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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 Namba Osaka 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 Hagurazaki Osaka 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
NK16 Hagoromo Takaishi, Osaka
NK16-1 Kyarabashi
NK16-2 Takashinohama

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 Express Limited Express
NK01 Namba

Rapi:t α/β
NK03 Shin-Imamiya

Rapi:t α/β
NK05 Tengachaya

Rapi:t α/β
NK08 Sumiyoshitaisha

Nk11 Sakai

Rapi:t β
Nk16 Hagoromo

Nk20 Izumiotsu

Nk22 Haruki

Nk24 Kishiwada

Rapi:t β
NK26 Kaizuka

NK30 Izumisano

NK31 Rinku Town

NK32 Kansai 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
NK41 Misaki-koen
NK41-1 Fukecho
NK41-2 Fukeko
NK41-3 Tanagawa

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 Tenku LE
NK01 Namba Osaka Prefecture
NK02 Imamiyaebisu
NK03 Shin-Imamiya
NK04 Haginochaya
NK05 Tengachaya
NK06 Kishinosato-Tamade
NK51 Tezukayama
NK52 Sumiyoshihigashi
NK53 Sawanocho
NK54 Abikomae
NK55 Asakayama
NK56 Sakaihigashi
NK57 Mikunigaoka
NK58 Mozuhachiman
NK59 Nakamozu
NK60 Shirasagi
NK61 Hatsushiba
NK62 Hagiharatenjin
NK63 Kitanoda
NK64 Sayama
NK65 Osakasayamashi
NK66 Kongo
NK67 Takidani
NK68 Chiyoda
NK69 Kawachinagano
NK70 Mikkaichicho
NK71 Mikanodai
NK72 Chihayaguchi
NK73 Amami
NK74 Kimitoge Wakayama Prefecture
NK75 Rinkanden-entoshi
NK76 Miyukitsuji
NK77 Hashimoto
NK78 Kii-Shimizu
NK79 Kamuro
NK80 Kudoyama
NK81 Koyashita
NK82 Shimo-Kosawa
NK83 Kami-Kosawa
NK84 Kii-Hosokawa
NK85 Kii-Kamiya
NK86 Gokurakubashi

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
NK06-5 Shiomibashi
NK06-4 Ashiharacho
NK06-3 Kizugawa
NK06-2 Tsumori
NK06-1 Nishi-Tengachaya
NK06 Kishinosato-Tamade

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