There are 4 ways to get from Osaka to Tenri by train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Kintetsu Railways  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kintetsunippombashi to Yamatosaidaiji Kintetsu Nara Rapid Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Yamatosaidaiji to Tenri Kintetsu Tenri Local / ...

$8 - $11

3 alternative options

Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Nara JR Yamatoji Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Nara to Nagara JR Manyo Mahoroba

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka to Tenri 25.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Tenri 25.8 miles

$4 - $7

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Tenri via Nippombashi, Kintetsunippombashi, and Yamatosaidaiji in around 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Kintetsu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kintetsunippombashi to Yamatosaidaiji
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Yamatosaidaiji to Tenri
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Nara
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nara to Nagara
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka to Tenri
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
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

How far is it from Osaka to Tenri?

The distance between Osaka and Tenri is 33 km. The road distance is 41 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Osaka to Tenri?

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Tenri is to drive which costs ¥460 - ¥700 and takes 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Osaka to Tenri?

The quickest way to get from Osaka to Tenri is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥17000.

Is there a direct train between Osaka and Tenri?

No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Tenri. However, there are services departing from Osaka and arriving at Nagara via Nara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Osaka to Tenri?

It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Osaka to Tenri, including transfers.