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Osaka Kansai Airport

Osaka Kansai International Airport (KIX)


Kansai International Airport is located on an artificial island in the middle of Osaka Bay, 30 miles (50km) from Osaka.

Getting to the city

Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise and other bus operators offer scheduled express bus services, called "Airport Limousines", for Kansai International Airport. Trains connect the airport to Tennoji, Shin-Osaka, and Kyoto Station. Other trains are available to Kyobashi Station and Namba Station, from which various connections can be made. There are also high-speed ferry services from Kansai to Kobe Airport.


GMT +9.

Car rental

Rental cars are available at the airport from Nippon, Nissan, Toyota, Orix, and Times Car Rental.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available and it is possible to book shuttles and taxis (either single or shared) from several operators at the airport, however these must be booked well in advance.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are approximately two and a half miles (4km) apart, and are connected by a free shuttle service.


Airport facilities include an airport hotel, banks and ATMs, currency exchange, baggage storage and delivery, coin lockers, porters, mobile phone and wifi router rentals, children's play areas and baby rooms, a post office, medical and dental facilities, meeting points, battery charging ports, a pet hotel, prayer room, police services, airport lounges, showers, relaxation areas, smoking rooms, conference facilities, tourist information desks, and a variety of shopping and dining options.


Parking is free for the first 30 minutes, then charged from ¥100 to ¥110 per 15 minutes up to six hours, after which a flat fee of ¥2,620 is charged for the first 24 hours. From the second day, a daily rate of ¥1,570 applies.



Free wifi is available via the "FreeWiFi@KIX" network. There are also a number of paid internet terminals throughout the airport.

Osaka Kansai Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.