There are 2 ways to get from Hiroshima to Kumamoto by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

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

$75 - $110

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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 ¥4400 - ¥6500 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Kumamoto is to train which costs ¥8500 - ¥12000 and takes 1 h 46 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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The distance between Hiroshima and Kumamoto is 241 km. The road distance is 370.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hiroshima to Kumamoto without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs ¥8500 - ¥12000.

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

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Hiroshima to Kumamoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Hiroshima station.

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Hiroshima to Kumamoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kumamoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hiroshima to Kumamoto is 371 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Hiroshima to Kumamoto.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Kumamoto. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 150.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hiroshima to Kumamoto hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $110
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150

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