Select from 4 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Kintetsu Kyoto Exp

$99 - $136

Cheapest option

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. HND - UKB

$77 - $285

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  8 h 55 min

$79 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. 298.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. HND - ITM

$89 - $339

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 14 min

  1. NRT - ITM

$130 - $475

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Nara via Kyoto in around 3 h 43 min.

Airlines
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
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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
Kintetsu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shinomiya(Nara)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka-Namba to Ikoma
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kintetsu Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka-Namba to Ikoma
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sannomiya(Jr) to Osaka
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nara Kotsu
Website
narakotsu.co.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kintetsu Nara
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
narakotsu.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

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

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

The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Nara-ken is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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 3 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Tokyo to Nara-ken, including transfers.