Travel from Takayama to Nara

Bus or train from Takayama to Nara?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Takayama to Nara 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 27 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Nouhi Bus operates a bus from Takayama to Nara 4 times a day. Tickets cost $43 and the journey takes 4 h 7 min. Kintetsu Railways also services this route hourly.

How to get from Takayama to Nara

From Takayama train to Nagoya, train to Kyoto, then train to Yamatosaidaiji. 3 h 57 min ¥10616. From Takayama Bus Terminal bus to Kyoto then train to Shinomiya(Nara). 5 h 33 min ¥5364. From Takayama Bus Terminal bus to Meitetsu Nagoya then bus to Kintetsu Nara Station. 6 h ¥5526. From Takayama drive to Nara. 3 h 34 min ¥4083.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $80 - $112
      • Duration: 3 h 57 min
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      • Duration: 5 h 33 min
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      • Duration: 3 h 34 min
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