G20 Osaka Summit

ACCESS

ACCESS

【Access to the International Media Center (IMC)】
There are various methods of transport to the IMC.
By Shuttle Service
By Public Transport
By Car

【Shuttle bus services】

Free shuttle services for media representatives will operate between the IMC and major hotel areas in Osaka city. Pickup points and timetables will be announced in due course.

【Access by public transport】

【Access from major stations】

From Shin Osaka Station

  • From Shin Osaka Station, take the Midosuji subway line (red) to Hommachi Station. Transfer to the Chuo subway line (dark green) and get off at Cosmo Square Station, then take the Nanko Port Town line (“New Tram”) to Nakafuto Station. The venue is a 5-minute walk from Nakafuto Station.
  • From Umeda Station

  • From Umeda Station, take the Midosuji subway line (red) to Hommachi Station. Transfer to the Chuo subway line (dark green) and get off at Cosmo Square Station, than take the Nanko Port Town line (“New Tram”) and get off at Nakafuto Station. The venue is a 5-minute walk from Nakafuto Station.
  • From Osaka Station

  • From Osaka Station, take the JR Osaka Loop Line (inner loop) to Bentencho Station. Transfer to the Chuo subway line (dark green) and get off at Cosmo Square Station, then take the Nanko Port Town line (“New Tram”) and get off at Nakafuto Station. The venue is a 5-minute walk from Nakafuto Station.
  • From Namba Station

  • From Namba Station, take the Midosuji subway line (red) to Hommachi Station. Transfer to the Chuo (dark green) subway line and get off at Cosmo Square Station, then take the Nanko Port Town line (“New Tram”) and get off at Nakafuto Station. The venue is a 5-minute walk from Nakafuto Station.

  • About 45 minutes from Shin Osaka Station
  • About 40 minutes from Umeda Station
  • About 40 minutes from Namba Station
  • About 80 minutes from Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport)
    (via the airport limousine bus to Shin Osaka or Umeda)
  • About 90 minutes from Kansai International Airport (KIX)
  • About 3.5 hours from Tokyo Station (Shinkansen)

【By car】

  • About 50 minutes by car from Kansai International Airport (KIX) via the Hanshin Expressway.
  • About 45 minutes by car from Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport) via the Hanshin Expressway.
  • About 45 minutes by car from Shin Osaka Station via the Hanshin Expressway.
  • *Note that these are the average journey times by car but the actual journey times will depend on the traffic conditions during the G20 summit.
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