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Nankai Electric Railway Co., Ltd. (南海電気鉄道株式会社) is a private railway company. Japan Rail Pass cannot be used. It operated 6 lines within Osaka Prefecture :

    1. Nankai Main Line
    2. Takashinohama Line
    3. Airport Line
    4. Tanagawa Line
    5. Koya Line
    6. Shiomibashi Line

Nankai Main Line (南海本線)– Nankai Main Line connects Nankai Namba Station in Osaka Prefecture with Wakayamashi Station in Wakayama Prefecture. It also has a special Airport Line that connects Nankai Namba Station with Kansai International Airport. The following link shows a complete map of the route.

https://www.howto-osaka.com/global/pdf/traffic/routemap/routemap_nankailine.pdf

Number Station Local SE SbE AE Ex LES LER
NK01 NambaOsaka Prefecture
NK02 Imamiyaebisu
NK03 Shin-Imamiya
NK04 Haginochaya
NK05 Tengachaya
NK06 Kishinosato-Tamade
NK07 Kohama
NK08 Sumiyoshitaisha
NK09 Suminoe
NK10 Shichido
NK11 Sakai
NK12 Minato
NK13 Ishizugawa
NK14 Suwanomori
NK15 Hamaderakoen
NK16 Hagoromo
NK17 Takaishi
NK18 Kita-Sukematsu
NK19 Matsunohama
NK20 Izumiotsu
NK21 Tadaoka
NK22 Haruki
NK23 Izumi-Omiya
NK24 Kishiwada
NK25 Takojizo
NK26 Kaizuka
NK27 Nishikinohama
NK28 Tsuruhara
NK29 Iharanosato
NK30 Izumisano
NK33 HagurazakiOsaka Prefecture
NK34 Yoshiminosato
NK35 Okadaura
NK36 Tarui
NK37 Ozaki
NK38 Tottorinosho
NK39 Hakotsukuri
NK40 Tannowa
NK41 Misaki-koen
NK42 Kyoshi
NK43 Wakayamadaigakumae
(Fujitodai)
Wakayama Prefecture
NK44 Kinokawa
NK45 Wakayamashi

Local(普通)– Stops at all stations, SE(準急行)– Operate between Namba (NK01) and Haruki (NK22) / Hagurazaki (NK33), SbE(区間急行)– Operate between Namba (NK01) and Hagurazaki (NK33), Misakikoen (NK41) or Wakayamashi (NK45), AE(空港急行)– Operate between Namba (NK01) and Airport (details please see Airport Line), Ex(急行)– Limited stops between Namba (NK01) and Wakayamashi (NK45), LES(特急サザン)– Very limited stops between Namba (NK01) and Wakayamashi (NK45), LER(空港特急ラピート)– Limited stop express train between Namba (NK01) and Airport

● : Trains stop   ▲: Rapi:t α trains pass, β trains stop   ▼: At Haruki, Express trains marked with a white line makes a stop     ◆: Trains stop in the off-peak hours from January 1 until 3 every year     | ↑: All trains pass (Arrows indicate directions)

Takashinohama Line (高師浜線)– Takashinohama Line operates between Hagoromo Station and Takashinohama Station. You can reach Hagoromo Station from Namba Station with Nankai Main Line.

No. Station Location
NK16HagoromoTakaishi, Osaka
NK16-1Kyarabashi
NK16-2Takashinohama

Airport Express Line (空港線)– Airport Express Line connects Nankai Namba Station (NK01) and Kansai International Airport. There is also a Airport Limited Express Line (空港急行). It is advised travellers who want to reach airport from Namba to take the Limited Express trains (Rapi:t α Line or β Line) as it will save you over an hour comparing to the Express train.

No.Station name ExpressLimited Express
NK01Namba

Rapi:t α/β
NK03Shin-Imamiya

Rapi:t α/β
NK05Tengachaya

Rapi:t α/β
NK08Sumiyoshitaisha

Nk11Sakai

Rapi:t β
Nk16Hagoromo

Nk20Izumiotsu

Nk22Haruki

Nk24Kishiwada

Rapi:t β
NK26Kaizuka

NK30Izumisano

NK31Rinku Town

NK32Kansai Airport

● – Stop ,  Rapi:t α stop,   Rapi:t β stop

Tanagawa Line (多奈川線)– This line connects Misaki-koen Station (NK41) on Nankai Main Line and Tanagawa Station.

No. Station name
NK41Misaki-koen
NK41-1Fukecho
NK41-2Fukeko
NK41-3Tanagawa

Koya Line (高野線)– Koya Line starts at Namba Station (NK01) and diverge from Kankai Main Line at Kishinosato-Tamade Station (NK06) on Nankai Main Line to terminate at Gokurakubashi Station in Koya city of Wakayama Prefecture. From Gokurakubashi Station (NK86), one can change to Koya Cable Line to go to Koyasan Station (NK87) to visit the UNESCO world heritage Kongobu-ji (金剛峯寺) on top of the Koya Mountain.

No. Station SE SbE Ex RE TenkuLE
NK01NambaOsaka Prefecture
NK02Imamiyaebisu
NK03Shin-Imamiya
NK04Haginochaya
NK05Tengachaya
NK06Kishinosato-Tamade
NK51Tezukayama
NK52Sumiyoshihigashi
NK53Sawanocho
NK54Abikomae
NK55Asakayama
NK56Sakaihigashi
NK57Mikunigaoka
NK58Mozuhachiman
NK59Nakamozu
NK60Shirasagi
NK61Hatsushiba
NK62Hagiharatenjin
NK63Kitanoda
NK64Sayama
NK65Osakasayamashi
NK66Kongo
NK67Takidani
NK68Chiyoda
NK69Kawachinagano
NK70Mikkaichicho
NK71Mikanodai
NK72Chihayaguchi
NK73Amami
NK74KimitogeWakayama Prefecture
NK75Rinkanden-entoshi
NK76Miyukitsuji
NK77Hashimoto
NK78Kii-Shimizu
NK79Kamuro
NK80Kudoyama
NK81Koyashita
NK82Shimo-Kosawa
NK83Kami-Kosawa
NK84Kii-Hosokawa
NK85Kii-Kamiya
NK86Gokurakubashi

SE(準急)– Semi Express, SbE(区間急行)– Sub Express, Ex(急行)– Express, RE(快速急行)– Rapid Express, Tenku- Sightseeing train that operates between Hashimoto and Gokurakubashi daily except on Wednesdays and Thursdays from March until November, and on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays from December until February. LE(特急)– Limited Express

●All trains stop   ◆Extra Limited Express trains originating at Hashimoto stop here   ▲Semboku Liner No Stop

Shiomibashi Line (汐見橋線)– Shiomibashi Line starts at Shiomibashi Station in Sakuragawa and terminates at Kishinosato-Tamade Station in Tamade-higashi.

No. Station
NK06-5Shiomibashi
NK06-4Ashiharacho
NK06-3Kizugawa
NK06-2Tsumori
NK06-1Nishi-Tengachaya
NK06Kishinosato-Tamade

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