There are 4 ways to get from Nara to Universal Studios Japan by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$8 - $11

Cheapest option

Train Kintetsu Railways  •  1 h 10 min

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

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nara to Universal Studios Japan 26 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Universal Studios Japan 26 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between Nara, Japan and Universal Studios Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Nara to Universal Studios Japan every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nara to Nishikujo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nara to Universal Studios Japan
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nara and Universal Studios Japan is 34 km. The road distance is 42 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nara to Universal Studios Japan is to drive which costs ¥480 - ¥700 and takes 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Nara to Universal Studios Japan is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs ¥14000 - ¥17000.

No, there is no direct train from Nara to Universal Studios Japan. However, there are services departing from Nara and arriving at Sakurajima via Nishikujo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Nara to Universal Studios Japan, including transfers.