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

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Train via Nagoya  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Kintetsunara to Kyoto
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  3. Take the train from Nagoya to Gifu

$50 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

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

$27 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Nara to Kyoto JR Nara Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Gifu-Hashima Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$39 - $66

Train via Maibara  •  3 h 59 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

$31 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Gifu-shi 97.9 miles

$16 - $24

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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 ¥5500 - ¥9000 and takes 1 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nara to Gifu-shi. However, there are services departing from Kintetsunara and arriving at Gifu via Kyoto and Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 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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The best way to get from Nara to Gifu-shi without a car is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥9000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Nara to Gifu-shi, including transfers.

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Nara to Gifu-shi train services, operated by Kintetsu Limited Express, depart from Kintetsunara station.

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The best way to get from Nara to Gifu-shi is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥9000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3000 - ¥3400 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Nara to Gifu-shi train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Gifu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nara to Gifu-shi is 157 km. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Nara to Gifu-shi.

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  • Distance: 74.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 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 53 min. Alternatively, Meitetsu Bus operates a bus from Nara to Gifu-shi 5 times a day. Tickets cost $23 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kintetsunara to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Kyoto to Gifu-Hashima
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$50 - $70
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Gifu
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
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
Train from Kyoto to Maibara
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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