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There are 3 ways to get from Nagoya to Nagano Shi by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the train from Chikusa to Shinonoi Ltd Exp Shinano

$53 - $64

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Bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Nagano

$36

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Nagano Shi 159 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Nagoya to Nagano Shi is to drive which costs ¥3000 - ¥4400 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Nagano Shi is to train which costs ¥5500 - ¥7500 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagoya to Nagano Shi. However, there are services departing from Chikusa and arriving at Amori via Shinonoi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

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The distance between Nagoya and Nagano Shi is 197 km. The road distance is 254.5 km.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Nagano Shi without a car is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs ¥5500 - ¥7500.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Nagoya to Nagano Shi, including transfers.

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Nagoya to Nagano Shi train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Chikusa station.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Nagano Shi is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs ¥5500 - ¥7500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4113 and takes 4h 56m.

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Nagoya to Nagano Shi train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Shinonoi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nagoya to Nagano Shi is 254 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Nagoya to Nagano Shi.

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  • Distance: 122.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 1m

What companies run services between Nagoya, Japan and Nagano Shi, Japan?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Nagoya to Nagano Shi hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Alternatively, Access Shinshu operates a bus from Nagoya to Nagano Shi 4 times a day. Tickets cost $36 and the journey takes 4h 38m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Access Shinshu
Website
alpico.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Nagano
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
alpico.co.jp

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