Osaka: Shin-Osaka Station Area
One of several major train stations in Osaka, Shin-Osaka Station is serviced by lines including the Tokaido Shinkansen running east to Kyoto, Nagoya and terminating at Tokyo and the San’yo Shinkansen running west to Kobe, Okayama, Hiroshima and onto Hakata. In addition, the Limited Express Thunderbird runs from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto and onto Kanazawa like the Limited Express Haruka is a rapid service connecting the station to Osaka’s Kansai International Airport. Lying to the north the Osaka’s most popular areas for dining, shopping and nightlife, staying in and around Shin-Osaka Station is all about convenience of travel to and from the city while still be within easy striking distance of its most enticing attractions and activities. There are is wide range of accommodation to choose from including plenty of high-end to mid-range options. From Shin-Osaka Station, Umeda can be reached in around 5-minutes while Namba/Shinsaibashi are around 15-minutes by train.