Many of Japan's foremost sightseeing spots are located in Kansai, the region surrounding Osaka. There are plenty of ways to get to and from Osaka, so it's just a quick trip to Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, and other popular sightseeing locations! The first step on your trip to Osaka is a flight to Kansai International Airport.
- REACHING OSAKA
There is plenty of transportation to Osaka from major cities around Japan. Depending on your starting point and preferred traveling style, you can choose from among planes, bullet trains, express trains, buses, cars, ferries, and other modes of transportation. There is plenty of transportation to Osaka from major cities around Japan.
To Osaka by plane
To Osaka by train or bullet train
To Osaka by ferry
To Osaka by car and bus
Please look at the list of the countries that have the visa exemption agreement with Japan. If your country is included in the list, you usually do not need to apply for an entry visa to Japan. If your country is not included in the list, you need to obtain a short-term stay visa (“tanki-shouyou visa” in Japanese) from the embassy of Japan in your country. Read carefully the Japanese visa guide provided by the ministry of foreign affairs.
For entry into Japan, a VISA may be required for attendees from some countries. Want to know more, please visit the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.