There are 8 ways to get from Sendai to Nagoya by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Tokyo Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$148 - $209

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Night bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Sendai to Nagoya Kintetsu BC

$80 - $95

6 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
  2. Take the bus from Buster Shinjuku to Sakae

$96

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Sendai to Nagoya 441.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Sendai to Nagoya  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Sendai (SDJ) to Nagoya (NGO) SDJ - NGO

$152 - $306

Train to Morioka, fly to Nagoya  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hanamaki
  2. Fly from Morioka (HNA) to Nagoya (NKM) HNA - NKM

$206 - $269

Fly Sendai to Osaka, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sendai (SDJ) to Osaka (ITM) SDJ - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya

$135 - $679

Bus to Yamagata, fly to Nagoya  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
  2. Fly from Yamagata (GAJ) to Nagoya (NKM) GAJ - NKM

$122 - $369

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Sendai and arriving at Nagoya Kintetsu BC. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sendai to Nagoya. However, there are services departing from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) and arriving at Nagoya via Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Sendai and Nagoya is 492 km. The road distance is 706.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Nagoya without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Sendai to Nagoya, including transfers.

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Sendai to Nagoya bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Sendai Station.

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Sendai to Nagoya train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) station.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Nagoya is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Sendai Airport to Nagoya Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Sendai to Nagoya bus services, operated by JR Bus Kanto, arrive at Sakae station.

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Map of how to get from Sendai to Nagoya.
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  • Distance: 307.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Sendai, Miyagi, Japan and Nagoya, Japan?

You can take a train from Sendai to Nagoya via Tokyo in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sendai to Nagoya via Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo and Buster Shinjuku in around 12 h 57 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Sendai to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Sendai to Osaka via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sendai to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Morioka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Flights from Yamagata to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Flights from Sendai to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Tokyo to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Shin-Hanamaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Shin-Osaka to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Miyako Kotsu
Website
miyakou.co.jp
Night bus from Sendai to Nagoya Kintetsu BC
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
miyakou.co.jp
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Sendai to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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Sendai to Nagoya train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Nagoya station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sendai to Nagoya is 707 km. It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to drive from Sendai to Nagoya.

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Ibex Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Sendai Airport to Nagoya Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Sendai to Sendai Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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