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Results from Nagoya to Osaka on Thursday, 15 June 2023
How to get from Nagoya to Osaka
There are two ways to travel from Nagoya to Osaka: by train and by bus.
How far is Nagoya from Osaka?
The travel distance between Nagoya and Osaka is 180 km. There are two options to travel from Nagoya to Osaka: taking a train or taking a bus.
How long does it take to get from Nagoya to Osaka?
It takes 45 minutes to 1 hour by train and 2-3 hours by bus to get from Nagoya to Osaka.
What types of trains operate the route Nagoya to Osaka?
There is one railway company operating trains on the route Nagoya to Osaka.
JR: Japan Railways operates the Tokaido Shinkansen high-speed train between Tokyo and Osaka stopping in Nagoya.
There are three types of services on the Tokaido Shinkansen: Nozomi is the fast service stopping only at key stations, Hikari is the semi-fast service stopping at the major stations and Kodama is the local service stopping at all stations.
Shinkansen trains carry Green Cars with business class seats and Ordinary Cars with standard class seats distributed in Reserved and Non-reserved. In total, the Shinkansen trains offer three passengers classes: Reserved Seat (Green Car), Reserved Seat (Ordinary Car) and Non-reserved Seat.
Travellers with Reserved Seat tickets are required to take their numbered seat in the Green Cars or the Ordinary Cars. Travellers with Non-reserved Seat tickets are allowed to take any seat available only in the Ordinary Cars designated as Non-reserved.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Japan.
Where does the train from Nagoya to Osaka depart?
Trains on the Tokaido Shinkansen line depart from Nagoya Station located in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya.
Passengers are requested to arrive at the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
Where does the train from Nagoya to Osaka arrive?
Trains on the Tokaido Shinkansen line arrive at Shin-Osaka Station located in Yodogawa-ku, Osaka.
What types of buses operate the route Nagoya to Osaka?
There are two bus companies running the route Nagoya to Osaka.
Osaka Bus operates single-deck coaches with seats for 30-40 passengers.
Willer Express operates single-deck coaches with seats for 30-40 passengers.
For more information about travelling by bus, please read our Bus Guide in Japan.
Where does the bus from Nagoya to Osaka depart?
Most buses from Nagoya to Osaka depart from JR Nagoya Station located in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya.
Passengers are requested to arrive at the point of departure at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
Where does the bus from Nagoya to Osaka arrive?
Most buses from Nagoya to Osaka arrive at JR Osaka Station and Willer Bus Terminal Osaka Umeda located in Osaka.
Where to travel next from Osaka?
From Osaka, you can go by train to Tokyo, Nagoya and Kyoto on the Tokaido Shinkansen, or go to Kobe, Himeji, Hiroshima and Fukuoka on the Sanyo Shinkansen, or fly to Sapporo, Sendai, Niigata, Fukuoka and Naha in Okinawa.