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There are 4 ways to get from Nara Station to Kyoto University by train, taxi or car

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Train via Kintetsutambabashi

  1. Take the train from Kintetsunara to Kintetsutambabashi
  2. Take the train from Tambabashi to Demachiyanagi

Train

  1. Take the train from Nara to Tofukuji
  2. Take the train from Tofukuji to Demachiyanagi

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Nara Station to Kyoto University

Drive

  1. Drive from Nara Station to Kyoto University
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The cheapest way to get from Nara Station to Kyoto University is to drive which costs ¥500 - ¥800 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nara Station to Kyoto University is to taxi which costs ¥17000 - ¥21000 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nara Station to Kyoto University. However, there are services departing from Kintetsunara and arriving at Demachiyanagi via Tambabashi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Nara Station and Kyoto University is 39 km. The road distance is 45.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nara Station to Kyoto University without a car is to train via Kintetsutambabashi which takes 1h 21m and costs ¥750 - ¥1700.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Nara Station to Kyoto University, including transfers.

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Nara Station to Kyoto University train services, operated by Kintetsu Limited Express, depart from Kintetsunara station.

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Nara Station to Kyoto University train services, operated by Keihan Railways, arrive at Demachiyanagi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nara Station to Kyoto University is 46 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Nara Station to Kyoto University.

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  • Distance: 38.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 21m

What companies run services between Nara Station, Japan and Kyoto University, Japan?

You can take a train from Nara Station to Kyoto University via Kintetsunara, Kintetsutambabashi, Tambabashi, and Demachiyanagi in around 1h 21m.

Train operators
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunara to Kintetsutambabashi
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Railways
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunara to Kintetsutambabashi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥570 - ¥610
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Tambabashi to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥220 - ¥300
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tofukuji to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥200 - ¥270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nara to Tofukuji
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥1000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nara Station to Kyoto University
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥21000
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Osaka MK
Phone
+81 6-6452-4441
Website
mk-group.co.jp
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 570-03-5931
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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