How to get to Osaka

By Air Osaka is served by Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Itami Airport (ITM).  Both are close. It’s best to compare prices online, so check our air travel guide Some travel centers, such as the Japan Travel Centre (UK), offer cheap tickets for under 25s, so call your local travel agent specializing in Japan travel and ask for anyContinue reading “How to get to Osaka”

Book your flight to Japan

It’s best to reserve as early as possible. Japanese budget airlines offer particularly cheap fares if you book far in advance. Check various dates as well, as prices vary dramatically based on Japanese national holidays. Budget travel tips If you live in a large city, contact a Japanese travel agency (such as the Japan TravelContinue reading “Book your flight to Japan”

Itami Airport (ITM)

How to get into Kyoto Taking the train is cheapest way.  From Osaka Airport station, take the Monorail to Hotarugaike.  Next take the Hankyu Takarazuka Line (private line) to Juso station.  Then take the Hankyu Kyoto Line to Karasuma Station (650, 1 hour). This is in central Kyoto and quick ride on the Karasuma Line (subway) takes you to KyotoContinue reading “Itami Airport (ITM)”

How to get to Tokyo

By air There are two main airports for Tokyo, Narita Airport (NRT) and Haneda Airport (HND). Both offer cheap ways to get into Tokyo. It’s best to compare prices online, so check our air travel guide.Some travel centers, such as the Japan Travel Centre (UK), offer cheap tickets for under 25s, so call your localContinue reading “How to get to Tokyo”