How to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Kintetsu Nara Rapid Exp / ...

$70 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 6 min

$52 - $54

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 41 min

$80 - $125

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. 227.7 miles

$35 - $60

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 24 min. Alternatively, Chugoku JR Bus Company operates a bus from Hiroshima to Nara 3 times a day. Tickets cost $49 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 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Himeji
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Himeji Station to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Nara City Hall
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
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
$49
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hiroshima and Nara-ken is 311 km. The road distance is 364 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken is to drive which costs ¥4200 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs ¥7500 - ¥11000.

It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Hiroshima to Nara-ken, including transfers.