Tanimachi Subway Line Osaka

Tanimachi Line 谷町線

The Tanimachi Line (color-coded purple) is the second most used subway line of the Osaka city subway network after the Midosuji Line.

The Tanimachi Line runs from Dainichi Station in Moriguchi to Yaominami Station in Yao in south east Osaka.

Tanimachi Line, Osaka.
Tanimachi Line, Osaka
Tanimachi Line, Osaka.
Tanimachi Line, Osaka

The main hub stations on the Tanimachi Line are:

Dainichi Station

Dainichi Station connects with the Osaka Monorail to Osaka Itami Airport and Banpaku-Kinen-Koen.

Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome Station

Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome Station connects with the Sakaisuji Line and the Hankyu Railway Senri Line to Kita Senri.

Taishibashi-Imaichi Station

Taishibashi-Imaichi Station serves both the Tanimachi and Imazatosuji Line lines.

Higashi Umeda Station

Higashi Umeda Station which connects by underground passage with Umeda Station (Osaka Station City), which has trains on the Osaka Loop Line, the JR Kyoto Line, the JR Kobe Line and the JR Takarazuka Line.

Tanimachi Line, Osaka.
Minami-morimachi Station, Tanimachi Line, Osaka
Tanimachi Line, Osaka.
Tanimachi Line, Osaka

Minami Morimachi

Minami Morimachi connects with the Sakaisuji subway line. The station is close to Osaka-Temmangu Station (on the JR Tozai Line), Osaka-Temmangu Shrine, the historic Japan Mint (its grounds known for their cherry blossoms in spring) and the Osaka offices of the Yomiuri Shimbun and Sumitomo Mitsui Bank. Minami Morimachi Station first opened in 1967.

Tanimachi Rokuchome Station

Tanimachi Rokuchome Station connects with the Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line.

Tanimachi Kyuchome Station

Tanimachi Kyuchome Station serves both the Tanimachi and Sennichimae subway lines and connects to Osaka Uehommachi Station on the Kintetsu Osaka Line (for trains to Nagoya and Ise-Shima) and the Nara Line to Kintetsu Nara Station.

Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka Station

Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka Station is close to Shitennoji Temple, Osaka's most famous Buddhist temple and one of the oldest in the country.

Tanimachi Line, Osaka.
Tanimachi Line, Osaka

Tennoji Station

Tennoji Station in Tennoji, south Osaka, with connections to the Midosuji Line, Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line), Osaka Loop Line, Hanwa Line, Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line and the Hankai Uemachi Line tram.

Tennoji Station connects to Osaka Abenobashi Station inside the Abeno Kintetsu department store. From Osaka Abenobashi Station there are Kintetsu Line trains on the Minami-Osaka Line for Imagawa, Fujiidera, Domyoji, Furuichi (in Osaka Prefecture), Shakudo, Kashiharajingu-mae, Yoshino and Kawachi-Nagano in Nara Prefecture. This is also where the huge Abeno Harukas shopping tower now stands.

Abeno Station

The Hankai Uemachi Line tram connects to Abeno Station.

Tanimachi Line, Osaka.
Tanimachi Line Train, Osaka

Tanabe Station

Tanabe Station is convenient for the large Momogaike Park.

Komagawa-Nakano Station

Komagawa-Nakano Station is close to Harinakano Station and Imagawa Station on the Kintetsu Minami-Osaka Line.

Yaominami Station

Yaominami is the southern end of the Tanimachi Line near Yao Airport, which has some charter but no scheduled flights.

Tanimachi Line.
Tanimachi Line, Osaka
Subway entrance at Minami-morimachi Station, Osaka.
Subway entrance at Minami-morimachi Station, Osaka

The full list of the 26 stations on the Tanimachi Line is: Dainichi, Moriguchi, Taishibashi-Imaichi, Sembayashi-Omiya, Sekime-Takadono, Noe-Uchindai, Miyakojima, Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome, Nakazakicho, Higashi-Umeda, Minami-morimachi, Temmabashi, Tanimachi Yonchome, Tanimachi Rokuchome, Tanimachi Kyuchome, Shitennoji-mae Yuhigaoka, Tennoji, Abeno, Fuminosato, Tanabe, Komagawa-Nakano, Hirano, Kire-Uriwari, Deto, Nagahara and Yaominami.

Trains on the Sakaisuji Line run from around 5am until midnight, 7 days a week with reduced services at the weekends and public holidays.

A women-only carriage (no. 3) is available on the Sakaisuji Line from the first train in the mornings to 9am on weekdays.

The Osaka Municipal Transportation Information Center (Tel: 06 62119503) is located at Namba Station and has detailed information in English on the Osaka subway and city buses and the various travel passes available.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm: Sat, Sun & public holidays 10am-7pm

Tennoji Station, Tennoji, Kansai, Japan.
Subway entrance at Tennoji Station at rush hour, Tennoji-ku, Osaka
Osaka Subway map.
Osaka Subway map showing the purple Tanimachi Line

Tanimachi Line Subway

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