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Osaka is one of Japan’s most fascinating destinations, and it is a haven for travellers of all types. Avid photographers and garden enthusiasts delight in the city’s abundant cherry blossoms and array of public gardens. And with so many restaurants and street fare vendors scattered throughout the city, every food-lover’s taste buds are sure to tingle at the mere mention of Osaka. History-buffs flock to Osaka to immerse themselves in the rich heritage with temples and castles. No matter if the city’s past is your major drawcard, or if you want to soak up the culture or the cuisine, the first place to start when planning your Osaka holiday is booking a cheap return flight from Sydney to Osaka with Webjet.
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The best time to visit Osaka
Osaka’s moderate temperatures invites traveller to visit this city no matter the time of year. The spring months between March through May experience daily temperatures of between 14° to 25°C (43°-61°F). You might even be able to catch any early-flowering cherry blossoms at the top-end of spring. April does see a rise in crowds as the cherry blossom season officially kicks off. June through August is summer and heralds an increase in both humidity and daily temperature averages. If you don’t mind the heat, travel in the summer is a good time to score big savings on cheap airfares from Sydney to Osaka. September through November see autumn breezes and colour-changing foliage. Enjoy days that average 23°C (73°F) during October and November. Do rug up if you’re heading to Osaka in winter and it can also be a good idea to bring footwear fit for snowfall. Although it may be cold, Osaka’s winters also welcome a calendar brimming with festivals and events. Note that the city shuts down from 29 December to 3 January for the New Year holidays.
Departing From Sydney
Qantas offers some direct flights from Sydney to Osaka, at a flight time of 10 hours. Other cheap airfares offered by airlines including Cathay Pacific, Virgin Australia, Philippine Airlines and Asiana Airlines include one or two stopovers in destinations such as Manila, Taipei and Hong Kong.
Getting to Sydney Airport
The trip to Sydney Airport from the city CBD should take about 25 minutes in light traffic. The fare for a taxi or Uber can range between $45 and $55 AUD. The Airport Link trains run every 10 minutes out of Central Station. Opal Cards can be used to pay the $13 AUD fare. You can also take the Route 400 city bus to either Terminal 1 or Terminal 3 at the airport. Use your Opal Card to pick up the bus anywhere between Bondi Junction and Burwood. Single fares are also available for both public transport options.
Parking at Sydney Airport
If you want to drive your own car, you have three safe and secure parking options for your SYD to KIX holiday.
Where to Park at Sydney International Airport
With parking for every budget, you can pick the storage that is best for you and your travel needs.
· P7 Guaranteed Spaces: The no-hassle parking solution.Each clearly marked maroon slot puts you within a 3 minute walk to the terminals. Simply pre-book your space, print the confirmation ticket, and display it on your dash before heading to your flight. A weeklong stay in Guaranteed Spaces is $225 AUD.
· Pronto Valet: Located on International Departures Speedway. You don’t need to pre-book valet parking, simply drive up, hand you’re your keys, and take the 2-minute walk to the terminals. A weeklong storage in Pronto Valet is $246 AUD.
· Saver Park: Available in any of the non-labelled slots within the P7 garage, you can expect a 5-minute walk to the terminals. Weeklong storage for the basic P7 parking is $205 AUD.
Arriving in Osaka
The major international airport in Osaka where most SYD flights land is Kansai International Airport (KIX). There is a secondary airport servicing the city, Itami Airport, however it mainly handles domestic traffic.
How to Get From Kansai International Airport to Your Osaka Hotel or Accommodation
Kansai International Airport is situated about 50 kilometres from central Osaka. Travelling by bus is the cheapest transit choice. Purchase a bus ticket from the vending machines stationed near the terminal exits and catch the bus from the departure point outside. The hour-long journey from KIX to the city centre will cost ¥1550 yen ($19AUD). If you take the train, you can arrive at Osaka Station in 70 minutes, and the cost of travel is about ¥1190 yen ($14.60 AUD). Taxis into Osaka are expensive and may cost more than ¥20,000 yen ($245 AUD).
Things to do in Osaka
Learn about the traditional art of ukiyo-e print at Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum. The museum showcases how the ukiyo-e prints are made using blocks of wood, and gives an in-depth insight into the history of this unique art form. For unbelievable views of the city, head to the 39th storey of the Umeda Sky Building. The building towers over Osaka at 173 metres tall. The Garden Observatory located on the 39th storey is home to the famous floating garden that is filled with local flowers and plants. Get a fix of retail therapy by making like the locals and hitting the shops in the Shinsaibashi District. This covered shopping area is a collection of arcades, each lined with outlets offering everything from household goods and clothing handcrafted goods and souvenirs. Take a spin on the Tempozan Ferris Wheel. One of the most iconic sights in Osaka, Tempozan is located on the edge of the Osaka Bay and offers beautiful views of the city, especially at night. To escape the hustle and bustle of the city for an hour or two, dip a toe into Spa World. This relaxation wonderland is made up of spas, saunas and pools; is open 24 hours a day and also offers a range of spa treatments. If you’re really in need of a retreat, buy a full pass to Spa World and stay overnight!