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Flights to Osaka

Book flights to Osaka and fly the faster route to Japan

Finnair flies to Osaka several times a week via transfer-friendly Helsinki Airport. We fly the geographically shorter route to Asia, making your flight time to Japan considerably shorter. Book your flights to Osaka today!


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Information about flying from the UK to Osaka

  • Flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Osaka (KIX)

    Finnair flies from London to Osaka every day of the week. The overall flight time is about 14,5 hours.

    Departure Destination Number of daily flights up to Timetable
    London Heathrow Airport (LHR) Osaka Kansai International Airport (KIX) via Helsinki 1


    From London city centre to London Heathrow Airport

    London Heathrow Airport is located approximately 25 kilometres from the centre of London.

    You can reach London Heathrow Airport from the city centre using the London Underground. The Piccadilly Line operates regularly between the London region and the airport, with a travel time of about an hour. For London Underground schedules, visit the London Underground journey planner.

    A faster but slightly more expensive way to reach the airport is to take the Heathrow Express, departing from Paddington every 15 minutes. The trip takes roughly 15 minutes and the Express takes you directly to most of the airport terminals.

    More information on transportation to and from London Heathrow Airport

  • Flights from Manchester (MAN) to Osaka (KIX)

    We fly from Manchester to Osaka every day of the week. The overall flight time is about 14.5 hours.

    Departure Destination Number of weekly flights up to Timetable
    Manchester Airport (MAN) Osaka Kansai International Airport (KIX) via Helsinki Airport (HEL) 7


    From Manchester city centre to Manchester Airport

    Manchester Airport is located approximately 15 kilometres from the centre of Manchester.

    The fastest way to reach Manchester Airport is by train, departing every 10 minutes. The trip from Manchester to Manchester Piccadilly station takes about 15–20 minutes and it’s easily accessible from the airport terminals.

    You can also reach Manchester city centre with regional buses that operate regularly between Manchester city centre, Manchester Airport and the Manchester region. There are also several coaches offering transportation from the station at Manchester Airport. For bus transportation schedules in Manchester, visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website.

    More information on transportation to and from Manchester Airport.

Information on Finnair flights to Osaka

  • Flight time from London to Osaka with Finnair: 14 hours 25 minutes
  • Distance from London to Osaka: 9,510 km
  • Aircraft: Finnair flies to Osaka with Airbus A340–300 series airplanes

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Meals and drinks on your flight to Osaka

Flight from London to Helsinki

  • Complimentary coffee, tea, juice and water.

Flight from Helsinki to Osaka

  • Complimentary meals with free-of-charge non-alcoholic drinks, beer, and wine.
  • Other alcoholic beverages available for purchase at all other times.
  • We also have a variety of snacks available for purchase at any time. See our snack menu.
  • If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know in advance, and we will provide you with a special meal.

Services during the flight to Osaka

Newspapers are free of charge for both Economy and Business Class passengers on Finnair flights from Helsinki to Osaka. Finnair’s monthly in-flight magazine Blue Wings is reserved for every passenger.

Both Economy and Business Class seats on our Airbus A340–300 aircraft used on our flights to Osaka are equipped with a personal entertainment system and video screen. Additionally, every seat has a power socket that allows you to charge your laptop, tablet or mobile phone.

You can listen to a broad selection of music across 24 different channels using headphones, or choose to watch a variety of films and TV shows available during your flight. Our wide selection of in-flight entertainment is updated every month.

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Arriving at Osaka

Osaka Kansai International Airport

Kansai Airport is located 50 kilometres southwest of Osaka. The airport is easily accessible by road, railway and high-speed ferry.

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Finnair lounge at Osaka Airport

You will find Finnair’s lounge, the Lounge Pacific in the North Wing, after immigration, near gate 13. The Finnair lounge is available to Finnair Plus Platinum members, Finnair Plus Gold members, Finnair Plus Silver members, Finnair Club members and Business Class passengers. Read more about Finnair lounges.

Transferring within terminals at Osaka Airport

All Finnair flights arrive at and depart from Terminal 1.

If you are transferring between oneworld airlines and already have your boarding pass, you can proceed directly to your departure gate.

If you are connecting from an international flight to a domestic flight, you are required to collect your luggage and clear passport control before proceeding to the domestic check-in area.

Good to know before your flight

The most important thing to remember before your flight is to ensure that your passport and visas are valid throughout your whole journey; many countries require that your passport is valid for three to six months after your trip has ended.

When booking your flight, always ensure that your name is spelled the same way on both your flight ticket and passport. Take a look at our checklist before your flight for more information.

Check in for your flight in Osaka

  • We recommend using online or mobile check-in before arriving at the airport. You can check in for your flight up to 36 hours before your flight's departure time.
  • If you haven’t reserved a seat in advance, you can choose your seat from those that are available, free of charge, when checking in for your flight.
  • Airport check-in and Bag Drop desks open two hours 45 minutes before departure.
  • Check-in closes one hour before departure.
  • Allow yourself enough time to leave your baggage at Bag Drop and to go through airport security checks, as you may have to queue, particularly at peak times. See minimum check-in times

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Osaka travel guide

Did you know that the Japanese refer to Osaka as the “kitchen of Japan”?

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Carry-on baggage on flights to Osaka

Economy Class passengers (excluding Finnair Plus tier members)

  • One piece of carry-on baggage + one small personal item
  • Maximum weight 8 kg

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Checked baggage on flights to Osaka

Economy Class passengers (excluding Finnair Plus tier members)

  • One piece with the maximum weight of 23 kg
  • Maximum dimensions 190 cm x 75 cm x 65 cm

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Finnair tax-free shopping

Shop high-quality products during your flight or pre-order tax-free goods in advance.

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