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There are 4 ways to get from Nara-shi to Echizen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kyoto [89159] Kintetsu Kyoto/Kashihara Line Exp. / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu Thunderbird

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Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Fukakusa to Takefu IC

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Train via Nara  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from Nara to Kyōto Miyakoji Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Takefu Thunderbird

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Nara-shi to Echizen 195.1 km

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The cheapest way to get from Nara-shi to Echizen is to bus which costs ¥3400 - ¥4800 and takes 3h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Nara-shi to Echizen is to drive which takes 2h 9m and costs ¥3200 - ¥4700.

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No, there is no direct train from Nara-shi to Echizen. However, there are services departing from Yamatosaidaiji and arriving at Takefu via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 47m.

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The distance between Nara-shi and Echizen is 139 km. The road distance is 195.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nara-shi to Echizen without a car is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs ¥3900 - ¥6000.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Nara-shi to Echizen, including transfers.

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Nara-shi to Echizen train services, operated by Kintetsu Railway, depart from Yamatosaidaiji station.

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The best way to get from Nara-shi to Echizen is to train which takes 2h 47m and costs ¥3900 - ¥6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3400 - ¥4800 and takes 3h 58m.

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Nara-shi to Echizen train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Takefu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nara-shi to Echizen is 195 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Nara-shi to Echizen.

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  • Distance: 139.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Nara-shi, Japan and Echizen, Japan?

You can take a train from Nara-shi to Echizen via Kyoto in around 2h 47m. Alternatively, Keifuku Bus operates a bus from Fukakusa to Takefu IC twice daily. Tickets cost ¥2900 - ¥4200 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
Kintetsu Railway
Phone
050-3536-3957
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥590 - ¥630
Website
https://www.kintetsu.co.jp/foreign/english/index.html
Japan Railways (JR)
Bus operators
Keifuku Bus
Phone
0776-24-4890
Website
bus.keifuku.co.jp
Bus from Fukakusa to Takefu IC
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥4200
Schedules at
bus.keifuku.co.jp

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