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Did you know that there are transportation travel tickets convenient for seeing the sights in Osaka? There is a variety, including ones that allow you to ride trains and buses as much as you want and get into famous tourist spots at no extra charge. Here are five recommended tickets to consider!

1. Osaka Amazing Pass (for the Osaka area)

If you are going to spend a whole day from morning to night seeing Osaka, the Osaka Amazing Pass is recommended! It is a discount travel ticket that includes a travel card that allows you to ride all lines on the Osaka municipal subway, New Tram, and municipal bus as much as you want as well as a guidebook with coupons. The one-day pass also includes private train lines within the city. The two-day ticket is valid for two consecutive days and covers just the municipal subway, New Tram, and municipal bus systems. They can be purchased at different locations depending on the type, so be sure to check online before purchasing.
Sale Price
1 Day Pass: Osaka Area version 2,300 JPY
2 Day Pass: 3,000 JPY
Sale Period
1 Day Pass: April 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016, October 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
2 Day Pass: April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017

1. Osaka Amazing Pass (for the Osaka area)

2. OSAKA KAIYU Ticket

OSAKA KAIYU Ticket is also a travel ticket with all-day free access to all Osaka municipal subway, New Tram, and Osaka municipal bus lines. Its special feature is that it includes a ticket to the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan that allows you to go in and out as much as you want that day. It also includes discounts at tourist locations, including those in the Osaka Bay Area such as Tempozan Ferris Wheel and the sightseeing ship Santa Maria (Osaka Aqua Bus). It can be purchased at the stationmaster's offices of all municipal subway and New Tram stations as well as the Kansai International Airport and Kansai Tourist Information Center.
Sale Price: Osaka area Adult 2,550 JPY, Child 1,300 JPY
Sale Period: April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017

3. Yokoso Osaka Ticket

This is a ticket convenient for tourists traveling to Osaka from Kansai International Airport. It is the Yokoso Osaka Ticket that includes the fare and express ticket for the Limited Express Rap:t on the Nankai Electric Railway that connects Kansai International Airport and Namba Station as well as one-day free rides on the Osaka municipal subway, the New Tram, and Osaka municipal bus lines. You can also get discounts at more than thirty tourist spots in Osaka by presenting the ticket. It is sold at the Nankai Kansai International Airport Station, so it's best to purchase it when heading to the city from the airport.
Sale Price: Adult 1,500 JPY, Child 750 JPY
Sale Period: April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017

4. Enjoy Eco Card

Enjoy Eco Card is a one-day travel card that gives you all-you-can-ride access to all lines on the Osaka municipal subway, the New Tram, and Osaka municipal bus. You can also get discounts or other benefits at approximately thirty tourist spots in the city, including the main tower of Osaka Castle, Umeda Sky Building - Kuchu-teien Observatory, and Tsutenkaku by presenting the ticket (limited to the day of the ticket). It can be purchased from vending machines in subway stations and on buses (adult tickets only).
Sale Price: Adult 800 JPY (weekends and holidays 600 JPY), Child 300 JPY
Sale Period: Ongoing

5. Multiple Ride Card

This travel card is recommended for visitors who are staying in Osaka for a long time to see the sights at leisure. It is a Multiple Ride Card that can be used on all lines on the Osaka municipal subway, the New Tram, and Osaka municipal bus. The fare is automatically charged in accordance with the distance you ride, and when the card is used up, you'll be saving 300 JPY (150 JPY for children) from the full fare. It can be purchased from vending machines or at the stationmaster's office in subway stations.
Sale Price
Adult 3,000 JPY (Valid for: 3,300 JPY)
Child 1,500 JPY (Valid for: 1,650 JPY)
Sale Period: Ongoing

Osaka has many tourist spots. Please visit them smartly and economically using these travel tickets.

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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