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

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kumamoto Shinkansen Sakura / ...

$70 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto Kotsu Center

$57 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Hiroshima to Kumamoto 231.7 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Kumamoto is to drive which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Kumamoto is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs ¥7500 - ¥11000.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Kumamoto is 241 km. The road distance is 371 km.

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The train from Hiroshima to Kumamoto takes 1 h 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hiroshima to Kumamoto. However, there are services departing from Hiroshima Bus Center and arriving at Kumamoto Kotsu Center via Hakata Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hiroshima and arriving at Kumamoto. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hiroshima to Kumamoto hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hiroshima to Kumamoto via Hakata Bus Terminal in around 6 h 37 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Hiroko Kanko
Phone
082-238-3355
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
hiroko-group.co.jp
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto Kotsu Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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