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There are 6 ways to get from Tokushima to Nara-ken by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Tokushima Daigaku-mae to Kousoku Maiko
  2. Take the train from Maiko to Osaka JR Kobe Local / ...

$41 - $48

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Bus JR Shikoku Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Tokushima Station to JR Namba

$37 - $39

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Bus Honshi Bus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Tokushima Daigaku-mae to Sannomiya Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Nara City Hall

$48 - $57

Bus Nankai Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Tokushima Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
  2. Take the bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to JR Nara Station

$55

Train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Tokushima to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
  2. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
  3. Take the train from Okayama to Kyoto

$76 - $105

Drive  •  1h 57m

  1. Drive from Tokushima to Nara 110.6 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Tokushima to Nara-ken is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3100 and takes 1h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokushima to Nara-ken is to drive which costs ¥2100 - ¥3100 and takes 1h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokushima to Nara-ken. However, there are services departing from Tokushima Daigaku-mae and arriving at Nara City Hall via Kobe Sannomiya Station and Osaka Itami Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokushima to Nara-ken. However, there are services departing from Tokushima and arriving at Shinomiya(Nara) via Takamatsu(Kagawa), Okayama and Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Tokushima and Nara-ken is 135 km. The road distance is 176.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tokushima to Nara-ken without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 30m and costs ¥4600 - ¥5500.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Tokushima to Nara-ken, including transfers.

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Tokushima to Nara-ken bus services, operated by Honshi Bus, depart from Tokushima Daigaku-mae station.

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Tokushima to Nara-ken train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Tokushima station.

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The best way to get from Tokushima to Nara-ken is to bus which takes 3h 58m and costs ¥4100 - ¥4400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥8500 - ¥12000 and takes 6h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Tokushima to Nara-ken.
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  • Distance: 84.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Tokushima, Japan and Nara-ken, Japan?

JR Shikoku Bus operates a bus from Tokushima to Nara every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $33 and the journey takes 3h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tokushima to Nara via Takamatsu(Kagawa), Okayama, and Kyoto in around 6h 21m.

Train operators
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 Maiko to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokushima to Takamatsu(Kagawa)
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Tokushima Daigaku-mae to Kousoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Tokushima Daigaku-mae to Sannomiya Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Tokushima Station to JR Namba
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Nara City Hall
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nankai Bus
Website
nankaibus.jp
Bus from Tokushima Station to Kansai Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
kate.co.jp
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to JR Nara Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kate.co.jp

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Tokushima to Nara-ken bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Nara City Hall station.

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Tokushima to Nara-ken train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kyoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokushima to Nara-ken is 177 km. It takes approximately 1h 57m to drive from Tokushima to Nara-ken.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Nara-ken. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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