Directions from Nara to Tanabe

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Recommended option

Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Yamatosaidaiji to Shintanabe Kintetsu Kyoto/Kashihara Exp / ...

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nara to Tanabe 11.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Tanabe 11.9 miles

$2 - $3

Walk  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Walk from Nara to Tanabe 11.5 miles

What companies run services between Nara, Japan and Tanabe, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan?

Kintetsu Railways operates a train from Nara to Tanabe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 15 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Train from Nara to Kyotanabe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Nara to Tanabe
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Tokyo MK Taxi
+81 50-3786-6001
Kokusai Kogyo
+81 120-5931-08
Sakura Taxi
+81 6-6452-0055

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nara and Tanabe is 16 km. The road distance is 19 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nara to Tanabe is to drive which costs ¥220 - ¥330 and takes 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Nara to Tanabe is to train which takes 15 min and costs ¥270 - ¥370.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yamatosaidaiji and arriving at Shintanabe. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

The train from Yamatosaidaiji to Shintanabe takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.