There are 4 ways to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath by train, bus or ferry

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, bus, ferry  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Shinomiya(Nara) to Osaka-Namba
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
  3. Take the bus from Okayama Sta. to Uno Sta.
  4. Take the ferry from Uno to Naoshima

$55 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus Takamatsu Express, ferry  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Minatomachi BT 2F to Takamatsu Station
  2. Take the ferry from Takamatsu to Miyanoura

$31

2 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Uno
  3. Take the ferry from Uno to Naoshima

$70 - $96

Bus Ryobi Express, ferry  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Airport to Okayama
  2. Take the ferry from Uno to Naoshima

$47 - $71

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nara and Naoshima Bath is 169 km.

The best way to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 3 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath, including transfers.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Naoshima Bath. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath.
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  • Distance: 105.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Nara, Japan and Naoshima Bath, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Nara to Naoshima Bath. However, you can take the train to Osaka-Namba, take the walk to Namba(Subway), take the subway to Shin-Osaka, take the train to Okayama, take the walk to Okayama Sta., take the bus to Uno Sta., take the walk to Uno, take the ferry to Naoshima, then take the walk to Naoshima Bath. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Nara to Naoshima Bath via Kyoto, Okayama, Uno, Uno, and Naoshima in around 4 h 57 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Train from Kyoto to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $100
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 Okayama to Uno
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama Sta. to Uno Sta.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Takamatsu Express
Bus from Minatomachi BT 2F to Takamatsu Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Ferry operators
Shikoku Kisen
Website
shikokukisen.com
Ferry from Uno to Naoshima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
shikokukisen.com
Ferry from Takamatsu to Miyanoura
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
shikokukisen.com

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