There are 3 ways to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath by train, ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  5 h 2 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

$64 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus Ryobi Express, ferry  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Okayama
  2. Take the ferry from Uno to Naoshima

$46 - $48

1 alternative option

Bus Nankai Bus, ferry  •  8 h 3 min

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

$72

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 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 Kansai Airport Terminal 1, Takamatsu Station, Takamatsu, and Miyanoura in around 8 h 3 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Bus from JR Nara Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Takamatsu Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Osaka City Air Terminal to Okayama
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Ferry operators
Shikoku Kisen
Website
shikokukisen.com
Ferry from Uno to Naoshima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nara and Naoshima Bath is 169 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath is to bus and ferry which costs ¥4900 - ¥5300 and takes 8 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath is to train and ferry which takes 5 h 2 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥10000.

It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Nara to Naoshima Bath, including transfers.