There are 4 ways to get from Umeda to Nara by train, taxi or car

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Train Japan Railways (JR)  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Nara JR Yamatoji Rapid Service / ...

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Train Kintetsu Railways  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka-Namba to Shinomiya(Nara) Kintetsu Nara Rapid Exp / ...

$6 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Umeda to Nara 20.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Umeda to Nara 20.3 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Osaka and arriving at Nara. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Umeda and Nara is 28 km. The road distance is 32.5 km.

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The best way to get from Umeda to Nara without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs .

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The train from Osaka to Nara takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Umeda to Nara train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Osaka station.

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Umeda to Nara train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Nara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Umeda to Nara is 32 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Umeda to Nara.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Nara. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17.6 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Umeda, Ōsaka, Japan and Nara, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Umeda to Nara every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 50 min.

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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Osaka to Nara
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Umeda to Nara
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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