There are 4 ways to get from Arashiyama to Nara by train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Kintetsu Limited Express  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Sagaarashiyama to Kyoto JR Sagano / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Yamatosaidaiji Kintetsu Ltd Exp

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Train via Nara  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nara JR Nara Local / ...

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arashiyama to Nara 29.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Arashiyama to Nara 29.2 miles

$4 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arashiyama to Nara is to drive which costs ¥550 - ¥800 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arashiyama to Nara is to taxi which costs ¥15000 - ¥19000 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Arashiyama and Nara is 38 km. The road distance is 46.8 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from Arashiyama to Nara, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Arashiyama to Nara. However, there are services departing from Sagaarashiyama and arriving at Yamatosaidaiji via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Arashiyama, Japan and Nara, Japan?

You can take a train from Arashiyama to Nara via Kyoto in around 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sagaarashiyama to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nara
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Yamatosaidaiji
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Arashiyama to Nara
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Ecolo Taxi
Phone
+8 75-803-2228
Website
ecolo21.com
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com

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