Osaka Airport (ITM) to Tokyo (TYO)

Osaka Airport (ITM) to Tokyo (TYO)

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8h 45m

From ¥3,581


2h 30m First: 8:15 Last: 13:09

From ¥15,456

Osaka Airport to Tokyo Schedule

Osaka Airport to Tokyo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 06:00 - 08:30¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 08:15 - 10:45¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 10:24 - 12:54¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 12:09 - 14:39¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 14:09 - 16:39¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 16:09 - 18:39¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 18:09 - 20:39¥ 15,456
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 20:09 - 22:39¥ 15,456
Heisei Community Bus HC Express 22:25 - 05:55¥ 3,582
Shinki Bus HT2 AC Seater 22:55 - 06:48¥ 10,962
Sakura Kotsu SK4 Express 22:20 - 06:48¥ 7,728
Sanei Kotsu KB5 Express 23:00 - 06:40¥ 3,864

Transportation from Osaka Airport to Tokyo

Osaka Airport (ITM) to Tokyo (TYO) Destination Reviews

Bus Express, Heisei Enterprise HE0 (株式会社平成エンタープライズ), Mar 23, 2020
Good service, on time and nice people.
Train Standard Seat, Shinkansen Train (Shinkansen Train), Jan 9, 2020
Very convenient and easy to use! Delivered on time as it was handed to me right away after checking in our hotel.
6 customer reviews

Popular Routes in Japan

How to get from Osaka Airport to Tokyo

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

  • Flight
  • Bus

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 Flight 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 37,167. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 2,212.

How far is Osaka Airport from Tokyo?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Osaka Airport to Tokyo. Your trip will be a total of 374 miles (601 km). The flying distance is 288 miles (463 km).

How long does it take to get from Osaka Airport to Tokyo?

The travel time from Osaka Airport to Tokyo can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 27 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Osaka Airport to Tokyo?

The cost of the trip from Osaka Airport to Tokyo varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Tourist Bus TRB: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 2,212 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 37,167.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Osaka Airport to Tokyo:

  • Bus tickets - JPY 2,212 to JPY 8,979;
  • Plane tickets - JPY 24,336 to JPY 37,219;

How many trips per day are there between Osaka Airport and Tokyo?

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

  • Flights from Osaka to Tokyo depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 20:50 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Osaka to Tokyo. 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 24,336.

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 Osaka to Tokyo
All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines


Taking a bus from Osaka to Tokyo 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.

The most popular transport from Osaka Airport to Tokyo

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Osaka Airport to Tokyo? 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.