Osaka/Kita

Buildings in Kita

The Kita (キタ) is an area in Osaka city. The area around Umeda station, where major terminals for the Osaka subway, JR , Hankyu and Hanshin railways can be found, boasts department stores, buildings full of fashionable shops and various attractions.

Get in

By train

There are two main train stations in this area, namely Umeda Station, and Osaka Station. Both are very close.

Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen (新幹線) trains arrive at Shin-Osaka station, to the north of the city center. From Shin-Osaka, you can connect to Umeda Station by using the Midosuji subway line, or connect to the local JR network for other destinations.

The best trains between Kansai Int'l Airport and Osaka station are "Kansai airport rapid service" which operates by JR-WEST. The journey takes approximately 65 minutes at a cost of ¥1160.

JR Limited express train "Haruka" stop at Tennoji Station and Shin-Osaka Station. But Haruka doesn't stop at Osaka Station. The train passes through Umeda Freight Line, which bypasses Osaka Station.

Umeda Sta.

Hankyu Railways
Hanshin Electeric Railways

Osaka Sta.

The JR Kyoto Line is the common name of a portion of the Tōkaidō Main Line, between Kyoto Station and Osaka Station.

By Bus

There are several bus terminals around Osaka railway station. Airport Limousine bus runs from Kansai International Airport to Hotel New Hankyu bus station, ¥1500 one way.

Bus tickets is available at hotel counter.
Airport - Osaka Airport, Kansai Airport
Ticket office windows: 8:00AM - 6:30PM
Kansai - Amanohashidate, Arima Onsen, Sumoto(Awaji-Island)
Kanto - Tokyo, Yokohama, Chiba, Tokyo Disney Land
Chubu - Shizuoka, Matsumoto, Nagano, Suwa, Kanazawa, Fukui, Toyama, Niigata
Shikoku - Takamatsu, Kochi, Tokushima, Awaikeda
Kyushu - Fukuoka, Kitakyushu, Nagasaki, Kagoshima
Ticket office window: 8:00AM - 8:00PM / Bus tickets to Airport can be purchased through any automatic ticket vending machine
Airport - Osaka Airport, Kansai Airport
Kanto - Tokyo, Yokohama, Chiba, Tokyo Disney Land
Shikoku - Uwajima, Naruto, Tokushima, Awaikeda, Imabari
Chugoku - Tsuwano, Hamada, Masuda
Ticket office windows: 5:45AM - 23:50PM
Kansai - Shirahama, Sumoto(Awaji-Island)
Kanto - Tokyo, Yokohama, Omiya, Tachikawa, Tokorozawa
Chubu - Kanazawa, Toyama, Fukui
Chugoku - Hiroshima, Okayama, Kurashiki, Tsuyama, Kure, Hamada, Masuda
Shikoku - Tokushima, Naruto, Takamatsu, Sakaide, Marugame, Zentsuji, Kochi, Matsuyama, Saijo, Suzaki
Kyushu - Fukuoka, Kitakyushu, Nagasaki, Kagoshima
  • Willer Bus +81 (0)50-5805-0383 - English/Korean 10AM - 2PM Mon-Fri
Tohoku - Sendai, Fukushima
Kanto - Tokyo, Yokohama, Tokyo Disney Land, Makuhari
Chubu - Nagoya, Nagano, Niigata, Toyama, Kanazawa, Kofu, Shizuoka
Chugoku - Hiroshima, Fukuyama
Shikoku - Matsuyama, Kochi
Kyushu - Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Saga, Kurume, Kumamoto, Kagoshima

See

Umeda Sky Building in Shin-Umeda City, Kita.

Do

Buy

Eat

Budget

Mid-range

Drink

  • Blarney Stone Umeda, Kita-ku, Sonezaki 2-10-15, Sonezaki Center Bldg. 6F,  +81 6-6364-0057.

Nightclubs

Sleep

Budget

Capsule hotels

Asahiplaza Shinsaibashi Capsules

Budget apartments

Splurge

Connect

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