Reliable Kansai Airport Taxi Services
Kansai airport is located in the southeast section of the bay of Osaka. It is built on an artificial island, 5 km into the sea and is connected to the mainland via an access bridge. It opened in 1994 with the purpose of helping alleviate the pressure that Osaka Airport (Itami) was experiencing due to the increased airport travel needs of the region. Kansai airport is now the primary international airport of the Osaka prefecture serving the cities of Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe.
Start your trip around this culturally rich region of Japan and its breathtaking tourist attractions with a reliable Welcome Pickups transfer. Once you have collected your baggage, have one of our experienced drivers greet you with a smile as you enter the arrivals hall. You will recognise your driver easily as they will be holding a sign with your name. They will then help you with your luggage and show you to your Kansai airport taxi which will safely take you to your destination of choice. If your flight is running late or arriving early, our drivers are provided with your updated flight plans, so they will be waiting for you when you arrive without you having to make different arrangements.
Sit back, enjoy the transfer to your hotel and take this opportunity to ask your driver any questions you may have regarding your travel destination, making the most of their local knowledge and English speaking fluency.
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Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
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Kansai Airport Taxi and Transfer services with Welcome Pickups
At Welcome Pickups, we offer an extensive fleet of vehicles to cover all your transportation needs. Whether travelling alone or in a large group we will provide the most appropriate vehicle for your Kansai airport transfer. You will have the choice of a comfortable, modern sedan that can carry up to four passengers, whilst larger groups of up to eight passengers have the chance to travel in one of our spacious minivans.
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Directions for your Kansai Airport taxi
The location of Kansai airport in the bay of Osaka to the city of Osaka is a distance of 50 km with the travel time averaging about 45 minutes by taxi. Osaka city is located northeast of Kansai airport and they are well connected by an easy-to-use expressway when travelling between these destinations. As you leave the airport you will firstly drive over the access bridge for 5 km taking you onto the mainland and you’ll access the expressway (motorway). You will then take the left lane and follow signs for Hanshin Expressway No.4 towards Osaka/Kobe. Once you are on Expressway No. 4 you will then drive north for 32 km and then take Route 16, following signs for Osaka/Tempozan. At the Nishisemba interchange, follow signs for Loop 1 toward Hanshin Expressway No.11 Ikeda Route/Hanshin Expressway No.12 Moriguchi Route and then merge onto Route 1. You’ll take exit Tosabori and continue north and then take a right onto Yotsubashi-suji and then a right before Watanabe Bridge south, taking you into central Osaka.
Kansai Airport Taxi Cost
Osaka airport taxis, as a whole, use a taximeter to calculate the cost of a transfer and will depend on the vehicle, the distance to your final destination and the time of day of your transfer. Many taxi companies do also offer a fixed rate fare to popular destinations, which you would need to arrange prior to your transfer. The average cost of a Kansai airport taxi shuttle to the city of Osaka will be about €120 (JPY 16,000).
Benefits of booking a Welcome Pickups Kansai airport transfer
Enjoy the benefits of booking your Kansai airport taxi with Welcome Pickups. Not only can we guarantee a fixed rate fare to your hotel with no hidden costs and a fair cancellation policy, but we also provide our hand-picked, English-speaking drivers with flight monitoring details, sanitise our vehicles after every transfer, and for added safety, we will provide you with your driver’s details in advance of your ride.