Kansai International Airport, or KIX for short, is considered the gateway to Japan's Kansai region. It is located on an artificial island in Osaka Bay, about 40 kilometers south of the center of the city. The airport serves as a hub for Peach Airlines, Japan's first international low-cost airline, as well as for ANA and Japan Airlines, the Nankai Line station is directly opposite the terminal building and offers inexpensive, comfortable and efficient transportation to Osaka and beyond.
The LCC (Low Cost Carrier) terminal in Terminal 2 building, which opened in October 2012 and expanded in January 2017, has the country's first intelligent security gates and accessible duty-free shops. In the terminal building and on the Aeroplaza there are a variety of restaurants and souvenir shops as well as accommodation and relaxation areas.
65-minute train ride from Umeda (Osaka) Station via JR Kansai Airport Rapid | 50-minute limousine bus from Umeda (Osaka) Station