There are 3 ways to get from Nara to Kanazawa by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa Ltd Exp Thunderbird

$64 - $71

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Kanazawa 180.1 miles

$30 - $45

Fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Komatsu (KMQ) ITM - KMQ

$325 - $401

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The cheapest way to get from Nara to Kanazawa is to drive which costs ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nara to Kanazawa is to drive which costs ¥3400 - ¥5000 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Nara and Kanazawa is 225 km. The road distance is 288.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Nara to Kanazawa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Nara to Kanazawa. However, there are services departing from Yamatosaidaiji and arriving at Kanazawa via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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

Japan Railways Thunderbird operates a train from Nara to Kanazawa hourly. Tickets cost $54 - $58 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Ibex Airlines fly from Nara to Kanazawa every 30 minutes.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Matsuyama, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Oita, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,900
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Osaka to Komatsu via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Train operators
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$54 - $58
Schedules at
hyperdia.com

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