Osaka to Tokyo

Osaka to Tokyo

0 trips (TWD 467 – TWD 50,827)  

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Transportation from Osaka to Tokyo

Osaka to Tokyo Destination Reviews

AV
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.
MC
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.
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How to get from Osaka to Tokyo

Travelling between Osaka and Tokyo is possible by Flight, bus and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you TWD 50,827 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere TWD 467.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 12 hours to travel between Osaka and Tokyo depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Osaka and Tokyo. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h. Bus does a much slower job and take about 11h 25m to reach Tokyo.

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

Travelling between Osaka and Tokyo can be as cheap as TWD 467 if you opt for a Tokyo Fuji Kotsu NT3 (東京富士交通株式会社) bus and as expensive as TWD 50,827 if you buy a Star Flyer flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

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

  • 54 from Osaka to Tokyo starting from 10:20 Namba Osaka until 23:59 Umeda Osaka
  • 51 from Osaka to Tokyo starting from 06:00 Shin Osaka until 21:24 Shin Osaka
  • 50 from Osaka to Tokyo starting from 06:30 Kansai International Airport until 21:30 Kansai International Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Osaka to Tokyo.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Osaka to Tokyo, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as TWD 1,399.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Osaka and Tokyo

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Japan, Peach Airlines, Star Flyer

Bus

Travelling from Osaka to Tokyo overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Osaka and Tokyo

Chibamirai Kanko Bus KB4, Grace Liner GR2 (グレース観光株式会社), Heisei Community Bus HC, Heisei Enterprise HE0 (株式会社平成エンタープライズ), Keisei bus ZKS4, Kintetsu Bus ZKN12, Kintetsu Bus ZKN2, Koei Kotsu BL5, Nishi Tokyo Bus XNTK4, Nishi Tokyo Bus XNTK6, Osaka Bus ZOS4 (大阪バス ZOS4), Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02, Sakura Kanko Bus CJ (さくら観光バス株式会社), Sakura Kotsu (株式会社桜交通), Sakura Kotsu SK4 (株式会社桜交通 SK4), Sakura Kotsu SK6, Sakura Syoei (株式会社桜交通、昌栄バス), Sanei Kotsu KB5 (三栄交通(KBライナー), Shinki Bus HT2 (神姫観光バス HT2), Sugisaki Kanko Bus SS2, Sunshine Express SN6, Syoei Bus (昌栄バス), Tokyo Fuji Kotsu NT3 (東京富士交通株式会社), Tourist Bus TRB, Wakayama bus ZWK, Willer Express WL12, Yamaichi Service AF5 (山一サービス), Yutaka YT (株式会社ユタカコーポレーション)

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Osaka to Tokyo?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 90% opted for a bus
  • 7% decided to fly
  • 3% took a train