Accommodation

Train

JR The nearest Shinkansen station is at Shin-Osaka station. Shin-Osaka is one station away from Osaka on the Kyoto line. From Osaka, take the outside loop line to Tsuruhashi. From Tsuruhashi you can take the Kintetsu Osaka Line for 10 minutes to Nagase. It is about a 10 minute walk from Nagase.

WarningJR Nagase Station is NOT Kintetsu Nagase Station

Kintetsu Approaching from Osaka, you can take the Kintetsu Osaka Line to Nagase.

Take a local train from Tsuruhashi to Kintetsu Nagase Station

Approaching from Nara, you can change at Ishikiri to the local train and it is a 15 minute ride from Ishikiri to Yaenosato. It is about a 20 minute walk from Yaenosato, or a 5 minute taxi ride - ask the driver, "Kinki daigaku no higashi mon, onegaishimasu."
Hanshin
Hanshin railways connect to Kintetsu in Namba. From Kintetsu Namba it is about a 13 minute ride to Nagase. It is a 10 minute walk from Nagase.
Hankyu
Hanku railways stops at Umeda. From Umeda you can walk to JR Osaka and follow the JR instructions from there.
Trains run very frequently during the day. You can use http://www.hyperdia.com to help plan your trip.

Airport

Most flights will arrive at Kansai International Airport, although Osaka Itami Airport is also available. There is an Airport Limousine Bus from stop 7 that will take you to Kintetsu Uehonmachi. From Kintetsu you can ride from Uehonmachi to Nagase in about 11 minutes. For Osaka Itami Airport you will need to take a bus to JR Itami station and then take the train to Osaka station. From there you can follow the JR instructions.

Google Maps

Accommodation

Just north of Kintetsu Kawachi-Kosaka, Nara Line, 30-min walk or ¥1300 taxi
1-3-30 Mikuriyasakaemachi, Higashiosaka, Osaka Prefecture 577-0036
06-6784-3000
U・コミュニティホテル
〒577-0036 大阪府東大阪市御厨栄町1丁目3-30
06-6784-3000
 
Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka
6-1-55, Uehommachi, Tennoji, Osaka 543-0001
06-6773-1111
シェラトン都ホテル大阪
〒543-0001 大阪府大阪市, 天王寺区上本町6丁目1−55
06-6773-1111
 
3-2-16 Ueshio, Tennoji, Osaka, Osaka 543-0002
06-6776-0011
〒543-0002 大阪市天王寺区上汐3-2-16
0120-677-610
 
6-7-5 Uehommachi, Tennoji, Osaka 543-0001
06-4305-1955
〒543-0001大阪府天王寺区上本町6-7-5
06-4305-1955
 
8-2-6 Uehommachi, Tennoji, Osaka 543-0001
06-6773-8182
〒543-0001大阪府天王寺区上本町8-2-6
06-6773-8181
 

* Perhaps the easiest way to find & book accommodation is to use a site such as http://www.jalan.net/.

* List of choices for information purposes only, the JALT CUE SIG does not assume responsibility for these hotels.

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