Private cars to be allowed on KIX Access Bridge from 12:00 am on October 6.

As the bridge’s traffic capacity remains to be limited, guests are kindly advised to:

  • refrain from using private or rental cars and use public transportation as much as possible.
  • avoid coming to the airport by cars during morning peak hours (7:00 am through 9:00 am, particularly between 8:00 am and 9:00 am) as there will likely be heavy traffic on the bridge during the hours. Allow extra time for travel to the airport.

Kansai International Airport is situated 50 km from the center of Osaka city. It is easily accessible by road, railway and high-speed ferry.

Status of parking area congestion

As of 17:28 10/9/2018

P1 Vertical parking area Open
P2 Vertical parking area regulated
P3 Simple parking area Temporarily closed
P4 Flat parking area Full
P5 Flat parking area Open

Ground transportation tickets are available at KANSAI TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER in the airport.

Access from Major Cities

* The bridge is for passenger cars only, pedestrians, bicycles, compact motorcycles (less than or equal to 125cc displacement), motorcycles with trailers, etc. are prohibited by Japanese Law.

Websites for Searching Train Routes/Times

Using the following websites, you can find train routes/times for getting to Kansai International Airport. Please enter "Kansai International Airport" and "Kansai Airport" in the websites.


Osaka (Umeda)


Universal Studios Japan®





Osaka International Airport (Itami)

Kobe Airport

* Times are guidelines only and do not include transfer time.