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There are 6 ways to get from Hiroshima to Kenroku-en by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Kanazawa Ltd Exp Thunderbird

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Bus, train  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka Station Nishigawa Underpass
  2. Take the train from Osaka to Kanazawa Ltd Exp Thunderbird

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Nagoya Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kanazawa

Drive  •  6h 30m

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Kenroku-en 584 km

Bus to Hiroshima, fly  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
  2. Fly from Hiroshima (HIJ) to Komatsu (KMQ) HIJ - KMQ

Train to Fukuoka, fly  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Komatsu (KMQ) FUK - KMQ
Hiroshima → Kenroku-en
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  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kenroku-en is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kenroku-en is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kenroku-en is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0120-565653.

Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Kenroku-en is to drive which costs ¥7000 - ¥11000 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Kenroku-en is to train which costs ¥13000 - ¥22000 and takes 5h 2m.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Kenroku-en is 451 km. The road distance is 584 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Kenroku-en without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs ¥13000 - ¥22000.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Hiroshima to Kenroku-en, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hiroshima Airport to Komatsu Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Kenroku-en is 584 km. It takes approximately 6h 30m to drive from Hiroshima to Kenroku-en.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Hiroshima Airport to Komatsu Airport.

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There are 129+ hotels available in Kenroku-en. Prices start at ¥11250 per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Kenroku-en.
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  • Distance: 450.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Hiroshima, Japan and Kenroku-en, Japan?

You can take a train from Hiroshima to Kenroku-en via Kyoto, Kanazawa, Kanazawa Station East Gate BT, and Musashi-ga-tsuji Ōmi-chō Market in around 5h 2m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Hiroshima to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥35000
Flights from Hiroshima to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥49000
Flights from Hiroshima to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda, New Chitose
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥55000
Flights from Fukuoka to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥39000
Flights from Fukuoka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥48000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Hiroshima to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥38000
Flights from Fukuoka to Komatsu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥60000
Oriental Air Bridge
Website
orc-air.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥38000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥12000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥8500 - ¥12000
Reserved seat
¥9500 - ¥12000
Green seat
¥12000 - ¥17000
Train from Hiroshima to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥16000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥11000 - ¥15000
Reserved seat
¥12000 - ¥16000
Green seat
¥16000 - ¥22000
Train from Hiroshima to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥9500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Reserved seat
¥7500 - ¥9500
Green seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥8000
Reserved Seat
¥5500 - ¥8500
Green Seat
¥8000 - ¥11000
Train from Osaka to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥6000 - ¥9000
Reserved Seat
¥6500 - ¥9500
Green Seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
Bus operators
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4500
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Osaka Station Nishigawa Underpass
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥7000
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Hiroshima Electric Railway
Website
hiroden.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hiroshima Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥320 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hiroden.co.jp

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