Hi,I’m Keiko from Osaka!
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.
How to get to Universal Studios Japan?
From Kansai International AirportThere are 2 ways to go to Universal Studios Japan from Kansai International Airport.
By Shuttle BusThe best way is using Shuttle Bus. You can purchase a ticket at vending machine.It takes about 70 minutes.
Please find below bus time table and pick up point from KIX to USJ
By TrainThe 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.
From Osaka Itami Airport
By Shuttle BusThe best way is using Shuttle Bus.You can purchase a ticket at vending machine.It takes about 40-45 minutes.
Please find below bus time table and bus stop from Osaka Itami Airport to USJ.
From Osaka Station
By TrainThe best way is taking direct train to Universal City Station.
Take JR Loop 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 to Nishikujo station and take JR Yumesaki Line to Universal City Station.
From Shin-Osaka Station
By TrainTake JR Kyoto line to Osaka station. From Osaka station,Take JR Loop line bound for Sakurajima (direct train) to Universal City Station.
Direct trains runs every 20 minutes.
If you miss the direct train from Osaka station,take JR Osaka Loop Line counterclockwise to Nishikujyo station and take JR Yumesaki Line to Universal City Station.
From Namba Station
By TrainFrom JR Namba station,take a JR Yamatoji Line train and transfer at Shin-imamiya station for the Osaka Loop Line for Nishikujo Station.
From Nishikujo station,change to the JR Yumesaki Line (Sakurajima Line) bound for Sakurajima station and get off at Universal City station.
I’ve got on a wrong train once at Nishikujo station,and I had to get off and took the train back:)
Have a nice trip to Universal Studios Japan!
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