Welcome to Kansai West of Japan If visit Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Wakayama, Kobe,Easiest and fastest from  Kansai Airport.
  • Osaka
  • Kyoto
  • Nara
  • Kobe
  • Wakayama
  • KIX

KIX - Osaka

Osaka

Osaka

Osaka

Osaka

Osaka

Osaka

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Osaka is Japan’s third largest and second economically strongest city located in the western part of Japan in Kansai region.
Recommended attractions are Osaka Castle(1), Umdea Sky Building(2) and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan(3). Furthermore, local specialties such as Okonomiyaki(4), Takoyaki(5) and Kushiyaki(6) are highly popular.

  1. One of the most famous castles in Japan built by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1583
  2. A skyscraper comprised of two 40-story towers connected in the Kita district
  3. One of the largest aquariums in the world located in Minato district
  4. Pan fried food that consists of batter and cabbage with selected toppings
  5. Grilled balls of batter with a small piece of octopus inside.
  6. Skewered and grilled meat and vegetables
Osaka Sta. or Sannomiya Access Ticket. Osaka \1,000 Kobe \1,050

Offers discount access from KIX to Osaka station or Kobe Sannomiya.
Day of purchase only. One-way price.

KIX - Kyoto

Kyoto

Kyoto

Kyoto

Kyoto

Kyoto

Kyoto

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Kyoto was formerly the imperial capital of Japan located in the Kansai region. Of all the historically priceless structures, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine(1), Kinkaku-ji(2) and Ginkaku-ji(3) are some of the renowned tourist spots. Kyoto is also well known for its local dishes such as Kyoto Kaiseki(4), Kyoto Japanese Sweets Parfait(5) and Obanzai(6).

  1. One of the most well-known shrines among the people of Kyoto
  2. A World Heritage listed and surrounded by beautiful gardens.
  3. A World Heritage which is a great example of Higashiyama culture
  4. Traditional multi-course Japanese dinner prepared with ingredients from Kyoto
  5. Flavored with green tea made of ice cream and Japanese sweets
  6. Traditional cuisine of Kyoto including boiled vegetables, herring and eggplants.
Kyoto / Kanku Access Ticket \1,230

Offers discount access from KIX to Kyoto.
Day of purchase only. One-way price.

KIX - Nara

Nara

Nara

Nara

Nara

Nara

Nara

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Nara was the first imperial capital established in 710 and the city itself still remains with full of historic temples including Todai-ji Shrine(1), Kasuga Shrine(2) and Nara Park(3). Nara also is highly recognized for the local dishes. Examples are Kakinoha Sushi(4), Kuzukiri(5) and Asukanabe(6).

  1. Buddhist temple complex which is a UNESCO World Heritage .
  2. Head shrine of approximately 3,000 Kasuga Shrines throughout Japan .
  3. A public park including Todai-ji and Kofuku-ji classified as national treasure.
  4. A sushi rolled with leaves of persimmon.
  5. A hot weather treat of gelatinous noodles served chilled with a sweet sauce.
  6. Hot pot made of chicken broth soup and milk added with meat and vegetables.
Nara / Kanku Access Ticket \1,230

Offers discount access from KIX to Nara.
Day of purchase only. One-way price..

KIX - Kobe

Kobe

Kobe

Kobe

Kobe

Kobe

Kobe

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Kobe is the capital city of Hyogo prefecture and is the part of metropolitan area along with Osaka and Kyoto in Kansai region. Kobe Port Tower(1), Kobe Maya Ropeway(2) and Ijinkan(3) are examples of the attractions when you visit Kobe. Highly recognized local specialties are Kobe Beef Steak(4) Kobe Pudding Sweets (5) and Sobameshi(6).

  1. A landmark of Kobe providing a million-dollar night view in the evening.
  2. Full panoramic view of Kobe could be seen from the observatory deck.
  3. A historical district which contains foreign residences from Meiji and Taisho eras.
  4. A steak made of Kobe beef highly known for its tenderness and exquisite juicy flavor.
  5. February 1993 “Kobe pudding” was born in Kobe was the gate of Western culture.
  6. A mixture of soba noodles and rice cooked together with meat and vegetables.
Kobe / Kanku Access Ticket (Hanshin) \1,130

Offers discount access from KIX to Kobe.
Day of purchase only.

KIX - Wakayama

Wakayama

Wakayama

Wakayama

Wakayama

Wakayama

Wakayama

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Wakayama is located in the south of Osaka in Kansai region and is famous across Japan for its salty pickled plums and tangerines. Sightseeing spots including Mount Koya (1), Nachi Falls(2) and Wakayama Castle (3) that attract tourists’ attention. Mebari Zushi(4), Kue Nabe(5) and Wakayama Ramen(6) are some local specialties that should not be missed when you visit Wakayama.

  1. Center of Shingon Buddhism where you can experience temple lodging (shukubo).
  2. Registered as UNESCO World Heritage located in southern Wakayama prefecture.
  3. 1585, the beginning of the castle was rebuilt beautifully as a cultural heritage in 1958.
  4. A type of sushi wrapped in pickled mustard leaves .
  5. Kue fish boiled in Japanese-style seasoned soup with spring vegetables.
  6. Also referred as chuka soba mainly served in soy sauce or pork broth soup.

Kansai International Airport(KIX)

Kansai International Airport is the hub when it comes to traveling to western Japan. You will conveniently be able to access to the major cities such as Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Wakayama by taking the express train.

Buses and shuttles now run earlier in the morningand later at night!

UMEKITA FLOOR in Grand Front Osaka, a new landmark of Umeda is open until 4am at midnight where you could barhop to enjoy all night long! “Umekita Floor” is perfectly suitable for those who travel worldwide!

You can taste food throughout the world in the 16 restaurants there, including Japanese food, Chinese food, Italian food, French food, Spanish food and so on. Also it is a cool place to relax with friends. So let's enjoy this wonderful world of food together!

  • Limousine bus > From Osaka Dep. Osaka 04:48 > Arr. KIX 05:41
  • Limousine bus > To Osaka Dep. KIX00:30 > Arr. Osaka 01:52
  • Limousine bus > From Kobe-Sannomiya Dep. Kobe-Sannomiya 04:50 > Arr. KIX 06:06
  • Dep. KIX 01:30 > Arr. Osaka 02:52

Expanding Availability of Limousine Bus [Kanku⇔Osaka] Early/Late Service!
During the transition of traveling from Kansai International Airport (KIX), relax yourself at the trendiest spot of Umeda which is open until 4 AM at midnight!

Information for late night and early morning flight passenge

You can enjoy Japanese Gourmet and Shopping in Kansai International Airport.

Gourmet

Gourmet

Did you know there are Sushi restaurants at the departure gate of the international flights? There are many different kinds of restaurants such as Okonomiyaki, Soba, Udon, pork cutlet and beef bowl especially Japanese cuisines. Restaurants opening 24/7 are also available. Please enjoy!

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Shopping

Shopping

A selection of Japanese-style (Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe) souvenirs including groceries, snacks and foods is available in the gift shops at Kansai International Airport. In addition, shopping for electric appliances, casual fashion and designer’s brands at the duty free store could be enjoyed before the departure.

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