Sign in for a personalized experience.
Japan Guide Homepage
Travel
Living
Forum
Restaurants
Shopping
Jobs
Friends
News
-
Essentials
-
Sightseeing
-
Accommodation
-
Transportation
-
Restaurants
-
Shopping
-
Budget Travel
-
Questions

Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Osaka
Itami Airport

jump to:   hotels  -  tours  -  links

Itami Airport (ITM), formally known as Osaka International Airport, was opened in 1939 about ten kilometers north of central Osaka. With the completion of Kansai Airport (KIX) in 1994, Kansai Airport took over all of Itami's international and part of its domestic air traffic.

Today, Itami Airport continues to handle a large number of domestic flights to more than 30 destinations across Japan. It is served by JAL and its subsidiary airlines, ANA and its subsidiary airlines, and IBEX Airlines.

How to travel between Itami Airport and Central Osaka

By bus

Airport buses connect Itami Airport with many locations across Osaka, including Osaka/Umeda Station (25 minutes, 640 yen), Shin-Osaka Station (25 minutes, 500 yen) and Namba/OCAT (25 minutes, 640 yen).

By monorail and train

Take the Osaka Monorail from the airport (Osaka Airport Station) for just one station to Hotarugaike Station (2 minutes, 200 yen). Then, transfer to the Hankyu Takarazuka Line for Umeda Station (15-20 minutes, 220 yen).

Above fees and schedules are subject to change. For the current Yen exchange rate, click here.

Any Questions? Ask them in our question forum.

Advertisement

Hotels and Ryokan
Osaka offers a wide range of accommodation for all budgets. The most convenient base for exploring the city and its surroundings is the Umeda district around JR Osaka Station. Also convenient is the Namba district, the city's prime nightlife area. The Shin-Osaka Station area does not offer much entertainment and dining options, but is most convenient for travelers using the shinkansen.
Search Hotels
Sponsor Hotels
Hotel Kuramoto
A clean ryokan with a history of nearly 60 years. From 4000yen. 2 min to Dotombori area. 5 min to 2 subway stations.
Kaneyoshi Ryokan
A modern Japanese inn in Dotombori. the center of Osaka. 2 subway stations nearby. Close to many shops and Osaka Castle.
Osaka Yamatoya Honten
Japanese style budget ryokan. From 5,775yen.
Right next to Dotonbori in Osaka.
Japan Osaka Ryokan Association
For business or pleasure, search by area for the perfect traditional Japanese ryokan to match your Osaka accommodation needs.
Hotel Ichiei
A comfort modern Japanese hotel located in the center of Osaka. 3 train stations of Namba within a walking distance.
Takarazuka Onsen Hotel Wakamizu
Located in hot spring town of Takarazuka, Hotel Wakamizu offers the highest quality service, easily accessible from Osaka/Kobe.
Hotel Kinki
A hotel close to JR Osaka Sta. & subway Umeda Sta. Free WiFi in rooms & PC in lobby. Laundry, non-smoking rooms. From 2900Yen.
Recommended Hotels around Osaka - with lowest rates by selected hotel reservation websites
Hilton Osaka Hotel
Very convenient high-class hotel just across from JR Osaka Station.
Reserve through
Agoda or Booking
Hotel Granvia Osaka
Very conveniently located inside JR Osaka Station City.
Reserve through
Agoda or Booking
Hotel Nikko Kansai Airport
Directly connected to the terminal building, this is the most convenient hotel at Kansai Airport.
Reserve through
Agoda or Booking
InterContinental Hotel Osaka
Beautiful hotel recently opened near JR Osaka Station in the convenient Umekita district.
Reserve through
Agoda or Booking
J-Hoppers Osaka Guesthouse
Popular and inexpensive hostel about a 15 minute walk from JR Osaka Station.
Reserve through
Booking
Remm Shin-Osaka
Recently opened business hotel conveniently located inside JR Shin-Osaka Station.
Reserve through
Agoda or Booking
Swissotel Nankai Osaka
Well established, leading hotel conveniently located above Nankai Namba Station.
Reserve through
Agoda or Booking
The Ritz-Carlton Osaka Hotel
Often considered Osaka's leading luxury hotel, located a short walk from JR Osaka Station.
Reserve through
Agoda

Tours and Packages
Osaka Tours
Various tours and travel packages for Osaka and surroundings.

User Feedback
We strive to keep japan-guide.com up-to-date and accurate, and are always looking for ways to improve the user experience. If you have any updates, suggestions, corrections or opinions, please let us know:

English Links
Osaka International Airport
Official English website.
Osaka Airport Transport
Official website of the airport limousine bus.

Japanese Links
Osaka International Airport
Official website.
Osaka Airport Transport
Official website of the airport limousine bus.

Online Reservations
Hotel
 
Car
 
Flight
 
Bus

(check-in)

Related Pages

Most Recent Autumn Color Report
November 21
Osaka
more reports...

News and Reports
November 21, 2014
Osaka Autumn Color Report
by raina
April 13, 2014
Osaka Cherry Blossom Report
by raina
April 4, 2014
Osaka Cherry Blossom Report
by raina
November 27, 2013
Osaka Autumn Color Report
by scott
April 2, 2013
Osaka Cherry Blossom Report
by sean
March 27, 2013
Osaka Cherry Blossom Report
by sean
April 14, 2012
Osaka Cherry Blossom Report
by schauwecker
April 7, 2012
Osaka Cherry Blossom Report
by sean
More reports...

Related Questions
Transportation in Osaka on New Year's Eve...
 2 reactions, last updated 29 hours ago
Osaka namba
 5 reactions, last updated 3 days ago
Universal studios in January
 1 reaction, last updated 5 days ago
Osaka - JR Pass
 7 reactions, last updated 5 days ago
Kyoto to Osaka Itami Airport early...
 1 reaction, last updated 6 days ago
Osaka airport to city late night
 2 reactions, last updated 9 days ago
Directions
 1 reaction, last updated 11 days ago
Solo Hike (F) - Minoo Park or Kami Daigo
 2 reactions, last updated 11 days ago
Sumiyoshi Taisha shrine
 2 reactions, last updated 12 days ago
Where to purchase Osaka Eco card
 1 reaction, last updated 14 days ago
USJ tickets
 3 reactions, last updated 17 days ago
Transport Kansai Airport to Tempozan...
 1 reaction, last updated 19 days ago
Osaka shopping districts in 1 day...
 4 reactions, last updated 20 days ago
Does Itami Airport close at night
 18 reactions, last updated 22 days ago
Kintetsu and JR west pass
 0 reactions, last updated 25 days ago
MIno Park to Dotonbori
 5 reactions, last updated 25 days ago
Which line to take to get to ShinImamiya
 4 reactions, last updated 26 days ago
Looking for jr bus lines to misumi
 2 reactions, last updated 27 days ago
UniversalStudioOsaka - HarryPotter...
 5 reactions, last updated 27 days ago
Takuhaibin at KIX for luggage storage
 1 reaction, last updated 27 days ago

Travel
Living
Japan A-Z
Community
Sightseeing
Accommodation
Transportation
Shopping
Essentials
Regions
Prefectures
Cities
Working
Studying
Living Cost
Apartments
Arts and Crafts
Entertainment
History
Religion
Etiquette
Food
Language
Tradition
Question Forum
Classifieds
Trip Reports
Member Area
Sightseeing Guide
Hokkaido
Sapporo
Otaru
Hakodate
Noboribetsu
Niseko
Furano
Daisetsuzan
Shiretoko
more...
Tohoku
Sendai
Matsushima
Hiraizumi
Hachimantai
Hirosaki
Lake Towada
Dewa Sanzan
Aizu
more...
Kanto
Tokyo
Yokohama
Kamakura
Hakone
Nikko
Kawagoe
Kusatsu
Narita
more...
Chubu
Nagoya
Mount Fuji
Izu Peninsula
Matsumoto
Kiso Valley
Takayama
Shirakawa-go
Kanazawa
more...
Kansai
Kyoto
Osaka
Nara
Kobe
Himeji
Mount Koya
Kumano
Ise Shima
more...
Chugoku
Hiroshima
Miyajima
Okayama
Kurashiki
Tottori
Matsue
Iwakuni
Hagi
more...
Shikoku
Takamatsu
Kotohira
Naoshima
Matsuyama
Kochi
Tokushima
Naruto
Iya Valley
more...
Kyushu
Fukuoka
Nagasaki
Kumamoto
Mount Aso
Beppu
Kagoshima
Kirishima
Yakushima
more...
Okinawa
Honto
Kume
Miyako
Yaeyama
Copyright © 1996-2014 japan-guide.com All rights reserved - Last Page Update: May 6, 2014
home - site map - privacy policy - terms of use - contact - employment - Lɂ‚ - advertising