Travel from Tokyo to Nara-State

Train, bus or fly from Tokyo to Nara (State)?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Nara-shi every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Kintetsu Railways also services this route hourly. Alternatively, JR East Group operates a bus from Tokyo to Nara-shi every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 7 h 52 min. Kintetsu Railways also services this route hourly.

How to get from Tokyo to Nara (State)

From Tokyo train to Kyoto then train to Shinomiya(Nara). 3 h 43 min ¥13298. From Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit bus to Kyoto Fukakusa, walk to Takeda(Kyoto), then train to Shinomiya(Nara). 9 h 18 min ¥6553. From Tokyo Metro to Basuta Shinjuku, night bus to Kintetsunara, then train to Shinomiya(Nara). 8 h 55 min ¥8737. From Tokyo drive to Nara-shi. 5 h 2 min ¥6801. From Tokyo train to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Osaka airport, bus to JR Namba Station, walk to Osaka-Namba, then train to Ikoma. 3 h 56 min ¥14058. From Tokyo train to Hamamatsucho, Monorail to Tokyo Haneda airport, fly to Osaka Kobe airport, train to Sannomiya(Jr), train to Nishiumeda, subway to Osaka-Namba, then train to Ikoma. 4 h 24 min ¥12839. From Tokyo train to Tokyo Narita airport, fly to Osaka airport, bus to JR Namba Station, walk to Osaka-Namba, then train to Ikoma. 4 h 30 min ¥21501.

Operators from Tokyo to Nara (State)

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Japan Railways ShinkansenJapan Railways Shinkansen
Kintetsu RailwaysKintetsu Railways
JR East GroupJR East Group
Tokyo MetroTokyo Metro
Nara KotsuNara Kotsu
Japan Railways (JR)Japan Railways (JR)
Tokyo MonorailTokyo Monorail
All Nippon AirwaysAll Nippon Airways
Japan AirlinesJapan Airlines
OKK Airport BusOKK Airport Bus
Skymark AirlinesSkymark Airlines
Port LinerPort Liner
Osaka SubwayOsaka Subway
Narita Express (N'EX)Narita Express (N'EX)
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      • One-Way approx: USD $99 - $136
      • Duration: 3 h 43 min
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      5 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
      • One-Way approx: USD $89 - $332
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      6 Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
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      7 Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka
      • One-Way approx: USD $130 - $468
      • Duration: 4 h 30 min
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