There are 3 ways to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Osaka-Namba to Shinomiya(Nara) Kintetsu Nara Rapid Exp / ...

$75 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka OCAT

$51 - $53

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Nara 227.7 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken is to drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken is to train which costs ¥8000 - ¥12000 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Nara-ken is 311 km. The road distance is 364.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ¥8000 - ¥12000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ¥8000 - ¥12000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5700 - ¥6000 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Nara-ken is 364 km. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from Hiroshima to Nara-ken.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Nara-ken. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken.
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  • Distance: 194.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Hiroshima, Japan and Nara-ken, Japan?

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Nara via Shin-Osaka, Namba(Subway), and Osaka-Namba in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, Chugoku JR Bus Company operates a bus from Hiroshima to Nara 3 times a day. Tickets cost $48 and the journey takes 5 h 13 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $95
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $130
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka OCAT
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp

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