Kobe to Hiroshima

Kobe to Hiroshima

  Oct 1, 2021, 22 trips (¥5,093 – ¥0)

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3h 51m Deps: 7:20

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Kobe to Hiroshima Schedule

Kobe to Hiroshima Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 07:12 - 09:21¥ 10,931
Shinki bus ZSK4 AC Seater 07:20 - 11:11¥ 5,093
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 09:06 - 10:19¥ 10,931
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 10:45 - 12:54¥ 10,931
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 13:15 - 14:28¥ 10,931
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 15:15 - 16:28¥ 10,931
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 16:45 - 18:54¥ 10,931
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 18:45 - 20:54¥ 10,931
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 20:15 - 21:28¥ 10,931

Transportation from Kobe to Hiroshima

  • Buses
    ¥ 5,094
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Kobe to Hiroshima

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

  • Flight
  • 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 Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about JPY 30,582. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 5,094.

How far is Kobe from Hiroshima?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kobe to Hiroshima. Your trip will be a total of 172 miles (276 km). The flying distance is 133 miles (213 km).

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

The travel time from Kobe to Hiroshima can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 14 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Kobe to Hiroshima varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Shinki bus ZSK4 (神姫観光バス): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 5,094 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as JPY 30,582.

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

  • Bus tickets - JPY 5,094 to JPY 5,094;
  • Train tickets - JPY 10,189 to JPY 10,964;
  • Plane tickets - JPY 20,931 to JPY 30,566;

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

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

  • Flights from Kobe to Hiroshima depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:20 - you can also take a bus as late as 07:20. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Kobe to Hiroshima. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is JPY 20,931.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Kobe to Hiroshima
All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Japan, Skymark Airlines, Star Flyer


Taking a bus from Kobe to Hiroshima 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.


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 Kobe to Hiroshima

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kobe to Hiroshima? 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:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.