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

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Train  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Shinomiya(Nara) Kintetsu Kyoto Exp

$105 - $140

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Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kobe, train  •  4h 37m

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

$75 - $274

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kintetsu Nara

$78 - $79

Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Nara 298.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami, train  •  3h 43m

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

$89 - $331

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka Itami  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NRT - ITM

$130 - $467

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The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Nara-ken is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8500 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Nara-ken is to fly and train which costs ¥10000 - ¥38000 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Nara-ken. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Shinomiya(Nara) via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 47m.

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The distance between Tokyo and Nara-ken is 374 km. The road distance is 477 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Nara-ken without a car is to train which takes 3h 47m and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Tokyo to Nara-ken, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Nara-ken train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Tokyo station.

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

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Tokyo to Nara-ken train services, operated by Kintetsu Railways, arrive at Shinomiya(Nara) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Nara-ken is 477 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Tokyo to Nara-ken.

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  • Distance: 233.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Nara via Kyoto in around 3h 47m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami via Sendai
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Kintetsu Railways
Website
kintetsu.co.jp
Train from Kyoto to Shinomiya(Nara)
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka-Namba to Ikoma
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Kobe-Sannomiya(Hankyu) to Umeda(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kintetsu Nara
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
narakotsu.co.jp

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

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There are 206+ hotels available in Nara-ken. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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