There are 3 ways to get from Hiroshima to Himeji by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

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

$50 - $75

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Bus, night train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$48 - $75

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Himeji 152.6 miles

$25 - $40

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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 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Himeji is 211 km. The road distance is 244.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Himeji without a car is to train which takes 2 h 23 min and costs .

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

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Hiroshima to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Hiroshima station.

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Hiroshima to Himeji train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Himeji station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Himeji is 244 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Hiroshima to Himeji.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Himeji. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Himeji.
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  • Distance: 131.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hiroshima to Himeji 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 Hiroshima BC to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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