Here you can find where the Akame 48 Falls are situated on Google Map.
The Falls are situated in the north of the peninsula of Wakayama, between the bay of Osaka and the bay of Ise. It is well deserved by roads and trains.
How to come here by car?
- From Kyoto:
Please take the National 24 to KIZU (木津) for45 minutes. When you arrive to KIZU, take the National 163 to IGA CITY (伊賀市) for another 45 minutes. From there please take the National 368 for 40 minutes to arrive to the Akame 48 falls.
- From Nagoya:
Please take the Higashi Meihan (東名阪) express way to KAMEYAMA Interchange (亀山I.C.), it should take around 35 minutes. Then please take the National Meihan Road (名阪国道) for another 30 minutes to UENO Interchange (上野I.C.), and finally tak the National road 368 for 40 minutes to arrive to the Akame 48 Falls.
- From Osaka (Matsubara junction):
Please take Nishi Meihan (西名阪) express way to TENRI Interchange (天理I.C.), it should take around 30 minutes. Then please take the National Meihan Road (名阪国道) for another 15 minutes to HARI (針) Interchange, and finally tak the National road 165 for 30 minutes to arrive to the Akame 48 Falls.
How to come here by train?
You can easily find train itinerary from almost every stations in Japan up to the Akame 48 Falls is this website:
You will also find time table and complete itinerary in English and Chinese. Please mind the final train time and that the train schedules might vary depending on the day of the week.
Please be shure to notice that in every case you will have to take the bus for 10 minutes from the destination station Akame Guchi (赤目口) up to the Falls. The bus costs 360 Yens per adult and 180 Yens per children.
Departure to the Falls,
On week days: 10:00AM, 10:25AM(+), 10:55AM(+), 1:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:00PM(+), 3:15PM(*) and 3:30PM(+).
On Saturdays: 9:00AM(+), 9:30AM(+), 9:55AM, 10:25AM, 10:55AM, 11:55AM(+), 1:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:00PM(+), 3:15PM(*), 3:30PM(+), 4:00PM(+) and 4:30PM(+).
ON Sundays and other special days: 9:00AM(+), 9:30AM(+), 9:55AM, 10:25AM, 10:55AM, 11:55AM(+), 1:15PM, 2:15PM, 3:00PM(+), 3:15PM, 3:30PM(+), 4:00PM(+) and 4:30PM(+).
(*) Those bus ride only from December March included.
(+) Those bus ride only from April to November included.Here are some explanation for the nearest big cities.
You can possibly call a taxi instead of taking the bus from/to the Akame 48 Falls. When going to the falls ask the taxi for "AKAME NO TAKI", and when you go back to the nearest train station ask for "AKAME GUCHI".
Walking from and to the station is a 5km walk through the montrain and take something around 1 hour. Here is a link to Google Map showing the path.
- From Kyoto station (The travel fare is from 1200 Yens to 2100 Yens and should take you about 90 minutes)
Enter "KYOTO" as departure station and "AKAMEGUCHI" as destination.
- From Nagoya station (The travel fare is from around 2700 Yens to 3000 Yens and should take you from 100 minutes to 160 minutes.)
Enter "NAGOYA" as departure station and "AKAMEGUCHI" as destination.
Please note that the itinary departing for KINTETSUNAGOYA is the easiest, costing around 3000 Yens and taking about 107 minutes.
- From Osaka Nanba station (The travel fare is around 1100 Yens and should take you about 1 hour)
Enter "OSAKA-NAMBA" as departure station and "AKAMEGUCHI" as destination.
The last train to Osaka direction are at 11:14PM. The last trains to Nabari direction are at 00:06AM on week days and at 00:01 the other days. Please double check last train departure time if you are to leave late at night.
- How to come from the Airport, how to go back to the airport from the Akame 48 Falls?
**** Collecting information on how to come to the Falls from the airport and go back to the airport.