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Frequently
asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Osaka Namba Station?

    The price for luggage storage near Osaka Namba Station starts from just ¥450/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Osaka Namba Station?

    There are multiple locations in the Osaka Namba Station area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Neyagawashi Station (KH17) (寝屋川市駅), Osaka (Itami) International Airport (ITM) (大阪国際空港 (伊丹空港)), and Kongō Station (NK66) (金剛駅) and all over Osaka.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Osaka Namba Station?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Osaka Namba Station.

  • Are there storage lockers near Osaka Namba Station?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Osaka Namba Station area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Osaka Namba Station and in the broader Osaka area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Osaka Namba Station?

    Popular metro stations like Midosuji Line Shin-Osaka Station (M13) (御堂筋線 新大阪駅), Sakaisuji Line Nippombashi Station (K17) (堺筋線 日本橋駅), or Higashi-Umeda Station (T20) (東梅田駅) can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within Osaka near Osaka Namba Station, you may be close to some bus stations: Osaka City Air Terminal (OCAT) (大阪シティエアターミナル (OCAT)), Willer Bus Terminal Osaka Umeda (WILLERバスターミナル大阪梅田), or Hankyu Highway Bus Osaka-Umeda Terminal (阪急高速バス大阪梅田ターミナル). If traveling by train, Shin-Osaka Station (新大阪駅), Fuse Station (布施駅), and Kyūhōji Station (久宝寺駅) are nearest to Osaka Namba Station.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Osaka Namba Station?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Osaka Namba Station are Conrad Osaka (コンラッド大阪), Hotel New Hankyu Osaka (大阪新阪急ホテル), and Liber Hotel at Universal Studios Japan. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Osaka Namba Station are THE STAY OSAKA Shinsaibashi, White Hostel Shinsaibashi (ホワイトホステル心斎橋), and 04Village Namba.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Osaka Namba Station?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Osaka Namba Station are JR Shin-Ōsaka Station (JR 新大阪駅), Universal Studios Japan (ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン (USJ)), and LINKS UMEDA (リンクス梅田).

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Osaka Namba Station?

    Check out the nearby Osaka Castle Park (大阪城公園), Nagai Park (長居公園), and Maishima Sports Island (舞洲スポーツアイランド).

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About Osaka Namba Station 

Osaka Namba, located in the heart of Osaka, Japan, is a bustling district known for its vibrant atmosphere, shopping streets, and entertainment options. It is home to the iconic Dotonbori area, famous for its illuminated billboards, lively restaurants, and street food stalls. Shinsaibashi Shopping Arcade, one of Osaka's oldest and most popular shopping streets, offers a wide range of shops selling fashion, accessories, and souvenirs. Namba Parks is a modern shopping complex with a rooftop garden, providing a relaxing escape from the urban hustle. Namba is also a transportation hub, with Namba Station connecting various train lines, making it easy for visitors to explore other parts of Osaka and beyond.

If you’re traveling to Osaka for the first time (or the 20th time, for that matter), a good place to start is the ever-dependable Namba district. Essentially Osaka’s answer to Times Square, this bustling area is where you’ll find top tourist attractions and quintessential experiences. While it’s tourist-friendly, it’s a far cry from the overly corporate or familiar experiences you find in obligatory destinations in other cities. Namba is a haven for uniquely Japanese cultural institutions. Even better, these experiences feel unique to Osaka. Areas like Dotonbori and Amerikamura are too unique to have been put together in a marketing boardroom. 

The concrete jungle in Osaka’s city center is easy to get to with Osaka’s public transportation network. With connections to the airport and direct routes between Shin Osaka Station, the neighborhood is as easy as it gets to reach through Osaka Namba Station. The Nankai Main Line, Kintetsu Namba Line, and Hanshin Namba Line all run through this station, and the Osaka Subway is easy to reach for getting around the city. The station is connected to Namba Walk, the subterranean shopping mall that makes for the perfect rainy-day backup plan. 

Are Osaka Namba Station and Namba Station the same? 

These are two distinct train stations. However, they are geographically very close, being within a short walk of each other. The primary difference has to do with the train lines that run through each. Osaka Namba Station is primarily served by the Nankai Electric Railway. Namba Station is served by multiple train lines, with the Nankai Main Line, Kintetsu Namba Line, and Hanshin Namba Line. If you're planning on traveling through Namba, you'll absolutely want to double-check which train station you're traveling through. 

Does Namba Osaka train station have luggage storage?

Namba Osaka has storage lockers located near both the central exit on the second floor and a larger facility on the first floor near the Nankai Line terminal. For only a few dollars per day, you can store your bags with the coin lockers located throughout the station. One major disadvantage of this is the size limitations. If you're traveling with large luggage or specialty items, you're definitely better served, by looking into a proper luggage storage service. You’ll be able to use cash or a card for these if you don't have any coins. 

Where can you store your luggage in Namba?

Instead of carrying the bags around all day, you should stash them with a luggage storage service, so you can actually enjoy sightseeing. All the standard options are available in Namba. If you're staying at a hotel, you can always drop the bags off at the concierge desk before check-in, and transit facilities will also have coin lockers. If you are heading to a museum, you can check to see if there's a cloakroom. But the best option would be a luggage storage service like Bounce, which has dozens of locations throughout Osaka, including plenty of convenient storage spots in Namba. You can use the Bounce mobile app to search for and book luggage storage at the most convenient location.  

Things to do near Osaka Namba Station

Namba Shrine

While Namba is famous as a haven for contemporary Japanese pop culture, one of its best landmarks offers an entirely different vibe. Even in the most metropolitan of places in Japan, you'll be able to find a tranquil shrine or temple where you can head for a few quiet moments of contemplation. There's nothing quiet about the entrance to this shrine, as the eye-catching lion head gate of Namba Shrine is impossible to miss. 

Dotonbori

The cultural and commercial heart of Osaka, Dotonbori should be the first stop on any sightseeing itinerary. When a canal was dug through the heart of Osaka to facilitate commerce, a series of retail spaces and businesses opened and have turned into one of the busiest places in Japan, and it’s viewed as the encapsulation of Japanese popular culture.

With the neon glow you often associate with Japanese cities everywhere, Dotonbori has been rightly compared to New York's Times Square. Fortunately, it's not just a spot for selfies, as some of the city's best restaurants are located in the heart of Dotonbori’s main strip. If you’re a carnivore, look into Hariju, which serves some of the best prime beef shabu shabu and sukiyaki in the city. Another highlight is Zubora-ya, a hole in the wall that specializes in exotic seafood like fugu or pufferfish. For a quick snack, head to Kukuru for takoyaki favorites like octopus dumplings.

Denden Town

American consumers will doubtless be familiar with the countless anime and video game brands that have become integral to pop culture back home. While you may take these things for granted, there is a reverence for them in Japan that’s not been replicated anywhere else. The evidence is Denden Town, a shopping complex and cultural hub in the heart of Namba celebrating Japan’s Otaku subculture (essentially anime, manga, and video game obsessives). Whether you're shopping or simply walking around, you'll find dozens of stores selling video games, manga, electronics, toys, and everything in between. 

Amerikamura

After the Second World War, a cottage industry developed in cities like Osaka to cater to American soldiers in Japan. These import stores sold everything from food to records to clothes. Over time, this gradually morphed into stores, catering to Japanese teenagers and students.

In the heart of Namba, the Amerikamura, or ‘Amemura’ became a cultural hotspot for young people looking to shop around for quirky and vintage clothing and hang out in cafés or bars. Most establishments are influenced by American culture, but the unique Japanese twists have become more evident. It's a little tacky, a little cheesy, and very fun. For American travelers, this offers a very curious experience, as you'll find the familiar aesthetic that’s been ever so slightly turned on its head. 

Airport travel from Osaka Namba Station

The vast majority of international travelers fly into Kansai International Airport. From there, you can take the Nankai Airport Express train directly to Nankai Namba Station. You'll get there in less than 45 minutes and it'll only cost $10. While a taxi would be technically quicker, taking the highly efficient train system is the better option. It’s undoubtedly cheaper, and because of traffic, you’ll get there only a few minutes after you would step out of your taxi.

Getting around the city from Osaka Namba Station

How to get to Osaka Castle from Osaka Namba Station 

If you’re heading directly from Osaka Namba Station and want to take public transportation, you can take the Osaka Metro Midosuji Line (Red Line) to Umeda Station and then transfer to the Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line (Purple Line). You’ll get off at Tanimachi 4-chome Station. From there, transfer to the Osaka Metro Chuo Line (Green Line) and ride to Osakajokoen Station. After that, it’s a 10-minute walk to the main entrance of Osaka Castle. If that many transfers are off-putting, you might just want to take a 15-minute cab ride directly from Osaka Namba Station.

How to get to Dotonbori from Osaka Namba Station 

One of the main reasons tourists travel to Osaka Namba Station is to reach Dotonbori. Once you’ve touched down at the train station, you can exit the station to head south on Nankai Walk toward Nankai Namba Station and cross the Dotonbori River. With the bright lights and bustle of the neighborhood, you’ll know you’ve arrived. The walk takes less than 20 minutes. You can also take the subway via the Osaka Metro Midosuji Line from (nearby) Namba Station to Nipponbashi Station. It’s a few minutes on foot to the heart of Dotonbori from there. 

Luggage storage near Osaka Namba Station

A city like Osaka is a palace where you could spend a whole year and still find little pockets to explore. If you have a few days, you might as well start in Namba before striking out to explore other parts of the city.

Getting around Osaka might seem daunting for first-time visitors to Japan, but the impressive Japanese public transportation system continues to amaze. If your starting point is Osaka Namba Station, you’ll be well connected with the rest of the city. Make things even easier by investing in the best luggage storage service available. With locations throughout Namba and the rest of Osaka, Bounce is your best bet! And, you’ll get to benefit from the highly useful features and the most reliable service possible. Bounce can’t plan your whole trip for you, but we sure can take care of the bags.

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