Cheap Flights to Osaka in 2019

Cheap Flights to Osaka

Whether you're flying in from across the country or from across the world, Skyscanner has all the details you need to make booking your flight to Osaka stress-free. Plus, with awesome features like the Cheapest Month Search Tool and Price Alerts, you can always book a trip that's budget-friendly.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Osaka

Osaka experiences all four seasons though winters in the city are generally mild with little to no snowfall. Spring is mild to hot with high humidity. The heat and high humidity continue into the summer. June and July and September and October are the city's rainy seasons. In the fall, tropical storms and typhoons are also possible.

Tourists generally enjoy visiting the city in the spring when the weather is most pleasant. Spring is also Cherry Blossom season in Osaka. However, you'll find the cheapest flights to Osaka in the winter months.

Osaka Airport and Airline Options

You'll have two airport options with flying to Osaka: Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Osaka International Airport (ITM), also known as Itami Airport.

Kansai Airport is Osaka's main airport, flying to both domestic and international destinations. The airport consists of two terminals, separated by a beautiful green space. There is a free shuttle bus that connects the two terminals, or you can choose to walk through the park. Peach uses KIX's Terminal 2 exclusively and all other airlines share Terminal 1. The airport is a hub for the following airlines:

Airlines at Itami Airport currently only fly to and from destinations within Japan. The airport consists of one terminal divided into a North Terminal and a South Terminal. Like KIX, ITM is also a hub for All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines. Amakusa Airlines is the only other carrier operating at ITM.

Arriving at the Airport

Kansai International Airport is located on Osaka Bay. The airport is connected to the shore by a toll bridge, two rail lines, and by public transit. A taxi from the airport to central Osaka will take about an hour and cost around $200 CAD. You can also take a high-speed ferry to reach the mainland. However, the ferry only goes to Awaji Island and to Kobe Airport (UKB).

You will be able to reach central Osaka more quickly from Itami Airport. As the airport is connected to the Hanshin Expressway, a taxi ride into Osaka will only take about a half hour. ITM is also connected to the Osaka Monorail, which makes stops in Osaka and the surrounding area.

What to See and Do in Osaka

Osaka is one of Japan's largest cities, and as such, the streets are bustling day and night. The Dotonbori neighbourhood and the Minami neighbourhood are two key spots in the city to visit. Both neighbourhoods are busy but contain great shopping, fun and unique street foods and restaurants, theatres, nightclubs, and much more.

Osaka is also home to one of the world's best Ferris wheels, the Hep Five Ferris Wheel. The wheel is located on top of a major shopping mall and offers incredible views of Osaka city.

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