There are 8 ways to get from Shinjuku to Nara park by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Shinagawa to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Kintetsunara Kintetsu Kyoto Exp / ...

$102 - $150

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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Nagoya Sasashima-raibu Station
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kintetsu Nara Station

$54 - $66

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Night bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the night bus from Shinjuku to Nara

$144

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Nara park 295.7 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Osaka-Namba to Kintetsunara

$91 - $335

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
  3. Take the train from Osaka-Namba to Kintetsunara

$78 - $281

Metro, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the Metro from Shinjuku-Sanchome to Tokyo
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  3. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM
  4. Take the train from Osaka-Namba to Kintetsunara

$133 - $472

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nagoya (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto
  3. Take the train from Kyoto to Kintetsunara

$113 - $311

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shinjuku to Nara park station. However, there are services departing from Basuta Shinjuku and arriving at Kintetsu Nara Station via Meitetsu Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Shinjuku to Nara park. However, there are services departing from Shin-Okubo and arriving at Kintetsunara via Shinagawa and Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Shinjuku and Nara park is 369 km. The road distance is 473.2 km.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Nara park without a car is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Shinjuku to Nara park, including transfers.

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Shinjuku to Nara park bus services, operated by Willer Travel, depart from Basuta Shinjuku station.

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Shinjuku to Nara park train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shinagawa station.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Nara park is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Shinjuku to Nara park bus services, operated by Meitetsu Bus, arrive at Kintetsu Nara Station.

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Map of how to get from Shinjuku to Nara park.
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  • Distance: 230.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan and Nara park, Japan?

You can take a train from Shinjuku to Nara park via Shinagawa, Kyoto, and Kintetsunara in around 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shinjuku to Nara park via Nagoya Sasashima-raibu Station, Meitetsu Nagoya, and Kintetsu Nara Station in around 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Kintetsu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kintetsunara
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka-Namba to Kintetsunara
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Tokyo Metro
Website
tokyometro.jp
Subway from Shinjuku-Sanchome to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Nagoya Sasashima-raibu Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kintetsu Nara Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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Shinjuku to Nara park train services, operated by Kintetsu Railways, arrive at Kintetsunara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shinjuku to Nara park is 473 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Shinjuku to Nara park.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Airport.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Nara park. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shinjuku to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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