There are 8 ways to get from Nagoya to Sendai by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Nagoya to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Shinkansen Hayabusa / ...

$147 - $204

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Night bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Nagoya Kintetsu BC to Sendai

$80 - $95

6 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sakae to Buster Shinjuku
  2. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station

$96

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Sendai 443.7 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Nagoya to Sendai  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Sendai (SDJ) NGO - SDJ

$212 - $415

Fly Nagoya to Yamagata, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Nagoya (NKM) to Yamagata (GAJ) NKM - GAJ
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho

$136 - $410

Fly Nagoya to Morioka, train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Nagoya (NKM) to Morioka (HNA) NKM - HNA
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hanamaki to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)

$205 - $272

Train to Osaka, fly to Sendai  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Nagoya to Shin-Osaka
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Sendai (SDJ) ITM - SDJ

$136 - $678

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nagoya to Sendai is to night bus which costs ¥9000 - ¥11000 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Sendai is to fly and train which costs ¥23000 - ¥31000 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Nagoya Kintetsu BC and arriving at Sendai. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagoya to Sendai. However, there are services departing from Nagoya and arriving at Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) via Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Nagoya and Sendai is 492 km. The road distance is 710 km.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Sendai without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥23000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Nagoya to Sendai, including transfers.

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Nagoya to Sendai bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, depart from Sakae station.

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Nagoya to Sendai train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Nagoya station.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Sendai is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥23000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥10750 and takes 12 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥23000 - ¥47000 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Nagoya to Sendai.
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  • Distance: 307.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Nagoya, Japan and Sendai, Miyagi, Japan?

You can take a train from Nagoya to Sendai via Tokyo in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nagoya to Sendai via Buster Shinjuku and Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo in around 12 h 57 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Nagoya to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Flights from Osaka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Shin-Hanamaki to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Nagoya to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo to Sendai Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Miyako Kotsu
Website
miyakou.co.jp
Night bus from Nagoya Kintetsu BC to Sendai
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
miyakou.co.jp
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Sendai
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Nagoya Airport to Sendai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Nagoya to Sendai bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Sendai Station.

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Nagoya to Sendai train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nagoya to Sendai is 710 km. It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to drive from Nagoya to Sendai.

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Ibex Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Nagoya Airport to Sendai Airport.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Sendai. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Nagoya Airport is to train which takes 35 min and costs ¥650 - ¥850.

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