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There are 3 ways to get from Himeji 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  •  2h 49m

  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  •  3h 18m

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

$30 - $43

1 alternative option

Train, bus, car ferry  •  5h 19m

  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 cheapest way to get from Himeji to Itsuku Shima is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥3400 - ¥4900 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Himeji to Itsuku Shima is to train and car ferry which costs ¥6500 - ¥9500 and takes 2h 49m.

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The distance between Himeji and Itsuku Shima is 227 km.

The best way to get from Himeji to Itsuku Shima without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 2h 49m and costs ¥6500 - ¥9500.

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

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There are 174+ hotels available in Itsuku Shima. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Himeji to Itsuku Shima.
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  • Distance: 142 miles
  • Duration: 2h 49m

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

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

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
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Okayama to Shinhakushima
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
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
10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
jr-miyajimaferry.co.jp

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