There are 3 ways to get from Nara to Ise by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Kintetsu Ltd Exp / ...

$24 - $35

Cheapest option

Train via Yamatoyagi  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Kintetsu Kashihara Local / ...
  2. Kintetsu Ltd Exp / ...

$24 - $38

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. 86.2 miles

$14 - $21

What companies run services between Nara, Japan and Ise, Japan?

Kintetsu Limited Express operates a train from Nara to Ise twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
Kintetsu Limited Express
Train from Yamatosaidaiji to Iseshi
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
Train from Nishinokyo to Yamatoyagi
Ave. Duration
15 min
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
Train from Yamatoyagi to Iseshi
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nara and Ise is 85 km. The road distance is 138 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nara to Ise is to drive which costs ¥1500 - ¥2300 and takes 1 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Nara to Ise is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs ¥2700 - ¥3600.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yamatosaidaiji and arriving at Iseshi. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

The train from Yamatosaidaiji to Iseshi takes 1 h 29 min including transfers and departs twice daily.