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

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Train Kintetsu Railways  •  1 h 31 min

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

$8 - $10

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Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  1 h 36 min

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

$9 - $13

Bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Hotel New Hankyu to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Tenri

$33 - $36

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka to Tenri 25.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Tenri 25.8 miles

$4 - $7

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka to Tenri. However, there are services departing from Hotel New Hankyu and arriving at Tenri via Kansai Airport Terminal 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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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 36 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Tenri is 33 km. The road distance is 41.2 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Tenri without a car is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Osaka to Tenri, including transfers.

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Osaka to Tenri bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, depart from Hotel New Hankyu station.

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Osaka to Tenri train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Osaka station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Tenri is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 24 min.

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Osaka to Tenri bus services, operated by Nara Kotsu, arrive at Tenri station.

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Osaka to Tenri train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Nagara station.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Tenri.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Tenri via Namba(Subway), Osaka-Namba, and Yamatosaidaiji in around 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka to Tenri via Kansai Airport Terminal 1 in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Kintetsu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka-Namba to Yamatosaidaiji
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Yamatosaidaiji to Tenri
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Nara
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Hotel New Hankyu to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Tenri
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka to Tenri
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Tenri is 41 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Osaka to Tenri.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Tenri. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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