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There are 7 ways to get from Busan to Hiroshima by ferry, train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Hiroshima Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$197 - $231

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Fly to Hiroshima, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Hiroshima (HIJ) PUS - HIJ
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima Bus Center

$78 - $423

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Ferry, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Hiroshima Bus Center

$174 - $177

Ferry Kampu Ferry, train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
  2. Take the train from Shimonoseki to Shin-Yamaguchi
  3. Take the train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hiroshima

$124 - $180

Ferry, drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Drive from Fukuoka to Hiroshima

$152 - $169

Fly to Fukuoka, train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Fukuoka (FUK) PUS - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Hiroshima

$132 - $428

Fly to Kita Kyushu, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) PUS - KKJ
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hiroshima

$243 - $678

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Hiroshima is to ferry and drive which costs ₩170,000 - ₩200,000 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Hiroshima is to fly and train which costs ₩150,000 - ₩490,000 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Busan and Hiroshima is 321 km.

The best way to get from Busan to Hiroshima without a car is to ferry and train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs ₩220,000 - ₩270,000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Busan to Hiroshima, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Gimhae Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Korean Air, Jeju Air and Air Busan offer flights from Gimhae Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Hiroshima. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Busan to Gimhae Airport is to subway which takes 2 min and costs ₩1,300 - ₩1,500.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Hiroshima.
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  • Distance: 200.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Hiroshima, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Busan to Hiroshima. However, you can take the ferry to Fukuoka, take the taxi to Hakata, then take the train to Hiroshima. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Busan to Hiroshima via Fukuoka and Hakata Bus Terminal in around 8 h 19 min.

Airlines
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Gimhae to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Gimhae to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Gimhae to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Gimhae to Hiroshima via Fukuoka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Gimhae to Hiroshima via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Gimhae to Hiroshima via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Gimhae to Hiroshima via Osaka Kansai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Gimhae to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Korea Express Air
Website
keair.co.kr
Flights from Gimhae to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Hiroshima via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air Seoul
Website
flyairseoul.com
Flights from Gimhae to Hiroshima via Incheon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Spring Airlines Japan
Website
en.ch.com
Flights from Gimhae to Hiroshima via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Kokura to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $65
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $95
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shimonoseki to Shin-Yamaguchi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hiroko Kanko
Phone
082-238-3355
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Hiroshima Bus Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
hiroko-group.co.jp
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Airport to Hiroshima Bus Center
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
hij.airport.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$80
Ferst Class
$111
Deluxe
$160
Suite
$249

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