Access Map

Transportation & Access to Osaka

How to use trains
JR West: Connects most parts of the Kansai area.
Useful especially when traveling between cities or long distance.
Railways: Run by private railway lines including Kintetsu, Keihan, Nankai, Hankyu, and Hanshin.
Subway: Available in Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe. Useful when traveling within cities.
How to use the Osaka Municipal Subway
1. Tickets are bought at tickets machines near the entrances. Please refer to the price list next to the machine (listed in Japanese and English).
2. Automatic ticket gates are installed at all subways. A gate opens when you insert a ticket. Retrieve you ticket after the gate opens and keep it until you get off at your destination.
3. Each station is displayed alphabetically and numerically. The alphabet represents the name of the subway line and a number represents the station number. Signs for stations are written in both Japanese and English. Also check the bilingual information board in the train.

Access to the venue

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Shuttle Bus
Guests may use shuttle bus service between RIHGA ROYAL HOTEL and the JR Osaka Station west side (under the overhead structure).
By Train From the Shin-Osaka Station
Go to Osaka Station via the JR Tokaido Line.

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From the Kansai Airport
Go to Osaka station via the JR Kansai Airport Line (Rapid service) / Osaka Loop Line.
Go to Namba station via the Nankai Railway Express train.
Change to the Sennichimae subway line and get off at Awaza station.
Go to JR Osaka station via the airport bus.
From Osaka Airport
Go to Hotarugaike station by the Osaka Monorail and then change to the Hankyu Railway and get off at Osaka station.
Go to JR Osaka station via the airport bus.

Convenient Access to Major Cities

Reaching Osaka is easier than ever. With Kansai International Airport (KIX), Osaka is connected with 70 cities in 28 countries and regions around the world.
As the second most important airport in Japan, KIX was ranked 4th in the 2006 World's Best Airports. The airport is conveniently accessible to downtown Osaka within about half an hour by train.

Located approximately in the center of Japan, Osaka is connected to major cities around the nation. Kansai International Airport, Osaka International Airport and Shin-Osaka Station for Bullet Train as well as a web of public transportation network, Osaka is easily accessible from/to almost all the major cities within at most two hours.

Convenient Access to Major Cities