There are 3 ways to get from Nara to Shirahama by train, bus 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.
What companies run services between Nara, Japan and Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan?
Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Nara to Shirahama every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, Meiko Bus operates a bus from Nara to Shirahama every 3 hours. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 3 h 8 min.
Train from Tennoji to Shirahama
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 3 min
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- $40 - $50
- Schedules at
Want to know more about travelling around the world?
Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Bali: What to do if Mount Agung erupts, Getting to Rome from the airport and Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF - to help you get the most out of your next trip.
Questions & Answers
How far is it from Nara to Shirahama?
The distance between Nara and Shirahama is 119 km. The road distance is 170 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Nara to Shirahama?
The cheapest way to get from Nara to Shirahama is to drive which costs ¥1900 - ¥2800 and takes 1 h 58 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Nara to Shirahama?
The quickest way to get from Nara to Shirahama is to drive which takes 1 h 58 min and costs ¥1900 - ¥2800.
Is there a direct train between Nara and Shirahama?
No, there is no direct train from Nara to Shirahama. However, there are services departing from Nara and arriving at Shirahama via Tennoji. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.
How long does it take to get from Nara to Shirahama?
It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Nara to Shirahama, including transfers.