There are 2 ways to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 16 min

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

$50 - $75

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Drive  •  2 h 52 min

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

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle is to drive which costs ¥2800 - ¥4100 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle is to train which costs ¥6000 - ¥8500 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Himeji. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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

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The best way to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle without a car is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs ¥6000 - ¥8500.

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The train from Hiroshima to Himeji takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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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.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Himeji Castle. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima (Station) to Himeji Castle.
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  • Distance: 130.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 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 55 min.

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