Yanmar Field is an athletic field in Nagai Park in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, where Cerezo used to play its home games until the early 2000s.
It used to be home to the Cerezo team until the early 2000s, and is now used to host top league rugby matches.
Getting to the Stadium
If you arrive at Shin-Osaka Station on the Shinkansen, another option is to take a hotel in the Umeda area.
Umeda = Osaka Station.
So, if you arrive at JR Osaka Station, you will be in the Umeda area.
When you arrive at Shin-Osaka Station on the Shinkansen, take the JR Kobe Line to Osaka Station, and you will be in the Umeda area.
Osaka Umeda Station to Nagai Station: about 20 to 25 minutes
Using the Midosuji Subway Line
From Nagai Station to the Stadium
Once you arrive at Nagai Station and exit the station, Nagai Park is just around the corner.
Since the park is large, it takes about 10 minutes to walk to the stadium, but this park has convenience stores such as Seven-Eleven inside the park, so you can enjoy walking through the park to the stadium.
When arriving at Itami Airport, take the Osaka Monorail to Senri-Chuo Station (4 stops).
At Senri-Chuo Station, take the Kita-Osaka Kyuko Line.
At Senri-chuo station, take the Kita-Osaka Kyuko Line, which connects to the Midosuji Line, so you don't need to change trains.
From Osaka Airport Station to Senri-Chuo Station: 15 minutes on the Osaka Monorail
It takes about 5 minutes to transfer from the Monorail to the Kita-Osaka Kyuko Line at Senri-Chuo Station.
Senri-Chuo Station to Nagai Station About 45 minutes Kita-Osaka Kyuko Line (Midosuji Line)
About the Stadium
Location：1-1 Nagai Park, Higashi-sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Travel Tips & Information
Here is the basic information about Osaka as a reference for planning your trip.
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1. "Getting There & Around" Osaka City
From Tokyo, it takes about 2 hours and 30 minutes to get to Shin-Osaka Station on the Nozomi bullet train. It takes about 20 minutes from Shin-Osaka Station to the Namba Station area by subway.
There are two major airports in Osaka, Kansai International Airport and Itami Airport. Itami Airport is close to Panasonic Stadium Suita, the home of Gamba Osaka, and can be reached by monorail.
Umeda (Osaka Station), the center of Osaka, is about 40 minutes away from Itami Airport.
From Kansai International Airport to Namba, the central area of Osaka, Nankai runs an airport express train, which takes about 50 minutes.
2. "Where to Stay" in Osaka City
There are hotels everywhere in Osaka, especially in the Umeda and Namba areas.
The convenience of hotels varies depending on the venue, so it is best to choose a station that is easy to get to and book a hotel.
3. "What to Do & See" in Osaka City
There are many places of interest such as Osaka Castle, Dotonbori, Tsutenkaku, and Universal Studios.
It is also a city where you can watch a lot of games depending on the schedule. It is difficult to visit the city in just one or two days and nights, so be sure to make a reasonable itinerary while checking on transportation options.
4. "What & Where to Eat" in Osaka City
Osaka is famous for its takoyaki (octopus dumplings), kushikatsu (skewered pork cutlets), okonomiyaki (savory pancakes), and pork buns from 551 Horai.
As a large city, there are many restaurants.
Find a restaurant that suits your taste and try it out.