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

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  2 h 41 min

  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  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Nagoya City Archives South to Nagoya
  2. Take the bus from Nagoya to Ōsaka
  3. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Kaizuka(Osaka)
  4. Take the train from Kaizuka(Osaka) to Wakayamashi

$42 - $46

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 24 min

  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  •  3 h 49 min

  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  •  2 h 30 min

  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 2 h 30 min.

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

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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 2 h 41 min.

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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 2 h 41 min and costs ¥7500 - ¥11000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min 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 2 h 30 min to drive from Nagoya to Wakayama.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Wakayama. Prices start at $43 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: 2 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Nagoya to Wakayama via Shin-Osaka in around 2 h 41 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
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
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nankai Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Namba(Nankai) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Kaizuka(Osaka)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kaizuka(Osaka) to Wakayamashi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
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
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Nagoya city bus
Phone
+81-52-522-0111
Bus from Nagoya City Archives South to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
nagoya-info.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Nagoya to Ōsaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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