Osaka Buses 大阪のバス
However, there are a number of routes which are useful for tourists as well as regular limousine buses from Osaka's major stations to the city's two airports - the mainly domestic Itami and Kansai International Airport (KIX) for both domestic and overseas flights.
Osaka's buses are slower than the subway and trains but help you to get your bearings on the geography of the city.
Osaka City Buses
The basic fare for Osaka City buses is 210 yen for adults and 110 yen for minors (elementary school children, that is 6-11 year olds).
The fare can be paid by using an IC card (PiTaPa, ICOCA, manaca, Pasmo, Suica etc), multiple ride cards, a Surutto Kansai Pass, Osaka 1-day Pass (for foreign visitors), Enjoy Eco Card 1-day Pass or in cash.
-Board Osaka buses from the rear and exit at the front.
-Osaka buses usually have a light green and cream livery.
Osaka City Bus Routes
There follows a listing of bus routes from the main Osaka Bus terminals.
Buses From JR Osaka Station
Bus Stop 1
#8 to Namba
#53 to Funatsubashi
Bus Stop 2
Bus Stop 3
#62 - to Sumiyoshi Bus Terminal via Abenobashi for Tennoji
#75 - to Namba
Bus Stop 4
#36 - Kadoma-minami subway station on the Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line
#55 - Tsurumachi Yonchome
Bus Stop 5
#69 - Enokibashi
#97 - Kashimaeki-mae
Bus Stop 6
#37/ #93 - to Itakanoshako-mae
Bus Stop 7
#78 - to Moriguchishako-mae
#83 to Hanahaku Kinen-koen (Flower Expo Memorial Park Tsurumi Ryokuchi)
Bus Stop 8
#56 - to Torishimashako-mae
#59 - to Hokko Yacht Harbor
Bus Stop 9
#34 - to Moriguchishako-mae
Bus Stop 10
#42 - to Nakajima 2-chome
#92 - Fukumachi
Bus Stop 11
#43 - to Torishimashako-mae
#58 - to Nodahanshin-mae
Bus Stop 12
#41 - to Enokibashi
Buses From Abenobashi Station
Buses from Abenobashi include the following services:
#1 to Deto Bus Terminal, #5 to Miyakenaka, #6 to Sunjiyata, #12 to Fuseeki-mae, #13 to Kita-Tatsumi Bus Terminal, 22 to Suwajinja-mae, 30 to Hirano Kuyakusho-mae, #48 to Suminoekoen Station, #52 to Namba, #62 to Osaka Station and Sumiyoshishako-mae, #63 to Asaka, #64 to Orinobashi, #67 to Sumiyoshishako-mae, and the #80 to Tsurumachi 4-chome.
Buses from Namba Station
Bus from Namba Station include the following services:
#8 and #75 to Osaka Station, #29 to Suminoekoen Station, #52 to Abenobashi, #60 to Tempozan, #71 and #87 to Tsurumachi 4-chome, #73 to Deto Bus Terminal, #84 to Bentencho Bus Terminal, and #85 to Kumata.
Buses from Uehommachi 6-chome
Buses from Uehommachi 6-chome include the following services:
#18 to Kita-Tatsumi Bus Terminal and Uehommachi 1-chome, #62 to Osaka Station and Sumiyoshishako-mae, #73 Deto Bus Terminal and Namba.
Buses from Juso
#39 to Shin-Osaka Station (Kitaguchi) and Nodahanshin-mae (Hanshin Line), #41, #42, #43, #69, #93 and #97 to Osaka Station, #92 to Fukumachi and #97 to Kashima Station on the JR Tozai Line for Amagasaki, Takarazuka and Sannomiya.
Buses from Miyakojima Station
Buses from Miyakojima Station on the Tanimachi subway line include the following services:
#10 to Temmabashi, #45 to Moriguchi and Sogoiryo Center-mae, 57 to Kyobashi Station and Kemachuokoen and #83 to Osaka Station and Hanahaku Kinen-koen (Flower Expo Memorial Park Tsurumi Ryokuchi).
Buses from Temmabashi
Buses from Temmabashi include the following services:
#10 to Moriguchishako-mae, #21 to Fukaebashi Station on the Chuo subway line, #31 to Hanahaku Kinen-koen (Flower Expo Memorial Park Tsurumi Ryokuchi), #46 to Yakeno and #62 to Osaka Station and Sumiyoshishako-mae.
Buses from Noda Station
Buses from Noda Station on the Hanshin Line include the following services:
#38 to Takeshima 3-chome, #39 to Shin-Osaka Station (Kitaguchi; North Exit), #58 and #59 to Osaka Station, Hokko Yacht Harbor and Torishimashako-mae and #90 to Tsurumachi 4-chome.
Buses from Taisho Station
Buses from Taisho Station on the Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line and Osaka Loop Line include the following services:
#60 to Tempozan and Namba, #70 and #70急 to Dome-mae Chiyozaki, #71 to Namba, #74 to Taishokuyakusho-mae, #76 to Suminoekoen, #90 to Nodahanshin-mae, Tsumachi 4-chome and Nishi Funamachi, #91, #91急 to Dome-mae Chiyozaki and #98 to Taishokuyakusho-mae and Bentencho Bus Terminal.
Buses from Suminoekoen Station
Buses from Suminoekoen Station on the Yotsubashi Line include the following services:
#3 and #4 to Deto Bus Terminal, #25 to Sumiyoshishako-mae, #29 to Namba, #48 Abenobashi, #49 to Hirabayashi Station on the Nanko Port Town Line (New Tram), #76 to Dome-mae Chiyozaki and #89 to Sakai Station Nishiguchi (West Exit).
Limousine Airport Buses
Buses to Itami leave from Osaka Station (25-30 minutes), Universal Studios Japan (40-45 minutes), Abenobashi Station for Tennoji Station (40 minutes), Namba OCAT（JR Namba; 40 minutes, Uehonmachi and Shin-Osaka Station (25 minutes).
Buses also connect Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi (50-55 minutes), Kansai International Airport (70 minutes), Himeji (80 minutes), Sannomiya Station in Kobe (40 minutes), Nishinomiya, Tenri (100 minutes), Nara Station (65 minutes) and Kintetsu Nara Station (60 minutes).
Buses to KIX leave from Osaka Station (50 minutes), Universal Studios Japan (70 minutes), Abeno Harukas (55 minutes), Namba OCAT (50 minutes), Kintetsu Uehonmachi (50 minutes) and Keihan Moriguchi (70 minutes).
Buses also go to KIX from Hirakata (90 minutes), Senri New Town (50 minutes) and Fuse (70-75 minutes).
Highway Buses From Osaka Station
These include day and overnight buses to Tokyo Station, Busta Shinjuku and Ikebukuro Station in Tokyo, buses to Yokohama Station, Omiya in Saitama, Nagoya Station, Okayama, Hiroshima, Fukuchiyama, Fukui, Hamamatsu, Niigata, Tottori, Toyama, Matsuyama, Takamatsu, Kochi, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Oita and Kumamoto.