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There are 3 ways to get from Nara to Osaka Castle by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Shinomiya(Nara) to Tsuruhashi Kintetsu Nara Rapid Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Tsuruhashi to Osakajokoen Osaka Loop

$5 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nara to Osaka Castle 19.6 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Osaka Castle 19.6 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Nara to Osaka Castle is to drive which costs ¥370 - ¥550 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nara to Osaka Castle is to taxi which costs ¥10000 - ¥13000 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nara to Osaka Castle. However, there are services departing from Shinomiya(Nara) and arriving at Osakajokoen via Tsuruhashi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Nara and Osaka Castle is 26 km. The road distance is 31.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nara to Osaka Castle without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs ¥590 - ¥650.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Nara to Osaka Castle, including transfers.

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Nara to Osaka Castle train services, operated by Kintetsu Railways, depart from Shinomiya(Nara) station.

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Nara to Osaka Castle train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Osakajokoen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nara to Osaka Castle is 31 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Nara to Osaka Castle.

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There are 2661+ hotels available in Osaka Castle. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 15.9 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Nara, Japan and Osaka Castle, Japan?

You can take a train from Nara to Osaka Castle via Tsuruhashi and Osakajokoen in around 58 min.

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 Tsuruhashi to Osakajokoen
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from Nara to Osaka Castle
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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