One of the fastest ways to travel in Japan is the famous Shinkansen bullet train located in the Shin-Osaka Station. The Shin-Osaka Railway Station is the western terminus of the bullet train Tokaido Shinkansen line from Tokyo and the easter terminus of the Sanyo Shinkansen. The four-story building is well laid out, and it's easy to navigate around. There are also lovely restaurants, various shops outside the gates. The most popular and the most significant restaurant is called "Aji no Kouji" or "Flavor Lane."
Getting Around Shin-Osaka Railway Station
How do I get to Shin Osaka station?
The station is easily accessible by public transport. Shin-Osaka Station is a few minutes train ride from Osaka Station by the JR Tokaido-Sanyo line.
Is Shin Osaka the same as Osaka Station?
Shin-Osaka Station and Osaka are two different railway stations. Osaka Station is a large JR station. If you want to ride by bullet train Shinkansen, be sure to go to the Shin-Osaka station. Also, there you can use your Japan Rail Pass.
What is around Shin Osaka Station?
There are quite a lot of sights and things to do around the Shin-Osaka Station. Many of them are located a 10-30min ride from the station. There are some of the top sights: Osaka Castle, Umeda Sky Building, Hep Five Ferris Wheel, Universal Studios Japan, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, and Kuromon Market.