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Using Trains

How to Use Trains

Routes from Kansai Airport to major destinations including Universal Studios Japan

Question

How do I get from Kansai Airport to major destinations in the area?

Answer

Take either the Haruka Express or Kansai Airport Rapid Service. Destinations and travel times are shown below. 

Routes from Kansai Airport to major destinations including Universal Studios Japan
Question

How do I get to Kansai Airport? How long does it take to get to Kansai Airport?

Answer

See the above map for details.
* When taking Kansai Airport Rapid Service from Osaka, be aware that Kishuji Rapid Service (bound for Wakayama) is connected to the same train for part of the journey and is disconnected at Hineno Station. The Kishuji Rapid Service does not go to Kansai Airport, so please be sure to get on Kansai Airport Rapid Service-one of the first four cars in the direction of travel.

For reference: Kansai Airport Rapid Service
Question

How can I find out rough journey times?

Answer

Use the timetable finder on JR-WEST global website.

Question

How do I get to Universal City Station?

Answer

Take Osaka Loop Line counterclockwise from track 1 in Osaka Station and change to a train bound for Sakurajima JR Yumesaki Line at Nishikujo Station. Certain trains run directly to Universal City Station from Osaka Station depending on the time of day. The journey takes around 15 minutes.

Track 1

Track 1

Counterclockwise train

Counterclockwise train

Platform of Nishikujo Station

Platform of Nishikujo Station

Direct train (to Universal City bound for Sakurajima)

Direct train (to Universal City bound for Sakurajima)