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need help again

Thank u for the reply Daniel. I'll be travelling on 15/1/15 from osaka to tokyo via nanba station and shinosaka station. I would like to confirm the timetable for Sanyo Shinkansen to Shinagawa Station.

Here is the item i would like to confirm.
1) timetable for Sanyo Shinkansen to Shinagawa Station. (osaka to tokyo 15/1/15)
2) timetable for Tokyo Station to Shinosaka Station (tokyo to osaka 18/1/15)
3) do i have to make any reservation? If yes, how.
4) I'll be arriving Kansai airport around 1am. What is the best way to go to

Hotel Hillarys (3-4-10 Nipponbashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 556-0005, Japan)

5) For internet service. Is it advisable to buy "docomo hot spot WiFi" or just connect to public free wifi in tokyo and osaka.

Thank you.

jarod_ong
jarod_ong

Hello there,

For 1 & 2, I'd advise using www.hyperdia.com, here you can select the route and time you wish to travel. I have added an example route for the 15th HERE. You can adjust the departure time to your liking at the bottom of the page.

3.) Reservations are optional but recommended. Find the details in our step by step guide.

4.) The hotels seems to be closest to Namba station. There are a couple of options to travel to Namba from Kansai Airport. The fastest is to take the Nankai Express, other alternatives are express bus or the JR. If you travel with the JR takes the Airport express to Shin-Imamiya station and from there a local train to JR-Namba.

5.) Personlly I use WI2 but Docomo works well too. It is also possible to buy a data sim from BMobile.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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Thank u very Daniel san

jarod_ong
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I'll be arriving Kansai airport around 10.55pm (landing time as schedule by airasia). Will i be able to catch the nankai limited express or nankai airport line. If i'm not able to catch the train, what is the best option to go to my hotel.

Hotel Hillarys (3-4-10 Nipponbashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefect

jarod_ong
jarod_ong

Ouch! Late arrivals at Kansai Airport are always difficult because the public transport system in Japan shuts down after midnight and there will be very few options available. Still you can make it without too much problems.

There are two options.

1.) Take the last Nankai (local) service to Namba, this one departs at 23:40&via_node01=&via_node02=&via_node03=&year=2015&month=01&day=04&hour=23&minute=31&search_type=0&search_way=&transtime=undefined&sort=0&max_route=10&faretype=0&ship=off&lmlimit=null&search_target=route&facility=reserved&sum_target=7).

2.) A later option is the nightbus to Namba station, departing at 00:15. See details in the link below.
http://www.kate.co.jp/pc/e_time_table/e_namba.html

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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