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Notice: G20’s Impact on Traffic & Public Service This June in Osaka!

08.06.2019

Heads up! The G20 Summit is right around the corner and it may have an impact on your stay!
 

Traffic is likely to be congested and in fact, in some areas the streets will be closed to traffic.

Even if you aren’t planning on renting a car–you might want to scratch taking the Airport Limousine Bus to Kansai International Airport off of your list and plan on taking the train instead!!
 

The usage of coin lockers and trash cans will not be available during the days before and after the period of G20 as well.
In addition, some sightseeing facilities will be closing as well.
 

**Updated Information:
Baggage delivery will be restricted around June 20, 2019 ~ June 30, 2019 as well due to traffic restriction.
 

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– Affected Time –
June 27th, 2019 (Thursday) ~ June 30th, 2019 (Sunday)
Each day the traffic is likely to be congested or stopped from early morning to late at night.
**Some train lines might have updated times as well for this 4 day period**
 

– Accessing Kansai International Airport by car –
June 27th (Thursday), June 28th (Friday)
(1) The side of the bridge from Kansai International Aiport toward Rinku will be closed.
(2) Vehicles heading towards the airport may pass. However, as the opposite road is closed, there is a chance they may not be able to leave the airport.
 
June 29th (Saturday), June 30th (Sunday)
(3) The bridge from the Rinku area towards the airport will be completely closed. Vehicles heading towards Kansai International Airport will not be able to pass.

 

●Further information, please refer to below URL:
https://osaka-info.jp/en/page/news-g20-osaka?utm_source=Facebook_PicSee&fbclid=IwAR0ulZt7Qej4cFQIU5FRNNnzFj9ImugkjXpxZFrpDxnXUuvS81RNvSMlIlE
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Make sure to plan ahead for your trip during this time so that you can have a smooth stay in Osaka.

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