There are 3 ways to get from Hiroshima to Itsuku Shima by train, car ferry, ferry or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, car ferry  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Nishihiroshima to Miyajimaguchi JR Sanyo
  2. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$5 - $6

2 alternative options

Ferry  •  45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Motoyasu Pier Hiroshima to Miyajima

$18

Taxi, car ferry  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi
  2. Take the car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima

$59 - $69

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Motoyasu Pier Hiroshima and arriving at Miyajima. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Itsuku Shima is 19 km.

The best way to get from Hiroshima to Itsuku Shima without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from Hiroshima to Itsuku Shima, including transfers.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Itsuku Shima. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Itsuku Shima.
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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

There is no direct connection from Hiroshima to Miyajima. However, you can take the train to Miyajimaguchi then take the car ferry to Miyajima. Alternatively, Aqua-net Hiroshima operates a ferry from Hiroshima to Miyajima every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 45 min.

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 Nishihiroshima to Miyajimaguchi
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Ferry operators
Miyajima Ferry
Website
jr-miyajimaferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Miyajimaguchi to Miyajima
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
jr-miyajimaferry.co.jp
Aqua-net Hiroshima
Phone
082-240-5955
Website
aqua-net-h.co.jp
Ferry from Motoyasu Pier Hiroshima to Miyajima
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
aqua-net-h.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Hiroshima to Miyajimaguchi
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Hiroko Taxi
Phone
+81 82-291-3232
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Hiroshima Taxi
Phone
+81 82-292-2131
Website
hiroshimataxi.co.jp

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