Osaka International Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Osaka International Airport is a large airport located in Osaka, Japan. It serves Osaka and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code ITM.

Osaka International Airport is situated in the continent of Asia, specifically in the country of Japan, with latitude 34.7854995727539 and longitude 135.438003540039.

It has an elevation of 15.24 meters (50 ft) and is identified by the GPS code RJOO.

Phone+81 6-6856-6781
Elevation15.24 m (50 ft)
Address3 Chome-555 Hotarugaike Nishimachi, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0036, Japan
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Airport address

Osaka International Airport

3 Chome-555 Hotarugaike Nishimachi, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0036, Japan

Which country is Osaka International Airport?

Osaka International Airport is situated in Osaka, which is in Japan, a country located on the continent of Asia.

How do I get from Osaka International Airport to city centre?

To get from Osaka International Airport (also known as Itami Airport) to the city center, you have a few options:

  1. By Bus: There are several bus services available from the airport to various locations in the city center. The most convenient and popular option is the Osaka Airport Limousine Bus, which operates frequent services to major hotels and train stations in the city. The journey takes around 30-40 minutes, depending on traffic.

  2. By Train: While there is no direct train connection from Osaka International Airport to the city center, you can take a combination of train and subway. First, take the Osaka Monorail from the airport to Hotarugaike Station (around 10 minutes). From there, transfer to the Hankyu Takarazuka Line and take a train to Umeda Station, which is located in the heart of the city center. The total journey time is approximately 40-50 minutes.

  3. By Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminal. However, this option can be quite expensive compared to other modes of transportation, especially during peak hours or if you have a lot of luggage. The journey time by taxi is around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

It's recommended to check the schedules and fares in advance, as they may vary.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Osaka International Airport.

  1. How far is Osaka International Airport from downtown Osaka? Osaka International Airport, also known as Itami Airport, is located approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) north of downtown Osaka. It takes around 30 minutes by car or taxi to reach the city center, depending on traffic conditions.

  2. What airlines operate at Osaka International Airport? Several domestic airlines operate at Osaka International Airport, including Japan Airlines (JAL), All Nippon Airways (ANA), and Peach Aviation. These airlines offer domestic flights to various destinations within Japan, making it a convenient hub for domestic travel.

  3. Are there international flights available from Osaka International Airport? While Osaka International Airport primarily serves domestic flights, it also offers a limited number of international flights. Some airlines, such as AirAsia, operate international routes from this airport, connecting Osaka to destinations in Southeast Asia. However, for most international travel, travelers usually use Kansai International Airport, which is the main international airport serving the Osaka region.


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