There are 5 ways to get from Nara to Gifu-shi 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 via Nagoya  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kyoto Kintetsu Ltd Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$49 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Kintetsu Nara Station to Meitetsu Nagoya

$27 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Shinomiya(Nara) to Kyoto Kintetsu Kyoto Exp
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Gifu-Hashima Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$39 - $58

Train via Maibara  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Nara to Kyoto
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Maibara
  3. Take the train from Maibara to Gifu

$47 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Gifu-shi 97.9 miles

$16 - $24

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

You can take a train from Nara to Gifu-shi via Kyoto and Nagoya in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, Meitetsu Bus operates a bus from Nara to Gifu-shi twice daily. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Gifu-Hashima
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Maibara
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nara to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kintetsu Nara Station to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nara to Gifu-shi?

The distance between Nara and Gifu-shi is 120 km. The road distance is 157 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nara to Gifu-shi?

The cheapest way to get from Nara to Gifu-shi is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2700 and takes 1 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nara to Gifu-shi?

The quickest way to get from Nara to Gifu-shi is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥8000.

Is there a direct train between Nara and Gifu-shi?

No, there is no direct train from Nara to Gifu-shi. However, there are services departing from Yamatosaidaiji and arriving at Gifu via Kyoto and Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Nara to Gifu-shi?

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Nara to Gifu-shi, including transfers.