There are 6 ways to get from Nara to Okinawa by train, plane, taxi, 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

Train to Osaka, fly, taxi  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Shinomiya(Nara) to Osaka-Namba
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Okinawa (OKA) ITM - OKA
  3. Take a taxi from Okinawa to Okinawa

$150 - $628

Cheapest option

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly  •  5 h 11 min

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

$110 - $406

4 alternative options

Train to Nagoya, fly  •  5 h 39 min

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

$147 - $477

Train, car ferry  •  31 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo Shinkansen Sakura / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$408 - $660

Train, car ferry via Yoronjima  •  34 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Sendai(Kagoshima)
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
  3. Take the car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa

Drive, car ferry  •  33 h 45 min

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

$231 - $427

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

There is no direct connection from Nara to Okinawa. However, you can take the train to Osaka-Namba, take the walk to JR Namba Station, take the bus to Osaka Itami Airport, take the walk to Osaka airport, fly to Okinawa, then take the taxi to Okinawa. Alternatively, you can take the train to Osaka, take the train to Sannomiya(Jr), take the walk to Sannomiya(Port Liner), take the train to Kobe Airport, take the walk to Osaka Kobe airport, fly to Okinawa, then take the taxi to Okinawa.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 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
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
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)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nara to Osaka
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Ferry operators
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$279
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
$140
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$132
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
Other operators
Taxi from Okinawa to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Okinawa Kotsu
Phone
+81 98-861-2224
Website
okinawa-kotsu-grp.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nara to Okinawa?

The distance between Nara and Okinawa is 1203 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nara to Okinawa?

The cheapest way to get from Nara to Okinawa is to train and fly which costs ¥11000 - ¥44000 and takes 5 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nara to Okinawa?

The quickest way to get from Nara to Okinawa is to train and fly and taxi which takes 4 h 53 min and costs ¥16000 - ¥70000.

How long does it take to get from Nara to Okinawa?

It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Nara to Okinawa, including transfers.