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”

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 Kyoto

By Air Kyoto doesn’t have it’s own airport, but is served by Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Itami Airport (ITM).  Itami Airport is a lot closer, so try to reserve for this airport if you can. Some travel centers, such as the Japan Travel Centre (UK), offer cheap tickets for under 25s, so call your local travel agent specializingContinue reading “How to get to Kyoto”