There are 3 ways to get from Ise to Kumano by train or car

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Train Japan Railways Limited Express  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Matsusaka to Kumanoshi Ltd Exp Nanki

$33 - $44

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Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Taki(Mie) to Kumanoshi Jr Kisei / ...

$18 - $26

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Ise to Kumano 67.4 miles

$11 - $17

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No, there is no direct train from Ise to Kumano. However, there are services departing from Iseshi and arriving at Kumanoshi via Matsusaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Ise and Kumano is 86 km. The road distance is 107.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ise to Kumano without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Ise to Kumano, including transfers.

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Ise to Kumano train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Matsusaka station.

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Ise to Kumano train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Kumanoshi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ise to Kumano is 108 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Ise to Kumano.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Kumano. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ise to Kumano.
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  • Distance: 53.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Ise, Japan and Kumano, Mie-ken, Japan?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Ise to Kumano 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Train from Taki(Mie) to Kumanoshi
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at

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