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There are 4 ways to get from JR Namba to Wakayama by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi Ltd Exp Southern / ...

$8 - $24

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Bus  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the bus from JR Namba Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Wakayama Station

$20

Taxi  •  51m

  1. Take a taxi from JR Namba to Wakayama 42.3 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  51m

  1. Drive from JR Namba to Wakayama 42.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from JR Namba to Wakayama is to drive which costs ¥800 - ¥1200 and takes 51m.

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The quickest way to get from JR Namba to Wakayama is to taxi which costs ¥22000 - ¥27000 and takes 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from JR Namba station to Wakayama station. However, there are services departing from JR Namba Station and arriving at Wakayama Station via Kansai Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Namba(Nankai) and arriving at Wakayamashi. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59m.

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The distance between JR Namba and Wakayama is 57 km. The road distance is 67.7 km.

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The best way to get from JR Namba to Wakayama without a car is to train which takes 1h 12m and costs ¥1000 - ¥2700.

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The train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi takes 59m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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JR Namba to Wakayama bus services, operated by Nihon Kotsu, arrive at JR Namba Station.

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JR Namba to Wakayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Namba(Nankai) station.

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The best way to get from JR Namba to Wakayama is to train which takes 1h 12m and costs ¥1000 - ¥2700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2292 and takes 1h 57m.

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  • Distance: 35.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between JR Namba, Japan and Wakayama, Japan?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from JR Namba to Wakayama hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 59m. Nankai Railways also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from JR Namba to Wakayama via Kansai Airport Terminal 1 in around 1h 57m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Nankai Railways
Bus operators
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from JR Namba Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Wakayama Bus
Phone
073-445-3131
Website
wakayamabus.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Wakayama Station
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from JR Namba to Wakayama
Ave. Duration
51m
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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JR Namba to Wakayama bus services, operated by Wakayama Bus, arrive at Wakayama Station.

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JR Namba to Wakayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Wakayamashi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between JR Namba to Wakayama is 68 km. It takes approximately 51m to drive from JR Namba to Wakayama.

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