Osaka to Tokyo Tower

Osaka to Tokyo Tower

  Sep 23, 2021, 151 trips (¥3,098 – ¥0)

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7h First: 7:30 Last: 23:30

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1h 10m First: 6:35 Last: 21:10

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2h 30m First: 6:00 Last: 21:24

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Osaka to Tokyo Tower Schedule

Osaka to Tokyo Tower 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
Heisei Enterprise HE0 Express 21:45 - 06:50¥ 3,770
Sugisaki Kanko Bus SS2 Express 21:10 - 06:48¥ 3,098
Willer Express WL12 Express 21:00 - 06:25¥ 12,674
Sakura Kotsu SK6 Intercity 21:40 - 07:00¥ 3,234
Keisei bus ZKS4 AC Seater 22:44 - 06:35¥ 6,657

Transportation from Osaka to Tokyo Tower

Osaka to Tokyo Tower 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

How to get from Osaka to Tokyo Tower

When you want to get from Osaka to Tokyo Tower, 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 Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about JPY 7,088. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as JPY 46.

How far is Osaka from Tokyo Tower?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Osaka to Tokyo Tower. Your trip will be a total of 314 miles (504 km). The flying distance is 301 miles (484 km).

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

The travel time from Osaka to Tokyo Tower can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 18 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Osaka to Tokyo Tower varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Singapore Airlines: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as JPY 46 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as JPY 7,088.

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

  • Plane tickets - JPY 5,935 to JPY 88,254;
  • Train tickets - JPY 14,451 to JPY 20,128;
  • Bus tickets - JPY 4,967 to JPY 7,088;

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

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 21:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 21:30. 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 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 5,935.

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, Japan Transocean Air, Jetstar Japan, Singapore Airlines, Star Flyer


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.


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 Osaka to Tokyo Tower

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Osaka to Tokyo Tower? 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:

  • 67% users took a plane.
  • 33% users enjoyed a train ride.