Access

1-24-21 Baika, Konohana-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu
Phone: 070-1745-1250

When visiting the Blend Inn the most convenient public transportation access is Nishikujo station on the JR loop line/Hanshin Namba line.

Closest Stations

JR Loop Line/Hanshin Namba Line Nishikujo Station (8 minutes walk/0.6km)
Hanshin Namba “Chidoribashi” Station (4 minutes walk/0.3km)

Access from the Kansai region

From JR Osaka (Umeda) station – 5 minutes ¥160

JR Osaka JR Nishikujo

Take the JR loop line anticlockwise towards Bentencho and get off at Nishikujo station.

From Hanshin Osaka Namba staion – 10 minutes ¥200

Hanshin Namba line from Osaka NambaHanshin Namba Nishikujo

Take the Hanshin Namba line from Osaka Namba station towards Amagasaki/Sannomiya and get off at Nishikujo station.

From Kansai airport – 60 minutes ¥1190

JR Kansai airport line rapid serviceTennojiJR Nishikujo

Take the JR Kansai airport line rapid service and get off at Tennoji station. (There are also direct JR trains to JR Nishikujo station)Then change to the JR loop line and take the train clockwise towards Bentencho. Get off at JR Nishikujo.

From Osaka Itami airport – 40 minutes ¥780

Airport limousineHerbis OsakaJR OsakaJR Nishikujo

Take the airport limousine and get off at Herbis Osaka. Go to the adjacent JR Osaka station and take the JR loop line anticlockwise towards Bentencho and get off at Nishikujo station.

From Shin-osaka station (Shinkansen bullet train) – 15 minutes ¥180

Change to the JR SanyoJR OsakaJR Nishikujo

Change to the JR Sanyo main line and get off at Osaka station. Change to the JR loop line and take the train anticlockwise towards Bentencho and get off at JR Nishikujo.

Kobe area

From Hanshin Kobe Sannomiya station – 30 minutes ¥300

Hanshin rapid expressHanshin nanba line Nishikujo

Take the Hanshin rapid express bound for Kintetsu Nara and get off at Nishikujo.

From JR Sannomiya – 25 minutes ¥550

New rapid express train towards OsakaJR OsakaJR Nishikujo

Take the new rapid express train towards Osaka and get off at JR Osaka station. Change to the JR loop line and take the train anticlockwise towards Bentencho and get off at JR Nishikujo.

Kyoto area

From JR Kyoto – 40 minutes ¥800

JR KyotoJR OsakaJR Nishikujo

Take the new rapid express train (no extra fare necessary) and get off at Osaka station. Change to the JR loop line and take the train anticlockwise towards Bentencho and get off at JR Nishikujo.
All trains including the rapid train to USJ stop at Nishikujo.
We recommend this route to those coming from the Kyoto area with a JR pass.

From Keihan Gion Shijo station – 60 minutes ¥580

Keihan Gion ShijoKeihan KyobashiJR Nishikujo

Take the special express (no extra fare necessary) on the Keihan line and get off at Keihan Kyobashi station. Change to the JR loop line at JR Kyobashi station and take the train anticlockwise towards Bentencho and get off at JR Nishikujo.

Nara area

From JR Nara – 45 minutes ¥710

JR NaraJR TennojiJR Nishikujo

Take the Yamatoji rapid service and get off at JR Tennoji. (There are also direct trains to JR nishikujo) Change to the JR loop line and take the train anticlockwise towards Bentencho and get off at JR Nishikujo.

From Kintetsu Nara station – 45 minutes ¥760

The rapid express bound for SannomiyaHanshin Nanba line Nishikujo station

Take the rapid express bound for Sannomiya and get off at Nishikujo station.

Travelling by bicycle

Osaka/Umeda station – approx. 15 minutes/4.3km
Shinsaibashi/Namba – approx. 15 minutes/4.3km
Universal Studios Japan – approx. 10 minutes/3km

Coming by car

Coming from the Tokyo/Kyoto direction (east to west)
15 minutes from the Fukushima exit on the Hanshin Highway No. 11 (Ikeda route)

Coming from the Kyushu/Kobe direction (west to east)
10 minutes from the Ebie exit on the Hanshin Highway No. 3 (Kobe route)

Access from JR Nishikujo station (JR Osaka Loop Line)

It is approximately 8 minutes walk from the station to The Blend Inn. It is easy to find as it is along the main road in front of the station.

1. There is only one ticket gate exit from the JR Nishikujo station. Go out of the ticket gate, and down the stairs that are on the right side of the small Seven-Eleven kiosk. You will come to a Family Mart at the bottom of the stairs.

2. Cross the road in front of Family Mart and you will come to a Sukiya restaurant. Continue down the road with the Sukiya being on your left. As you keep going down the street you will come to the supermarket “LIFE”. Go past LIFE with the carpark on your left. Cross the bridge. If you keep going down this road as you are you will see a sign on your left that says “The Blend Inn”.

If you do get lost, ask someone where the Konohana Asahibashi bus stop is, or ask someone which direction Chidoribashi station is and you should be able to find us.

Access from Hanshin Nishikujo station

The station is connected to JR Nishikujo station. It is approximately 8 minutes walk from the station to The Blend Inn. It is easy to find as it is along the main road in front of the station.

1. There is only one ticket gate exit from the JR Nishikujo station. After you go out of the ticket gate and down the stairs, you will come to the ticket gate floor of JR Nishikujo. Go down the stairs that are on the right side of the small Seven-Eleven kiosk. You will come to a Family Mart at the bottom of the stairs.

2. From here on the directions are the same as for JR Nishikujo station.