There are 4 ways to get from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi by train, bus, tram, ferry, car ferry or car

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Train  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Imabari Ltd Exp Shiokaze

¥8961 - ¥11957

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Car ferry, drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the car ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama
  2. Drive from Matsuyama to Imabari-shi

¥4176 - ¥4510

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Bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima Airport to Fukuyama-hongo
  3. Take the bus from Fukuyama-hongo to Kurushima Strait

¥7518 - ¥7918

Tram, ferry, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the tram from Hondori to Hiroshima Port(Ujina)
  2. Take the ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama
  3. Take the train from Takahama(Ehime) to Komachi
  4. Take the train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Imabari

¥8970 - ¥10520

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥4100 - ¥4600 and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥4100 - ¥4600 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Imabari via Okayama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Imabari-shi is 63 km.

The best way to get from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi without a car is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs ¥8500 - ¥12000.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi, including transfers.

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Hiroshima to Imabari-shi train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Hiroshima station.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs ¥8500 - ¥12000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥7500 - ¥8000 and takes 4h 22m.

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Hiroshima to Imabari-shi train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Imabari station.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Imabari-shi. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi.
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  • Distance: 62.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 37m

What companies run services between Hiroshima, Japan and Imabari-shi, Japan?

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi via Okayama in around 3h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hiroshima to Imabari-shi via Hiroshima Airport, Fukuyama-hongo, and Kurushima Strait in around 4h 22m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Okayama to Imabari
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Imabari
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2200
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Tram from Hondori to Hiroshima Port(Ujina)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥160 - ¥260
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Train from Takahama(Ehime) to Komachi
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Imabari
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1340
Schedules at
hij.airport.jp
Chugoku Bus
Phone
084-953-5391
Website
chugokubus.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Airport to Fukuyama-hongo
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥1310
Schedules at
chugokubus.jp
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Bus from Fukuyama-hongo to Kurushima Strait
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥3168
Schedules at
translate.googleusercontent.com
Ferry operators
Setonaikaikisen
Phone
082-253-1212
Email
info@setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Website
setonaikaikisen.co.jp
Ferry from Hiroshima Port to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥7100
Schedules at
setonaikaikisen.co.jp

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