There are 3 ways to get from Arashiyama to Nara park 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  •  1 h 37 min

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

$7 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arashiyama to Nara park 30.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Arashiyama to Nara park 30.1 miles

$5 - $8

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

You can take a train from Arashiyama to Nara park via Kyoto and Kintetsunara in around 1 h 37 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
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kintetsunara
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Arashiyama to Nara park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com
Ecolo Taxi
Phone
+8 75-803-2228
Website
ecolo21.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Arashiyama to Nara park?

The distance between Arashiyama and Nara park is 40 km. The road distance is 48 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Arashiyama to Nara park?

The cheapest way to get from Arashiyama to Nara park is to drive which costs ¥550 - ¥800 and takes 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Arashiyama to Nara park?

The quickest way to get from Arashiyama to Nara park is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥19000.

Is there a direct train between Arashiyama and Nara park?

No, there is no direct train from Arashiyama to Nara park. However, there are services departing from Sagaarashiyama and arriving at Kintetsunara via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Arashiyama to Nara park?

It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Arashiyama to Nara park, including transfers.