How to get to Hiroshima

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Shinkansen Train

The best way to get to Hiroshima is to use the Shinkansen on the Sanyo line. The line runs from Hakata (in the west) to Shin-Osaka. Some trains also continue to Kyoto.
A one-way ticket from Kyoto costs from 10770 Yen (non-reserved seat). The train from Kyoto takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes.
From Tokyo, on the other hand, the ticket costs from 18380 Yen (non-reserved seat) and the train takes from 3 hours 55 minutes (Nozomi) to over 5 hours (Hikari with a change at Shin-Osaka).

Hiroshima Sta Shinkansen entrance

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Night buses

The night bus from Tokyo takes about 12 hours and costs from 5900 yen with the Willer Express company.


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ANA and Japan Airlines connect Hiroshima with Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. The average flight costs 31000 Yen, but you can also find tickets for 15000 Yen. The flight takes about 90 minutes. From the airport to the city there is a bus that for 1340 Yen takes you to the centre in 50 minutes.

Official website of Hiroshima Airport

Hiroshima airport japan

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