A relaxing journey of history connecting Osaka, Nara and KyotoA relaxing journey of history connecting Osaka, Nara and Kyoto

Sightseeing Limited Express -AONIYOSHI-Sightseeing Limited Express -AONIYOSHI-

Take a train to experience 1,300 years of history and culture, and enjoy the attractions of Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto.Take a train to experience 1,300 years of history and culture, and enjoy the attractions of Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto.

Sightseeing Limited Express -AONIYOSHI- Comfort of connecting the three cities Premium journey that allows you to enjoy even your time on the train A space that allows you to feel Japanese culture

Railway Network

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車内のご案内

  • Cars No. 1, 3 and 4   Twin seats
    All seats are arranged in a two-column (1+1) style, providing lots of space and comfort.
    The seats, custom-built by a furniture manufacturer, have a special design befitting the Sightseeing Limited Express.
  • Car No. 2   Salon seats
    Group seats for 3 or 4 passengers. Each seating booth is separated from the aisle by partitions to create a semi-compartment-style private space.
    The aisle is decorated with arches to create a sense of luxury.
  • Car No. 4   Library
    You can freely browse books about the railway lines.
    Sofa seats are provided in the library space so that you can read books comfortably and calmly.
    It is like a hotel lobby, where you can spend a moment forgetting that you are on a train.

Sales counter (Car No. 2)

At the sales counter, a dedicated attendant sells sweets made from Nara Prefecture products, original goods only available on the train, soft drinks, snacks and other items.

In-vehicle facilities

  • Wi-Fi service

    Internet connection service via wireless LAN is available on board.

  • Luggage compartment

    Cars No. 1, 3 and 4 are equipped with a luggage compartment for large carry-on bags and other items, allowing passengers with large luggage to board with peace of mind.

  • Restroom

    The restroom in Car No. 3 is barrier-free and can be used by anyone without worry.

Train composition

  • Car No. 4 (capacity: 28 people)

    Car No. 4 (capacity: 28 people)

  • Car No. 3 (capacity: 20 people)

    Car No. 3 (capacity: 20 people)

  • Car No. 2 (capacity: 12 people)

    Car No. 2 (capacity: 12 people)

  • Car No. 1 (capacity: 24 people)

    Car No. 1 (capacity: 24 people)

Timetable / Fare

Timetable (operates 6 days a week)

① Osaka-Namba around 9:20 →
(Kintetsu-Nara) → Kyoto around 10:50
  Weekdays Saturdays and holidays
Osaka-Namba (A01) 9:22 9:32
Osaka-Uehommachi (A03/D03) 9:25 9:35
Tsuruhashi (A04/D04) 9:28 9:38
Kintetsu-Nara (A28) 9:58 10:07
Kintetsu-Nara (A28) 10:09 10:13
Yamato-Saidaiji (A26/B26) 10:15 10:20
Kyoto (B01) 10:50 10:49

* Only arrival and departure times at major stations are described.

② Kyoto around 11:20 →
Kintetsu-Nara around 11:55
  Weekdays Saturdays and holidays
Kyoto (B01) 11:20 11:20
Yamato-Saidaiji (A26/B26) 11:50 11:50
Kintetsu-Nara (A28) 11:55 11:55

* Only arrival and departure times at major stations are described.

③ Kintetsu-Nara around 12:10 →
Kyoto around 12:45
  Weekdays Saturdays and holidays
Kintetsu-Nara (A28) 12:10 12:10
Yamato-Saidaiji (A26/B26) 12:15 12:15
Kyoto (B01) 12:45 12:45

* Only arrival and departure times at major stations are described.

④ Kyoto around 13:20 →
Kintetsu-Nara around 13:55
  Weekdays Saturdays and holidays
Kyoto (B01) 13:20 13:20
Yamato-Saidaiji (A26/B26) 13:49 13:49
Kintetsu-Nara (A28) 13:55 13:54

* Only arrival and departure times at major stations are described.

⑤ Kintetsu-Nara around 14:10 →
Kyoto around 14:45
  Weekdays Saturdays and holidays
Kintetsu-Nara (A28) 14:10 14:10
Yamato-Saidaiji (A26/B26) 14:15 14:15
Kyoto (B01) 14:45 14:45

* Only arrival and departure times at major stations are described.

⑥ Kyoto around 15:20 →
(Kintetsu-Nara) → Osaka-Namba around 16:40
  Weekdays Saturdays and holidays
Kyoto (B01) 15:20 15:20
Yamato-Saidaiji (A26/B26) 15:51 15:51
Kintetsu-Nara (A28) 15:56 15:56
Kintetsu-Nara (A28) 16:02 16:03
Tsuruhashi (A04/D04) 16:34 16:33
Osaka-Uehommachi (A03/D03) 16:36 16:36
Osaka-Namba (A01) 16:40 16:39

* Only arrival and departure times at major stations are described.

Fare * The fare described is limited to “AONIYOSHI”.

When 2 people use Twin seats or When 3 or 4 people use Salon seats 

When 2 people use Twin seats or When 3 or 4 people use Salon seats

Osaka-Namba ↔ Kyoto
Osaka-Namba ↔ Kintetsu-Nara
Kintetsu-Nara ↔ Kyoto

When 1 person uses Twin seats

When 1 person uses Twin seats

Osaka-Namba ↔ Kyoto
Osaka-Namba ↔ Kintetsu-Nara
Kintetsu-Nara ↔ Kyoto

Reservations / Purchases

Limited Express tickets can be reserved/purchased online or
at a Kintetsu station ticket counter.

How to make a reservation/purchase online

Applications are accepted through the Kintetsu Railway Reservation for Limited Express (Ticketless Service).

Kintetsu Railway Reservation for Limited Express (Ticketless Service)Kintetsu Railway Reservation for Limited Express (Ticketless Service)

How to make a reservation/purchase at a Kintetsu station

Limited express tickets can be purchased at major stations marked with a sign for limited express ticket offices on the right.

特急券売り場 Limited Express Tickets