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North of Osaka City! Easy to Umeda, Kyoto, Kobe and Shinkansen!

Mikuni (Nearest)                       (Hankyu train, Takarazuka Line)
3 stops(about 7 min) from Umeda terminal station.
Only local trains stop at Mikuni(no express ones!)
About 6 - 7min walk
Higashimikuni  (Osaka Subway, Midosuji-Red- Line)
About 15 min from Shinsaibashi/Namba
Next to Shin-Osaka by Subway
About 10- 15 min walk
Shin-Osaka  (JR Shinkansen/JR Regular trains/Subway)
About 20 - 25 min walk
Osaka's gate for Tokyo, Hiroshima, Nagoya and everywehre by Shinkansen

Map on the right will help you!

From Mikuni (Hankyu)

Go to North Exit, left from the ticket gate, and step down to the ground level. The roofed shopping street in which we are is on the right side across the traffic light over the taxi terminal. We are located on your left a little before you reach the end of the shopping street. 6-7 min. walk.

From Higashimikuni (Subway Midosuji-Red- Line)

From Exit 5, turn right at the corner you immediately see and go straight to the roofed shopping street. After getting the shopping street, we are on your right in less than 1 min, next to a small post office. 10-15 min walk.

From Shin-Osaka (JR Shinkansen/JR regular trains/Subway)

-It' a long walk, about 20 - 25 min. Please come to Higashimikuni by subway or take a taxi. To reach Mikuni, you need to go to JR Osaka from Shin-Osaka and transfer to Hankyu train.(Umeda station)

Nissey Bldg. is the first landmark to find the right direction. The easiest way to find it is to get out of the station through "Shinosaka Hankyu Bldg."(North Gate), near Shinkansen Central Exit/Entrance. Take the elevator, just out of door next to MacDonald's in Hankyu Bldg. and get down to the ground floor.  Go to left a little and you'll see Nissay Bldg.(Brown) on your right. Go to the other side of it where there is a Star Bucks. Then you'll see a UFJ Bank(red sign) on the intersection across the road.
Walk one block to the west and turn right at Toyota Car Rental(green) and to the left at the 4th traffic light. (Garden Hair Salon) There is a Pizza-La(delivery pizza) on your right between the 4th traffic light and our roofed shopping street. After getting the shopping street, you'll find us on your right in less than 1 min, next to a small post office. 
 

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In front of Mikuni(Hankyu) station. Click for larger image!
We are in a roofed shopping street! Ring the bell when you arrive!

Airport Bus+Hankyu Train (Recommended)

Airport bus for Osaka Station. (Bus stop #5 at Terminal 1 / #1 at Terminal 2) Get off at 'Hotel New Hankyu'(60min) to transfer to Hankyu Umeda Station. (next to the hotel)  Bus: JPY1,550   JR Osaka station is just across the street from Hotel New Hankyu and Hankyu Umeda station. Hankyu is a private railway company. Take a "Local" train either for "Hibarigaoka Hanayashiki" or "Takarazuka" on platform 4, 5 or 6 and come to Mikuni. (third stop from Umeda/JPY190) Express trains do NOT stop at Mikuni. 

Bus info. http://www.kate.co.jp/en/

JR Trains

Airport Express 'HARUKA' to Shin-Osaka(50 min) is one of your options, especially you have a JR Pass. From Shin-Osaka, take subway to Higashimikuni(one stop) or walk to us. It is a long walk from Shin-Osaka, so taking a taxi may be your option too. See information above.

Regular Trains: JR Osaka is the station you should head for. And trasfer to Hankyu train and come to Mikuni. (JR Osaka and Hankyu Umeda are next to each other)

Nankai Train + Subway

Nankai train connects Kansai Airport and Namba. You need to transfer at Namba to Subway and come to Higashimikuni and walk to us. (You can make another transfer at Umeda to Hankyu train to come to Mikuni, the nearest station from us) A discount ticket called "Chikatoku Kippu" is available for this route.(JPY1,000 one way/ask at the airport!)

Umeda(JR Osaka)

Take "Hankyu Train" Mikuni, the nearest station, is on Hankyu Takarazuka Line(Platform 4, 5 or 6) and is the 3rd. stop. (7-8 min/JPY190) Only local trains(stop all stations) stop at Mikuni.

Namba/Shinsaibashi            or any subway station

Take Subway(Midosuji, Red Line) to Higashimikuni(Exit 5) and walk(10-15 min) Or transfer at Umeda to Hankyu Train and to Mikuni.

Hankyu Train     (less expensive than JR)

Kyoto: Very easy from Kawaramachi(Gion), Karasuma or Arashiyama area. Take an express train bound for Umeda and transfer at Juso(just go to a different platform for Takarazuka Line) Mikuni is just one stop from Juso. (Take a local train as rapid ones don't stop at Mikuni)About 45 min for all the way to Mikuni. JPY400: Kawaramachi to Mikuni

Kobe: Very easy from Sannomiya area. Take an express from Kobe-Sannomiya bound for Umeda and transfer at Juso(just go to a different platform for Takarazuka Line) Mikuni is just one stop from Juso. About 40 min for all the way to Mikuni. JPY320: Sannomiya to Mikuni

JR Trains

Kyoto: Shinkansen to Shin-Osaka(15 min) or regular train(30 min) to either Shin-Osaka or Osaka. From Shin-Osaka, take subway to Higashimikuni(one stop) or walk to us. It is a long walk, so taking a taxi may be your option too. If you arrive at Osaka, please transfer to Hankyu train.

Kobe: Shin-Kobe to Shin-Osaka(10 min, but you need to go to Shin-Kobe to catch Shinkansen) or regular train from Sannomiya to Osaka,(30 min)  and trasfer to Hankyu train and come to Mikuni. (JR Osaka and Hankyu Umeda are next to each other)

Osaka Monorail + Hankyu Train

Take Osaka Monorail for Hotarugaike(1 stop/3 min) and transfer to Hankyu train. JPY200

Take a local and Mikuni, our nearest station, is the sixth station.(12 min)

JPY190  Express ones don't stop at Mikuni.