There are 4 ways to get from Hiroshima to Iya Valley by train, bus 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  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Oboke Ltd Exp Nanpu

$106 - $147

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Oboke Ltd Exp Nanpu

$85 - $120

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Takamatsuchuo IC BT
  2. Take the bus from Takamatsu Chuo Interchange Bus Terminal to Otoyo

$167 - $197

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Iya Valley 169.5 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hiroshima and Iya Valley is 137 km. The road distance is 271.3 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Hiroshima to Iya Valley without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Hiroshima to Iya Valley, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Hiroshima to Iya Valley is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 51 min.

Mode details

Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Iya Valley is 271 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Hiroshima to Iya Valley.

Get driving directions

There are 14+ hotels available in Iya Valley. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Iya Valley.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Hiroshima, Japan and Iya Valley, Japan?

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Iya Valley via Okayama and Oboke in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hiroshima to Iya Valley via Takamatsuchuo IC BT, Takamatsu Chuo Interchange Bus Terminal, and Otoyo in around 5 h 51 min.

Train operators
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
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Takamatsuchuo IC BT
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Takamatsu Chuo Interchange Bus Terminal to Otoyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.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.