Tokyo to Hiroshima

Tokyo to Hiroshima

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Tokyo to Hiroshima Schedule

Tokyo to Hiroshima Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 06:00 - 10:19¥ 20,023
Japan Airlines Economy #JL25508:40 - 10:05$ 115.53
Shinkansen JR Central Unreserved seat 10:09 - 14:28¥ 18,931
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 12:09 - 16:28¥ 20,023
Shinkansen JR Central Unreserved seat 14:09 - 18:28¥ 18,931
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 17:09 - 21:28¥ 20,023
Shinkansen JR Central Unreserved seat 18:51 - 23:10¥ 18,931
Willer Express WL12 Express 20:00 - 09:15$ 38.11

Transportation from Tokyo to Hiroshima

How to get from Tokyo to Hiroshima

When you want to get from Tokyo 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 Flight. 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 149.03. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 38.49.

How far is Tokyo from Hiroshima?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Tokyo to Hiroshima. Your trip will be a total of 475 miles (764 km). The flying distance is 482 miles (774 km).

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

The travel time from Tokyo 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 Tokyo to Hiroshima?

The cost of the trip from Tokyo to Hiroshima varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Willer Express WL12: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 38.49 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 149.03.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 38.49 to USD 38.49;
  • Plane tickets - USD 92.18 to USD 117.50;
  • Train tickets - USD 140.90 to USD 149.02;

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 14 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Tokyo 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 USD 92.18.

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 Tokyo to Hiroshima
Japan Airlines, Spring Airlines Japan

Buses

Taking a bus from Tokyo 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.

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 Tokyo to Hiroshima

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

  • 70% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 30% users took a plane.
  • 1% Other