There are 5 ways to get from Osaka to Nagoya by train, bus or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$47 - $67

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Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Ōsaka (Station) to Nagoya (Station)

$19 - $30

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Train Kintetsu Limited Express  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka-Namba to Kintetsunagoya Kintetsu Ltd Exp

$35 - $50

Train, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Yodoyabashi to Shichijo Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kyōto to Meitetsu Bus Centre

$30 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Nagoya 110.1 miles

$18 - $27

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ōsaka (Station) station and arriving at Nagoya (Station) station. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Osaka-Namba and arriving at Kintetsunagoya. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Nagoya is 139 km. The road distance is 176.2 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Nagoya without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Osaka to Nagoya, including transfers.

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Osaka to Nagoya bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Ōsaka (Station).

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Osaka to Nagoya train services, operated by Kintetsu Limited Express, depart from Osaka-Namba station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Nagoya is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Osaka to Nagoya bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Nagoya (Station).

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Osaka to Nagoya train services, operated by Kintetsu Limited Express, arrive at Kintetsunagoya station.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Nagoya.
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  • Distance: 86.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between Osaka, Japan and Nagoya, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Osaka to Nagoya every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, Willer Travel operates a bus from Osaka to Nagoya hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Ōsaka (Station) to Nagoya (Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kyōto to Meitetsu Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Nagoya is 176 km. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Osaka to Nagoya.

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There are 237+ hotels available in Nagoya. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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