There are 4 ways to get from Nara to Yoshino by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Nara to Sakurai(Nara) JR Manyo Mahoroba
  2. Take a taxi from Sakurai(Nara) to Yoshino

$58 - $69

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kashiharajingumae Kintetsu Kashihara Local / ...
  2. Take the train from Kashiharajingumae to Yoshinojingu Kintetsu Ltd Exp / ...

$31 - $38

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nara to Yoshino 25.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Nara to Yoshino 25.1 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The distance between Nara and Yoshino is 33 km. The road distance is 40.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nara to Yoshino without a car is to train and taxi which takes 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Nara to Yoshino, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nara to Yoshino is 40 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Nara to Yoshino.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Yoshino. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nara to Yoshino.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Nara, Japan and Yoshino, Nara-ken, Japan?

You can take a train from Nara to Yoshino via Kashiharajingumae and Yoshinojingu in around 1 h 50 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 Sakurai(Nara)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yamatosaidaiji to Kashiharajingumae
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kashiharajingumae to Yoshinojingu
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sakurai(Nara) to Yoshino
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65

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