• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 3 ways to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle by train, bus, night train 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  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Himeji Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$50 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus, night train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Shinhakushima to Okayama
  2. Take the night train from Okayama to Himeji Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$49 - $76

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle 150.4 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle is to drive which costs ¥2800 - ¥4200 and takes 2 h 52 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle is to train which costs ¥6000 - ¥8500 and takes 2 h 44 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Himeji. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

More details

The distance between Hiroshima (Station) and Himeji Castle is 209 km. The road distance is 240.6 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle without a car is to train which takes 2 h 44 min and costs ¥6000 - ¥8500.

More details

The train from Hiroshima to Himeji takes 2 h 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Hiroshima station.

More details

Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Himeji station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle is 241 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle.

Get driving directions

There are 51+ hotels available in Himeji Castle. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 130.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Hiroshima (Station), Hiroshima, Japan and Himeji Castle, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Himeji
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $110
Night train from Okayama to Himeji
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Shinhakushima to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

Want to know more about travelling around Japan

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.