There are 3 ways to get from Himeji Station to Itsuku Shima by train, car ferry, bus or car

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

Train, car ferry  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Hiroshima Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$59 - $82

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Himeji Station to Miyajimaguchi
  2. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$30 - $43

1 alternative option

Train, bus, car ferry  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Okayama
  2. Take the bus from Okayama to Shinhakushima
  3. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$38 - $55

Questions & Answers

The distance between Himeji Station and Itsuku Shima is 227 km.

The best way to get from Himeji Station to Itsuku Shima without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 2 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Himeji Station to Itsuku Shima, including transfers.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Itsuku Shima. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Himeji Station to Itsuku Shima.
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  • Distance: 141.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

What companies run services between Himeji Station, Japan and Itsuku Shima, Hiroshima, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Himeji Station to Miyajima. However, you can take the train to Hiroshima, take the train to Miyajimaguchi, then take the car ferry to Miyajima. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Himeji Station to Miyajima via Okayama, Shinhakushima, Shin-Hakushima, and Miyajimaguchi in around 5 h 19 min.

Train operators
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 Himeji to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Shinhakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Ferry operators
Miyajima Ferry
Website
jr-miyajimaferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
jr-miyajimaferry.co.jp

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