Kintetsu Railway Co., Ltd. (近畿日本鉄道株式会社) is a private railway company that operates the second largest railway network in Japan after Japan Railway (JR). It connects Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, Nagoya, Tsu, Ise, and Yoshino.

Kintetsu accepts Pearl Card, Surutto Kansai, J-Thru Card, PiTaPa, and ICOCA as fare payments. Pearl Card is used to purchase tickets while others can be used directly as tickets. Japan Rail Pass cannot be used for all Kintetsu-operated lines.

Namba Line (難波線) – Namba Line is a short line that just has three stations. At Osaka-Namba Station, Kintetsu and Hanshin railways share the same ticket gates. It continues and becomes Osaka Line. It connects Osaka Line and Nara Line. The three stops are:

  1. Osaka-Namba Station
  2. Kintetsu-Nippombashi Station (Denden Town, Kuromon Ichiba Market, shopping district)– Limited Express trains and trains bound for the Kintetsu Osaka Line do not stop at this station.
  3. Osaka-Uehommachi Station (Transfer to Kintetsu Nara Line)

Osaka Line (大阪線) – Osaka Line connects Osaka prefecture with Mie prefecture. It starts in Osaka-Uehommachi Station and terminates in Ise-Nakagawa Station in Matsusaka City, Mie Prefecture. There are 44 stations all together with 15 of them lie within Osaka Prefecture.

No. Stations SSE SE Ex RE LE
D03 Osaka UehommachiTennōji-ku, Osaka
D04 TsuruhashiIkuno-ku, Osaka
D05 Imazato
D06 FuseHigashi-Osaka
D07 Shuntokumichi
D08 Nagase
D09 Mito
D10 KyuhojiguchiYao
D11 Kintetsu Yao
D12 Kawachi-Yamamoto
D13 Takayasu
D14 Onji
D15 HozenjiKashiwara
D16 Katashimo
D17 Ando
D18 Kawachi-Kokubu
D19 Osaka-Kyoikudai-Mae

SSE-Suburban Semi-Express (区間準急) SE-Semi-Express (準急) Ex-Express (急行) RE-Rapid Express (快速急行) LE-Limited Express (特急)

〇- All train stops △- Some train stops

Nara Line (奈良線)- Nara Line runs between Fuse Station in Osaka and Kintetsu Nara Station.

No. Station name SSE SE RE LE 
A06Fuse||Osaka Prefecture
A07Kawachi-Eiwa|||||
A08Kawachi-Kosaka|||
A09Yaenosato|||||
A10
Provisional
Uryudo
A10Wakae-Iwata|||||
A11Kawachi-Hanazono|||||
A12Higashi-Hanazono
(Hanazono Rugby Stadium)
|
A13Hyotan-yama||||
A14Hiraoka||||
A15Nukata||||
A16Ishikiri||
A17IkomaNara
Prefecture
A18Higashi-Ikoma|||
A19Tomio|||
A20Gakuen-mae
A21Ayameike||
A26Yamato-SaidaijiNara
Prefecture
A27Shin-Omiya|
A28Kintetsu Nara

●: Trains stop   |: Trains pass   ▲: Trains stop when the large events are held at Kintetsu Hanazono Rugby Stadium

Keihanna Line (けいはんな線)- Keihanna stands for Kyoto/Osaka/Nara. It starts in Nagata Station in eastern Osaka Prefecture, which can be accessed via Nagata stop of Chuo Line (Osaka Metro). The final stop is Gakken Nara-Tomigaoka Station in Nara.

No. Station Location
 C23 Nagata
長田
Higashi-Osaka
 C24 Aramoto
荒本
 C25 Yoshita
吉田
 C26 Shin-Ishikiri
新石切
 C27 Ikoma
生駒
Nara Prefecture
N/A Higashi-Ikoma Signal Station
東生駒信号場
 C28 Shiraniwadai
白庭台
 C29 Gakken Kita-Ikoma
学研北生駒
N/A Tomigaoka Signal Station
登美ヶ丘信号場
 C30 Gakken Nara-Tomigaoka
学研奈良登美ヶ丘

Minami Osaka Line (南大阪線)– Minami Osaka Line runs between Osaka Abenobashi in Osaka and Kashiharajingu-mae in Kashihara, Nara Prefecture. At the final stop (Kashiharajingu-mae Station), a transfer to Yoshino Line can be made to travel to Yoshino, a popular tourist destination.

Osaka Metro’s Midosuji Line and Tanimachi Line’s Tennoji Station is very close to Osaka Abenobashi Station and is therefore an important transfer point.

No. Stations SmE SbE Ex LE Location
 F01 Osaka AbenobashiOsaka Prefecture
 F02 Koboreguchi
 F03 Kita-Tanabe
 F04 Imagawa
 F05 Harinakano
 F06 Yata
 F07 Kawachi-Amami
(Hannan University)
 F08 Nunose
 F09 Takaminosato
 F10 Kawachi-Matsubara
 F11 Eganosho
 F12 Takawashi
 F13 Fujiidera
 F14 Hajinosato
 F15 Domyoji
 F16 Furuichi
 F17 Komagatani
 F18 Kaminotaishi
 F19 NijozanNara Prefecture
 F20 Nijo-jinjaguchi
 F21 Taimadera
 F22 Iwaki
 F23 Shakudo
 F24 Takadashi
 F25 Ukiana
 F26 Bojo
 F27 Kashiharajingu-nishiguchi
 F42 Kashiharajingu-mae

SME-Semi-Express (区間準急)  SbE-Suburban Express (区間急行)  Ex-Express (急行)  LE– Limited Express (特急)

〇: All trains stop   △: Some limited express trains stop at Furuichi

Nishi-Shigi Cable Line (西信貴鋼索線)– Nishi-Shigi Cable Line is a cableway that starts at Shigasanguchi Station in Yao, Osaka Prefecture. It terminates in Takayasuyama Station in Nara Prefecture. There is no other stop in between.

The easiest way to access Shigasanguchi from Osaka City is start from Kintetsu Tsuruhashi Station (D04) and go to Kintetsu Kawachi-Yamamoto Station (D12) via Osaka Line.

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