Osaka Airport Guide to Osaka Kansai International Airport - KIX

Osaka Airport taxi to city centre

Taxi option is not fairly recommended to travel between Osaka Kansai Airport to Osaka city centre, since it is very expensive. The high cost is due to distance and toll fees of the expressway and bridge which leads to the airport.

The approximate trip time is of 50 minutes. 


Find taxis 24 hours outside The 2 terminals of Osaka Kansai Airport at the taxi stands. The taxi ranks are located outside the terminal buildings in front of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

Order your taxi

Many of taxi companies that offer this service are the showed below:

- MK Taxi: +81 75 778 5489
- Yasaka Taxi: +81 75 803 4800

Opening hours: 24 hours. 


Approximate fares to get from Osaka Kansai Airport to Osaka city centre can vary between 13,000 and 17,000 yen. There is a standard fare for taxis from and to Osaka Kansai Airport, which will be according to many factors such as the size of the taxi, the time of the day and the location.
Also expressway and bridge tolls are included to final price (they are around 2,000 Yen).

It is a really expensive price compared to the other means of transport like buses and trains, which takes less than 50 minutes. 

Night fares are clearly higher than normal prices. 

Share a car

Sharing car apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the above options. You can consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. 

Apps like Uber or Bla Bla Car may be useful for your trip to Osaka even though the highest cost of toll and bridge fares to reach the airport. 

TIPS to ride a taxi in Osaka Kansai Airport

Though taxi drivers tend to be very honest, be aware of the high prices of fares. The average price, as we put above, is around 15,000 Yen. Even though, this price could be higher if you don’t pay attention to tolls and fees.