IMG_0744 Universal Studios Japan is one of the most popular theme parks in Japan.The number of visitors to Universal Studios Japan in 2015 increased by 1.2 million from the previous year to 13.9 million.

I’ve been to Universal Studios Japan several times since it opened in 2001.

It is easy for locals to go to Universal Studios Japan, but it maybe difficult for first visitors.

Here are the public transportation to Universal Studios Japan.

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How to get to Universal Studios Japan?

From Kansai International Airport

There are 2 ways to go to Universal Studios Japan from Kansai International Airport.

By Shuttle Bus


The best way is using Shuttle Bus. You can purchase a ticket at vending machine.It takes about 70 minutes.
Adult One-Way Fare:1,550 yen For Child:780yen
Please find below bus time table and pick up point from KIX to USJ
http://www.kate.co.jp/en/timetable/detail/NU

By Train


I think the best way to go to Universal Studios is using Shuttle Bus, but you can go there by train too.

Take a JR airport rapid to Nishikujo Station and transfer to the JR Yumesaki Line to Universal City Station.
It takes about 80 minutes.
Adult One-Way Fare:1,190 yen


From Osaka Itami Airport

By Shuttle Bus

The best way is using Shuttle Bus.You can purchase a ticket at vending machine.It takes about 40-45 minutes.
Adult One-Way Fare:930yen For Child:470yen

Please find below bus time table and bus stop from Osaka Itami Airport to USJ.
http://www.okkbus.co.jp/en/timetable/itm/t_usj.html

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From Osaka Station

By Train


The best way is taking direct train to Universal City Station.

Take JR Yumesaki line bound for Sakurajima (direct train) to Universal City Station.Direct trains runs every 20 minutes.

If you miss the direct train,take JR Osaka Loop Line counterclockwise from track 1 to Nishikujyo station and take JR Yumesaki Line to Universal Studios Japan.
Adult One-Way Fare:180 yen

From Shin-Osaka Station

By Train

Take JR Kyoto line to JR Osaka station. Take JR Yumesaki line bound for Sakurajima (direct train) to Universal City Station.
Adult One-Way Fare:220 yen

From Namba Station

By Train

From JR Namba station,take a JR Yamatoji Line train and transfer at Shin-imamiya station for the Osaka Loop Line for Nishikujo Station.
Adult One-Way Fare:180 yen

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