There are 8 ways to get from Nara to Okinawa by plane, train, car ferry or car

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

Fly from Osaka  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Okinawa (OKA) ITM - OKA

$155 - $630

Cheapest option

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Nara to Osaka
  2. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Okinawa (OKA) UKB - OKA

$108 - $401

6 alternative options

Train, train to Nagoya, fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kyoto
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  3. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Okinawa (OKA) NGO - OKA

$146 - $476

Train to Okayama, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Okayama
  2. Fly from Okayama (OKJ) to Okinawa (OKA) OKJ - OKA

$337 - $1,250

Train, car ferry via Tokuyama  •  32 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Tokuyama
  2. Take the train from Tokuyama to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$432 - $548

Train, car ferry  •  33 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Nara to Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa

$340 - $417

Drive, car ferry  •  34 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Kagoshima
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$232 - $281

Car ferry, drive  •  44 h 39 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Osaka Nanko Kamome to Kagoshima Shibushi
  2. Drive from Kagoshima Shibushi to Kagoshima
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
  4. Take the car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nara to Okinawa is to train and fly which costs ¥12000 - ¥45000 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nara to Okinawa is to fly which costs ¥17000 - ¥75000 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Nara and Okinawa is 1203 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Nara to Okinawa, including transfers.

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

Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and two other airlines fly from Nara to Okinawa hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,200
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
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 Nara to Osaka
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
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
Train from Kyoto to Tokuyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$90 - $120
Reserved seat
$100 - $130
Green seat
$130 - $180
Train from Tokuyama to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$90 - $120
Reserved seat
$100 - $130
Green seat
$130 - $170
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$220 - $300
Ferry operators
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
marixline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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