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

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Train  •  3h 56m

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

$146 - $203

Cheapest option

Night bus Nippon Chuo Bus Co  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Kanayama Sta. to Shim-Maebashi Sta. [Highway Bus] Silk Liner
  2. Take the night bus from Shim-Maebashi Sta. to Sendai Sta.(East Ent.) [Highway Bus] Gunma - Sendai Line

$67 - $117

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Night bus Miyako Kotsu  •  9h 20m

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

$80 - $95

Drive  •  7h 46m

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Sendai 443.7 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Chūbu Centrair to Sendai  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Sendai (SDJ) NGO - SDJ

$211 - $415

Fly Nagoya Airfield to Yamagata, bus  •  3h 38m

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

$136 - $410

Fly Nagoya Airfield to Morioka, train  •  3h 7m

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

$205 - $272

Train to Osaka Itami, fly to Sendai  •  4h 26m

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

$135 - $678

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Sendai is to fly and train which costs ¥23000 - ¥31000 and takes 3h 7m.

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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 9h 20m.

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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 3h 56m.

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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 3h 56m and costs ¥16000 - ¥23000.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m to get from Nagoya to Sendai, including transfers.

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Nagoya to Sendai bus services, operated by Miyako Kotsu, depart from Nagoya Kintetsu BC 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 3h 56m and costs ¥16000 - ¥23000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥23000 - ¥47000 and takes 3h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Nagoya to Sendai.
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  • Distance: 307.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

You can take a train from Nagoya to Sendai via Tokyo in around 3h 56m. Alternatively, Ibex Airlines and All Nippon Airways fly from Nagoya to Sendai every 4 hours.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya Airfield to Yamagata
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Nagoya Airfield to Morioka
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Flights from Osaka Itami to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 15 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
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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
1h 3m
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
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Miyako Kotsu
Website
miyakou.co.jp
Night bus from Nagoya Kintetsu BC to Sendai
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
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
18h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Nippon Chuo Bus Co
Website
ncbbus.co.jp
Night bus from Kanayama Sta. to Shim-Maebashi Sta.
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp
Night bus from Shim-Maebashi Sta. to Sendai Sta.(East Ent.)
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
ncbbus.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Chūbu Centrair Airport to Sendai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Nagoya to Sendai bus services, operated by Miyako Kotsu, 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 7h 46m to drive from Nagoya to Sendai.

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

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There are 124+ hotels available in Sendai. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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

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