There are 4 ways to get from Nara to Shirahama by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Tennoji to Shirahama Ltd Exp Kuroshio

$41 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from JR Namba to Toretore-ichiba

$32

2 alternative options

Bus via Osaka Itami Airport  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from JR Namba to Toretore-ichiba

$47 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Shirahama 106.3 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Nara to Shirahama is to drive which costs ¥2000 - ¥3000 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nara to Shirahama is to drive which costs ¥2000 - ¥3000 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Nara and Shirahama is 119 km. The road distance is 170 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Nara to Shirahama, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nara to Shirahama. However, there are services departing from Nara City Hall and arriving at Toretore-ichiba via Osaka Itami Airport and JR Namba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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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 41 min.

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What companies run services between Nara, Japan and Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Nara to Shirahama every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, Meiko Bus operates a bus from Nara to Shirahama every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 and the journey takes 3 h 8 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Meiko Bus
Website
meikobus.jp
Bus from JR Namba to Toretore-ichiba
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
meikobus.jp

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