Osaka Station / Umeda Station is a gateway of northern Osaka city and the biggest station in West Japan. Around the Osaka/Umeda Station is a large bustling shopping and entertainment district and business town. There are many high-rise buildings and department stores in the area. Osaka Station is operated by JR-West and Umeda station is operated by private railroad (Hankyu/Hanshin), Osaka Municipal Subway. The two stations are connected inside the buildings therefore it is available to transfer by walk from the one station to the other. There are department stores including Hankyu Hyakkaten, Hanshin Hyakkaten and Daimaru, many shopping malls and the giant underground shopping center. It is not just an area, Osaka/Umeda Station area is an extraordinarily vast area.
The red Ferris Wheel on the Fashion Building HEP FIVE is an eye-catching sight in Umeda Station area. One of the landmarks of Osaka/Umeda area is Umeda Sky Building. which is 40 stories above the ground level and there are 2 buildings connecting up in the air and you can overlook the landscape of Osaka city from the Floating Garden.
Tips for how to select a rental car service office around Osaka/Umeda Station.
There are many rental car service offices around Osaka Station and Umeda Station. Although, they are all located within walking distance, it is a very large district. It is recommended to select a service office of a Rental Car Company based on which station and exit that you will be using. Airport limousine buses arrive to this station. Multiple stops around the station are based on the destination routes. Make sure about the exact location if you transfer to a rental car from the bus stop.