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

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, ferry via Chayamachi  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kyoto
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Okayama
  3. Take the train from Okayama to Chayamachi
  4. Take the train from Chayamachi to Uno
  5. Take the ferry from Uno to Naoshima

$69 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus Ryobi Express, ferry  •  7 h 11 min

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

$56 - $65

2 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  5 h 34 min

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

$66 - $90

Bus Nankai Bus, ferry  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from JR Nara Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Takamatsu Station
  3. Take the ferry from Takamatsu to Miyanoura

$69

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath is to bus and ferry which costs ¥6000 - ¥7500 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath is to train and ferry which costs ¥7500 - ¥11000 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Nara and Naoshima Bath is 169 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath, including transfers.

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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 Kyoto, take the train to Okayama, take the train to Chayamachi, take the train to Uno, 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 5 h 34 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
Japan Railways Shinkansen
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 Chayamachi
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Chayamachi to Uno
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 Okayama to Uno
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Bus from JR Nara Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 2 to Takamatsu Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
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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