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There are 5 ways to get from Nara to Umeda by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Kintetsu Railways  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Shinomiya(Nara) to Osaka-Namba Kintetsu Nara Rapid Exp / ...

$6 - $8

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Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Nara to Osaka JR Yamatoji Rapid Service / ...

$7 - $10

Bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Nara City Hall to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Airport to Osaka Daiichi Hotel

$19 - $27

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nara to Umeda 20.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Umeda 20.1 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Nara to Umeda is to drive which costs ¥380 - ¥600 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nara to Umeda is to taxi which costs ¥11000 - ¥13000 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nara to Umeda. However, there are services departing from Nara City Hall and arriving at Osaka Daiichi Hotel via Osaka Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nara and arriving at Osaka. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Nara and Umeda is 28 km. The road distance is 32.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nara to Umeda without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs ¥600 - ¥950.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Nara to Umeda, including transfers.

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Nara to Umeda bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, depart from Nara City Hall station.

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Nara to Umeda train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Nara station.

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The best way to get from Nara to Umeda is to train which takes 48 min and costs ¥600 - ¥950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥2100 - ¥3000 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Nara to Umeda.
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  • Distance: 17.6 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Nara, Japan and Umeda, Ōsaka, Japan?

Kintetsu Railways operates a train from Nara to Umeda every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nara to Umeda via Osaka Itami Airport and Osaka Airport in around 1 h 57 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 Nara to Osaka
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Nara City Hall to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Airport to Osaka Daiichi Hotel
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Nara to Umeda
Ave. Duration
21 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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Nara to Umeda bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Osaka Daiichi Hotel station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nara to Umeda is 32 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Nara to Umeda.

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There are 2669+ hotels available in Umeda. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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