Discover The Kansai Region

Kansai is home to the world renowned cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto and also hosts Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest freshwater lake. Food is a particular highlight in this region, with Osaka known for being a leader in traditional Japanese cuisine.

Getting around in the Kansai region

Valid rail and bus passes:
The Kansai region has a multitude of railway and bus passes that make it easier to get around.
Check out our listings below for passes that are valid within the Kansai region.


Rental cars:

Airports in the Kansai region

The most convenient airport in the region is Kansai International Airport in Osaka. 

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