How to get to Kansai International Airport (KIX) Terminal 1 from Osaka Station by train

How to get to KIX from Osaka Sta.

There are several train routes from JR Osaka Station to Kansai International Airport(KIX). Here are some easy ways to get there so you don’t have to carry large bags, walk a lot, or make multiple connections.Please check the costs and stops in advance and enjoy your trip with peace of mind. We also have a separate article on the costs and stops for taking the limousine bus, so please take a look at that as well.

Time required / Rate / Timetable

Time required: Approx. 70 min.

Ticketadult ratechild rate
One way1,210yen600yen
Round trip2,420yen1,200yen
JR Osaka Sta. ⇔ Kansai International Airport(By Kansai Airport Rapid)(Oct.2022)

【Stops】 Osaka → Fukushima → Nishikujo → Bentencho → Taisho → Shin-Imamiya → Tennoji → Sakaishi → Mikunigaoka → Otori → Izumifuchu → Higashi-Kishiwada → Kumatori → Hineno → Rinku Town → Kansai Airport

You don’t need to transfer to another train

JR Osaka loop line
JR Hanwa line and Kansai-airport line

From Osaka Station Central Gate to Platform

First, enter the central ticket gate of JR Osaka Station.

Turn left and use the escalator.

When you reach this point, turn right and take the escalator in front of you.

Wait for the train on Track No.1 on the left side facing you.

Please get on the front 4 carsYou can find the car number by looking at the destination information-panel on the outside or information-panel inside the car.

Cars 5~8 are on the way to Wakayama.


If you take the Kansai Airport Rapid train, the last stop is KIX Airport.


So no need for transfers!


For local trains, you need to change trains at Shin-Imamiya Station.

It is necessary to transfer to “Kansai Aiaport Rapid” or “Direct Rapid” at Shin-Imamiya Station.

From Shin-Imamiya Sta, you can also use the Nankai Line Airport Express.


This also requires a transfer at Shin-Imamiya.

From Kansai Airport Station to KIX Terminal 1 International Departure Lobby

Get off at Kansai Airport Station and go up to the upper floor.


If you have large luggage, use the elevator.

Exit the ticket gate and turn left.

Arrive at Terminal 1

Take the elevator to the 4th floor.

You have arrived at the international departure lobby.


Have a safe flight.

We look forward to seeing you again in Japan.

If you are planning to use the limousine bus, please click here.