Kyoto to Hiroshima

Kyoto to Hiroshima

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Kyoto to Hiroshima Schedule

Kyoto to Hiroshima Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 07:41 - 12:46¥ 12,327
Shinkansen JR Central Unreserved seat 09:25 - 14:30¥ 11,309
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 11:02 - 16:07¥ 12,327
Shinkansen JR Central Green Car 12:02 - 17:07¥ 16,170
Shinkansen JR Central Green Car 14:02 - 19:07¥ 16,170
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 16:56 - 18:28¥ 12,092
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 19:56 - 21:28¥ 12,092
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 21:53 - 02:58¥ 12,327
Willer Express WL12 Express 23:05 - 07:20¥ 6,090

Transportation from Kyoto to Hiroshima

Facts about the transport from Kyoto to Hiroshima

Cheapest Transport$68
Fastest Transport1h 36m
Earliest Departure7:41 AM
Latest Departure9:53 PM
Departures per day55
Distance315 kilometers
Transport CompaniesKintetsu Bus ZKN1, Shinkansen JR Central

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How to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima

When you want to get from Kyoto to Hiroshima, 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 USD 106.87. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 67.53.

How far is Kyoto from Hiroshima?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kyoto to Hiroshima. Your trip will be a total of 196 miles (315 km). The flying distance is 202 miles (324 km).

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

The travel time from Kyoto to Hiroshima 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 Kyoto to Hiroshima?

The cost of the trip from Kyoto to Hiroshima varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Kintetsu Bus ZKN1: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 67.53 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 USD 106.87.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 67.53 to USD 67.53;
  • Train tickets - USD 73.78 to USD 106.87;

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 54 trains per day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 21:35 - you can also take a bus as late as 21:35. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Kyoto 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 Kyoto to Hiroshima

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kyoto 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:

  • 95% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 5% decided to go for a bus.