Osaka Kansai International Airport is located 50km (31 miles) southwest of Osaka.
Dialling code: +81
Telephone: (072) 455 2500.
Lufthansa at the airport
At the airport
Lufthansa is located in Terminal 1.
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You can relax, take forty winks or get down to some work before your next flight in the Lufthansa and Star Alliance partner lounges at all major international airports.
To the loungefinder
How to get there
Road access to the artificial island on which Osaka Kansai International Airport is built is via a dedicated access bridge (with a toll gate on entry). This connects to the Bayshore Route on the Hanshin Expressway, which leads northwards to Osaka.
The rail network to Osaka Kansai International Airport is served by West Japan Railway Company (tel: (057) 000 2486; www.westjr.co.jp). The limited express Haruka line runs to Kyoto (journey time: 1 hour 15 minutes) and other destinations, while the Kansai rapid service runs to Osaka (journey time: 30 minutes, fare ¥1,500) and other destinations.
Nankai Railways (tel: (072) 456 6203) has services to Namba (journey time: 43 minutes), Sakai (journey time: 32 minutes) and Izumisano (journey time: 8 minutes).
Buses are available to all major hotels in surrounding destinations. Local buses operated by Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise (tel: (072) 461 1374; www.kate.co.jp) depart from International Arrivals at both terminals. Tickets can be purchased from vending machines outside the terminals, and cost about ¥500.
Taxis are readily available outside the terminals, serving central Osaka (journey time: 50-60 minutes; fare: ¥16,000-20,000) and other destinations.
The two multi-storey car parks at Terminal 1 provide direct access to the passenger terminal; there are also two open-air car parks here. An additional car park is directly opposite Terminal 2. Short- and long-term rates are available in the car parks.