Tokyo to Shin Osaka

Tokyo to Shin Osaka

  Sep 27, 2021, 31 trips (¥14,202 – ¥0)

Tokyo to Shin Osaka Schedule

Tokyo to Shin Osaka Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Japan Airlines Economy #JL10106:30 - 07:35¥ 14,726
Japan Airlines Economy #JL11109:30 - 10:35¥ 18,260
Japan Airlines Economy #JL11310:30 - 11:35¥ 18,260
All Nippon Airways Economy #NH1910:00 - 11:05¥ 17,147
Japan Airlines Economy #JL11913:30 - 14:35¥ 17,147
All Nippon Airways Economy #NH2312:00 - 13:10¥ 16,100
Japan Airlines Economy #JL12114:30 - 15:35¥ 17,736
All Nippon Airways Economy #NH3115:00 - 16:05¥ 16,623
Japan Airlines Economy #JL12716:30 - 17:35¥ 17,736
All Nippon Airways Economy #NH3517:00 - 18:10¥ 17,147
Japan Airlines Economy #JL13318:00 - 19:05¥ 18,260
All Nippon Airways Economy #NH3718:00 - 19:10¥ 17,147

Transportation from Tokyo to Shin Osaka

Tokyo to Shin Osaka 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.
14 customer reviews

How to get from Tokyo to Shin Osaka

When you want to get from Tokyo to Shin Osaka, 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 88,623. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 2,404.

How far is Tokyo from Shin Osaka?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Tokyo to Shin Osaka. Your trip will be a total of 350 miles (563 km). The flying distance is 270 miles (433 km).

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

The travel time from Tokyo to Shin Osaka can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 22 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Tokyo to Shin Osaka varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 2,404 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 88,623.

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

  • Bus tickets - JPY 2,819 to JPY 12,302;
  • Plane tickets - JPY 5,901 to JPY 88,627;
  • flight price: JPY 13,883 - JPY 13,883. From Tokyo to Nishinomiya starting from 08:00 Kansai International Airport until 08:00 Kansai International Airport
  • Train tickets - JPY 14,564 to JPY 20,360;

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

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

  • 1 by flight from Tokyo to Nishinomiya starting from 08:00 Kansai International Airport until 08:00 Kansai International Airport
  • Flights from Tokyo to Nishinomiya depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 08:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:50. 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 Nishinomiya. 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 5,901.

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 Nishinomiya
All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Japan


Taking a bus from Tokyo to Nishinomiya 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 Tokyo to Shin Osaka

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