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2h 30m First: 9:30 Last: 19:30

From ¥14,563

Ikebukuro to Umeda Schedule

Ikebukuro to Umeda Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 06:00 - 08:30¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 08:09 - 10:39¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 10:30 - 13:00¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 12:30 - 15:00¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 14:30 - 17:00¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 16:30 - 19:00¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 18:30 - 21:00¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 20:30 - 23:00¥ 15,456
Sakura Kanko Bus CJ AC Seater 22:30 - 07:10¥ 6,206
Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02 Express 22:30 - 07:25¥ 5,492
Sakura Kotsu SK6 Express 22:50 - 07:50¥ 3,371

Transportation from Ikebukuro to Umeda

Ikebukuro to Umeda Destination Reviews

Bus AC Seater, Kintetsu Bus ZKN2, Nov 25, 2019
Good travel
Train Standard Seat, Shinkansen Train (Shinkansen Train), Sep 23, 2019
Superfast!!! This bullet train is more comfortable than a regular flight.
13 customer reviews

How to get from Ikebukuro to Umeda

When you want to get from Ikebukuro to Umeda, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about JPY 92,841. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 3,714.

How far is Ikebukuro from Umeda?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Ikebukuro to Umeda. Your trip will be a total of 319 miles (513 km). The flying distance is 301 miles (483 km).

How long does it take to get from Ikebukuro to Umeda?

The travel time from Ikebukuro to Umeda can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 11 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Ikebukuro to Umeda?

The cost of the trip from Ikebukuro to Umeda varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Sakura Kotsu SK4 (株式会社桜交通 SK4): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 3,714 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as JPY 92,841.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Ikebukuro to Umeda:

  • Bus tickets - JPY 3,714 to JPY 9,829;
  • Plane tickets - JPY 5,629 to JPY 92,841;
  • Train tickets - JPY 15,231 to JPY 15,231;

How many trips per day are there between Ikebukuro and Umeda?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Tokyo to Osaka depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 08:40 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:59. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Tokyo to Osaka. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is JPY 5,629.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Tokyo to Osaka
All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Japan, Star Flyer


Taking a bus from Tokyo to Osaka is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Ikebukuro to Umeda

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Ikebukuro to Umeda? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.