Getting to Nara Palace Site Historical Park

Getting to Nara Palace Site Historical Park

Directions from nearby train stations

  • The park is a 10-minute walk from the South Exit of Kintetsu Yamato-Saidaiji Station.
  • From JR Nara Station or Kintetsu Nara Station, take a Nara Kotsu bus bound for Saidaiji Kitaguchi and get off at either the Heijokyu-ato or Sakicho stop.

*Free shuttle bus service will be available from Kintetsu Yamato-Saidaiji Station and JR Nara Station during celebrations of 1300th Anniversary of Nara Heijo-kyo Capital (April 24 to November 7, 2010).

Public transportation from more distant locations

From Tokyo and Yokohama

Tokyo → (approx. 2 hr. 20 min. by Shinkansen bullet train) Kyoto → (approx. 43 min. by Miyakoji Rapid Service) JR Nara
Kyoto → [Yamato-Saidaiji] → Kintetsu Nara (approx. 35 min. by Kintetsu limited express)

From Nagoya

Nagoya → (approx. 40 min. by Shinkansen bullet train) Kyoto → (approx. 43 min. by Miyakoji Rapid Service) JR Nara
Nagoya → (Kintetsu Line) Yamato-Yagi → [Yamato-Saidaiji] → Kintetsu Nara (approx. 2 hr. 35 min. by Kintetsu limited express)
With changes at Yamato-Yagi and Yamato-Saidaiji

From Hakata and Osaka

Hakata → (approx. 2 hr. 28 min. by Shinkansen bullet train) Shin-Osaka
Shin-Osaka → (approx. 4 min. by JR service) Osaka → (approx. 46 min. by Yamatoji Rapid Service) JR Nara
Osaka → (approx. 15 min. by Osaka Loop Line service) Tsuruhashi → (approx. 28 min. by Kintetsu express) Yamato-Saidaiji
Shin-Osaka → (approx. 15 min. by subway service) Namba → (approx. 35 min. by Kintetsu rapid express) Yamato-Saidaiji

From Kansai International Airport

Kansai International Airport → (approx. 1 hr. 25 min. by shuttle bus) Kintetsu/JR Nara
Kansai International Airport → (approx. 38 min. by Nankai Rapi:t) Namba → (approx. 35 min. by Kintetsu rapid express) Yamato-Saidaiji
Kansai International Airport → (approx. 33 min. by Haruka limited express) Tennoji → (approx. 33 min. by Yamatoji Rapid Service) JR Nara

From Osaka International Airport (Itami)

Osaka International Airport → (approx. 1 hr. by shuttle bus) Kintetsu/JR Nara
Osaka International Airport → (approx. 30 min. by shuttle bus) → Osaka-Uehommachi → [Yamato-Saidaiji] → Kintetsu Nara (approx. 35 min. by rapid express)

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