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.

Recommended option

Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$64 - $85

Cheapest option

Train Kintetsu Limited Express  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Urbanr / ...
  2. Nankai Ltd Exp Southern / ...

$45 - $57

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 24 min

$67 - $84

Bus  •  5 h 32 min

$53

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. 141.6 miles

$23 - $35

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 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nagoya to Wakayama via Kintetsu Nara Station and Kansai Airport Terminal 1 in around 5 h 32 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kintetsunagoya to Osaka-Namba
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nankai Railways
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 - $24
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
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kintetsu Nara Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Bus from Kintetsu Nara Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nagoya and Wakayama is 191 km. The road distance is 227 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nagoya to Wakayama is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3800 and takes 2 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Nagoya to Wakayama is to drive which takes 2 h 30 min and costs ¥2600 - ¥3800.

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 47 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nagoya to Wakayama. However, there are services departing from Meitetsu Nagoya and arriving at Wakayama Station via Kintetsu Nara Station and Kansai Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Nagoya to Wakayama, including transfers.