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

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Shinomiya(Nara) Kintetsu Kyoto Exp

$44 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kintetsu Nara Station

$24 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Nara 92.5 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Nagoya to Nara-ken is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Nara-ken is to drive which costs ¥1700 - ¥2600 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagoya to Nara-ken. However, there are services departing from Nagoya and arriving at Shinomiya(Nara) via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Nagoya and Nara-ken is 112 km. The road distance is 148 km.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Nara-ken without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs ¥4900 - ¥7000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Nagoya to Nara-ken, including transfers.

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Nagoya to Nara-ken train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Nagoya station.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Nara-ken is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs ¥4900 - ¥7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2600 - ¥2800 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Nagoya to Nara-ken train services, operated by Kintetsu Railways, arrive at Shinomiya(Nara) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nagoya to Nara-ken is 148 km. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Nagoya to Nara-ken.

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  • Distance: 70.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Nagoya to Nara via Kyoto in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, Meitetsu Bus operates a bus from Nagoya to Nara 5 times a day. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

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There are 192+ hotels available in Nara-ken. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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