Cheap flights from Tokyo to Osaka

Flight information Tokyo to Osaka

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 446 kilometres

1h 5min

Most popular airline last month

Japan Airlines

Osaka Kansai International and Osaka Itami

2 airports

Flying from Tokyo to Osaka

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines both offer nonstop continuous flights on this route. Direct flights are available every day of the week.  

Budget airlines that fly from Tokyo to Osaka

Low-cost carriers like Jetstar Japan, StarFlyer and Peach Aviation also operate direct flights on this route. Direct flights are available every day of the week. 

Departure from Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT) 

Narita International Airport is one of the main air transport hubs of Japan, and handles most of the country’s international arrivals and departures. It is located about 60 kilometres outside of Tokyo, but is well-connected to the city via the JR Narita Express train.

Travellers can board the train from Tokyo Station (the main rail terminal in Tokyo) and reach Narita in only an hour, at a fare of around JPY 3000 (RM 115). Travellers are advised to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before their international flight and 1.5 hours before a domestic flight. 

Things to do in Tokyo Narita Airport (NRT)

Narita Airport is well-stocked with facilities and services to cater to every need a traveller could have. From an abundance of eating outlets (of both international and local origins) to dayrooms and shower facilities, a kids park, coin-operated lockers and even a pet hotel, waiting for your flight at Narita is no hardship.  

Departure from Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) 

Haneda Airport is located much closer to Tokyo city than Narita Airport, making it a popular alternative for those taking domestic or regional flights. From Tokyo, travellers can reach Haneda rapidly by taking the Tokyo Monorail or the Keikyu Railway. The ride should take about 30-40 minutes, and cost about JPY 500 (RM 19). Travellers are advised to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before their international flight and 1.5 hours before a domestic flight. 

Things to do in Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND)

Like Narita, Haneda Airport takes care of its travellers - expect plenty of facilities like pay-in lounges, massage salons, a dental and medical clinic, ATMs, pay-in airport lounges and more. Dining outlets ranging from fast food and snacks to gourmet cuisine can also be found.

Arrival at Osaka Itami Airport (ITM)

Itami Airport - once known as Osaka International Airport - is one of 2 air transport hubs serving Osaka (the other being Kansai International Airport) and handles the region’s domestic air connections. To get from Itami to Osaka, take the Osaka Monorail from the Osaka Airport Station to Hotarugaike Station (a 2 minutes ride that costs about JPY 200 (RM 7.40), and then transfer onto the Hankyu Takarazuka Line to reach Umeda Station in 15-20 minutes, at a fare of about JPY 220 (RM 8). 

Things to do in Osaka Itami Airport (ITM) 

Itami airport’s passenger terminal is well-equipped with shops selling food, drinks, souvenirs and more. Amenities like clinics, a post office, and massage chairs are also available.  

Arrival at Kansai International Airport (KIX) 

Kansai International Airport is, interestingly, located on a man-made island situated in Osaka Bay and is considered the longest airport terminal in the world (as of April 2016). From Kansai Airport, travellers can reach Osaka in about 30-50 minutes by taking either the JR Haruka limited express train or the JR airport rapid train to Tennoji station, at a fare of about JPY 1060-2200 (RM 40-81). 

Things to do in Kansai International Airport (KIX) 

Expect plenty of restaurants, storage facilities, airport lounges, nursing rooms, a children’s area, post office and more within Kansai International Airport.  

Time difference between Tokyo and Osaka

There is no time difference between Tokyo and Osaka.  

Weather in Osaka

Osaka experiences 4 seasons throughout the year, with spring happening from March to May, summer from June to August, autumn from September till November and winter from December till February. The city is generally humid, with an average temperature of 16.3°C. 

Average cost of a meal in Tokyo and Osaka

The average cost of a meal in Tokyo and Osaka is RM 30 (USD 7.60) and RM 28 (USD 7.10) respectively. 

Average cost of hotel/night in Tokyo and Osaka

The average cost of a night in a hotel in Tokyo and Osaka is RM 250 (USD 63.80) and RM 200 (USD 51.10) respectively. 

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The information above is accurate as of June 2016.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.