There are 5 ways to get from Nara to Gifu-shi by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

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

$49 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

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

$27 - $30

3 alternative options

Train via Maibara  •  3 h 23 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

$49 - $74

Train #2  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Tsuruhashi to Kintetsunagoya Kintetsu Ltd Exp

$44 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Gifu-shi 97.9 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Nara to Gifu-shi is to train which costs ¥5000 - ¥9000 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Nara and Gifu-shi is 120 km. The road distance is 156.7 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Nara to Gifu-shi, including transfers.

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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 44 min.

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The best way to get from Nara to Gifu-shi without a car is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs ¥5000 - ¥9000.

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Map of how to get from Nara to Gifu-shi.
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  • Distance: 74.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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 44 min. Alternatively, Meitetsu Bus operates a bus from Nara to Gifu-shi twice daily. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tsuruhashi to Kintetsunagoya
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Kyoto to Maibara
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
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
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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