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There are 5 ways to get from Nagoya to Wakayama by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the train from Nagoya to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Wakayama Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$67 - $90

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Bus, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Nagoya to Ōsaka
  2. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi Ltd Exp Southern / ...

$30 - $58

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto
  2. Take the bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
  3. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Wakayama Station

$71 - $89

Train Kintetsu Limited Express  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba Kintetsu Ltd Exp
  2. Take the train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi Ltd Exp Southern / ...

$43 - $69

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Nagoya to Wakayama 141.6 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Nagoya to Wakayama is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3900 and takes 2h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Wakayama is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3900 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagoya to Wakayama. However, there are services departing from Nagoya and arriving at Wakayama via Shin-Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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The distance between Nagoya and Wakayama is 191 km. The road distance is 226.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nagoya to Wakayama without a car is to train which takes 2h 39m and costs ¥7500 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Nagoya to Wakayama, including transfers.

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

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Nagoya to Wakayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Wakayama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nagoya to Wakayama is 227 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Nagoya to Wakayama.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Wakayama. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nagoya to Wakayama.
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  • Distance: 119.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

What companies run services between Nagoya, Japan and Wakayama, Japan?

You can take a train from Nagoya to Wakayama via Shin-Osaka in around 2h 39m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
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
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Wakayama
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nankai Railways
Website
howto-osaka.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
okkbus.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
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Nagoya to Ōsaka
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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