There are 4 ways to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nara by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kintetsu Nara Station

$19

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Shinimamiya JR Kansai Airport Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Shinimamiya to Nara JR Yamatoji Rapid Service / ...

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nara 48.8 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nara 48.8 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nara is to drive which costs ¥900 - ¥1400 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nara is to taxi which costs ¥25000 - ¥31000 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) and Nara is 58 km. The road distance is 78 km.

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The bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kintetsu Nara Station takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 and arriving at Kintetsu Nara Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nara. However, there are services departing from Kansai Airport and arriving at Nara via Shinimamiya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX), Japan and Nara, Japan?

Nara Kotsu operates a bus from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nara hourly. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nara via Shinimamiya in around 2 h 1 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 Kansai Airport to Shinimamiya
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinimamiya to Nara
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kintetsu Nara Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka Kansai Airport (KIX) to Nara
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0818
Website
kobesogo.co.jp
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp

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