Nara is best reached by train. Nara has two competing train stations : JR Nara Station , on the west side of the town centre, and the private Kintetsu-Nara Station in the city center. However, for those who are using the Kansai Pass, can save a lot by using the Kintetsu-Nara line.
By Kintetsu-Nara Line
Trains on the private Kintetsu-Nara line from from Osaka Namba Station arrive at the Kintetsu-Nara Station every 15min for journey of 30-40min. The station is located at the city center and easier to reach the sightseeing from here.
By JR Line