Hiroshima to Kyoto by bus, train

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From Hiroshima to Kyoto by bus

06:25
Hiroshima
13:25
Kyoto
7h
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06:25
Hiroshima
13:25
Kyoto
7h
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09:45
Hiroshima
16:35
Kyoto
6h 50m
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09:45
Hiroshima
16:35
Kyoto
6h 50m
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09:45
Hiroshima
16:35
Kyoto
6h 50m
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09:45
Hiroshima
16:30
Kyoto
6h 45m
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09:45
Hiroshima
16:30
Kyoto
6h 45m
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09:45
Hiroshima
16:35
Nagaokakyo Oyamazaki, Kyoto
6h 50m
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16:45
Hiroshima
23:15
Kyoto
6h 30m
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16:45
Hiroshima
23:15
Kyoto
6h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Nagaokakyo Oyamazaki, Kyoto
7h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Nagaokakyo Oyamazaki, Kyoto
7h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Nagaokakyo Oyamazaki, Kyoto
7h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Nagaokakyo Oyamazaki, Kyoto
7h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Kyoto
7h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Kyoto
7h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Kyoto
7h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Kyoto
7h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Kyoto
7h 30m
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22:55
Hiroshima
06:25
Nagaokakyo Oyamazaki, Kyoto
7h 30m
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23:10
Hiroshima
08:05
Kyoto
8h 55m
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23:10
Hiroshima
08:05
Kyoto
8h 55m
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23:55
Hiroshima
06:45
Kyoto
6h 50m
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23:55
Hiroshima
07:05
Kyoto
7h 10m
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From Hiroshima to Kyoto by train

06:00
Hiroshima
07:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
07:00
Hiroshima
08:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
08:00
Hiroshima
09:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
09:00
Hiroshima
10:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
10:00
Hiroshima
11:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
11:00
Hiroshima
12:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
12:00
Hiroshima
13:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
13:00
Hiroshima
14:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
14:00
Hiroshima
15:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
15:00
Hiroshima
16:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
16:00
Hiroshima
17:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
17:00
Hiroshima
18:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
18:00
Hiroshima
19:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
19:00
Hiroshima
20:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
20:00
Hiroshima
21:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
21:00
Hiroshima
22:30
Kyoto
1h 30m
22:00
Hiroshima
23:30
Kyoto
1h 30m

Hiroshima to Kyoto Schedule

Hiroshima to Kyoto Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Willer Express WL10 Express 06:25 – 13:25¥ 3,392
Nihon Highway Bus WL07 Express 09:45 – 16:35¥ 3,990
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 10:00 – 11:30¥ 13,988
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 12:00 – 13:30¥ 13,988
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 14:00 – 15:30¥ 13,988
Willer Express WL10 Express 16:45 – 23:15¥ 3,990
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 16:00 – 17:30¥ 13,988
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 18:00 – 19:30¥ 13,988
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 20:00 – 21:30¥ 13,988
Nihon Highway Bus WL07 Express 22:55 – 06:25¥ 3,990
Willer Express WL10 Express 23:10 – 08:05¥ 5,094
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 22:00 – 23:30¥ 13,988

Popular Routes in Japan

How to get from Hiroshima to Kyoto

When you want to get from Hiroshima to Kyoto, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about JPY 13,988. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 3,990.

How far is Hiroshima from Kyoto?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Hiroshima to Kyoto. Your trip will be a total of 219 miles (351 km). The flying distance is 230 miles (370 km).

How long does it take to get from Hiroshima to Kyoto?

The travel time from Hiroshima to Kyoto can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 9 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Hiroshima to Kyoto?

The cost of the trip from Hiroshima to Kyoto varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Willer Express WL10: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 3,990 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as JPY 13,988.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Hiroshima to Kyoto:

  • Bus tickets - JPY 3,990 to JPY 6,290;
  • Train tickets - JPY 13,988 to JPY 13,988;

How many trips per day are there between Hiroshima and Kyoto?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 17 trains per day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 06:25 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:55. There are 9 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Hiroshima to Kyoto is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Hiroshima to Kyoto

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Hiroshima to Kyoto? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 1000 decided to go for a bus.