There are 9 ways to get from Shinjuku to Nara park by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Okubo to Shinagawa
  2. Take the train from Shinagawa to Kyoto
  3. Take the train from Kyoto to Kintetsunara

$109 - $159

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the night bus from Shinjuku to Nara

$55

7 alternative options

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

$58

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Shinjuku to Nara park 295.7 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 41 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  •  6 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 to Nara

$82 - $284

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Shin-Okubo to Nippori
  2. Take the train from Nippori 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 - $468

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, bus, train  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tokushima (TKS) HND - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Kousoku Maiko
  3. Take the train from Maiko to Osaka
  4. Take the train from Osaka to Nara

$168 - $498

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  6 h 11 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

$118 - $318

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shinjuku to Nara park is to night bus which costs ¥6226 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shinjuku to Nara park is to fly and train which costs ¥10000 - ¥38000 and takes 4 h 41 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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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Shinjuku to Nara park, including transfers.

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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 4 h 44 min.

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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 4 h 44 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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
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 Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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 (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Okubo to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Nara
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Okubo to Nippori
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Maiko to Osaka
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinagawa to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kintetsunara
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keisei Skyliner
Website
keisei.co.jp
Train from Nippori to Narita Airport Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
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
$36
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Shinjuku to Nara
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Kousoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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